Every Revolution Needs To Anticipate Its Own Counterrevolution

Greg Satell
6 min readMay 11, 2024
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In 1954 the economist Paul Samuelson received a postcard about an obscure dissertation. Written in 1900 by a long forgotten mathematician named Louis Bachelier, it implied that market behavior could be predicted using statistical techniques. Based on that foundation, Samuelson pioneered a new era of financial engineering.

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Greg Satell

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