[Beowulf] Intro question

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Dec 5 07:08:33 PST 2008

On Fri, 5 Dec 2008, Lux, James P wrote:

>> I read an article about D.E. Shaw that I wanted to link to, but couldn't
>> find it. In that article, it said that not only is his company very
>> secretive, but you don't apply there as much as they find you. They
>> allegedly read all the academic journals
> And this list?


All right, will the D. E. Shaw spy please raise his or her hand?


>> and find the top scientists in
>> the world, and then try to court them to work for D.E. Shaw. Being
>> offered a job there is like winning a Nobel, allegedly.  I guess that
>> doesn't necessarily apply to sys admins, since they were advertising
>> very heavily for them a couple of years ago.
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