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Search: Posts Made By: Sredni Vashtar
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing Yesterday, 11:38 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,056
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I mean, at least Internet is already a legit...

I mean, at least Internet is already a legit booming business. Unlike solar panels, electric cars, rockets, space colonies, "hyper" tunnels...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,607
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Fred Baby (the password is easy if you got the...

Fred Baby (the password is easy if you got the RN).

The best nearby is !W32.Tr0janWorm
Forum: Software & Technology 02-18-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 29,398
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:bump: after the cluster___ that was the 2020...

:bump: after the cluster___ that was the 2020 Iowa Caucus, Nevada has to decided to scrap their Shadow App for a Google Form (which is basically a friendly UI for a locked Google-Sheet.)

Good...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-18-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Sure. IMO, everyone needs less ML than Excel. ...

Sure. IMO, everyone needs less ML than Excel.

But I think it's hard to study Excel a meaningful way, or to demonstrate proficiency to an employer besides a vague "I approve of index(match()) and...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-16-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 16,364
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
She's still going to the Montessori. She's...

She's still going to the Montessori. She's jumped from the toddler classroom, which seemed to mostly involve singing annoying songs, learning letters, and running around free range. To the...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-11-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah, ML is the quintessential solution looking...

Yeah, ML is the quintessential solution looking for a problem.

That said, I'm curious-- what would kind of business problems would suggest the OP tackle?

I thought ML is a good option, because...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 02-09-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,056
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I'm all for calling it "autopilot" and ignoring...

I'm all for calling it "autopilot" and ignoring the occasional fatality, but selling "feature complete" "full self driving" is a biiiiit much.


And will they be $7,500 worth of disappointing? ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 02-09-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 8,329
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I found a banana that was poised to go bad, so I...

I found a banana that was poised to go bad, so I decided to eat it. It was about 90% yellow.

I decided on a peanut butter, banana, and brown sugar sandwich. (popular opinion).

Only we didn't...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 02-07-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,056
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Both. I think it's possible. Electric is the...

Both. I think it's possible.
Electric is the future, and they are cornering that market.
Meanwhile they do sell software ("self-driving") for a lot of money to a lot of customers, which is all...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-05-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 162,121
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
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fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

USE FEWER INDIRECTS LADY

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Forum: Software & Technology 02-05-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25,480
Views: 6,550,688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Narratively, it's really hard to justify the...

Narratively, it's really hard to justify the genocide that almost all video games need to be fun.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-31-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25,480
Views: 6,550,688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeah that's true. It does become a big ugly open...

Yeah that's true. It does become a big ugly open world.

Maybe I just like it for the lack of spiky-haired protagonists.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-31-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25,480
Views: 6,550,688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Ah, okey. Well I'd still suggest 6 if you're...

Ah, okey. Well I'd still suggest 6 if you're ever in the mood. Maybe modded and sped up a bit.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-31-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 25,480
Views: 6,550,688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Didn't you used to have a moogle avatar?

Didn't you used to have a moogle avatar?
Forum: Software & Technology 01-31-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25,480
Views: 6,550,688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I'd also suggest Final Fantasy Tactics, because...

I'd also suggest Final Fantasy Tactics, because it's probably the only one I might replay.

IIRC (and again it's been a lonnnng time) the tactical gameplay (similar to X-com, Advanced Wars, Fire...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-31-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25,480
Views: 6,550,688
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oof. FF was my favorite series, and FF6 was my...

Oof. FF was my favorite series, and FF6 was my favorite game.. but...
1) I grew up.
2) RPGs got better.
3) FF got worse.

Anyway, I think I'd still recommend 6. The characters, story, and...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-31-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,176
Views: 362,566
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Lol. Shit. This is actually a wonderful idea. ...

Lol. Shit. This is actually a wonderful idea. I mean, really seriously. Why not just plug in a controller? I'll email Musk.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 01-30-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,056
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
In unrelated news, the stock jumped another 10%...

In unrelated news, the stock jumped another 10% today.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-30-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,176
Views: 362,566
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Seems like a bad idea to eschew steering wheels. ...

Seems like a bad idea to eschew steering wheels. They don't take up that much space. And whatever technology you're inventing there's a reasonable chance it will get suck now and then. With no...
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-29-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14,459
Views: 1,408,217
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Mrs. Vash just came home with the new Rivka...

Mrs. Vash just came home with the new Rivka Galchen book which is a kids book with chapters like Chapter Sqrt(-1).

Also just stared some Bill Bryson, but I just don't care enough about details...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-28-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 240,207
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
And the flowers she sent, and the flowers...

And the flowers
she sent,
and the flowers she said she sent,
are all equal-
-ly dead...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-28-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,176
Views: 362,566
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oh, almost forgot, 2019 was the year of...

Oh, almost forgot, 2019 was the year of self-driving porn, which everyone knows is the breakthrough point for any new technology.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-27-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
You're talking to someone who just used the...

You're talking to someone who just used the phrase "half of the exponential power", not to mention compared a 1d distance unit to a 3d molecule count.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 01-24-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,176
Views: 362,566
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I mean, I think everyone knew that the end would...

I mean, I think everyone knew that the end would be hard.

Just how hard is "hard" however is a common emerging technology problem that ranges from "twice as hard as you think it will be, after...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-23-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,655
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I should have known... :shake2:

I should have known... :shake2:
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