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by ThinkDifferent
May 24th, 2015, 7:21 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: I just want to be a structurer...
Replies: 4
Views: 4600

I just want to be a structurer...

QuoteOriginally posted by: alapetriHi Bearish,I did a PhD because I was unmotivated and bored with my job and I needed to be challenged and use my brain!sounds like you want to go back into that.....
by ThinkDifferent
May 14th, 2015, 9:48 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: no scrawny dudes
Replies: 45
Views: 3367

no scrawny dudes

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarIn counterpoint to a thread of similar biomorphic prejudice.If there is one thing I can't stand it is scrawny, feeble dudes who never have anything good to say about anyone. Why is it that they are so often whining and complaining, with no muscle or brains to p...
by ThinkDifferent
May 14th, 2015, 2:29 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Which offer is better - Derivative trading at oil refiner vs Modelling consultant at Big 4
Replies: 12
Views: 4845

Which offer is better - Derivative trading at oil refiner vs Modelling consultant at Big 4

QuoteTrading at the Refiner. Easy transition to hedge fund or bank....only if you have a time machine and go back to 2006.
by ThinkDifferent
April 23rd, 2015, 11:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: no fat chicks
Replies: 654
Views: 41033

no fat chicks

i like big butts and i can not lie....
by ThinkDifferent
April 23rd, 2015, 11:28 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Which of these PhD is better for quant industry?
Replies: 40
Views: 8939

Which of these PhD is better for quant industry?

QuoteI read a lot on statistics and attend conferences and on top of all this cool stuff you also have a PhD?? Damn, we are impressed :))
by ThinkDifferent
April 22nd, 2015, 3:20 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

I didn't know Goodbye Pork Pie Hat was a tribute to Pres. ...I only listened to "Pres and Teddy" album, which is a lot of fun!
by ThinkDifferent
April 21st, 2015, 3:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

Check out these two babies I got in the mail the other week. Blue Note - Uncompromising ExpressionDownBeat - The Great Jazz Interviews.
by ThinkDifferent
April 21st, 2015, 2:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dushanbe - East of Samarkand
Replies: 6
Views: 2128

Dushanbe - East of Samarkand

not sure...what it has to to with Samarkand? Dushanbe and Samarkand are in different countries... i've been to both cities, btw. Samarkand is beautiful!
by ThinkDifferent
April 17th, 2015, 2:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: exneratunriskQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentexneratunrisk, be gentle. you'll scare off jazz unprepared people <E>:)</E> that's why i started with Horace Silver and Curtis Fuller <E>:)</E> ...I think my first exposure to jazz was Sonny Rollins' "Saxophone Colos...
by ThinkDifferent
April 17th, 2015, 1:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentexneratunrisk, be gentle. you'll scare off jazz unprepared people <E>:)</E> that's why i started with Horace Silver and Curtis Fuller <E>:)</E> Boogie woogie??.cool. Basie Boogie <E>:)</E> here is my favorite jazz piano...
by ThinkDifferent
April 16th, 2015, 5:38 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

<r>exneratunrisk, be gentle. you'll scare off jazz unprepared people <E>:)</E> that's why i started with Horace Silver and Curtis Fuller <E>:)</E> ...I think my first exposure to jazz was Sonny Rollins' "Saxophone Colossus", and then Jazz Messengers and everyone around it (Lee Morgan, Wayne Shorter,...
by ThinkDifferent
April 12th, 2015, 3:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

<r>Zorn's music can be hardly categorized as jazz. I know that wiki also says jazz...but it is just a couple of albums in the 80's. It really is an avant-garde.btw, I loved his live concert with Mike Patton in Warsaw! jazz is not in a marketing crisis. jazz, as we know it, is simply no more. no form...
by ThinkDifferent
April 12th, 2015, 4:50 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentwhy is this thread long abandoned? ...this is so wrong. One conjecture is that some members switched to Gospel and Soul around that time......Jesus...his feet move independently of his body. and no jazz threads where th...
by ThinkDifferent
April 10th, 2015, 12:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Jazz
Replies: 58
Views: 193654

Jazz

why is this thread long abandoned? ...this is so wrong. The PreacherFive Spot After DarkBohemia After Dark
by ThinkDifferent
April 4th, 2015, 8:07 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: recurrent neural networks and self-learning agents
Replies: 22
Views: 3756

recurrent neural networks and self-learning agents

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: ThinkDifferentQuoteOriginally posted by: outrunQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarThank you - watched it for awhile. I have been reading about neural nets from time to time - if anyone has papers or books to recommend, that would be use...
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