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Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 07:49 PM
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I always hear people talking about the actuarial...

I always hear people talking about the actuarial exams being more difficult than college exams. If two candidates that have the same number of exams why would the harder major be more impressive...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-20-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4,103
Views: 269,933
Posted By 764dak
Chronicle (2012)

Chronicle (2012)
Forum: Sports 01-20-2015, 03:26 AM
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Views: 331,191
Posted By 764dak
It's actually kind of funny that Spain was the...

It's actually kind of funny that Spain was the only team in the World Cup to have all team members taking part in the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League and also the first team to be eliminated.

I...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-20-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,934
Posted By 764dak
Okay, so it's generally accepted that a...

Okay, so it's generally accepted that a bachelor's degree is important. So why is that a quantitative major is so important even though the exams presumably test everything you need to know?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-13-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 8,754
Posted By 764dak
I've changed my view on this. Nothing is wrong...

I've changed my view on this. Nothing is wrong with making up a new name as long as it is not something rude or grotesque. All names were new at some point.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-07-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 898
Posted By 764dak
Attractive People Are Smarter Than You Too

http://kotaku.com/5735711/attractive-people-are-smarter-than-you-too


Why beautiful people are more intelligent:
http://personal.lse.ac.uk/kanazawa/pdfs/I2004.pdf

Intelligence tests with...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-04-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By 764dak
Terence Tao's Views of Mathematics and Geniuses

Does one have to be a genius to do maths?



http://terrytao.wordpress.com/career-advice/does-one-have-to-be-a-genius-to-do-maths/
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-02-2015, 07:37 PM
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Views: 269,933
Posted By 764dak
The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-01-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,500
Posted By 764dak
What university did you attend?

What university did you attend?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-01-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,500
Posted By 764dak
Can you elaborate?

Can you elaborate?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-30-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,672
Posted By 764dak
http://www.theactuary.com/archive/old-articles/par...

http://www.theactuary.com/archive/old-articles/part-1/working-overseas-3A-entry-requirements/
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-30-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,545
Posted By 764dak
You can locate a test centre by clicking on...

You can locate a test centre by clicking on "Locate A Test Center".

https://www.prometric.com/en-us/clients/soa/Pages/landing.aspx

If you are outside of the US and Canada (certain locations in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-27-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,744
Posted By 764dak
Well, this actuary claimed to have solved it. ...

Well, this actuary claimed to have solved it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCzwlrNQQGo
http://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0607093
http://arxiv.org/abs/cs.CC/0507008

A critique of one his earlier...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-24-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,815
Posted By 764dak
I don't see what's so bad about doing some upper...

I don't see what's so bad about doing some upper level exams first.
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-22-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,088
Posted By 764dak
There is actually a thread discussing the flaws...

There is actually a thread discussing the flaws of C++.


http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/actuarial_discussion_forum/showthread.php?t=267257
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-15-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,226
Posted By 764dak
I think measure theory is actually required for...

I think measure theory is actually required for Scandinavian actuaries.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-15-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,184
Posted By 764dak
There is a noun called inclemency. ...

There is a noun called inclemency.

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/inclement

http://www.reference.com/example-sentences/inclemency
Forum: Sports 09-01-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 15,125
Posted By 764dak
What about an AO fantasy league?

What about an AO fantasy league?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By 764dak
Ken Jennings: The spelling bee would be better if...

Ken Jennings: The spelling bee would be better if the kids had to say "to the" between each letter in their word.

https://twitter.com/KenJennings/status/208358312402620417
Forum: Sports 08-30-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 15,125
Posted By 764dak
When is latest we can make predictions?

When is latest we can make predictions?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-29-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 27,114
Posted By 764dak
Are you saying programming and/or intro CS...

Are you saying programming and/or intro CS courses are useless?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-27-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,889
Posted By 764dak
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiBpnv_ylL0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiBpnv_ylL0
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-24-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 33,035
Posted By 764dak
Oxford and Cambridge restrict student employment while studying

:bump::bump::bump:

http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/studentregistry/fees/funding/employment.html

http://www.ox.ac.uk/feesandfunding/ugcurrent/managingyourfinances/working/
...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-23-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,739
Posted By 764dak
I would say C++, VBA and SQL. C++ is actually...

I would say C++, VBA and SQL. C++ is actually used in the International Olympiad in Informatics.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-23-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,357
Posted By 764dak
https://www.quantnet.com/threads/level-of-math-in-...

https://www.quantnet.com/threads/level-of-math-in-a-quant-job.12343/page-2#post-104759
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