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by Cuchulainn
Today, 8:35 pm
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Topic: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 165

Re: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread

trackstar wrote:
What about you?  Bishop Usscher and JJ?

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Now you're talking. Bishop Berkely for good measure.
by Cuchulainn
Today, 8:10 pm
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Topic: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 165

Re: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread

A tip for the more impressionable Wilmotters .. don't read Rand, just the movie.
by Cuchulainn
Today, 7:45 pm
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Topic: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 165

Re: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread

Can't pick one, but summary of phases.  Interresting to see how other people evolved too - to the point where they can pick just one. Phase 1: JP Sartre and A Camus Phase 2: Lao Tzu and Dalai Lama Phase 3: Jacques Derrida and Julia Kristeva Phase 3.5: Hegel and Wittgenstein Phase 4: Badiou and Ayac...
by Cuchulainn
Today, 7:20 pm
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Topic: Olympic Events that Aren't on the Schedule (but Should Be!)
Replies: 6
Views: 71

Re: Olympic Events that Aren't on the Schedule (but Should Be!)

tw wrote:
How about a race up the bobsled course, in bare feet?

Traden4Alpha wrote:
I'd like to see the ice skaters go down the bobsled track.


An uphill event? Good idea. 
by Cuchulainn
Today, 7:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 165

Re: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread

It's between Douglas Hofstadter and Douglas Adams. Philosophy for the post-philosophy phase of civilization: The History of every major Galactic Civilization tends to pass through three distinct and recognizable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication, otherwise known as How, Why, and...
by Cuchulainn
Today, 6:15 pm
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Topic: Olympic Events that Aren't on the Schedule (but Should Be!)
Replies: 6
Views: 71

Re: Olympic Events that Aren't on the Schedule (but Should Be!)

 In February 2013, the International Olympic Committee voted to exclude freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling from the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, but shortlisted it to be considered for reinclusion.
by Cuchulainn
Today, 5:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bertrand Russell's View of History
Replies: 11
Views: 189212

Re: Bertrand Russell's View of History

By popular request by Track, we have a new thread

viewtopic.php?f=15&t=101163&p=822331#p822331

// Thread titles are write-once ..... remember the good old days when 'bots' used to change title ;)
by Cuchulainn
Today, 5:02 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The Wilmott Philosopy Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 165

The Wilmott Philosopy Thread

It's high time that Willmotters verse themselves in some philosophy. 

Who is your favourite?
by Cuchulainn
Today, 4:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Bertrand Russell's View of History
Replies: 11
Views: 189212

Re: Bertrand Russell's View of History

It's high time that Willmotters verse themselves in some philosophy. 
Who is your favourite?
by Cuchulainn
Today, 4:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: 2016 olympics: Rio
Replies: 36
Views: 34756

Re: 2016 olympics: Rio

I have lost count of the number of times I have skied in Norway with Junior .. it's safe and no drunk skiers on the pistas, like in Australasia. Once in 2002 we were in Geilo when the Olympics were raging .. it seemed that Norway was winning everything ("even more than USA") until a Swedis...
by Cuchulainn
Today, 1:37 pm
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: Benchmark , Hull White 2 factor model
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Benchmark , Hull White 2 factor model

I am looking for a 6-digit accuracy result for a zero-coupon bond paying 1 at T = 3 in this case. We use cubic spline interpolation for the function [$]\theta(t)[$].. Also, what is zcb price in special case [$]\theta = 0.05[$] as a sanity check against possible spline inaccuracies. double T = 3.0; d...
by Cuchulainn
Today, 1:04 pm
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Topic: norway
Replies: 181
Views: 24413

Re: norway

Inebriated Norwegian skier stopped by police due to poor technique

https://www.thelocal.no/20180131/inebri ... -technique
by Cuchulainn
Today, 12:26 pm
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Topic: RBS 6 Nations tournament
Replies: 69
Views: 15538

Re: RBS 6 Nations tournament

by Cuchulainn
Today, 12:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: RBS 6 Nations tournament
Replies: 69
Views: 15538

Re: RBS 6 Nations tournament

Yeah, the "Auld Enemy". :D