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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,103
If I'm in an unfamiliar city, I might not even...

If I'm in an unfamiliar city, I might not even know where to find valet parking so I'll just take a cab from the hotel if it's not very far from my downtown destination.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,103
Is Wal-Mart the only grocery shop within reach?

Is Wal-Mart the only grocery shop within reach?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-17-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 31,894
Payless bites the dust. Private equity wealth...

Payless bites the dust. Private equity wealth extraction --> business destruction, yet again.
...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-16-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,529
The ending of season 3 took me by surprise, but...

The ending of season 3 took me by surprise, but not for the reason you think.

Season 1 and 2 had 12 episodes each, so when I watched the season 3 finale, I wasn't watching it with the knowledge...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 657
0.0002 chicks at the same time.

0.0002 chicks at the same time.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,200
Some cars can automatically shut off a couple...

Some cars can automatically shut off a couple cylinders when the added power isn't needed.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,200
To clarify: While performance is very important...

To clarify: While performance is very important to me, I don't need anything like drag racer levels of power. 6 horsepower per 100 lbs of car will almost surely be good enough for my purposes (5.5 hp...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-15-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,200
Either you drive on roads with too much traffic...

Either you drive on roads with too much traffic to use any real performance, or traffic is so light you don't need to make any high-performance maneuvers.

For me, acceleration performance is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-14-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,411
The city managers were hoping to use the Amazon...

The city managers were hoping to use the Amazon influx as justification for bigger raises and bonuses for themselves. It was in their own interest to attract Amazon, even though Amazon's added...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-12-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
I saw that too, but it doesn't count IMO. He...

I saw that too, but it doesn't count IMO. He concatenated the result of an expression with a digit, instead of concatenating raw digits before performing any other operations.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-11-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
The paper is dated 2014, so I'm surprised...

The paper is dated 2014, so I'm surprised nobody's already published a solution or proven there is no solution.

Then again, if there is no solution, proving that fact would be expensive and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-11-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,683
Did you mean Uber?

Did you mean Uber?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-11-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
My initial calculation was overly simplistic. The...

My initial calculation was overly simplistic. The potential for multiple consecutive parentheses elevates the number of possible expressions into the billions.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-11-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 777
9 digits, 8 choices of operations: X / + - ( ) ^...

9 digits, 8 choices of operations: X / + - ( ) ^ and nothing (i.e. combine the digits into a larger number)

So that's 8^8 = 16,777,216 (some will be syntactically invalid due to placement of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-08-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,738
Now it's Gucci and their $890 blackface sweater...

Now it's Gucci and their $890 blackface sweater ...

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/gucci-blackface-sweater-gucci-removes-890-blackface-sweater-apologzies-after-receiving-backlash/...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-07-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 867
Physicist Brian Cox:...

Physicist Brian Cox: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wieRZoJSVtw
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 124,234
It's not secure to store the whole password in...

It's not secure to store the whole password in any one place. But he could have taken other secure measures such as giving different pieces of the password to different people (not closely...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-06-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 124,234
Many honest businesses don't have any "hit by a...

Many honest businesses don't have any "hit by a bus" contingency plans for key personnel, unless there are regulations or investors compelling such plans. And this one was run by a 30 year old, still...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-04-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 124,234
$190M is vaporized because the password to the...

$190M is vaporized because the password to the whole fortune was entrusted to just one man. A man with a serious disease who is now dead.


...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-03-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,600
But if it does exist, you do have that ability,...

But if it does exist, you do have that ability, so follow it and you'll be right.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-02-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,109
Go for quality over quantity. When a new series...

Go for quality over quantity. When a new series or movie is released (or discovered), ask yourself how does it compare to the (expected) quality of shows you're already planning to watch? If it...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 02-01-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 23,109
Much of the "solving" back then involved pinning...

Much of the "solving" back then involved pinning the crime on some random dude who was poor, or black, or had a criminal record, or all of the above.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-31-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 21,661
They may mean well, but ignorance-driven racism...

They may mean well, but ignorance-driven racism creeps into their movies and nominations as a result of the lack of diversity. As a group, they're about as white and male as the Republicans in...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-31-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 21,661
They already insulted Mr. Ali by nominating him...

They already insulted Mr. Ali by nominating him for a supporting role while naming the white guy as the lead. He's the star musician on tour, but his bodyguard is the lead character? The movie wasn't...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-30-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 631
Looks like an obvious case of SELL!

Looks like an obvious case of SELL!
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