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by ISayMoo
March 18th, 2018, 11:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 4346
Views: 337454

Re: UK going to the dogs

I also find the lack of hard evidence presented to the public worrying. Maybe the UK government has a lot of hard evidence pointing at Russia, but (differently from Russia) we are a democracy. They should not risk an open conflict with a major world power without presenting the evidence to the publ...
by ISayMoo
March 18th, 2018, 1:33 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Chatroom
Replies: 421
Views: 15995

Re: Chatroom

Isn't it how quant hedge funds market themselves to graduates? Typical recruitment photo is an Oxbridge person standing in front of the blackboard with complicated formulas chalked on it.

Needless to say, that's very far removed from what quant researchers are doing in those funds.
by ISayMoo
March 18th, 2018, 10:26 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poland pays homage to the Gipper
Replies: 88
Views: 82483

Re: Poland pays homage to the Gipper

Cuchulainn wrote:
ISayMoo wrote:

Can't have everything I suppose.

They'll end up with nothing.
by ISayMoo
March 18th, 2018, 10:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 4346
Views: 337454

Re: UK going to the dogs

I also find the lack of hard evidence presented to the public worrying. Maybe the UK government has a lot of hard evidence pointing at Russia, but (differently from Russia) we are a democracy. They should not risk an open conflict with a major world power without presenting the evidence to the publi...
by ISayMoo
March 14th, 2018, 10:21 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: job interview and alcohol
Replies: 29
Views: 11266

Re: job interview and alcohol

How did the interview go?
by ISayMoo
March 13th, 2018, 11:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
Replies: 1184
Views: 29988

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

Retiring farmers ‘will need new homes post-Brexit’ I don't quite get the illustration at the beginning of the article, to be honest. Any hints welcome. http://images.archant.co.uk/polopoly_fs/1.5427314.1520592998!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_630/image.jpg isn't that just mortar? (the ...
by ISayMoo
March 11th, 2018, 12:29 am
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: how about dictatorship in China
Replies: 5
Views: 2019

Re: how about dictatorship in China

You have a vivid imagination.
by ISayMoo
March 11th, 2018, 12:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Quantitative methods in magic
Replies: 14
Views: 903

Re: Quantitative methods in magic

I briefly wondered once if various Deep Learning models which require random inputs (e.g. autoencoders) could learn to predict the next random value generated, thus "cheating". But I doubt it's possible without a humongous training sample and large model capacity.
by ISayMoo
March 11th, 2018, 12:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Quantitative methods in magic
Replies: 14
Views: 903

Re: Quantitative methods in magic

11 authors, several universities involved, and this research was funded. I've recently listened to a talk by a post-doc from Queen Mary University in London. She was optimising the random seed of the PRNG used by her model as a hyper-parameter, showing plots of reward function for "good seeds&...
by ISayMoo
March 11th, 2018, 12:14 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 4346
Views: 337454

Re: UK going to the dogs

As long as Paul doesn't mess with NI politics, he's fairly safe ;-)
by ISayMoo
March 10th, 2018, 5:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 4346
Views: 337454

Re: UK going to the dogs

You've exposed the recipients, not the donors :)
by ISayMoo
March 9th, 2018, 8:38 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 4346
Views: 337454

Re: UK going to the dogs

Paul wrote:
It’s the usual story. Nothing much new.

Indeed. Tories, under the pressure of their Russian donors, have turned the UK into an open playground for FSB.
by ISayMoo
March 9th, 2018, 10:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Defend yourself against the coming robot rebellion
Replies: 323
Views: 142657

Re: Defend yourself against the coming robot rebellion

Or Xenomorph egg.
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