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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-11-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,860
Posted By 764dak
Intelligence is actually correlated with good...

Intelligence is actually correlated with good looks. I'm surprised so many people don't know this.

And studying a STEM subject doesn't make someone smarter than someone who doesn't.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-23-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,937
Posted By 764dak
Low GPA from a top school vs high GPA from a mediocre school

What if you went to an Ivy league school, or a school like MIT, Caltech, UCB or Stanford and got a 2.0 GPA. Would it be better than a 4.0 at a school like UMiami, FIU or Hood College?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-03-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,508
Posted By 764dak
How do you determine who is a B-Lister?

How do you determine who is a B-Lister?
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 03-01-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 7,070
Posted By 764dak
I heard NJPW is good.

I heard NJPW is good.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-23-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,816
Posted By 764dak
I have a rare last name. I might be the only one...

I have a rare last name. I might be the only one with my first and last name combination in the world.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-23-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,816
Posted By 764dak
Would you date someone with the same surname as yours?

Would you date someone with the same surname as yours? This is out of the question for me. What about you? It might be a decent idea to avoid dating people with same surname as any of your...
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-11-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,451
Posted By 764dak
Why not tell them to look it up in a dictionary?

Why not tell them to look it up in a dictionary?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-08-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 12,051
Posted By 764dak
Regular: 315 Dreamworld: 21 Soda: 15

Regular: 315
Dreamworld: 21
Soda: 15
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,798
Posted By 764dak
This reminds me of this episode of Divorce Court...

This reminds me of this episode of Divorce Court a few years ago. The guy was 7 years older than his girlfriend and stated that they started dating when he was 21. The judge asked why he did that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-26-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,283
Posted By 764dak
Well, you should. It doesn't seem like a great...

Well, you should. It doesn't seem like a great job and the exams seem like a waste of time.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_such_thing_as_a_stupid_question



What if two people got a...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-25-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,283
Posted By 764dak
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, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4,791
Views: 311,553
Posted By 764dak
Chronicle (2012)

Chronicle (2012)
Forum: Sports 01-20-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6,209
Views: 426,416
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, 02:21 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,283
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, 05:54 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 12,722
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 01-06-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,124
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, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 484
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,791
Views: 311,553
Posted By 764dak
The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-01-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,320
Posted By 764dak
What university did you attend?

What university did you attend?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-01-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,320
Posted By 764dak
Can you elaborate?

Can you elaborate?
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,128
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,339
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 12-26-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,103
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,029
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,894
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
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