A Novel Approach to High Frequency Trading

Interesting… HFT has proven to be singularly destructive. Despite the claims of it defenders, it does not increase market liquidity; it merely increases trading volumes without improving ease of execution. 60% of US stock market trading volume comes from HFT. HFT has undermined how markets operate. Institutional investors have diverted some of their trades to… Read More A Novel Approach to High Frequency Trading

Still Using Firebug?

As a web developer, I hadn’t decided to focus on front-end work until another developer told me about Firebug. When I started targeting mobile, I switched to the Developer Tools suite (DevTools) built in to Google’s Chrome browser. Two years later and I’m just beginning to realize what I’ve been missing. I was on the /r/javascript forum on Reddit… Read More Still Using Firebug?

Domestic Surveillance: FBI and Three Others Like This

I assumed this was already happening, but I guess they are trying to get public approval doe non-stop monitoring. The FBI is asking Internet companies not to oppose a controversial proposal that would require firms, including Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google, to build in backdoors for government surveillance. via FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites… Read More Domestic Surveillance: FBI and Three Others Like This