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by Collector
November 15th, 2018, 9:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: chess
Replies: 50
Views: 194098

Re: chess

those who know don't speak and those who speak don't know (the chess equation ?)

Magnus Carlsen thwarts Game 5 ambush in draw with Fabiano Caruana
by Collector
November 15th, 2018, 7:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: chess
Replies: 50
Views: 194098

Re: chess

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by Collector
November 15th, 2018, 6:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: chess
Replies: 50
Views: 194098

Re: chess

Well played today! Nice velocity of the game!
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by Collector
November 15th, 2018, 1:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Lazarus probabilities are buried alive!
Replies: 34
Views: 1895

Re: Lazarus probabilities are buried alive!

when will they understand that humans have hibernation years? this is what happen when lost the instruction manual.

Survivorship bias gets a new meaning.
by Collector
November 14th, 2018, 11:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: archaeology
Replies: 418
Views: 132845

Re: archaeology

by Collector
November 14th, 2018, 8:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: chess
Replies: 50
Views: 194098

Re: chess

I think Carlsen really will start to play tomorrow....
by Collector
November 14th, 2018, 4:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: chess
Replies: 50
Views: 194098

Re: chess

by Collector
November 14th, 2018, 3:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: chess
Replies: 50
Views: 194098

Re: chess

by Collector
November 14th, 2018, 2:06 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Average Vol in Turnbull Wakeman
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: Average Vol in Turnbull Wakeman

in general it is just the volatility of the underlying future contract that the Asian formula transform into a average vol (based on often unrealistic assumptions about the stochastic process of the underlying future contract). I think the original Turnbull and Wakeman formula is  is not valid for o...
by Collector
November 12th, 2018, 10:30 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members
Replies: 43
Views: 1775

Re: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members

i naturally play chess (but very seldom), many/most know how to play chess, especially popular here after Carlsen showed how easy it is to beat the rest of the world...  the Viking area is coming back! it is inventible. well, we will see if Carlsen can pull it off also this time... Magnus Carlsen tu...
by Collector
November 12th, 2018, 4:46 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members
Replies: 43
Views: 1775

Re: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members

The 2018 World Chess Championship is ongoing in London just now! Londoners should go! but dont expect a seat next to Magnus Carlsen!

https://worldchess.com
by Collector
November 12th, 2018, 12:34 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members
Replies: 43
Views: 1775

Re: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members

never seen it before!   Programmed by a forum member? u made it? Is it not very inappropriate ? (over the edge, but may be not considered so among liberal arts majors?)
by Collector
November 12th, 2018, 12:12 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members
Replies: 43
Views: 1775

Re: Hot Retro Games Programmed by Forum Members

here is another Retro game programmed by a finance quant, the program has no graphics and only based on sound. The game is called Desert (only sand there, so need to navigate based on sounds). ØRKEN (DESERT) 1984 the programmer was into binary numbers as can be seen from the code. even if the game d...
by Collector
November 11th, 2018, 11:52 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: News from Outer Space
Replies: 1141
Views: 123264

Re: News from Outer Space

Quantum 'compass' could allow navigation without relying on satellites "Most navigation today relies on a global navigation satellite system (GNSS), such as GPS, which sends and receives signals from satellites orbiting the Earth. The quantum accelerometer is a self-contained system that does not r...
by Collector
November 11th, 2018, 3:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RIP
Replies: 554
Views: 32871

Re: RIP

Cuchulainn:
"What if those aliens were liberal arts majors?"

likely what they are, and also why they dont have the technology to visit us.
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