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Forum: Careers - Employment 08-14-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,167
Posted By JohnLocke
1) Not making lists 2) Not making numbered...

1) Not making lists
2) Not making numbered lists
3) Not shitposting
Forum: General Actuarial 08-10-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,350
Posted By JohnLocke
I agree, but on more even terms between CAS and...

I agree, but on more even terms between CAS and SOA
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-08-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,681
Posted By JohnLocke
Proof that American Exceptionalism encompasses...

Proof that American Exceptionalism encompasses whining and naiveté.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-07-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,681
Posted By JohnLocke
We might be talking apples and oranges. This guy...

We might be talking apples and oranges. This guy doesn't want to have any directs or management responsibility it seems. That caps you out a lot faster.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,681
Posted By JohnLocke
About to write the same thing.

About to write the same thing.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,681
Posted By JohnLocke
Earnings satisfaction is more often relative to...

Earnings satisfaction is more often relative to baseline expectations and peer groups than not absolute values. You better believe I would feel undervalue only making 500k / yr if everyone with...
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,681
Posted By JohnLocke
Don't mind me, just puking in my mouth.

Don't mind me, just puking in my mouth.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-06-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 6,681
Posted By JohnLocke
I think this is the wrong way to think about it....

I think this is the wrong way to think about it. I view "societal value" as only meaningful in the context of the counterfactual.

The total value is the marginal impact of this counterfactual. ...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,617
Posted By JohnLocke
42 (coincidence, I swear). Based on the list, I...

42 (coincidence, I swear). Based on the list, I just bought 3 of them.
Forum: Careers - Employment 08-03-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By JohnLocke
Isn't that sales' job? Have not personally...

Isn't that sales' job? Have not personally experienced an UW dept that (overtly, intentionally) that was purely sales-driven and didn't worry about risk.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-13-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By JohnLocke
I'm curious why you would include plan design...

I'm curious why you would include plan design factors within the model. I would account for those with "actuarial" factors and model allowed claims directly.
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 07-13-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By JohnLocke
What exactly are you trying to model? Group...

What exactly are you trying to model? Group claims?
Do you even have good enough data?
Are the features at a member-level or group level?
Is the response at a member-level or group level?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 07-12-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,550
Posted By JohnLocke
My personal goal is to have my mortgage paid off...

My personal goal is to have my mortgage paid off by 35 - around the same time as my 3 kids are all done with daycare. I will be (feel) rich $$$$. As long as I don't refi I will be there at least by...
Forum: Resume & Cover Letter Advice Forum 07-11-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By JohnLocke
Too wordy - you need to trim it down.

Too wordy - you need to trim it down.
Forum: General Actuarial 07-07-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,426
Posted By JohnLocke
+1

+1
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-29-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,555
Posted By JohnLocke
Can't say the same thing for that goat!

Can't say the same thing for that goat!
Forum: General Actuarial 06-21-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By JohnLocke
I would bet my left foot that most of the...

I would bet my left foot that most of the predictive lift is the new data the model is accessing and nothing to do with AI.

All aboard the hype train.
Forum: Careers - Employment 06-16-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,093
Posted By JohnLocke
I don't mean to be insulting but I find it absurd...

I don't mean to be insulting but I find it absurd that a mid-40's person would care so much about P&C vs whatevs. It's not nearly as big of a deal as a bunch of 20 year olds make it out to be (like...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,251
Posted By JohnLocke
Likely junk science imo

Likely junk science imo
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-13-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,810
Posted By JohnLocke
You seem like a chill dude.

You seem like a chill dude.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-05-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,051
Posted By JohnLocke
Life seems like it would be a lot less thrilling...

Life seems like it would be a lot less thrilling without passion about anything.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 06-02-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,487
Posted By JohnLocke
I agree. It was extremely decent. Nothing...

I agree. It was extremely decent. Nothing outraged me, or wowed me, but I was moderately entertained. Given the intense feelings I have for all that is star wars (love or hate), the absolute middle...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-01-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 199,719
Posted By JohnLocke
They are just being explicit about the worth of...

They are just being explicit about the worth of their product. They might charge $1000, but it's only worth $300.
Forum: TV Shows, Movies, Books, etc 05-29-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,487
Posted By JohnLocke
RO is awesome. Buncha haters up in here.

RO is awesome. Buncha haters up in here.
Forum: Careers - Employment 05-29-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,108
Posted By JohnLocke
I don't know what it's "made out to be" but...

I don't know what it's "made out to be" but predictive analytics is super useful in health insurance. For regulatory and pragmatic reasons, those uses aren't always actuarial (pricing/reserving) but...
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