James Simons of Renaissance Technologies

Must view.

Follow it up by reading this Bloomberg piece:

Billionaire Mathematician James Simons Flopped the First Time He Invested

James Harris Simons has been described as “the world’s smartest billionaire”, amassing a fortune through the clever use of mathematics and computers. He is now a renowned philanthropist.

Chern-Simons paper: http://bit.ly/ChernSimons

NUMBERPHILE:  Website: http://www.numberphile.com/

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