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Die BBC über Mathematiker in der Finanzindustrie:

But there is also a market for the intellectual recluse. Many of the quant hedge funds are looking for raw intelligence and little else.

When I telephoned one fund to ask if we could interview some of their quants, the receptionist told me that I was unlikely to get permission, partly because of the secretive, commercially sensitive nature of their work but also, because many of them in that fund are autistic.

And partly because receptionists are ignorant assholes.