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Forum: Careers - Employment 01-23-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,574
Posted By The Obese Dog
I didn't find anything in that article...

I didn't find anything in that article irrational. I thought it was pretty good.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-22-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 14,262
Posted By The Obese Dog
I'm pissed that I wasted time on books 7-13. I...

I'm pissed that I wasted time on books 7-13. I enjoyed 14. It was not an earth-shattering conclusion, but satisfactory.
Forum: Finance - Investments 01-21-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 130,122
Posted By The Obese Dog
Let's assume we take your approach and follow it....

Let's assume we take your approach and follow it. Who benefits?
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 01-21-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 12,166
Posted By The Obese Dog
RE: 1) Mon Montha and Leia were pretty much...

RE: 1)

Mon Montha and Leia were pretty much in charge of the New Republic in all of the now-trashed EU. Putting women in charge was not in the least expected. If Leia wasn't in charge would have...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-17-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,123
Posted By The Obese Dog
The most gray area I've been in is when I...

The most gray area I've been in is when I received a large discount (several thousand dollars) for services as a result of group membership. After I was no longer a member of the group, and hence...
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-10-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,475
Posted By The Obese Dog
Cause the people making those decisions are old...

Cause the people making those decisions are old too. If you look around, you'll notice how all these top positions at all these companies are VERY disproportionately a bunch of geezers. The...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 01-08-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,839
Posted By The Obese Dog
Sounds like something Jables would say... ...

Sounds like something Jables would say...

:bunny:
Forum: Careers - Employment 01-07-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,850
Posted By The Obese Dog
I question why a top-tier SWE is the right...

I question why a top-tier SWE is the right comparison to average actuary. If I'm a mediocre actuary I should expect to be a mediocre SWE. On that front, I expect actuary compares pretty well....
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-20-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 12,166
Posted By The Obese Dog
Agreed. Honestly, I think the critics did us (or...

Agreed. Honestly, I think the critics did us (or at least me personally) a favor. My expectations were so low after devouring reviews and reactions that I was expecting an absolutely awful movie....
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 12,166
Posted By The Obese Dog
I honestly don't get why the critics like TFA but...

I honestly don't get why the critics like TFA but not TLS. Their flaws seem pretty darn similar to me.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 12-20-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 12,166
Posted By The Obese Dog
I loved it. Was it original? No. Will...

I loved it.

Was it original? No.
Will nerds nitckpick it to death? Absolutely.
Will man-children proclaim it destroyed their childhood? Guaranteed.

Was it cool? Yes.
Was it cringey? No...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-18-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 5,662
Posted By The Obese Dog
+1

+1
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-17-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 5,662
Posted By The Obese Dog
woah.

woah.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-17-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By The Obese Dog
Even the website itself itself is riddled with...

Even the website itself itself is riddled with typos and inconsistencies. First thing I would do is design something more professional. Moreover, it's confusing. I'm not sure what you actually do. ...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-11-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By The Obese Dog
Thanks, this is helpful. It sounds like the...

Thanks, this is helpful.

It sounds like the type of guidance I was hoping for does not exist.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-11-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By The Obese Dog
Disclaimer: Don't know much about this exam....

Disclaimer: Don't know much about this exam. Haven't taken it.

Stepwise regression is an anachronism from another age and has little use in modern practice (obviously IMO, but I'm hardly alone, a...
Forum: General Actuarial 12-10-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By The Obese Dog
It's certainly good for a binary prediction....

It's certainly good for a binary prediction. Would need more context to say more. For instance, can someone theoretically have multiple claims? Even if theoretically possible, is the incidence of 2+...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-10-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By The Obese Dog
I'm looking for guidance on what a bias even...

I'm looking for guidance on what a bias even would be considered. What are the things that a regulator would look at and think are problematic? There are all sort of socioeconomic correlations with...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-09-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,193
Posted By The Obese Dog
How do P&C actuaries test for bias and discrimination?

Hi all,

I am not a P&C actuary. Nevertheless, I am looking at P&C models and this question came up. I am too unfamiliar with the P&C regulatory environment to have an opinion of how a DOI would...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,877
Posted By The Obese Dog
"Who's in this Pentavirate?" He asked, totally...

"Who's in this Pentavirate?" He asked, totally unprompted.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,877
Posted By The Obese Dog
Hi the Global Elite, I'm dad.

Hi the Global Elite, I'm dad.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,877
Posted By The Obese Dog
I like this side of you.

I like this side of you.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,877
Posted By The Obese Dog
I had some more jabbing lined up, but this...

I had some more jabbing lined up, but this actually makes me really sad for you. I'm deflated.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,877
Posted By The Obese Dog
Some might look down upon you for your level of...

Some might look down upon you for your level of self-delusion. Not me. I see a great man achieving a level of disassociation with reality that few actuaries can comprehend. I see 40 years of...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 12-06-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 7,877
Posted By The Obese Dog
Hey, save from Grey Poupon for the rest of us. I...

Hey, save from Grey Poupon for the rest of us. I swear that if I have to use Heinz on my next sandwich, the guillotines are coming out of storage.
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