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Forum: Careers - Employment 12-31-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
We could use a variety of different words from a...

We could use a variety of different words from a qualitative perspective to describe how someone values the work they do on a day to day basis; passion, interest, etc. It feels common for people on...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-21-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Surprise, that program is actually the exact same...

Surprise, that program is actually the exact same thing as a data science program. It's all a ruse.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-21-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
I've run into a lot of people in general who just...

I've run into a lot of people in general who just don't know.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-21-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Perhaps I've been reading your posts incorrectly,...

Perhaps I've been reading your posts incorrectly, but it feels like you're trying to establish this idea that actuarial is business and data, but data science is just data without any business logic?...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-21-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Pretty much just this. Saved me from a long...

Pretty much just this. Saved me from a long post, lol.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-20-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
What is your dependent variable in that...

What is your dependent variable in that situation?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-20-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Wow, sounds like actuarial work. Where did it go...

Wow, sounds like actuarial work. Where did it go astray?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-20-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Most game AI is a huge heuristic tree set up by a...

Most game AI is a huge heuristic tree set up by a game designer.

That is probably going to change in the next decade.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-20-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Where on the interesting scale does work like...

Where on the interesting scale does work like alphago and alphazero go?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-20-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
I had made a mental note to respond to the "ad...

I had made a mental note to respond to the "ad click" response, but forgot.

I think this is the third time I've seen that comment.

Is this the only problem that data scientists solve at...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-18-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
There are a lot of questions on the data /...

There are a lot of questions on the data / computer science side that get asked. Something such as... How do you deal with 5 billion rows of data?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-18-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
I prefer your responses where you just instantly...

I prefer your responses where you just instantly dive into how much you make. Just a tad less insecurity shows in that scenario. Food for thought.

-Riley
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-10-2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 129,322
Posted By whoanonstop
You use all of the data. You've spent time...

You use all of the data. You've spent time testing and cross-validating the parameters to ensure that there isn't overfitting. If the test data happened to be wildly different than the training...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-09-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 129,322
Posted By whoanonstop
Welcome to CS 101. -Riley

Welcome to CS 101.

-Riley
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-09-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 129,322
Posted By whoanonstop
Uhh, how are you evaluating what the "optimal"...

Uhh, how are you evaluating what the "optimal" complexity parameter is?

I honestly don't know how this package works in R, but in general, a complexity prune will generate "best tree" given a...
Forum: Other / Non-Traditional Employment for Actuaries 12-07-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,117
Posted By whoanonstop
Senior Analyst - League of Legends, Monetization Products

Not sure if I'm allowed to post this, so feel free to beat me up.

While there are a few analyst roles open at Riot Games, this one caters more towards an actuarial / pricing / financial...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Let me play devil's advocate here for a second. ...

Let me play devil's advocate here for a second. I honestly don't have enough experience within the actuarial profession to state if this is accurate or not, but I don't doubt that it is true. I'm...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-05-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
If you cook food for your coworkers... I'm in. ...

If you cook food for your coworkers... I'm in.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
Opportunity cost. You can STILL make that...

Opportunity cost.

You can STILL make that insurance game.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
ao fan makes a good point. Your obsession with...

ao fan makes a good point. Your obsession with Pensions is borderline crazy. :)

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
I most definitely agree with this. When...

I most definitely agree with this.

When someone was asking me about data science / actuarial work and fretting over which route they should take I made the comment that: "Hey, be fortunate that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
It is always nice to hear people admit to this. ...

It is always nice to hear people admit to this.

Most people try to make up some story about how they were passionate about math and that is why they are in the actuarial profession...

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
The Talos Principle. Puzzle Game. I loved "The...

The Talos Principle. Puzzle Game. I loved "The Witness" and this one was the closest in similarity.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
I don't think I've ever played Pokemon Go. I'm...

I don't think I've ever played Pokemon Go. I'm scared I would get addicted, lol.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 20,024
Posted By whoanonstop
No? -Riley

No?

-Riley
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