Taylor’s plan is awful!

“Hi, Mr. Andolov. You may remember me as the employee who deliberately torpedoed a pitch, insulting you and undermining my employer’s trust.
“I’m here because I’ve been developing a quant fund behind said employer’s back. Two of my team quit, so I let a sociopath complete the project with close to zero oversight. It’s completely untested, so I expect it to outperform every other quant, including those that re-crashed the markets in 2011.
“Axe spent weeks, perhaps months building your trust, but I want you to pull your money and give it to me instead. We should both completely ignore the repercussions of betraying a vindictive billionaire with a colorful history of crushing his enemies.
“My pronouns are they, theirs, and them.”
There’s no way this could be their plan… there must be something else up their sleeve.

It’s sloppy writing.

Taylor is going to go to Andolov, who is going to spill this information to Axe, and Taylor will be permanently on Axe’s shitlist. Axe will undermine Taylor at every move and try to ruin her life, perhaps successfully.
All that is completely inconsistent with Taylor’s character. If she can supposedly think 50 moves ahead in 4D chess, then she would know full well how Axe would react to her a) leaving with proprietary information (which will get her sued to kingdom come) and b) trying to steal one of his investors. And no way she can have any kind of counterplay for that reaction. Also, why go after Andolov as an investor at all? Axe only did it as a last resort. There are tons of others she could try to get instead.

What do you think ?

Source: Reddit

Of course it makes no sense in terms of reality.

As a plot device, we're led to believe the algo functions differently when it has extra billions to access. That wouldn't be true in reality, but let's suspend that for now and assume this algo needs it. From that, the premise is that Taylor now has an urgent need for billions of dollars. And remember, the plot also showed us that even a single billion - promised by Axelrod - was yanked away from Taylor. The narrative result is Taylor needs billions to confirm whether their invention works, and they've been forced into the gutters to get it. In reality, some revolutionary algo could simply be used to turn Taylor's 8 figures into 9, which would draw in the requisite tres comma money if it truly is so revolutionary. It also would be a risky operation overall, relying on a man child developer with zero industry experience and severe personal problems, using methodology known to at least two recently departed workers. Both the nerd and the workers would be working this system relentlessly on their own and/or leaking and leveraging it all over the Street. And some of the bets it probably relies on could be countered by institutions with far more than 20 billion worth of firepower.

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