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Old May 22, 2016, 2:37pm   #16
 
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Exactly wld expect most will be offshored as it's so easy to offshore coders.

I am exactly the same re corporate politics, too much deadwood so insecure about losing their livelihoods that they will suck d1ck to maintain it. Such inefficient industry. One of my old bosses springs to mind! Good that you are aware of this so young, can make decisions to avoid it as best as possible. IT not bad area, many autonomous type roles in IT and much more meritocratic. I think the corporate world will change soon for the better though, you see it more and more with flatter structured companies.

MIT do what looks like a good fintech course (hard to verify) covering blockchain, and couple of others out there more blockchain specific, exosphere for instance. I am not a programmer btw, I would look to move into business development/consultancy in this area, ideally. You have any interest in this area?
You seem to have a plan! And MIT would be crazy =D

I currently want to utilise my Maths so I think ill try to find a quant trading / systematic trading role for now. Ive heard many people move away from this within 10 years or so to do something more related to consultancy or fund management, which requires less hardcore maths. So I'll probably end up doing something like you soon.

I just want to give the trading area a go first so that I have no regrets later in life. Don't want to avoid it and then say "I should've given it a go" later on. Let me know how you get on, will be good to hear. PM your linkedin?
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You seem to have a plan! And MIT would be crazy =D

I currently want to utilise my Maths so I think ill try to find a quant trading / systematic trading role for now. Ive heard many people move away from this within 10 years or so to do something more related to consultancy or fund management, which requires less hardcore maths. So I'll probably end up doing something like you soon.

I just want to give the trading area a go first so that I have no regrets later in life. Don't want to avoid it and then say "I should've given it a go" later on. Let me know how you get on, will be good to hear. PM your linkedin?
And why not.

Hmm not so much a plan, a last minute escape route. Actually working on a move to Asia/Australia. Work culture is much better than London/US IMHO, and money flow seems to be that way also.
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