James Simons, he of the Chern-Simons form, and also, of late, from the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies Corporation, is retiring. The infamous Medallion fund was up last year, apparently, only a mere 80 percent.

Quite a feat, turning

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# James Simons Retiring

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O brave new quantum world!

Quite a feat, turning

into

Mmm, cookies for Harvard faculty, again?

Step 1: Find a 3-form which when taken as the Lagrangian of a quantum gauge field leads to a generating functional that is a manifold invariant.

Step 2: ???

Step 3: Profit!

Geez folks … apply Bayesian logic for heavens sake … the probability is overwhelmingly high that most of the money to be made from algebraic geometry

has not yet been made.Exercise: work out how it will be made. ðŸ™‚