Press Reports

Updated 28 September 2021

Here are links to press reports mentioning Bailey (since 2000; most recent listed last):
  1. Charles Seife, "Pi keeps 'em guessing," ScienceNow, 27 Jul 2001: HTML
  2. David Whitehouse, "How random is Pi?" British Broadcasting Company, 23 July 2002: HTML
  3. Charles Seife, "Randomly distributed slices of Pi," Science, 3 Aug 2001, pg. 793: HTML
  4. Ivars Peterson, "Pi al a mode," Science News, 1 Sep 2001, pg. 136-137 (cover story): HTML
  5. W. Wayt Gibbs, "A digital slice of pi," Scientific American, May 2003: HTML
  6. Erica Klarreich, "Math lab: Computer experiments are transforming mathematics," Science News, (Apr 24, 2004), pg. 266-268: HTML
  7. J. L. Nazareth, "On algorithmic science and engineering: An emerging core discipline of computing," SIAM News, 24 March 2006: HTML
  8. Brian Hayes, "Foolproof," American Scientist, vol. 95, no. 1 (Jan-Feb 2007), pg. 10-15: HTML
  9. [no author] "Have your pi and eat it too," Daily Princetonian, 14 Mar 2008: HTML
  10. Elizabeth Landau, "On Pi Day, one number 'reeks of mystery'," CNN, 12 Mar 2010: HTML
  11. David Shiga, "New pi record exploits Yahoo's computers," New Scientist, 17 Sep 2010: HTML
  12. [no author] "New book examines scientific application performance tuning," Inside HPC, 14 Mar 2011: HTML
  13. [no author] "Today is Pi Day: Celebrating the world's favorite number," Berkeley Lab Today, 14 Mar 2011: HTML
  14. Linda Vu, "Supercomputer Cracks 'Impossible' Calculation," Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences, 25 Apr 2011: HTML
  15. Linda Vu, "Supercomputers crack sixty-trillionth binary digit of Pi-Squared," U.S. Department of Energy, 28 Apr 2011: HTML
  16. Linda Vu, "Experimental mathematics: Computing power leads to insights," Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences, 13 Oct 2011: HTML
  17. [no author] "Experimental mathematics: Computing power leads to insights," Science Daily, 13 Oct 2011: HTML. Similar articles appeared in Eurekalert, Physorg and NewsWise.
  18. Christian Perfect, "WLTM real number. Must be normal and enjoy long walks on the plane," Aperiodical, 7 Jun 2012: HTML
  19. Samuel Arbesman, "A random walk with Pi," Wired, 12 Jun 2012: HTML
  20. Garireo Takahashi Tomoko (trans.), "Random walk in Pi visualization" (Japanese translation of previous item), Wired Japan, 15 Jun 2012: HTML
  21. [no author] "Algebra is essential in a 21st century economy," Today at Berkeley Lab, 13 Aug 2012: HTML
  22. Jean-Paul Delahaye, "Etre normal? Pas si facile!," Pour la Science (French edition of Scientific American), Dec 2012, pg. 126-131: HTML
  23. Natalie Wolchover, "In computers we trust?," Simons Foundation, 22 Feb 2013: HTML
  24. Natalie Wolchover, "As math grows more complex, will computers reign?," Wired, 4 Mar 2013: HTML
  25. Lisa M. Krieger, "Supercomputers could generate warning system for stock market crashes," San Jose Mercury News, 14 Apr 2013: HTML
  26. Jeffrey Kutler, "The supercomputer solution," Institutional Investor, 25 Apr 2013: HTML
  27. [no author] "Just in time for Pi Day," Newswise, 4 Mar 2014; HTML
  28. [no author] "Should you trust your financial advisor? Pseudo-mathematics and financial charlatanism," ScienceDaily, 10 Apr 2014: HTML
  29. Saijel Kishan, "Computer models often use unsound math, researchers say," Bloomberg News, 11 Apr 2014: HTML
  30. Stephen Foley, "Ban pseudo-maths from investing," Financial Times, 16 Apr 2014; HTML
  31. Brendon Conway, "Is a too-perfect ETF backtest a fraud?," Barrons, 17 Apr 2014; HTML
  32. Cathy Scott, "Interview with David Bailey," Institutional Investor Journals," 23 Apr 2014; HTML
  33. Ryan Jacobs, "The dangerous mathematical con of hedge funds and financial advisers," Pacific Standard, 28 Apr 2014; HTML
  34. John Rekenthaler, "Voodoo investment strategies: Mathematicians on the attack," Morningstar, 8 May 2014; HTML
  35. Jason Zweig "Huge returns at low risk? Not so fast," Wall Street Journal, 27 Jun 2014; HTML
  36. Michael P. Regan, "Beware overfitting models even if they win baseball bets," Bloomberg News, 30 Oct 2014; HTML
  37. Brett Steenbarger, "Do market prophets bring market profits?," TraderFeed blog, 03 Dec 2014; HTML
  38. Shawn Langlois, "This 'hideously expensive' market has given the 'show horse' pundits fits," MarketWatch, 04 Dec 2014; HTML
  39. [no author] "Fiddling with figures," Automated Trader, Winter 2015, pg. 53-58; HTML
  40. Campbell R. Harvey and Yan Liu, "Evaluating trading strategies," Journal of Portfolio Management, which cites our work, featured in "False hope," Economist, 19 Feb 2015; HTML
  41. Bradley Hope, "How computers trawl a sea of data for stock picks," Wall Street Journal, 1 Apr 2015; HTML
  42. [no author] "SC15 selects Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation program for the Test of Time Award," Reuters, 20 May 2015; HTML. Similar report appeared in Business Wire.
  43. Nathan Vardi, "Rich formula: Math and computer wizards now billionaires thanks to quant trading secrets," Forbes, 29 Sep 2015; HTML
  44. Brett Steenbarger, "How we fall for the greatest con job of all," Forbes, 25 Dec 2015; HTML
  45. [no author] "Why smart beta funds will disappoint?," CXO Advisory Group, 18 Mar 2016; HTML
  46. Kevin Knudson, "Everything you wanted to know about Pi, Part 5: A formula for finding any digit," Forbes, 13 May 2016; HTML
  47. Alexander Campbell, "Research uncovers new sources of financial model risk,", 20 May 2016; HTML
  48. Saijel Kishan, "Six degrees of quant: Kevin Bacon and the Erdos number mystery," Bloomberg, 11 Nov 2016; HTML
  49. Mike Breen and Annette Emerson, "David Bailey, Jonathan Borwein, Andrew Mattingly, and Glenn Wightwick to Receive 2017 AMS Conant Prize," American Mathematical Society, 2 Dec 2016; HTML
  50. Peter Coy, "Lies, damn lies and financial statistics," Bloomberg 6 Apr 2017; HTML
  51. Brett Steenbarger, "Will quant blow up?," Trader Feed, 8 May 2017; HTML
  52. Brett Steenbarger, "3 keys to winning in financial markets," Forbes, 28 May 2017; HTML
  53. [no author] "Silver Bullet Band: (Past awardees),", 20 May 2017; HTML
  54. Larry Swedroe, "Swedroe: Grading the forecasters,", 28 Jul 2017; HTML
  55. Brett Steenbarger, "The growing crisis in modern finance," Forbes, 25 May 2018; HTML
  56. [no author] "Go Fact Yourself Bonus Episode with Ross Blocher and Carrie Poppy," Maximum Fun, 21 Mar 2019; HTML
  57. Larry Swedroe, "Swedroe: Measuring value in forecasts,", 20 May 2019; HTML