Category Archives for Financial Technology

Can Machines Think?

I’ve started delving into the world of artificial intelligence and of course I am starting by reading the classics. Here is a link to Alan Turing’s very famous work, Computing Machinery & Intelligence, a paper that many say catapulted artificial intelligence research. … Continue reading

30. April 2014 by Miguel Barbosa
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Where’s Google Going Next?

I just finished watching this TED interview with Larry Page. I’m amazed by Mr. Page’s humility and willingness to reimagine the world. Watch Video: Where’s Google Going Next Some of my favorite bits from the video: The shortcomings of Search … Continue reading

28. April 2014 by Miguel Barbosa
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Inequality in the US – Part 2

This is the second part of our lit review on inequality in the US. Let me start by highlighting a book that I started reading called, Capital in the 21st Century, by Thomas Piketty. Synopsis via Amazon – What are the … Continue reading

14. April 2014 by Miguel Barbosa
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SEC Mining Tools for Data Journalists, Investors, & Regulators

As I’ve written about several times, I’m a huge fan web applications at the intersection of open data, information visualization, and accounting/econ/finance. I just found an article via the NYT, titled, A Harvest of Company Details All in One Basket.  This … Continue reading

17. March 2014 by Miguel Barbosa
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