Market Cops Turn to Crime-Fighting Robots

An expanding use of artificial intelligence is taking over surveillance practices, but some believe there are limits to what can be achieved.


Although the focus of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 cyberpunk classic, RoboCop, is the eponymous cyborg, the most influential character in the film is actually ED-209. The former is a disruptive element, a cybernetic organism designed to replace humans, while the latter is a “dumb” robot designed to support and augment human processes. Unsurprisingly, it’s the robot that future-Detroit’s cops are keen on, and not the resurrected Officer Murphy—and it’s a concept that is finding support in real-world

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Systematic tools gain favor in fixed income

Automation is enabling systematic strategies in fixed income that were previously reserved for equities trading. The tech gap between the two may be closing, but differences remain.

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