Fabrice Tourre has led a life most mathematicians can only dream about – ski trips to fancy resorts, a $2-million annual salary and at least a couple of girlfriends in exotic European cities.
In one e-mail sent to a girlfriend in January, 2007, he lamented that he had to “mentor others, in view of the fact that I am now considered a ‘dinosaur’ … I feel like I’m losing my mind and I’m only 28!!! OK, I’ve decided two more years of work and I’m retiring.”
Liberte 30! C’est mieux que mon but de liberte 35! Ca sera peut-etre Prison 30 😉