Social Media, Real Time AI and the search for Alpha

Earlier in the week at JAX Finance I gave a talk titled, "Social Media, Real Time AI and the search for Alpha". The talk looked at the general problem of extracting information from social media and some of the challenges arising from delivering a real-time system to trade off.

The Problem of Finance - Video

In preparing for JAX Finance 2017 I came across the video of my 2016 talk, "The Problem of Finance". I reference that in the talk this year so thought I'd share a link to it here.

Testing the Architecture

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at EXTENT 2016 in the London Stock Exchange. It was a fantastic day and overall an excellent conference. My talk was titled, "Testing the Architecture". The slides are available online as a PDF along with video but the full animated slides are available here.

The Problem of Finance

Two weeks ago at JAX Finance and JAX DevOps I gave a talk titled, "The Problem of Finance". I'm sharing the slides here for those who were not able to make it, or those who wondered if I really did spell blockchain incorrectly!

Managing C++ Build Complexity using Cuppa

I recently gave a short talk at the ACCU 2016 conference in Bristol titled “Managing C++ Build Complexity using Cuppa”. In fact I ended up giving the talk the shortened name of “A Quick Cuppa: With SCons”. Due to the time restrictions I added some bonus slides to the deck that I presented at the conference. This extended deck is available here.

ACCU 2016: Algorithmic Architecture

Not long ago I gave a talk at the excellent ACCU conference in Bristol titled “Algorithmic Architecture: Architecture in Evolving Regulatory Environments”. The talk received some very good feedback and quite a few people asked for the slides so here they are in their original format.

The Missing Piece to Understanding Market Liquidity

Last week we attended the 2016 World Exchange Congress, London, where I gave a talk titled, “The Missing Piece to Understanding Market Liquidity: Making Regulation Easier and More Effective”. Here are the slides.

A World of Exchanges

As part of our internal research we explore the number of execution venues (including organised markets and exchanges) that currently exist, the rate at which they are increasing, and how they are globally distributed. We thought we'd share the basics of that research as it makes for some interesting reading.

A Layman's Guide to Exchanges

People often ask me for a simple overview of what exchanges are. Many people know a bit about trading but are often uncertain of how exchanges really fit into that picture. This guide aims to provide a layman's introduction into how exchanges work, what matters to them and why participants in the markets should care.

Attending World Exchange Congress 2016

We will be attending the 2016 World Exchange Congress on the 22-23 March in London. If you want to learn how we're going to fundamentally change how liquidity is understood in the exchange space then we'll see you there.