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Paul Wallis's Blog – February 2012 Archive (2)

Dubious events in finance

The dubious events at brokerage MF Global demonstrate yet again how vulnerable investors are in today’s data flow-reliant financial markets.

 

During late 2011, MF Global had been losing money on its currency market bets, and, to stay afloat, it delved into customer accounts and used customer money in attempts to cover its precarious financial position.

 

The attempts failed and the company had to file for bankruptcy.

 

According to the liquidator’s…

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Added by Paul Wallis on February 17, 2012 at 9:20 — No Comments

Data flows, land, sea & air

In my last blog about data flow and the development of ‘autonomous vehicles’, I argued that,

“...while the dream of a safer, and more efficient, road transportation system is worthy, it won’t be happening on a large-scale anytime soon...

 

...computers aren’t yet intelligent enough to reliably make safe, on-time decisions about everyday driving…

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Added by Paul Wallis on February 3, 2012 at 4:31 — No Comments

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