Trading Financial markets : Building an Algorithmic Model From its Employees’ Brains

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Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:31 pm

The World’s Largest Hedge Fund Is Building an Algorithmic Model From its Employees’ Brains.

Bridgewater wants day-to-day management—hiring, firing, decision-making—to be guided by software that doles out instructions....

http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-worlds- ... 1482423694

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Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:31 am

I read this story in another publication a few weeks ago, i think the theory it's very interesting but the human realities of an algorithm making employee judgements and managements decisions is a pretty Orwellian. Can't help but think a scoring based system from a computer would lack any sympathy:

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