A Prisoner of Curiosity

Thoughts on my mind whilst I'm on my grind


TD Ameritrade thinkorswim and Mac OS X Yosemite

Curiously, thinkorswim broke recently on Mac OS. Paper trading functionality works as expected, but for reasons which surpass understanding, it seems that the team at TD Ameritrade have hard-coded a host name requirement into recent versions of thinkorswim which prevents logging in to live trading. The symptoms of this issue are that logging into paper trading works but, when trying… Read more →


MIT/GNU Scheme in OS X

I’ve not mentioned this previously, but I bought a Macbook Air a few months back and it’s one of the greatest purchases I have ever made. I love this thing! It is so damned sexy (observing both its hardware and software), and so damned fast. I picked-up the baller, 13″ model with the Core i7 processor and 256 GB solid-state… Read more →