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Algorithmic Trading in a Data-full World

By Jen Burns in Big Data, Cartoons, Featured, Personalization on April 16, 2014

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Algorithmic trading in the stock market moves millions of shares by breaking up the big buy/sell orders into a series of smaller ones. Yet, on the flip side, algorithmic trading is also used to sew smaller orders together to make bigger moves all at once. Kevin Slavin mentioned this in his 2011 Ted Talk.

What do Meerkats and Online Shoppers Have in Common?

By Jen Burns in Featured on January 31, 2014

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On my way to work I received a TED Talk email with the subject line of PUPPIES! followed by a mention of complexity theory. Intrigued, I listened in.