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Forum: Software & Technology Today, 03:48 PM
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Agreed with everyone that Final Fantasy X HD is...

Agreed with everyone that Final Fantasy X HD is the best entry point for the series at large. It's a game that takes you firmly by the hand, rarely allowing you to slip off and become lost. On the...
Forum: Software & Technology Today, 03:05 PM
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Oh my bad, yeah I meant FFVI haha.

Oh my bad, yeah I meant FFVI haha.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM Yesterday, 10:24 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Or if your employer pays for all the study...

Or if your employer pays for all the study material, might as well get the actual book on Amazon
...
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 08:53 PM
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I recently played through Xenogears, a PSX JRPG...

I recently played through Xenogears, a PSX JRPG cult classic that sits in my backlog for 15 years. Now I'm looking forward to clear Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy XI, two of the most iconic JRPGs...
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 05:04 PM
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Good to know this game still holds up well to...

Good to know this game still holds up well to this day. I guess I wasn't patient enough during my test run. I may give it another go, if that doesn't work, I'll just start from S3 and read the...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-27-2020, 02:57 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Done my first pass through and made 238 pages of...

Done my first pass through and made 238 pages of notes (yeah I know this is crazy, but Shapland & Brehm alone takes about 100 pages!). Finally it's time to go through CF and past exam questions.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-26-2020, 06:40 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Year 2020: the end is near

Year 2020: the end is near
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-26-2020, 02:36 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-25-2020, 08:33 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Ontario's chief medical officer announced that...

Ontario's chief medical officer announced that Canada has its first case of coronavirus. This person is being treated in this hospital which is not far away from where I live. Damn, am I even safe?
Forum: Software & Technology 01-25-2020, 03:52 PM
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Posted By trueblade
HZD is definitely on my Radar and it's the only...

HZD is definitely on my Radar and it's the only PS4 exclusive AAA title that I haven't played yet. Other than that, I think the only open world RPG that can rival Witcher 3 is probably RDD2 and...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-25-2020, 01:43 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Brehm pg. 119 The Frank Copula Couple of...

Brehm pg. 119 The Frank Copula

Couple of questions here:

A) I get C(u,v) is a joint distribution function, but what is c(u,v)? Is this the joint pdf? It seems like in order to calculate X and Y...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-24-2020, 04:55 PM
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Posted By trueblade
I'm under 10% after my first playthrough of the...

I'm under 10% after my first playthrough of the Last of US.
And for all Uncharted games except Golden Abyss, I'm under 20% lol

Naughty Dog is being ridiculously harsh on their games
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-23-2020, 09:49 PM
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Posted By trueblade
From Investopedia, EPS= (Net Income − Preferred...

From Investopedia, EPS= (Net Income − Preferred Dividends)/End-of-Period Common Shares Outstanding, so it seems like EPS1 in Goldfarb's formula is the EPS at T1 while P0 is the price of the equity at...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-23-2020, 05:32 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Ya, Chinese Canadian David Li came up with it....

Ya, Chinese Canadian David Li came up with it. Btw this dude is an ASA, which is not really an Actuary by Canadian standard (only FCIA can be referred to as an Actuary) :rofl:
...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-23-2020, 04:23 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Cool, I'm thinking about switching to non-pricing...

Cool, I'm thinking about switching to non-pricing roles in the future and ERM seems pretty interesting to me so far. Interestingly my employer does provide study support for SP9, though there will be...
Forum: Exam 9 - Financial Risk & Rate of Return 01-23-2020, 03:47 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Actuarial science is interdisciplinary and...

Actuarial science is interdisciplinary and finance/investment is an integral part of it. Now, I believe everyone who works at the broader financial service industry (actuary included) should learn a...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-23-2020, 11:57 AM
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Posted By trueblade
Damn Shenmue, which one? The 1&2 Remastered or 3?...

Damn Shenmue, which one? The 1&2 Remastered or 3? I couldn't get into Shenmue 1 on PS4 due to the clumsy control. I might just skip 1&2 and jump into 3 later.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-22-2020, 09:39 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Since we are talking about the ERM paper, I'm...

Since we are talking about the ERM paper, I'm just curious if any everyone here is thinking about taking the UK Exam ST9 - ERM Specialist Principles sometime in the future to get the CERA...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-22-2020, 01:08 PM
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Posted By trueblade
I'm giving myself 2 weeks to just go through the...

I'm giving myself 2 weeks to just go through the Brehm source. At the same time I'm also taking detailed notes, so hopefully I can just refer back to my notes later without ever touching the source...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-22-2020, 01:00 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Finally decided to start Yakuza Kiwami 2. I...

Finally decided to start Yakuza Kiwami 2. I normally play one Yakuza game a year and it has become my yearly tradition since 2 years when I did Y0. So far I'm liking the graphics improvement and many...
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-21-2020, 09:27 PM
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Posted By trueblade
This is what I'm thinking too. Judging by what...

This is what I'm thinking too. Judging by what the CAS has done in the past, there's no cap on the difficulty of fellowship exams
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-21-2020, 09:13 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Here's my input from the P&C pricing perspective:...

Here's my input from the P&C pricing perspective: R/Python >>>>> everything else. In terms of college course, I would say the more machine learning courses the merrier...

Where I work we've moved...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-21-2020, 01:07 PM
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Posted By trueblade
Yes you can just play the DLC and also there are...

Yes you can just play the DLC and also there are video summaries everywhere on YouTube, but I would still recommend you to play through the whole game because the experience you get out of this game...
Forum: Software & Technology 01-21-2020, 10:49 AM
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Posted By trueblade
Now it's probably the perfect time to get into...

Now it's probably the perfect time to get into the Witcher series. The game is so huge though and it took me 180 hours over the span of two years and I'm not even a completionist.
Forum: Exam 7 - Estimation of Policy Liability & ERM 01-18-2020, 12:45 PM
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Posted By trueblade
About to start Brehm, not sure what's the best...

About to start Brehm, not sure what's the best way to learn this material but I'll just start by reading the source material, probably the only source paper I will read from start to finish :exams:
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