For years, he circled the problem. Around 2000, a friend in Seattle had given Glickman a copy of Edward Thorp’s bestselling 1967 book, Beat the Market, which claimed to show how option markets could be beaten, and wondered if what Thorp posited could still be done. A few weeks of study later, Glickman determined that Thorp’s loophole had been closed. But he was intrigued. He wondered if machine learning could be applied to the stock market—and he just as quickly hit a wall. “No matter how hard I tried,” he confesses, “it would not work on the stock markets.” … [Read more...] about Can an artificial intelligence learn to beat the stock market?
That same night, Nick Catone, a professional mixed martial arts fighter, also shared “Plandemic” on his Facebook page. Catone, 38, with nearly 70,000 followers on Facebook, has been an anti-vaccine activist since the death of his nearly 2-year-old son in 2017. Catone, who did not respond to a request for comment, has publicly blamed vaccines for his son’s death. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | How the ‘Plandemic’ movie and its falsehoods spread widely online