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Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 10-11-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By Avi
I'm pretty sure that minutes of discussions that...

I'm pretty sure that minutes of discussions that happen ini executive session cannot be made public.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-10-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By Avi
To the best of my understanding, fellowship...

To the best of my understanding, fellowship remains the terminal credential and is awarded upon completion of a track—just as it is now. The new basic education seems to be pegged to a level below...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-05-2018, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
Firstly, what about those poor souls using...

Firstly, what about those poor souls using mercurial (or SVN, heaven forfend ;) ).


More importantly, this may be another example of the conflation between public F(L)OSS installations and...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-04-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
And that's the direction the CAS is moving with...

And that's the direction the CAS is moving with its revised exams and the iCAS, and that's what an increasing number of actuaries can and will provide to potential employers.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-04-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
I would disagree with this for various reasons....

I would disagree with this for various reasons. Firstly, and simplistically, many of us who develop FLOSS do so on sites other than github, like bitbucket or gitlab.

More importantly, the bulk of...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-04-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
Truly, there is no one who captures your...

Truly, there is no one who captures your uniquenes.


Bruce
Forum: Software & Technology 10-04-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23,778
Views: 5,455,411
Posted By Avi
TPH? As you'd expect. Theme Hospital with better...

TPH? As you'd expect. Theme Hospital with better graphics and free-form room design. I'm not a big fan of the $Kudosh mechanics, but it's fun and enjoyable :)
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4JO9eJ4tgw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4JO9eJ4tgw
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
Yes, finding more volunteers is an issue. For...

Yes, finding more volunteers is an issue. For example, R&D committee participation has not grown at the rate of membership. However, our existing volunteer rate (north of 30%) is rather high for...
Forum: Software & Technology 10-03-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23,778
Views: 5,455,411
Posted By Avi
:iatp: :love: You must gather your party...

:iatp:


:love: You must gather your party before venturing forth :love:
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
Many of us do.

Many of us do.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-03-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
Yet, sensei, yet.

Yet, sensei, yet.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-02-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
I am going to take a slightly different tack...

I am going to take a slightly different tack here, Ms. Reichardt. My personal opinion is that the PhDs certainly have better training in the theoretical underpinnings and in the pathologies that can...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-29-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,088
Views: 93,160
Posted By Avi
If I am not mistaken; practice rights and...

If I am not mistaken; practice rights and credentials are not the same thing.To issue general (as opposed to specific, like signing off on reserves) statements of actuarial opinion (SAO) requires all...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-17-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,142
Posted By Avi
My math BA concentration is in OR. Queens College...

My math BA concentration is in OR. Queens College CUNY didn;t have an ActSci track in my day.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 09-13-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,310
Posted By Avi
Flying home on the 14th hopefully. Not sure if...

Flying home on the 14th hopefully. Not sure if I'll fly in Saturday night or Sunday morning.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 09-08-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 20,151
Views: 2,089,355
Posted By Avi
It seems that our dear Campbell is suffering from...

It seems that our dear Campbell is suffering from pun withdrawal symptom. Very well.


Why did the farmer turned judge only convict the organic breath mints?
[[spoiler removed]]
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 09-03-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,489
Posted By Avi
It was a good slate overall; those elected and...

It was a good slate overall; those elected and those not. Personally, I've had the fortune to volunteer directly with Julie, Dave, and Steve, and respect them all greatly. While I do not believe we...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-31-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 23,778
Views: 5,455,411
Posted By Avi
Yes, and yes.

Yes, and yes.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-30-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23,778
Views: 5,455,411
Posted By Avi
Two Point Hospital released. Haven't started it...

Two Point Hospital released. Haven't started it yet, but "Doctor Needed in GPs office" will ring through shortly :burn:
Forum: Software & Technology 08-13-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23,778
Views: 5,455,411
Posted By Avi
Taking a break from KC: D, EH: D, et al and...

Taking a break from KC: D, EH: D, et al and starting PoE 2. I did not realize the voice actors are the Critical Role folks. Wow.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 08-05-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,489
Posted By Avi
Of course. I agree with Marcie that they are...

Of course. I agree with Marcie that they are likely to answer it.
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 08-05-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,489
Posted By Avi
I didn't say that; I don't know. I'd ask the CAS...

I didn't say that; I don't know. I'd ask the CAS for clarification :)
Forum: Chat with the Candidates & Exam Committee 08-01-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,489
Posted By Avi
I am not a lawyer, but the pertinent section of...

I am not a lawyer, but the pertinent section of the bylaws is Article V (https://www.casact.org/professionalism/policiesProc/CAS_Bylaws.pdf):

Someone should ask Cynthia Z. or the legal team :)
Forum: Software & Technology 07-27-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 23,778
Views: 5,455,411
Posted By Avi
Nope. Uma's CON is pretty high.

Nope. Uma's CON is pretty high.
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