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by platinum
November 29th, 2015, 9:19 pm
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Topic: Radio communication first mentioned?
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Radio communication first mentioned?

<t>Based on a well known Internet source, Radio:"The term "radio" is derived from the Latin word radius, meaning "spoke of a wheel, beam of light, ray". It was first applied to communications in 1881 when, at the suggestion of French scientist Ernest Mercadier, Alexander Graham Bell adopted "radioph...
by platinum
November 18th, 2015, 1:24 am
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market
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The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market

A surprising turn of events. However, I look forward to receiving the book in the mail soon and imagine that at least a discussion of the Table of Contents and the Index should be in order here. It will take time to traverse the space in between...
by platinum
November 13th, 2015, 12:41 am
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

<t>Some interesting news:Wayward satellites repurposed to test general relativity - Nature News November 12Excerpt:"Two satellites that were accidentally launched into the wrong orbit will be repurposed to make the most stringent test to date of a prediction made by Albert Einstein's general theory ...
by platinum
November 10th, 2015, 10:52 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market
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The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaA representation of a feasibility space for markets?Better yet - An Inverse View of the Markets.If the market were a semi-symmetrical form - nearly a sphere (or cylinder as you suggest), and if it were made of a flexible material, then you could turn it insi...
by platinum
November 10th, 2015, 10:18 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market
Replies: 57
Views: 8809

The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market

QuoteOriginally posted by: CollectorI have got to the cover so far: nice! What is that white thing, χάλιξ?I believe that it is a rather deformed Platonic solid.(Which you may be suggesting by your symbolic script). ;)Further explorations of Polyhedra on Wolfram here.
by platinum
November 10th, 2015, 9:59 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market
Replies: 57
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The Medium of Contingency: An Inverse View of the Market

<r>Having a bias for action, here is my contribution for the evening - for the common good:QuoteOriginally posted by: AnalyticalVegahttp://<URL url="http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/The-Medium-of-Contingency/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137286543https://books.google.com/books?id=7QHeCgAAQBAJ&pg=P...
by platinum
October 25th, 2015, 4:51 am
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

You will be disappointed then.Different world view on the utility of Internet forums and on life in general.
by platinum
October 24th, 2015, 4:57 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

<t>Not to interrupt the interesting scientific discussion, but a new paper came out this week for those who are also following the regulatory front for HFT, perhaps applied in the future to HST:Regulating Merchants of Liquidity: Market Making from Crowded Floors to High-Frequency Trading - Stanislav...
by platinum
October 21st, 2015, 10:43 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

<t>Perfect for this time of year.Here is the original paper from ArXiv; may or may not be the final version that was printed in Nature:Experimental loophole-free violation of a Bell inequality using entangled electron spins separated by 1.3 km See also this short review from Nature News Quantum "spo...
by platinum
October 20th, 2015, 9:33 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

<t>Some of the issues involved with "ocean colonization" or so-called SeasteadingLegal: Outside the Exclusive Economic Zone of 200 nautical miles (370 km), which countries can claim according to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the high seas are not subject to the laws of any sov...
by platinum
October 20th, 2015, 9:21 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

I wonder if there are any other platforms scattered around in open oceans.Defunct oil rigs, for example, might be repurposed.
by platinum
October 20th, 2015, 9:01 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
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"Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

<t>The scientific aspects here are intriguing and deserve more attention.On the cautious side, I'd be far less concerned with the perils of potential human/machine fusion and more wary of what the regulators will do in any situation.Here is a recent study of how HFT has been received by the modern G...
by platinum
October 6th, 2015, 10:56 am
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Topic: Queueing theory
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Queueing theory

<t>Or else it could mean a lot of jumping around. What about mid-air collisions?Queuing gets even more exciting in an HPC context - you can jump and steal at the same time.Scheduling Multi-threaded Computations by Work StealingA paper on SSRN by Charles Leiserson, MIT CSAIL and Robert Blumofe, UTexa...
by platinum
October 1st, 2015, 6:08 pm
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Topic: Dance in Peace
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Dance in Peace

<t>Two candidates for a dance of subatomic particles, or highly combustible diatomic gasses, as the case might be. Not always peaceful, but perhaps they relax a bit after their dancing.The Dance of the Goblins (La Ronde des Lutins) - - Antonio BazziniIn the Hall of the Mountain King (I Dovregubbens ...
by platinum
September 6th, 2015, 2:21 am
Forum: Student Forum
Topic: help with B-S pricing
Replies: 84
Views: 6944

help with B-S pricing

It could be interesting to have some erudite comments on this:Why We Have Never Used the Black-Scholes-Merton Option Pricing Formula - Wilmott Magazineby E. G. Haug and N. N. Taleb, PDF hosted on this site.
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