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Forum: Buy & Sell Actuarial Study Materials 04-10-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By whoanonstop
Thought these were going to be Linear Programming...

Thought these were going to be Linear Programming Books :(

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-10-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,685
Posted By whoanonstop
Here is ordering: 1. Confident and knows...

Here is ordering:

1. Confident and knows what they are talking about
2. Reserved and knows what they are talking about
3. Reserved and doesn't know what they are talking about
4. Confident and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-07-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By whoanonstop
Can you make a decent argument as to why there...

Can you make a decent argument as to why there doesn't need to be?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-04-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By whoanonstop
I haven't seen it asked, but surely it is on...

I haven't seen it asked, but surely it is on everyone's mind. Does there need to be a financial incentive for people to care about this?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 04-04-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,365
Posted By whoanonstop
Is life one dimensional? -Riley

Is life one dimensional?

-Riley
Forum: Software & Technology 04-04-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 630
Posted By whoanonstop
Whoaaa. Hold up hold up. Tell us in advance that...

Whoaaa. Hold up hold up. Tell us in advance that this is a Big Data problem so we can be better prepared to answer.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-31-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,835
Posted By whoanonstop
Hoodie and if warm enough, a pair of shorts. ...

Hoodie and if warm enough, a pair of shorts.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-31-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
All I have is an informative prior. If I had to...

All I have is an informative prior. If I had to blindly choose, it would be easy. Fortunately, the interview process really clears things up for individuals.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-31-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
The people I work with here form almost a 50/50...

The people I work with here form almost a 50/50 split between CS and Stats/Math/Physics. Each have their own strengths and I've found it a great strategy to pair people across that split.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-31-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
If this is true, then the credential will flop. ...

If this is true, then the credential will flop. Even more so if employers don't pay the price tag.

The only redeeming factor this credential might have that seems to match actuarial types well...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-31-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
First of all, you're making an assumption that...

First of all, you're making an assumption that the motivations for pursuing an actuarial credential or a graduate degree are one in the same. For some degrees, that may be the truth. For example,...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-30-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
I agree with this 100%. What I'm trying to say...

I agree with this 100%. What I'm trying to say is this credential feels like a benefit for employers and lower end employees...

If I was someone who wanted to build predictive models, and by that...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-29-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
As I mentioned before, anyone who is going to...

As I mentioned before, anyone who is going to cough up $3600 for this crap is just buying perception. There are a billion cheap/free resources to learn this stuff. If you need a credential to show...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-29-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,601
Posted By whoanonstop
Well, you could read some papers, but zero of...

Well, you could read some papers, but zero of them are going to reference SAS Miner.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-27-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,588
Posted By whoanonstop
What topics do you think you need to have a firm...

What topics do you think you need to have a firm grasp on to do data science?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-26-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 21,588
Posted By whoanonstop
Depends. In your world, are Data Science and...

Depends. In your world, are Data Science and Statistics the same thing?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-26-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,946
Posted By whoanonstop
Are we all so desperate for $$$ that we let...

Are we all so desperate for $$$ that we let others be treated like crap and look away?

I did a number two on someone at my previous job, pun intended.

-Riley
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-20-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 228,036
Posted By whoanonstop
It is hard to accept being #2 on the food chain. ...

It is hard to accept being #2 on the food chain.

-Riley
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-19-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 228,036
Posted By whoanonstop
No kidding. Humans have been training on snow...

No kidding. Humans have been training on snow for 100+ years and still haven't figured out how to drive on it.

It will take self driving cars at least 10 years.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-19-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,095
Posted By whoanonstop
Looks like you have the formula for a Data...

Looks like you have the formula for a Data Analyst with a Data Scientist title.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-15-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By whoanonstop
1.) If a lot of the overall weight is in a few of...

1.) If a lot of the overall weight is in a few of the records, that will cause problems for the algorithm.

2.) Your min split is likely way too high.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 03-15-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 958
Posted By whoanonstop
What are you setting your minsplit and minbucket...

What are you setting your minsplit and minbucket to

What does the underlying distribution look like? Do only a few of the points have most of the weight?

-Riley
Forum: Professional Surveys 03-14-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,981
Posted By whoanonstop
Confirmed: yoyo works at Disney... ...

Confirmed: yoyo works at Disney...

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/23/125000-disney-employees-to-receive-1000-cash-bonus-company-launches-new-50-million-education-program.html

-Riley
Forum: Professional Surveys 03-12-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,981
Posted By whoanonstop
Haven't found out yet? ...

Haven't found out yet?

https://taskandpurpose.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Screen-Shot-2017-07-14-at-5.36.14-PM-840x420.png

-Riley
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-12-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By whoanonstop
Generally, you can handle all of this in the cost...

Generally, you can handle all of this in the cost function.

-Riley
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