Jim Simons Public Appearances

Dr. Jim Simons of quant fund Renaissance Technologies rarely gives interviews or other public lectures, but when he does the audience is not left disappointed. Below are a few videos that are worth your time to watch (feed subscribers will have to come to the site to watch these)

MIT Lecture: Mathematics, Common Sense, Good Luck & My Life and Careers

“Be guided by beauty. Everything I’ve done has had an aesthetic component to me. Building a company trading bonds, what’s aesthetic? … If you’re the first one to do it right, it’s a terrific feeling and a beautiful thing to do something right, like solving a math problem.” - Dr. Jim Simons

Interviewed by Bill Zimmerman with physicist C.N. Yang

Simons on Improving Math Education 


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