Open Source Code At Heart of Wall Street Programmer’s Bust

Open Source Code At Heart of Wall Street Programmer’s Bust

Programmers and Wall Street haters alike may join together to support a convicted computer programmer from Goldman Sachs after reading the full-throated defense he receives at Vanity Fair by noted financial journalist Michael Lewis.

Lewis, the former Salomon Brothers banker known for breaking down the most complex ideas into lay terms, sinks his teeth into the case of Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov while simultaneously tearing down the jury, the Wall Street firm, the judge and the government for their lack of understanding behind the technology involved in high-frequency trades.

Here’s a recap of Serge’s story:

Aleynikov was arrested one month after leaving Goldman Sachs to create a new trading platform for a hedge fund run by another Russian named Misha Malyshev.

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