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About time - EURCHF almost -40%, then retraces When I created my username, it was getting close enough. It was the most fun day of my relatively short FX career, watching EURCHF move all the way up after getting oh so close to parity. In... 5 months 3 weeks


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WSO - What Do You Hate?Much better. 1 week 3 days
New To Formal Fashion? Start Here. PT1No pocket, if you want to be formal (and especially in finance), and french cuffs rather than button. I've started buying casual shirts with pockets as I'm flying a lot. When travelling, being clean shaven and wearing a crisply ironed shirt means you don't get "selected" for interviews or the "... 2 weeks 4 days
WSO - What Do You Hate?I'd love to know the rest of your post but it's also disappeared :D Your database should escape quote marks... what is your backend stack? If your DB can't handle quote marks, you might have (new?) issues with things like SQL injection... 2 weeks 6 days
Breaking into VC after INSEADAs an entrepreneur who has had to deal with plenty of MBA-turned-VCs, I'm just going to leave that there: if you want to become a better technology investor, go work in technology. Join a startup ( 3 weeks 1 hour
WSO - What Do You Hate?1. you should keep/add back the option to "add reply" with all the bells and whistles (e.g. image insertion). Just doing a reply below like a comment makes it harder to edit the text for less technical people. 2. My last 2 comments have been "cut" or jumbled. E.g.: http://www.wallstreetoasis... 3 weeks 3 days
New To Formal Fashion? Start Here. PT1Lessons learnt, all my subjective opinion across a few continents and years (edit: somehow my page-long comment is getting squashed into a nonsensical paragraph, apologies): - you can't get decent bespoke for... 3 weeks 6 days
Why are people so stingy with connections?Because trust is an even more valuable currency than time or money. Anecdotes are not data, etc. etc. but FWIW here's my POV (been out of finance world for a while though): Generally, I refer people according to my own trust in them, and accompany the reference with my honest thoughts.... 1 month 2 weeks
Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: Working at Google...It's probably worth adding that the motivation of the people with good salaries in the industry is almost never money (beyond providing for their family). They enjoy making stuff, they enjoy solving problems, and they love computer science, reading papers for fun and playing with open source... 2 months 4 days
Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: Working at Google...They're surprisingly fast to acquire - at least enough to be able to hire and manage good programmers, IMHO. Now learning category theory and writing something like Pandoc, that's different. But I think it is worth reading through a few books and getting familiar with the concepts. There's a lot... 2 months 4 days
Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: Working at Google...Untrue, or true only for commodity positions you don't care about anyway in shops where it sucks to work. Computer science is a large and deep field. If you have sound mathematical bases, and you have covered the principles, everything else is a matter of learning a new syntax for it. For... 2 months 5 days