Inside Winton’s data hive

Carly Minsky examines how a spin-out from the quant giant is fusing crowdsourcing and AI to solve complex data problems

Last month, David Harding’s Winton Group turned its quantitative resources inward to make the hedge fund sector the subject of inquiry. But in looking to answer the question: ‘How big is the hedge fund industry?’, the resulting research report was more than just a navel-gazing exercise for curiosity’s sake. Accepting