How much of a problem is school bullying in New York City? The answer depends on who (and how) you ask.
The VIX, a common proxy for financial uncertainty, does not adequately capture macroeconomic uncertainty—a separate entity with its own impacts on asset prices.
The Vera Institute of Justice and data scientists from Two Sigma Data Clinic explore why the jail populations of rural U.S. counties are disproportionately high.
In June 2015, the Environmental Defense Fund joined with the Two Sigma Data Clinic to use oil and gas well inspection data and to create a preliminary predictive model for violations.
Two Sigma researchers share highlights from NIPS 2017.
An analysis of the market impacts of NAFTA renegotiations suggests pronounced correlations with the USD/MXN exchange rate, as well as WTI crude prices.
Two Sigma security researcher Trammell Hudson presents his work on the new LinuxBoot firmware—now an official Linux Foundation project.
An overview of best practices derived from building a machine-learning based starter bot for Halite, Two Sigma's public artificial intelligence programming challenge.
Entering 2018, it may be worth keeping an eye on “unconventional” risks, including monetary policy risk, political risk, and geopolitical risk. This article examines one way of measuring such risks and shows how they may interact with both equity prices and volatility.
The NERF and Heads projects bring Linux back to the cloud servers' boot ROMs by replacing nearly all of the vendor firmware with a reproducible built Linux runtime that acts as a fast, flexible, and measured boot loader.