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by Collector
Yesterday, 9:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

Let us not turn this into a Soap Opera, this is serious stuff!

and yes very happy to see Cuch to focus on soap bars rather than liquid soap. No need for the container!!

"Should You Swap to Soap Bars to Reduce Your Environmental Impact?"
by Collector
Yesterday, 3:18 pm
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Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

"depicted them as handsome people but filthy and barbaric." (m ?)

"Good looking, filthy and crazy" (w ?)

think then how good we look after the annual bath ;-) soon Christmas, time to buy soap!

filthy goes hand in hand with low carbon foot print, you clean basXXX !
by Collector
Yesterday, 12:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

"do not even wash their hands after food."

correct, the standard here is  to wash hands before the food, after the food we wash the knives! (in Oslo possibly in the shower?, what would i know, a simple country boy)
by Collector
Yesterday, 10:32 am
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Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

off course that is why I am so shocked, he recommend in the shower, it uses much more electricity than in the woods! If just all did it in the woods then we could consider fly once every third year without Flygskam!  These people following government recommendations are bringing us to the tipping po...
by Collector
Yesterday, 9:43 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

https://www.thelocal.no/20191014/oslo-wants-you-to-save-water-by-peeing-in-the-shower “We could, for example, pee in the shower,” Hult said to NRK. (official responsible for water in the capital Oslo in interview with main Norwegian government sponsored news channel) " “(It sounds like a strange su...
by Collector
Yesterday, 9:12 am
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Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

Norway has the solutions: this is on the main Norwegian state sponsored state channel: NRK. This is serious business from the bureaucrats that with their brilliant minds have figured out how to save the world. And there are no sarcastic jokes or special Norwegian humor below this line: "Norway waste...
by Collector
October 17th, 2019, 10:49 am
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Topic: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think
Replies: 219
Views: 11121

Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

Cuch   " Start with Latin." " I doubt not but I shall incur the Censures of learned Men for putting this Book into English, because, they'll say, it renders Philosophy cheap and vulgar...."  written  by Christian Huygenes (I am reading his books now) and inscribed to Constantine Huygens (Late secre...
by Collector
October 17th, 2019, 10:44 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think
Replies: 219
Views: 11121

Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

why would someone spend much time on rules that change over time, such rules are there to be broken, why it evolves over time! Spend time on laws off the universe instead!
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by Collector
October 17th, 2019, 8:32 am
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Topic: Nobel Price 2016
Replies: 153
Views: 7888

Re: Nobel Price 2016

I would not be surprised if one of the coming Nobels in economics could be linked to climate bonds...  (10 year horizon)   

Green's function will not necessarily qualify!
by Collector
October 16th, 2019, 10:19 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: You are back!
Replies: 8
Views: 189899

Re: You are back!

You need a special category for broke Quant wannabes not currently employed in the financial industry building really big house with 3 kids hence will pay you full subscription price once I've a self employed consultant Real Soon Now and I have a really big mouth which is sort of like free advertis...
by Collector
October 16th, 2019, 9:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: You are back!
Replies: 8
Views: 189899

Re: You are back!

Still Alive & kicking I guess!
by Collector
October 16th, 2019, 8:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Average Life Expectancy of a Quant
Replies: 17
Views: 1095

Re: Average Life Expectancy of a Quant

we can't even share data internal in the firm, Chinese walls, so not even sure of the quant life expectancy on the other side of the door!
by Collector
October 16th, 2019, 7:57 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Is it over?
Replies: 79
Views: 46461

Re: Is it over?

I have been skimming a lot of quant finance journals recently and with a few exceptions I cannot see that much innovation these days. Are we in a long period with little new going on, or are we on the door steps of a new innovative period? The finical markets used to be like a jungle with lots of ex...
by Collector
October 16th, 2019, 7:46 pm
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Topic: Average Life Expectancy of a Quant
Replies: 17
Views: 1095

Re: Average Life Expectancy of a Quant

do we have enough observations to say something with statistical significance?
by Collector
October 16th, 2019, 1:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)
Replies: 614
Views: 199212

Re: Global Warming - What We Can Do (Mitigation)

"The resulting summary curve reveals a remarkable resemblance to the sunspot and terrestrial activity reported in the past millennia including the significant grand solar minima: Maunder Minimum (1645–1715), Wolf minimum (1200), Oort minimum (1010–1050), Homer minimum (800–900 BC) combined with the...
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