A cautionary tale of a Chinese math prodigy

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It’s no great secret that Asian parents can be demanding, setting what some might view as unreasonable goals for their children. A recent court case serves as a cautionary tale of a young Chinese math prodigy, who got himself in a tough legal spot recently for stealing a hedge fund’s IP.

This is a long-form piece, but really provides some fascinating insights as to what motivates these young high-flyers, and also the lengths that businesses will go to protect their IP.

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