The Rise of the Artificially Intelligent Hedge Fund

According to Hodjat, the system grabs unused computer power from “millions” of computer processors inside data centers, Internet cafes, and computer gaming centers operated by various companies in Asia and elsewhere. Its software engine, meanwhile, is based on evolutionary computation—the same genetics-inspired technique that plays into Aidyia’s system.

“If we all die,” says Goertzel, a longtime AI guru and the company’s chief scientist, “it would keep trading.”