"Quants, The Alchemists of Wall Street " [onesize.nl] is less than 90 seconds of aesthetic data immersion.
The Quants is the title of a popular book that provides a first-hand look at the little known world of Quantitative Analysis and the various hedge funds that use the technique. Dutch television network VPRO, recently aired a series of documentaries covering topics that involve the current financial and economical industry worldwide. In a particular episode, "Quants" talk about the way they think and how their way of thinking can determine the direction of our economy. The 50-minute long documentary contained 6 custom-made short abstract animations, to illustrate the complexity, randomness, speed and danger of the economical world we live in.
Watch a compilation of the 6 animations below.
See also Prologue: The Interactive Holographics in Iron Man 2 and, why not, Trippy SpongeBob Squarepants.