“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
—George Bernard Shaw
In a place like Mumbai, there will be at least a hundred professional coders who can write algorithms that can spot money-making opportunities in the stock market. Now imagine this: You come up with a piece of software that can make even 3% more money than the typical cash-futures arbitrage algorithm used by other fund houses.