Flashcards in Fear Index Deck (84):
Quote at the start of Chapter One - "Learn from me"
Dr Alex Hoffmann
Where does Hoffmann live
Book sent to Hoffmann at start
The Expressions of the Emotions in Man and Animals - Darwin
When was the Darwin published
1872 - John Murray
Name of Hoffmann's house
Name of Hoffmann's algorithm
Hoffmann's business partner
Date Fear Index is set
6th May 2010 - date of UK General Election
Burglar alarm security code
Significance of 1729
Hardy and Ramanujan - taxi cabSmallest number expressible as the sum of two cubes in two different ways
Emergency number in Switzerland
Quote at the start of Chapter two -"A grain in the balance ..."
Darwin, Origin of Species
Landscape in Hoffmann's living room
Gabriel's portraits derived from ...
What is Hoffmann hit by
Where did Hoffmann used to work
CERN - LHC
Name of Hoffmann's company
Hoffmann Investment Technologies - HIT
What is Hoffmann's business?
Hoffmann's security consultant
How much did Hoffmann pay for the Villa Claremont
Born in YorkshireUni of Salford - Art and FrenchRCA - MAWorked for UN in Geneva
Hoffman sent for what sort of scan?
CAT - Computed Axial Tomography
Autonomous Machine Reasoning (not AI)
What sort of scan is recommended for Hoffmann?
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imagin
Hugo Quarry's life
PPE from OxfordEx-wife and three children, Lutyens mansion in SurreySki chalet in Chamonix
Hoffmann's rule in his office
Bill Gates' book
Business at the Speed of Light
Where is Quarry taking clients to lunch
Terms - two and twenty
2% annual fee20% performance fee
Three teams of Quants
IBAN prefix KYD
Chief Risk Officer
Cern's location in Geneva
Quarry's invitees - Most exotic
Elmira Gulzhan, 38, daughter of President of AzakhstanINSEAD graduateFrancois de Gombart-Tonnelle - lawyer
Gap between market performance and fund performance
Hoffmann's quote - That is the flight of naked men
Elias Canetti in Crowds and Power
Aristotle, 350BC defined humans as
Zoon Logon Echon - rational animal, or animal with language
"What disturbs and alarms men are not the things but is opinions and fancies about the things"
Efficient Market Hypothesis
"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"
Airline being shorted
Where does the Vista Airways plane crash?
Domodedovo Airport, Moscow
Quote at start of chapter 7 - It can't continue forever
Where was Rajamani poached from?
FSA in London
Promised volatility limit in prospectus
Royal Grand Cayman Bank Ltd
Gallery where Human Contours is being held
Galerie d'Art Contemporain Guy Bertrand
Geneva's main contemporary art gallery
How many pieces in Human Contours
Who held the party where Hoffmann met Gabrielle
Gabrielle's large piece of an executed murderer
The Invisible Man
Who was the murderer in The Invisible Man
James Duke Johnson - executed Florida, 1994
Hoffmann's alma mater
Bertrand's ring tone
Total cost of Gabrielle's exhibition
River in Geneva
Hotel Beau Rivage is on ...
Quai de Mont Blanc
Stabbed outside Hotel Beau Rivage in 1898
Empress of Austria
Marginal top rate of tax in Switzerland
Hotel where Hoffmann is directed to
Hotel Diodati, Rue de Berne 91, room 68
Man Hoffmann kills at the Hotel Diodati
Joseph KarpBorn 14-4-52 - age 58Offenbach am Mein
Real life case of cannibalism
Der Rotenberg Cannibal - Armin Meiwes
Novel on Karp's laptop
Der Metzgermeister - The Master Butcher
Folder on Karp's laptop - Das Opfer
Normalcy is overrated: most normal people are assholes
What is Vixel-4 lifting
Quote at start of Chapter 14 - Only the paranoid survive
Quote from start of chapter 16 - Intelligent life on a planet comes of age
Richard Dawkins, the Selfish Gene
What is automatically triggered in New York as a result of the volatility triggered by VIXEL-4
LRPs - Liquidity Replenishment Points
How does Rajamani die?
Falls down the lift shaft
Zimeysa is an acronym for
Zone Industrielle de Mayrin-Satigny
What are all the roadworks in Zimeysa for?
Fibre optic cables
Fibre landing site
Where do protesters riot on the news?