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Forum: Careers - Employment 09-04-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,149
Posted By AEM
Recruiters are just lazy and don't want to...

Recruiters are just lazy and don't want to negotiate. Well, equal parts lazy and conflict of interest.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-30-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,998
Posted By AEM
Can't imagine hiring someone that hasn't really...

Can't imagine hiring someone that hasn't really done anything in the last 3 years. Too many other candidates. The hand-wringing about how much to reveal to potential employers about what happened...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-28-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By AEM
Categories on x-axis with vertical interval +/- 1...

Categories on x-axis with vertical interval +/- 1 standard deviation centered at the mean.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-01-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 203,556
Posted By AEM
:iatp: Looking very forward to William's...

:iatp:

Looking very forward to William's response to this.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-01-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,637
Posted By AEM
Definitely not that hard to build a basic CNN via...

Definitely not that hard to build a basic CNN via pytorch/ keras. However building something that's fully production ready seems quite daunting.

My point with respect to diminishing returns is...
Forum: General Actuarial 10-01-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,637
Posted By AEM
I'm absolutely not making the argument that the...

I'm absolutely not making the argument that the technology should be shunned-- we use computers without necessarily constructing them.
Forum: General Actuarial 10-01-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 21,637
Posted By AEM
Why should actuaries be doing image recognition? ...

Why should actuaries be doing image recognition? Isn't this like assuming that medical doctors should be building MRI machines? Actuaries should definitely be involved in the analysis of the...
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,876
Posted By AEM
CAS.

CAS.
Forum: Careers - Employment 10-01-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,876
Posted By AEM
Replacing actuaries with minimum wage PhD data...

Replacing actuaries with minimum wage PhD data scientists seems like a really smart business decision. Convincing these individuals to work in the insurance industry for minimum wage however might...
Forum: General Actuarial 09-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 203,556
Posted By AEM
7 & 8 contain a lot of good content that an...

7 & 8 contain a lot of good content that an actuary involved in predictive analytics at a P&C company would find extremely useful (speaking from experience). Exam 6 should probably be converted into...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-12-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,006
Posted By AEM
Why not get an advanced degree in Biostats?

Why not get an advanced degree in Biostats?
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 06-19-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Passed! So happy! I was really worried...

Passed! So happy!

I was really worried because I think I missed every point on the Sch P pool restatement-- must have been close.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 06-19-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Passed! So happy! I was really worried...

Passed! So happy!

I was really worried because I think I missed every point on the Sch P pool restatement-- must have been close.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-07-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,981
Posted By AEM
This is definitely a unique way to think about...

This is definitely a unique way to think about internships.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-02-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Has anyone run across any problems that actually...

Has anyone run across any problems that actually involve deposit accounting?

All I know about deposit accounting is that it is less advantageous than reinsurance accounting, and that it's used...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-01-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
I think I would rather deal with Blooms questions...

I think I would rather deal with Blooms questions than have to reconstruct a random table from memory. At least with Blooms questions I can get credit for having some knowledge on the topic, even if...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-01-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Thanks, that's actually very helpful insight.

Thanks, that's actually very helpful insight.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-01-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Is it just me, or do the exams seem to get easier...

Is it just me, or do the exams seem to get easier from 2014 -> 2016? It seems like the more recent exams tend to ask more general questions about big ideas from the syllabus, while the older exams...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 05-01-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Completely agree with your logic-- pure volume...

Completely agree with your logic-- pure volume cannot distort #13 since it is designed to make a comparison between held reserve and earned premium. Any "distortion" that would occur from premium...
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-27-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
It's a really stupid question-- the monthly pro...

It's a really stupid question-- the monthly pro rata assumption overrides the fact that it was written on 4/1, and so you just have to assume that it was written on 4/15 instead.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-25-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
This was exactly my interpretation.

This was exactly my interpretation.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-25-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 04-24-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Do people apply directly to JUAs, or do they...

Do people apply directly to JUAs, or do they apply to the servicing carrier?
Forum: Careers - Employment 02-03-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,413
Posted By AEM
Total non-issue. Also, don't bother lecturing...

Total non-issue. Also, don't bother lecturing your friend; it's pretentious the die has already been cast.
Forum: Exam 6 US - Regulation and Financial Reporting 11-14-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 224,421
Posted By AEM
Greetings gentlemen. I'm planning to begin...

Greetings gentlemen.

I'm planning to begin studying for exam 6 in the next few weeks. Does anyone have any general advice regarding how to study for this exam versus exam 5? I didn't really make...
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