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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 06:10 AM
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We get the pandemic we deserve. Gyms in...

We get the pandemic we deserve.

Gyms in North Carolina are still closed, gyms in South Carolina are open, so some North Carolinians are crossing the border to pack gyms in the northern part of SC....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 42
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He could have been 80something. Don't lump...

He could have been 80something.

Don't lump in centenarians with all other old people. They're aging is not like everybody else's. Don't look at a sickly 85 year old in a nursing home and think...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9,701
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I went grocery shopping today at lunchtime. 100%...

I went grocery shopping today at lunchtime. 100% mask wearing among all employees and customers!

But it wasn't my usual supermarket. I ended up driving a few extra miles to another one because...
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,725
I thought about that, but it's unclear if and how...

I thought about that, but it's unclear if and how it can run on a Linux server back-end. It's also restricted to HDHR tuners. I've read enough about MythTV to decide I'm going with it until and...
Forum: Sports Yesterday, 05:11 PM
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25 players have tested positive for the...

25 players have tested positive for the coronavirus since June 23.

https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/coronavirus-nba-announces-25-out-of-351-players-have-tested-positive-for-covid-19/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 643
Did they say he was 101?

Did they say he was 101?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:33 PM
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Yes. People who live to 100+ usually were robust...

Yes. People who live to 100+ usually were robust in their 80s and early 90s, and when it's their time time to die it happens fast; they're not suffering in a hospital bed for 6 months.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9,701
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The percentage positive is much more useful when...

The percentage positive is much more useful when looking at its trend relative to the number of tests and positive tests.

If the daily positive tests double and the % positive stays the same or...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 643
88 year old man: Doctor, doctor, my wife is...

88 year old man: Doctor, doctor, my wife is pregnant!

Doctor: Let me tell you a story. There was once a hunter who always carried a gun wherever he went. One day he took his umbrella instead of...
Forum: Software & Technology Yesterday, 06:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,725
Fubo is also increasing their price at nearly the...

Fubo is also increasing their price at nearly the same time, bumping the standard plan up to $60 and family plan to $65 on August 1.

They and the other streaming services who were bullied into...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,072
Originally posted in the general COVID-19 thread....

Originally posted in the general COVID-19 thread.


This Canadian company is selling $1/each disposable masks with built-in adhesive around the edges to create a seal and prevent glasses from...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 756,065
This Canadian company is selling $1/each...

This Canadian company is selling $1/each disposable masks with built-in adhesive around the edges to create a seal and prevent glasses from fogging.

https://spidertech.com/us/ready-face-mask
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9,701
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It's much more effective than letting the...

It's much more effective than letting the passengers roam free on the ship for another 2 months.

Confining everybody to their rooms limited the spread to couples and families sharing the same...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 07-01-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9,701
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Or more likely, it didn't have enough time to...

Or more likely, it didn't have enough time to infect more people after the passengers were confined to their rooms and subsequently left the ship altogether. It would have gone much higher than 20%...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-01-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,725
When YTTV launched in February 2017 it was just...

When YTTV launched in February 2017 it was just $35. Holy inflation, Batman!
Forum: Software & Technology 06-30-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,725
YouTube TV is jumping $15 in price to $64.99,...

YouTube TV is jumping $15 in price to $64.99, starting today for new subscribers and July 30 for existing subscribers. I will be ditching my subscription.

They added some channels, but why didn't...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 756,065
The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative:...

The COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative: https://www.covid19hg.org/

Mission

The COVID-19 host genetics initiative brings together the human genetics community to generate, share and analyze data...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,701
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But not for the supermarket's management, who can...

But not for the supermarket's management, who can hire a consultant if necessary. Their lack of knowledge of graph theory led them to believe having one-way aisles is a good idea. Without one-way...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 756,065
Review your graph theory book from college and...

Review your graph theory book from college and get back to us. Or take the class if you never did before.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 5,716
They tested negative? Or did they not get tested...

They tested negative? Or did they not get tested at all?


So you have been shopping. That could be your answer, especially if the shop was crowded and some people in the shop were not wearing a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 756,065
No, it's about applying graph theory....

No, it's about applying graph theory. Shortest-path algorithms will almost always yield longer paths on nontrivial graphs if the edges are directed than if they are not.

If you're not interested...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-30-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
I meant connecting the printer to the router via...

I meant connecting the printer to the router via wifi. That printer is 2.4 GHz wifi capable, from what I've read.

However, to perform the initial wifi configuration for the printer you may need...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-30-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 756,065
Those one-way signs in supermarket aisles are...

Those one-way signs in supermarket aisles are counterproductive, and I ignore them. They thought it would lead to fewer people passing each other if everybody is going in the same direction, but...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-30-2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
In this case it legitimately could be somebody...

In this case it legitimately could be somebody else's fault. Since the printer is plugged into the router's USB, you're now dependent on the print server implementation in the router, rather than...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 06-28-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9,701
Views: 756,065
I usually wrap beer bottles with napkins or a...

I usually wrap beer bottles with napkins or a paper towel. Keeps my hand from getting overly wet, and slows the heat transfer from my hand to the beer.
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