From the New Zealand Herald:
James Weatherall is the very model of a nerd…. Weatherall is not starring in any 'Revenge of the Nerds' rethink (although he could be cast) but has a serious job as assistant professor of logic and philosophy of science at University of California, Irvine… He's also the author of double-subtitled book 'The physics of finance – predicting the unpredictable: can science beat the market?', which I had the pleasure of reading over the holidays. … Weatherall's over-arching ambition with the book is to defend his co-physicists from the charges of financial model abuse and stake a claim for "why we should look to new ideas from physics and related fields to solve the ongoing economic problems faced by countries around the world".

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