I am an adrenaline junky. I enjoy rollercoasters, rappelling off buildings, skydiving, … and estimating. All of these give me the rush that I crave. 185 more words
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Let’s take some fluctuating time series — say the value of some financial asset, like a stock price. What is its average growth rate? This seemingly trivial question came up in a recent discussion I had with a friend; obviously, it is relevant for quantitative finance and many other applications. 1,148 more words
Leave No Trace is a program that promotes the ethical usage of the outdoors and focuses on land conservation. It is built on seven principles: Plan ahead and prepare, travel and camp on durable surfaces, dispose of waste properly, leave what you find, minimize campfire impacts, respect wildlife, and be considerate of other visitors. 131 more words
We are just easing out of the season of holiday get-togethers, spent making idle chitchat with strangers, relatives you haven’t seen in eons, or acquaintances that you talked with at last year’s holiday party, but haven’t seen since. 288 more words
11.2 million people will be required to complete a Self Assessment Return for 2013/14 and the deadline is the 31st January 2015.
The most common things you will need to know are: 282 more words