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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 150,570
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Whence endeth

Whence endeth
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 150,570
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Sometimes I feel bad for making my computer so a...

Sometimes I feel bad for making my computer so a lot of unnecessary calculations.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-31-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10,897
Views: 842,695
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
More wealthy, imo. Which causes both of those...

More wealthy, imo. Which causes both of those things.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,877
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I would like one, but wife/kid/money say...

I would like one, but wife/kid/money say otherwise. It's honestly pretty low on the list of inappropriate things I'd like to try. Somewhere after magic mushrooms, fireworks, arson, three-ways,...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-30-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25,845
Views: 6,836,645
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Seriously, I don't think spending $ to buy in...

Seriously, I don't think spending $ to buy in game cosmetics is any worse than spending $ to buy real life cosmetics.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-30-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25,845
Views: 6,836,645
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:heynow: Thank God we didn't have any of...

:heynow:

Thank God we didn't have any of those things when I was young.

Of course getting mom and dad to lay down $hundreds on MtG cards was well worth it. Good quality cardboard.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Here is the day he killed himself. ...

Here is the day he killed himself.

https://mobile.twitter.com/THEHermanCain/status/1274489632886075398?s=20
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Killed by a Tump Rally. What a lousy way...

Killed by a Tump Rally.

What a lousy way to go.

At least it was his own choice I guess.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10,897
Views: 842,695
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Just ask AO fan to go drinking in a bar without a...

Just ask AO fan to go drinking in a bar without a mask.

I'm sure she'll happily comply with your experiment.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-30-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10,897
Views: 842,695
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yes, it's true Sweden seems to have bottomed out....

Yes, it's true Sweden seems to have bottomed out. Maybe that's where the South is headed now.

I don't think we know yet how bad things can get in larger cities though.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-29-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 9,785
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Going on vacation next week to visit my brother. ...

Going on vacation next week to visit my brother. I don't think we have asymptomatic testing here, so the plan is to pop a tent for a couple weeks, which is just as well since their yard is nicer...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-28-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Okay. Thanks this helps. Basically skipping is...

Okay. Thanks this helps. Basically skipping is probably bad because ..
- kid might be immature or otherwise not ready in some ways.
- older kids ignore/abuse/detest young small weirdos.
-...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-28-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
You should try a word he's familiar with out of...

You should try a word he's familiar with out of context.

For mine there was a long period of trying and mostly failing to sound stuff out. Since English is such a ****er with long and short...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-27-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,323
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Afaik, Teslas generate a lot more data than other...

Afaik, Teslas generate a lot more data than other car company. Like every car is fitted with a bunch of cameras pointing every direction including at the driver. And every car has a computer...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-26-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Do you guys have any experience with skipping...

Do you guys have any experience with skipping grades? Did it work out?

Or "gifted and talented" programs?

Or other stuff like that?


I'm not ready to assume that kind of thing yet. At...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-26-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
She just turned 4. We will find out if there's...

She just turned 4. We will find out if there's space in the Public Pre-K in another month. Even so, COVID will still be a thing here.

And again, I will probably hate the school. Because she...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-26-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oh, cool. I do love the grown up version of all...

Oh, cool. I do love the grown up version of all of those games.

Kind of makes me wish I had more kids to play with (or that my wife were more into gaming). Guess I should try to make some...
Forum: Careers - Employment 07-25-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,323
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
That actually sounds really cool. I don't know...

That actually sounds really cool. I don't know what (if anything) you P&C guys do with car-data... but... it at least SEEMS like Tesla would be the best suited to identifying driver risks.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-25-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Oh man, I was about to say "wow how cute and time...

Oh man, I was about to say "wow how cute and time intensive!" but actually I could just print these off. I'll add it to the definite maybe list.

I do like Magic a lot more than chess. Otoh, I...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-25-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Yeahp, good thought. Last week I woke up to the...

Yeahp, good thought. Last week I woke up to the fact that David Attenborough has all but disappeared from netflix! :x

She's never been super into them (and my wife doesn't care for them...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-24-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 19,179
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
:bump: Not much has changed besides when tshtf...

:bump:
Not much has changed besides when tshtf with covid. I try to watch her and wfh but I am sick of it. I am jealous of people without children and people without jobs. So she's basically...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-24-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 985
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Mad scientist Lucy.

Mad scientist Lucy.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-23-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,765
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Google uses machine learning to learn machine...

Google uses machine learning to learn machine learning.


https://ai.googleblog.com/2020/07/automl-zero-evolving-code-that-learns.html?m=1
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-22-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 9,785
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
I'm sorry Dyal, that's terrible and scary, I hope...

I'm sorry Dyal, that's terrible and scary, I hope that your people make it.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-21-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 985
Posted By Sredni Vashtar
Jesus, you had 3 teachers? I think I had like 3...

Jesus, you had 3 teachers? I think I had like 3 months of home ec total, during which we made 2 meals, presumably because it was too messy to bake a lot.

We learned what cups and quarts were (I...
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