Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Life Imitates Art Redux and Weight Update

If you've read TAKEDOWN then you might be questioning this new of a computer algorithm "glitch":

UPDATE 8/2/2012: Knight Capital lost 440 million yesterday on the algorithm glitch. A friend wrote: "Sometimes I wonder why terrorists bother with bombs. They could just take our country down using algos in a kind of synchronized economic Armageddon. I can't figure out why this isn't a national security issue."

Exactly my point in TAKEDOWN.

UPDATE 12/4/2012: More on high frequency trading at

I've lost seven pounds since I last posted on the weight loss front, for a total of twenty. Must be the heat . . .

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