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Forum: Careers - Employment 05-14-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,993
Posted By whoanonstop
Because the person in Idaho is more likely to be...

Because the person in Idaho is more likely to be an extremely slow typer.



The good news is - all of us can move to SE Asia / Africa if it turns out to be better. :)



We actually have...
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-14-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,373
Posted By whoanonstop
First off, this is just a weird mindset to have -...

First off, this is just a weird mindset to have - it's almost as if you believe the company is choosing an open floor plan just so they can spy on what you're doing.

From my quick browsing, it...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-04-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25,611
Views: 6,716,413
Posted By whoanonstop
Not that I disagree entirely, but interested in...

Not that I disagree entirely, but interested in how you came to this conclusion - as you've already mentioned, the difference between Fortnite and say War Zone is quite drastic, even if they are both...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-12-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,080
Posted By whoanonstop
Nice context. Thanks for the clarification. ...

Nice context. Thanks for the clarification.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-10-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,063
Posted By whoanonstop
I see you're new here, so I'll give you the...

I see you're new here, so I'll give you the benefit of the doubt.

Welcome.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-09-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,063
Posted By whoanonstop
Yeah, I suppose PCA could be useful for highly...

Yeah, I suppose PCA could be useful for highly correlated features where the data is smallish.

A key point I forgot to add is that while PCA reduces the dimensionality, it does not reduce the...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-09-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,063
Posted By whoanonstop
You're suggesting ESL for someone who doesn't...

You're suggesting ESL for someone who doesn't understand PCA?

A component is just a linear combination of your features.

The first principal component is the combination of features that give...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-09-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,102
Posted By whoanonstop
Yeah, so it all comes down to what you're doing. ...

Yeah, so it all comes down to what you're doing.

Building graphs or building predictive modeling systems.

-Riley
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-06-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,080
Posted By whoanonstop
Yeah, I had the same thoughts - was super...

Yeah, I had the same thoughts - was super confused.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-06-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 25,102
Posted By whoanonstop
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Forum: General Actuarial 03-03-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By whoanonstop
I heavily agree with this statement and it is...

I heavily agree with this statement and it is something I tell people who want to work with machine learning in their career. I think it can be extended to any technical role that does at least some...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-02-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,373
Posted By whoanonstop
When you interviewed them, did you assess their...

When you interviewed them, did you assess their technical skills?



Much easier to just memorize formulas and regurgitate. Sounds familiar...



...and if so, did you confirm with any...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
If the target was HS students or even someone...

If the target was HS students or even someone fresh out of college, then I agree. But to be honest, it is equally likely that the audience is people in top professions that want confirmation in...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-26-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
I disagree, but then again, I work closely with...

I disagree, but then again, I work closely with all of those in the top 7, so I actually know the differences. However, I do agree that the average person might bucket them all together.

Question...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,725
Posted By whoanonstop
While everything is possible, there is an...

While everything is possible, there is an additional layer of complexity in managing multiple people while remote. I think a huge component of movement within a company is just based on being seen...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
Yes! It is now confirmed that I can post. ...

Yes! It is now confirmed that I can post.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
Decision is a tough one to make. Good luck! ...

Decision is a tough one to make. Good luck!

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mere-exposure_effect...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mere-exposure_effect

:)

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
Do I keep some emotional distance from my current...

Do I keep some emotional distance from my current company? Absolutely.

Do I keep some emotional distance from the gaming industry in general? Not really.

This is an important difference. ...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
Yeah, I can see that; for people who are excited...

Yeah, I can see that; for people who are excited about music or art, they must recognize that they will fight tooth and nail for their place in that world. In essence, it would make sense to...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-17-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
Did you have a job where this occurred? ...

Did you have a job where this occurred? Interested to hear that perspective.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
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Forum: Careers - Employment 02-14-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
Sounds like money is a thing and that expertise...

Sounds like money is a thing and that expertise and/or interest in pricing has less to do with it.



Sure, upper level exams would have less impact outside of the industry. The only benefit...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
At least you're not fooling yourself and...

At least you're not fooling yourself and suggesting a deep connection and love for math like most people; those people generally go to graduate school.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-13-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,104
Posted By whoanonstop
I dropped out of a PhD program to get married and...

I dropped out of a PhD program to get married and needed to find a job fast. I looked into a bunch of technical, analytical and business roles and came to the conclusion that the fastest timeline to...
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