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Old 12-14-2017, 02:33 PM
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I read the book and I'm glad I did. As others have said, it is short. The real discussion is whether it's worth the price tag. For me, if I can learn something new that I apply multiple times later in life, that's going to have a high value for me. I'm starting to learn python, and I've applied some of the things he talks about in the book.
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I read the book and I'm glad I did. As others have said, it is short. The real discussion is whether it's worth the price tag. For me, if I can learn something new that I apply multiple times later in life, that's going to have a high value for me. I'm starting to learn python, and I've applied some of the things he talks about in the book.
does he say that learning python is important in the book?
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I've seen two other formal reviews of the book in SOA and AAA publications:

SOA Actuary of the Future: https://www.soa.org/Library/Newslett...2017-iss41.pdf

Contingencies Magazine: http://www.contingenciesonline.com/c...018?pg=47#pg47

They highlight more pros/cons for those who are interested
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