Monday, April 13, 2009

My Manhattan Project - how I helped build the bomb that blew up Wall Street.

For those of us that consider job satisfaction in more ways than how well we do our job or how well we are paid, but also how does our work impact our world? Does it simply enrich some nameless shareholders, or does it do more?

Here is the story of Michael Osinski, a programmer that wrote software that turned mortgages into bonds. Somewhat relevant in the current "global economic crisis".

The original article, spread across multiple pages is here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Yes it hounds me every day of my life.

I'm sure *he* got his one volunteer day a year to make it all seem okay.