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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 240,190
Posted By JMO
Toyota may have the right idea. Rather than...

Toyota may have the right idea. Rather than jumping on the "self-driving" bandwagon, they apparently have chosen to use technology to make the human's job of driving the car easier and safer. Or so...
Forum: General Actuarial Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 873
Posted By JMO
:iatp: The first thing good I've seen in...

:iatp:

The first thing good I've seen in this thread.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,884
Posted By JMO
This was what A*L* used to say. He was wrong...

This was what A*L* used to say. He was wrong before you.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-23-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,884
Posted By JMO
You definitely should speak for yourself. And...

You definitely should speak for yourself. And keep ignoring the possibility that you might not stay young and healthy for the rest of your long long life. Just sayin'
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-21-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19,865
Views: 2,014,166
Posted By JMO
That's also the worst thing about them.

That's also the worst thing about them.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By JMO
Does your IT boss care about the actuarial...

Does your IT boss care about the actuarial perspective? Nobody here can answer that for you.

(Or, to look at it from another angle, why do YOU want to be an actuary?)
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-21-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By JMO
:iatp: And another way might be to talk the...

:iatp:
And another way might be to talk the person privately and try to get a different dynamic going.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-21-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12,871
Views: 1,075,299
Posted By JMO
Thanks for the qualified recommendation. I'll...

Thanks for the qualified recommendation. I'll put Inspector Chen on my to-read list.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-21-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By JMO
I have seen recommendations down in Software and...

I have seen recommendations down in Software and Technology for those books. I think they are good.

But I would caution you about using such a book to pretend you know more than you actually do...
Forum: General Actuarial 05-17-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,870
Posted By JMO
Nope. I just don't see anything wrong with the...

Nope. I just don't see anything wrong with the SOA spending some money on this - I wouldn't mind even if I were still paying dues. That was my only point.
Forum: General Actuarial 05-10-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 29,870
Posted By JMO
Actually, this stuff is a LOT cheaper than paying...

Actually, this stuff is a LOT cheaper than paying for what the volunteers do.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-09-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,376
Posted By JMO
Not when I worked there*. Unless it is a lot...

Not when I worked there*. Unless it is a lot older than I thought it was. When was it "invented"?

* Plus I don't think a government agency counts as a "company."
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-09-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 240,190
Posted By JMO
Shouldn't even AI take size into account when...

Shouldn't even AI take size into account when deciding what something looks like?
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-09-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,376
Posted By JMO
None of the companies I have worked for used...

None of the companies I have worked for used anything with a name like that.

Not even sure this belongs in Actuarial.

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Forum: Careers - Employment 05-09-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,849
Posted By JMO
Kindly search for one of the posts I made...

Kindly search for one of the posts I made explaining the ORIGINAL purpose of internships. I honestly don't know why companies still do them, except in Canada.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 05-09-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19,865
Views: 2,014,166
Posted By JMO
Neither does kale.

Neither does kale.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-09-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,863
Posted By JMO
My theory of what it means to "handle ambiguity"...

My theory of what it means to "handle ambiguity" is that you can make a speech that contains ambiguous content and not care whether your audience understands you or not.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-09-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 240,190
Posted By JMO
Remember, there are differences in what counts as...

Remember, there are differences in what counts as an "intervention." I seem to recall that some count it every time there is a switch between manual and autonomous operation, and others do not.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-08-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,755
Posted By JMO
Tell them it's too late, you are already...

Tell them it's too late, you are already committed. Plus, if you wanted more money, that conversation should have take place to some extent already. There's a thread about this somewhere. . .
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-08-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,755
Posted By JMO
:pdftt:

:pdftt:
Forum: Software & Technology 05-08-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By JMO
I've only heard of it. And that was on this...

I've only heard of it. And that was on this board. Isn't there a DataScienceOutpost.com that discusses these things??
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-08-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,038
Views: 240,190
Posted By JMO
Even if it's a plastic bag (or cardboard box, in...

Even if it's a plastic bag (or cardboard box, in a story I mentioned earlier) the AV needs to pay attention to it!!
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-07-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12,871
Views: 1,075,299
Posted By JMO
some of both, I believe.

some of both, I believe.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-07-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,755
Posted By JMO
I suspect you heard wrong.

I suspect you heard wrong.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-07-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12,871
Views: 1,075,299
Posted By JMO
I read it and liked it. Then later, I reread it,...

I read it and liked it. Then later, I reread it, deliberately reading each chapter in its chronological order. I much preferred the second reading, although I admit that so-called chapter zero...
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