10 July 2018

Quant's Hubris - part the third

Once again, we find quants being utterly, and arrogantly, innumerate. Here is a piece telling quants how to build a "database". It's not, of course. Just a flat file your Grand Pappy would be happy with. Gad. We're into serious civil regression.
Commandment 1: all your data shall fit into one single dataframe

And it goes on to be worse. Sigh.

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