Jim Simons Interview (3 Videos): Mathematics, Common Sense, Good Luck & My Life and Careers

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Frank Voisin
Mar 29, 2012
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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.


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


Be guided by beauty. Everything Ive done has had an aesthetic component to me. Building a company trading bonds, whats aesthetic? If youre the first one to do it right, its a terrific feeling and a beautiful thing to do something right, like solving a math problem. - Dr. Jim Simons



Video link: http://mit.tv/Asyxu4





Interviewed by Bill Zimmerman with physicist C.N. Yang


Simons on Improving Math Education


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