Farewell to a Luminary

I was alerted to the passing of John Holland while reading through Michael Covel's "Trading Food for Thought" this week. Holland's work has had an enormous influence on the way I approach trading and system building. At the time I first discovered his work I was stuck in the infinite loop of trying to build a better trading strategy through brute force, tweaking parameters and running slight variations of the same thing over and over. I was also dabbling with neural networks in the hopes of … [Read More...]