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by Collector
February 13th, 2020, 12:08 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 318
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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: 318
Views: 56651

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: 318
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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: 1279

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: 55566

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: 2149
Views: 131179

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: 131179

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: 10300

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
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Topic: RIP thread
Replies: 99
Views: 10300

Re: RIP thread

RIP the father of the Gordon Gekko, 103 is quite an achievement!
by Collector
February 5th, 2020, 4:01 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
Replies: 690
Views: 40883

Re: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

" So the information can last forever,  we just may not be able to access it?"    "He explained that an Aleph is one of the points in space that contains all other points."   "Truth cannot penetrate a closed mind. If all places in the universe are in the Aleph, then all stars, all lamps, all sources...
by Collector
February 5th, 2020, 3:44 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
Replies: 690
Views: 40883

Re: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

Hadamard  " He believed that mathematical models of physical phenomena should have the properties that: 3.  the solution's behavior changes continuously with the initial conditions." so yes that is what he believed,  but is it really so with physical phenomena at the quantum scale? How did Hadamard...
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