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Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-24-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By examsarehard
This reminds me of a thought I had for awhile,...

This reminds me of a thought I had for awhile, but the CAS should open its own Github account, even if unofficially. It should contain code repositories for articles, monographs and the Variance...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 05-16-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 43,088
Posted By examsarehard
Wow. I thought this was about the first accident...

Wow. I thought this was about the first accident involving Tesla, but this is actually another fatality that occurred exactly the same way.

So much for learning from mistakes?
Forum: Software & Technology 05-16-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,346
Posted By examsarehard
This game brings back a lot of memories, but...

This game brings back a lot of memories, but there's no way I have time for it now.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-15-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By examsarehard
Our IT department allowed us to deploy an...

Our IT department allowed us to deploy an internal R server before they were able to get us dedicated resources.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 05-01-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,049
Posted By examsarehard
The pipe isn't actually unique to dplyr, it's...

The pipe isn't actually unique to dplyr, it's from the magrittr package. You can use the pipe with functions outside the tidyverse, but most of its readability benefits are realized when the...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-26-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,049
Posted By examsarehard
In a GLM, you specify the underwriter adjustments...

In a GLM, you specify the underwriter adjustments as offsets.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 04-15-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,153
Views: 335,767
Posted By examsarehard
Ford CEO says the company overestimated...

Ford CEO says the company overestimated self-driving cars. They still plan to release a geo-fenced fleet by 2021.
...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-08-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By examsarehard
I use Cherry MX blues at home, but not in the...

I use Cherry MX blues at home, but not in the office since they're so loud.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-15-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 421
Posted By examsarehard
When I last used Emblem, you were unable to bring...

When I last used Emblem, you were unable to bring continuous variables directly into the model, and were forced to pre-band continuous variables with a maximum limit of 255 bands. I can't say for...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-17-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,031
Posted By examsarehard
Yes, but if you did this without a PDR, your...

Yes, but if you did this without a PDR, your liabilities would increase over time as the premium earns. With the PDR, the liability will get recharacterized as as loss reserve as you said, but the...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-04-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 196,476
Posted By examsarehard
The \sigma^2 is just a constant, it's not...

The \sigma^2 is just a constant, it's not actually referring to the variance. In a poisson distribution, mean = variance, so the constant is just there to account for the extra variance you're likely...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-26-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,292
Posted By examsarehard
From the NY statistical programming meetup: ...

From the NY statistical programming meetup:

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 50 Data Scientists (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSFWw6n0CZs&feature=youtu.be)

The audio is not that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-21-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,292
Posted By examsarehard
It would be impossible to store every single...

It would be impossible to store every single possible game state in memory for any modern game. The cloud and Apache Spark arenít even going to save a model specified that way.

Iíd be more curious...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-19-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,292
Posted By examsarehard
I don't think of it as a dispute, but more like,...

I don't think of it as a dispute, but more like, "oh hey by the way, did you know we had a very similar approach to a very similar problem over in our world." It's not really an obvious connection,...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-19-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,292
Posted By examsarehard
Because very rarely does anyone go through the...

Because very rarely does anyone go through the math to figure out that ridge regression and bayesian credibility are solving the same exact problem when using some common assumptions.

But even...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-19-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 26,292
Posted By examsarehard
It is to actuaries. We call it credibility....

It is to actuaries. We call it credibility. :heynow:
Forum: Health - Disability 12-19-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,029
Posted By examsarehard
If the agg wasn't net of the spec, then you could...

If the agg wasn't net of the spec, then you could run into a situation where you have enough large claims triggering both coverages, which doesn't make sense. You would be paying out twice for the...
Forum: Exam 7 (new) - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 12-03-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,983
Views: 196,476
Posted By examsarehard
It's in the exam study kit.

It's in the exam study kit.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-26-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 138,936
Posted By examsarehard
Been awhile since I played. Had some time over...

Been awhile since I played. Had some time over the break and rolled a new HC wiz.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-21-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 649
Posted By examsarehard
You can hit up the Museum of Math, or if you're...

You can hit up the Museum of Math, or if you're not bringing kids, the Museum of Sex. I also like the Transit Museum in Brooklyn.

Bryant Park has a skating rink up for the winter, which is always...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 11-21-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By examsarehard
This sounds like A/B testing on models. I can't...

This sounds like A/B testing on models. I can't say I have ever come across this in insurance, but I would be surprised if this wasn't common in the tech industry.

Depending on what you're...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-16-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,629
Posted By examsarehard
My experience with that recruiter has been...

My experience with that recruiter has been generally positive, and I know several people who feel similarly. She has a strong personality so I can see how that would rub some people the wrong way,...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-11-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 194,793
Posted By examsarehard
Good job, CAS board. I wonder how long the...

Good job, CAS board.

I wonder how long the strongerasone website will stay up for.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-08-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,352
Posted By examsarehard
Input lag on a good display is typically anywhere...

Input lag on a good display is typically anywhere from 15ms-30ms, which is approximately 1-2 frames @ 60Hz. When displays advertise response times (1-2ms) that is only a small part of input lag....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 11-08-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 15,358
Posted By examsarehard
Didn't feel like posting a new thread, but this...

Didn't feel like posting a new thread, but this is somewhat related: Google announces plans to expand their presence in NYC (Manhattan):
...
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