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Forum: Surveys 06-07-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,066
Posted By r. mutt
So spanked bum, sodomy, or the rash...I always...

So spanked bum, sodomy, or the rash...I always thought the second one because of the sneering delivery.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-23-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
Uber internal memo says they're only going to be...

Uber internal memo says they're only going to be killing people in Pittsburgh and San Francisco now.
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-22-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 22,377
Posted By r. mutt
This is a curmudgeonly thread. Language will keep...

This is a curmudgeonly thread. Language will keep being adapted by its users, and some words and neologisms will be more useful and more efficient, and communicate more nuance, than others.

Words...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,712
Posted By r. mutt
I'm mainly uneasy with this because it's not as...

I'm mainly uneasy with this because it's not as difficult for someone steeped in a lifetime of Christianity to understand the nuances of differences in denomination and adjust accordingly. Islam is...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-10-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
Ouch. A bit too soon.

Ouch. A bit too soon.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-09-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
Boy are they going to have to settle this one....

Boy are they going to have to settle this one. The image of a few people sitting around a conference room table deciding to set the sensitivity level of response from (e.g.) 80% to 70% and it killing...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-05-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
https://www.wired.com/story/waymo-crash-self-drivi...

https://www.wired.com/story/waymo-crash-self-driving-google-arizona/

Headline: Waymo's Self-Driving Car Crash in Arizona Revives Tough Questions

Actual fact: Waymo vehicle blindsided by another...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12,945
Views: 1,090,667
Posted By r. mutt
I read this last year and thought it was...

I read this last year and thought it was terrific, especially given how long ago it had been written (it did have some updating, but even that was a little old). I felt like you could just plug in...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-02-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
tfw your brand new iPhone already has a defect ...

tfw your brand new iPhone already has a defect



https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/05/01/self-driving-cars-shortcomings-revealed-in-dmv-reports/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-30-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,203
Posted By r. mutt
I know, William Shatner, right? :shudder:

I know, William Shatner, right? :shudder:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 04-26-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,475
Posted By r. mutt
This is true in both the book and the movie.

This is true in both the book and the movie.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-04-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By r. mutt
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: General Actuarial 04-03-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 160,229
Posted By r. mutt
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Software & Technology 04-02-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,757
Posted By r. mutt
After years of crappy router-extenders I learned...

After years of crappy router-extenders I learned about powerline extenders here on the AO, and so far they're working great....
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-31-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By r. mutt
And also because Softbank, their latest investor,...

And also because Softbank, their latest investor, would see this as a tiny part of their portfolio. I only knew them by name, not history, the story is amazing (in particular the Alibaba piece):
...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-28-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By r. mutt
They already donated about $53K to charitable...

They already donated about $53K to charitable causes. The details aren't clear, but maybe some expenses were excluded. Certainly a ceded loss ratio of almost 500% provides a lot of margin to give...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-28-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 21,663
Posted By r. mutt
When the success story of your first two years is...

When the success story of your first two years is "But we've got 80 Peruvian cat owners!" you might not even understand your own structure.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-27-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By r. mutt
Schedules are small enough to upload. ...

Schedules are small enough to upload.


ETA: For whatever reason, Schedule F is bundled with the IEE, which is 4.8MB! I'll think about a sharing mechanism. :)
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-27-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By r. mutt
Our technology attempt failed due to password...

Our technology attempt failed due to password protection.

Who has a place to share uploaded docs? I could always send it anonymously to said person. (Whiskey?)
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-27-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By r. mutt
I think I have figured something out, as someone...

I think I have figured something out, as someone PMed me to help. Stay tuned.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-27-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 61,067
Posted By r. mutt
I tried uploading the Annual Statement pdf, but...

I tried uploading the Annual Statement pdf, but it juuuuust slightly exceeds the permissible AO filesize (1.56MB vs 1.43MB). But it's interesting reading. :)
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-27-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By r. mutt
Flying Taxis!

Forget autonomous cars! Google has announce a flying taxi program...
Forum: General Actuarial 03-27-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 21,663
Posted By r. mutt
https://btcmanager.com/teambrella-first-insurance-...

https://btcmanager.com/teambrella-first-insurance-dao-starts-in-s-america-and-holland/

Teambrella Update: they've switched from Bitcoin to Ethereum, and are trying to write pet insurance in latin...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-26-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
Late last year the IIHS said that cars with...

Late last year the IIHS said that cars with front-end collision detection were 27% less likely to cause a rear-end collision, and that jumped to 50% less likely if automatic braking was included....
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 03-26-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,058
Views: 252,589
Posted By r. mutt
Yes, there are quite a few cars (quickly...

Yes, there are quite a few cars (quickly googling: looks like about 10) with front-end collision avoidance in the $25K-$28K range now. Very different from even 3 or 4 years ago.

On Uber, I agree,...
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