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September 15th, 2008, 7:06 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: It's taking awhile to sink in...
Replies: 46
Views: 52924

### It's taking awhile to sink in...

QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeThe industry's changed. The market's flooded with MFE's, the whole sector will shrink. Yeah, maybe we should have had more particle physics phd guys. Then we'd still be dancing.
September 15th, 2008, 6:49 pm
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: simple!!
Replies: 7
Views: 48918

### simple!!

<t>This code will work for any length vector and will use as many elements as possible to generate the symmetric matrix.Credit to Yossarian22 for the initial code.Quotefunction symMtx = makeSymmetricMatrix(Y)lenY = length(Y); doubLenY = 2 * lenY; sqrtVal = sqrt(doubLenY); nRows = floor(sqrtVal); nCo...
September 15th, 2008, 6:01 pm
Forum: Technical Forum
Topic: simple!!
Replies: 7
Views: 48918

### simple!!

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: Yossarian22write your own function to do it. this is very simple. And requires very little thought.You deserve some scolding, if you were a quant in my company, you would be on the firing list. uses s = zeros(6,6) then a simple for loop and scroll through the vector ycn...
August 17th, 2008, 11:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: ai
Replies: 64
Views: 55962

### ai

August 16th, 2008, 6:10 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD becoming less relevant to quant work?
Replies: 161
Views: 65486

### PhD becoming less relevant to quant work?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: KackToodlesQuoteOriginally posted by: twofishI think that today a Ph.D. in string theory would be less attractive than a Ph.D. in computational fluid dynamics, applied mathematics, statistics, or some engineering field. You're assuming the person has only one phd. What ...
August 15th, 2008, 11:47 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Random Walkers Thursday 25th of September
Replies: 25
Views: 53061

### Random Walkers Thursday 25th of September

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnAs the evening drew on more people entered the room introducing themelves using funny names. Eventually, the penny dropped.So you need to introduce yourself by your wilmott username?
August 15th, 2008, 9:08 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: PhD becoming less relevant to quant work?
Replies: 161
Views: 65486

### PhD becoming less relevant to quant work?

It would be helpful if people agreeing or disagreeing to this state whether they have a phd or not.
August 13th, 2008, 1:22 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.
Replies: 34
Views: 55388

### Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: aiQUANTBiology has inspired tv shows such as ER, Grey's Anatomy. What has physics inspired?There was a time when gentlemen physicists were the rageTime machineThat clip's just weird! Some biophysics here: The fly
August 13th, 2008, 12:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.
Replies: 34
Views: 55388

### Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.

Biology has inspired tv shows such as ER, Grey's Anatomy. What has physics inspired?
August 12th, 2008, 6:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Full Contact Quant
Replies: 6
Views: 50569

### Full Contact Quant

August 11th, 2008, 10:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.
Replies: 34
Views: 55388

### Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.

Can someone explain what the hell this graph means?
August 9th, 2008, 8:44 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Has Dawkins Lost the Plot?
Replies: 177
Views: 73912

### Has Dawkins Lost the Plot?

August 9th, 2008, 8:10 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.
Replies: 34
Views: 55388

### Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeparticle nuclear classical quantumgravitationalcosmologysolid statecondensed mattergeophysicsbiophysicseconophysicsand each of these can be subdivided into theoretical and experimental.Get used to it (everyone else seems to be able to cope with this).BTW - what...
August 9th, 2008, 1:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.
Replies: 34
Views: 55388

### Physics ruled the past. Biology will rule the future.

<t>In another thread someone commented that genetics in biophysics. I quote the following text from an article linked below:QuoteDiscussing the nature of the claim implicit in the name, Davies and Brown (3) have remarked, "No science is more pretentious than physics, for the physicist lays claim to ...
August 9th, 2008, 12:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Ten physics problems for the next millenium ?
Replies: 43
Views: 54112

### Ten physics problems for the next millenium ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: aiQUANTTJ can you pick one topic from the list you quote and explain why it is necessary to research. Convince me. I'm lazy dumb schmuck.Listen schmucko. Don't you want to know the number of dimensions you even live in???? Why is it 1...

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