Month: July 2012

A recent startup called SNTMNT has opened its Trading Indicator API, which provides price predictions about the price of S&P 500 stocks. The company says its accuracy is about 64%, which suggests that users of the API will be consolidating these indicators with other sources of information. The approach is a very detailed level of […]

On June 30th, 2012, in order to keep the time of day close to the mean solar time, a second was inserted into our calendars.  So here in Montreal, clocks showed 19:59:59, then 19:59:60, then 20:00:00. You might guess that a leap second can disturb the highly-dependant-on-time computing world, something like Y2K. You would be […]