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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 11:09 AM
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https://git-scm.com/

https://git-scm.com/
Forum: Careers - Employment Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,513
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I wonder if it would help from a product...

I wonder if it would help from a product perspective to boost diversity in insurance. Ethnic minorities and women might face a different set of risks that mainstream products don't address.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 495
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I am fun king crazy

I am fun king crazy
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 589
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
They'd probably get around to the simpler...

They'd probably get around to the simpler solution of building more houses before resorting to war.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-20-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,438
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
why would anyone want to fake a low voice like...

why would anyone want to fake a low voice like that
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-20-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,513
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't have enough details here really, but I...

I don't have enough details here really, but I can think of some situations where I would deliberately want to hire a person of a certain minority, for example - communicating frequently with...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-20-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Yes RFP = teh suck

Yes

RFP = teh suck
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-19-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in...

Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor, and the contrary opinion is wishful thinking at its worst. Breeds that forget this basic truth have always paid...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-19-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Actually, this would probably apply to insurance...

Actually, this would probably apply to insurance companies with matrix structures as well
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-19-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I think each consultancy should have an MMA Octagon

Especially the ones where the reporting structure is nebulous so in practice, you have multiple bosses.

Boss 1: Hey, Method C is a good start, let's try Method B.

Boss 2: Hey I saw that you...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-18-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,114
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
People graduating in 2009 had the fun experience...

People graduating in 2009 had the fun experience of having 0 jobs to apply to.
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-18-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,166
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
million dollar fixer upper studios

million dollar fixer upper studios
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-18-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,790
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Lots of Asian restaurants? Does the name of the...

Lots of Asian restaurants? Does the name of the town rhyme with Bargyle?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-18-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,790
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
resume incoming

resume incoming
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-17-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
there's Basel II, and then Basel III, and all...

there's Basel II, and then Basel III, and all sorts of other regulations which I suppose might need people who know stats

Actuaries have made their name in regulation so maybe that's the idea....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,487
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
:iatp: obvious red flag right

:iatp:

obvious red flag right
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,782
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Sure sounds like it. I question the need to have...

Sure sounds like it. I question the need to have two jobs assigned to the same person. The best teachers don't always make for the best researchers and vice versa. Just because your teacher happened...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-17-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,782
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
My perception is that most professors view...

My perception is that most professors view teaching as a burden
Forum: Sports 03-16-2019, 07:28 PM
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Views: 14,499
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
coogs plz

coogs plz
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-16-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
I don't think there are hard and fast rules on...

I don't think there are hard and fast rules on this, basically the answer is long enough so that it doesn't penalize you.

I think 6 months is fine, especially if there hasn't been recent contact...
Forum: Careers - Employment 03-16-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,166
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
You gotta compare the salary with experienced...

You gotta compare the salary with experienced engineers. Imo 120k is closer to entry level for engineering in SF. A new fellow at Liberty would be Assistant Actuary (ish) and the analogous...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
That part of the clip that ruins the clip

You know, you're just trying to enjoy the action and then the video zooms in on Jeff Van Gundy's forehead.

I just want to watch some basketball dammit!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,782
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
Being rich and well connected isn't merit? How is...

Being rich and well connected isn't merit? How is that less admirable than say, being born a genius? Or born with the right athletic genes?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,782
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
IMO there'd have to be a pretty specific law to...

IMO there'd have to be a pretty specific law to charge these people with a crime. Otherwise it's exchanging money for services, so unless certain services are outlawed, it's hard to claim that...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-15-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 6,782
Posted By Colonel Smoothie
How do you define a bribe in this scenario?

How do you define a bribe in this scenario?
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