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by Collector
February 14th, 2020, 10:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 294
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Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

what bothers me is how certain western countries (bureaucrats) in particular, these days brag they have so good and modern health system so the corona will be no issue... Fact check: mostly what they can do is isolation of patients, and they only have capacity for very few patients in high safe room...
by Collector
February 13th, 2020, 12:08 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 294
Views: 56173

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

We will all be like Dr Rieux soon. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcR2uMW1qxAsaGYqci6h8Fn0gkecnye2i3BgrK0yZixmfzafJdnU "Thus the first thing that plague brought to our town was exile." "Moreover, the epidemic seemed to be on the wane; on some days only ten or so deaths were n...
by Collector
February 13th, 2020, 10:21 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 294
Views: 56173

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

The largest coronavirus outbreak outside mainland China is not in a country, but on a cruise ship. I wonder if it can be any relation to centralized re-circulation of air? or just much people in small space... "In mechanical ventilation and air-conditioning systems, recirculation of air is used to ...
by Collector
February 12th, 2020, 7:07 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 294
Views: 56173

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

how are those apartment complexes that use centralized internal  recycling of some of the air to save energy suited for Covid-19 ?
by Collector
February 12th, 2020, 4:35 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Paul Wilmott on Quantitative Finance, new edition?
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: Paul Wilmott on Quantitative Finance, new edition?

"  discontinued providing CDs/DVDS along with the book "  CDs ?? Credit Default Swaps?    " But just email   to get the CD." credit default? No thanks! but thanks for the tip! (rigged) looks like a interesting book by the way, this both with or without the added benefit of a credit default trigger h...
by Collector
February 10th, 2020, 5:29 pm
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Topic: norway
Replies: 457
Views: 55451

Re: norway

The big question, can Norway make America Great Again? One of our best song talents, she won Norway got talent when 7 years old, she is now 13 and in the final of America's got talent (Norwegian music export is increasing, soon by passing the Sweds!) Angelina can make America's music great again! Me...
by Collector
February 9th, 2020, 1:07 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2148
Views: 130902

Re: Stupid question of the day

American food is generally excellent. But American chocolate is one of their disappointments.
Compared to english cuisine, the cuisine of any other country is excellent.
how is the Scottish cuisine, better puddings? 
by Collector
February 9th, 2020, 12:24 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Views: 130902

Re: Stupid question of the day

have any of you had such machines flying around your garden (without informing u first), basically a flying super chain saw two to three meter tall cutting wildly in trees, and incredible noise.  it was when it was flying towards my house in strong wind, jumping up and down that I got a tad worried ...
by Collector
February 8th, 2020, 9:59 am
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
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Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

pangolin the “missing link”
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just don't tweet a joke that they look a bit like aliens, twitter will block u for conspiracy theories!
by Collector
February 6th, 2020, 12:53 pm
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Topic: RIP thread
Replies: 99
Views: 10219

Re: RIP thread

RIP the father of the Gordon Gekko, 103 is quite an achievement! RIP.  I thought he was brilliant as Einar in The Vikings. What do the Scandinavians make of that Hollywood version of the glory years? Odin's test. yes he plays very good in that role, cheap way to get hair cut. I have throwing axes o...
by Collector
February 6th, 2020, 12:33 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP thread
Replies: 99
Views: 10219

Re: RIP thread

RIP the father of the Gordon Gekko, 103 is quite an achievement!
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