Benoit Mandelbrot, one of the great minds of the last 100 years, has passed away. Mandelbrot has had an enormous influence on all of my work and his passing is a great loss to the world. He is most famous for his work on fractal geometry. He recently gave the following presentation at TED discussing his infamous work and showing how it permeates all facets of life and has a particularly interesting influence in finance and economics:
Mr. Roche is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Discipline Funds.Discipline Funds is a low fee financial advisory firm with a focus on helping people be more disciplined with their finances.
He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance, Understanding the Modern Monetary System and Understanding Modern Portfolio Construction.