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by Collector
June 4th, 2020, 4:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who should take the blame?
Replies: 34
Views: 2246

Re: Who should take the blame?

"but “flue” is that thingy inside your chimney. The informal word for influenza is “flu”."  

sorry I thought u always only listened to the sound! 

Words That Sound the Same: Flew, Flu, and Flue
by Collector
June 4th, 2020, 1:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Who should take the blame?
Replies: 34
Views: 2246

Re: Who should take the blame?

in Norway they have now finally compared the death statistics this year with previous years. To their surprise they could not find any raise in the number of deaths per months during the corona episode. All over the world we see political leaders and activist abusing the death stats...again testing ...
by Collector
June 1st, 2020, 6:17 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Physicists, Stop the Churlishness
Replies: 15
Views: 1421

Re: Physicists, Stop the Churlishness

" Some of my best friends are mathematicians. Most are normally distributed." yes, those Judo- mathematicians, soft landing for Judo- mathematicians do not mean people with long break from judo think their throws feels like soft landing...reminds me I felt of a ladder this month, and strangely ended...
by Collector
June 1st, 2020, 5:05 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Physicists, Stop the Churlishness
Replies: 15
Views: 1421

Re: Physicists, Stop the Churlishness

" but as physics is held hostage by mathematicians there is little hope... A churlish statement. Mathematicians are only trying to help." My apologize, I forgot the many(?) kind hearted mathematicians, my view was biased from stepping on the toe recently of one borderline evil mathematician (dont wo...
by Collector
May 31st, 2020, 2:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 242
Views: 10389

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

weight gains during your corona time? (so then better prepared wave 2)

feel free to post numbers and pictures (before/after)!  (stable here so nothing to report)
by Collector
May 31st, 2020, 10:13 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Average Vol in Turnbull Wakeman
Replies: 6
Views: 2204

Re: Average Vol in Turnbull Wakeman

 the European Energy Exchange claims they use my 2006 extension of the TW formula (the no vol term structure variant). I was blowing dust of and brushing up that working paper  and just published a note on it Asian options with zero cost-of-carry: EEX options on freight and iron ore futures ( a few ...
by Collector
May 30th, 2020, 6:04 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Physicists, Stop the Churlishness
Replies: 15
Views: 1421

Re: Physicists, Stop the Churlishness

physics is the foundation of all science, including math... mathematicians, economists, biologists,  chemists are fiddling in physics when they talk about their own disciple..  but as physics is held hostage by mathematicians there is little hope... what to do? robotic farming until the crisis is ov...
by Collector
May 30th, 2020, 4:56 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 242
Views: 10389

Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

my robots kept working hard under the whole corona episode, without complaining even once. Dont worry I programed them to rest on Sunday (so inside the EU/Eøs regulative). My grass cutter robot, my vacuum robot, and my house cleaning robot.   based on observing my robots from time to time I am not v...
by Collector
May 23rd, 2020, 5:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 854
Views: 85627

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

Sweden which is worst hit per capita in Europe? due to very open policy: Interesting "We have to go back to December 1993 to find more deaths in a single month. Then, 11,057 people died. In total, 97,008 people died in 1993 which was the highest number of deaths in one year since 1918 during the pe...
by Collector
May 22nd, 2020, 7:14 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is everyone ok?
Replies: 38
Views: 3281

Re: Is everyone ok?

Bjørnen er tilbake and walking the Wall and the Street, så bra!
by Collector
May 21st, 2020, 9:56 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 291
Views: 39593

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

"(majority of physicists make this stupid mistake)" the Parrot mistake!
by Collector
May 17th, 2020, 2:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 291
Views: 39593

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

interesting, but since the wheels are affected by length contraction I am not sure this solution works, possibly at best a good approximation, but need to study it more carefully. It is Norwegian national day now so not allowed to work, need to look at it next week!
by Collector
May 16th, 2020, 8:48 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 291
Views: 39593

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

Any mathematics enthusiast here? or only spherical oxford heads that need to be boxed?
if the ancient Greeks couldn't solve it, why do you think Oxford can? 
Have you tried Imperial?
off course it is impossible to square the Imperial circle even for oxfordians!
by Collector
May 16th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 291
Views: 39593

Re: Philosophy of Mathematics

Any mathematics enthusiast here? or only spherical oxford heads that need to be boxed?
by Collector
May 13th, 2020, 9:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gallows humour
Replies: 129
Views: 8040

Re: Gallows humour

snowing here yesterday even in the low land, some places in mountain 9 meter snow along the roads (more than twice as much as last year), but snow is melting, time for body counts, soon a short summer...then winter again...
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