We are doing our interview with a family friend of Bryan's. He works for PNC Bank as a Wealth Manager, which is very related to Actuarial Science. We have the interview lined up to be conducted some time over the next few weeks. We will talk to him to get information about how he likes the field he is in, but also to get information from someone who has real world knowledge about actuarial science.
(Phys.org)—Ever since Austrian scientist Erwin Schrodinger put his unfortunate cat in a box, his fellow physicists have been using something called quantum theory to explain and understand the nature of waves and particles.
University Park PA (SPX) Feb 22, 2013 - Statistics is an important tool in sorting through information on how human activities are affecting the climate system, as well as how climate change affects natural and human systems, according to...
This talks about the use of statistics to help clear fog better for climate change pictures. This involves us becuase statistics are discussed in the article and that is a major component of actuarial science.
We liked this article because it talks about social media statistics. This is relating them to B2B audiences. We have an interest in the use of statistics because that is a major component of actuarial science.
Dr Geraldine Kaye of GAAPS Actuarial gives an overview of the actuarial profession which is always in a state of evolving change. She looks at the different actuarial sectors, the growth of accountancy firms, salary levels and the actuarial lifestyle. Register now for actuarial jobs at www.GAAPS.com Part 2 of "Overview of the Actuarial Profession" lecture at Heriot-Watt Dr Geraldine Kaye was formally a senior research fellow at City University Actuarial Department (now part of the Cass Business School). She was also an honorary research fellow at Gresham College and previously had held senior positions in the financial services industry. She is now managing director of GAAPS Actuarial Recruitment.
The social media landscape has continued to evolve at a rapid pace. It has become more fun with the addition of Instagram and Pinterest.
Two Significant Trends in Social Media There are two trends that have emerged in the last two years that have changed the social media landscape and fabric.
Visualisation of content: This is obvious when you see the rapid rise of Pinterest and Instagram and the evolution of larger images on Facebook and its user interface. Google+ had realised this when it launched last year with its feature and function sets applying a highly visual format.Mobile use and sharing: Instagram is the leader of this trend and is one of the reasons that Facebook made a $1 billion purchase of a non profitable company (Instagram) with only 16 employees.
Alec Giugliano and Bryan Morell's insight:
This is another article about statistics with social media and we can use this to evaluate how they are used and how it applies to actuarial science.
With Pinterest expanding its features for businesses, Instagram launching a Web version and Facebook continually expanding its advertising options, now is as good a time as ever to bolster your social media presence for the future.
Before doing so, it's important to understand the data behind each social channel to gain insights into what works and what doesn't with your audience. Here are 100 of the most fascinating social media statistics and figures from 2012 that can help you better understand Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Google Plus for the coming year.
Alec Giugliano and Bryan Morell's insight:
This article is talking about 100 statistics and figures about social media. We can use this to look at the use of statistics and how actuaries could have taken part in evaluating them.
Tips on qualifying as an actuary from Dr Geraldine Kaye of GAAPS Actuarial. Valuable advice on balancing studying for the actuarial exams with your social life. Qualify quickly with exemptions and a coffee addiction. Register now for actuarial jobs at www.GAAPS.com Part 3 of "Overview of the Actuarial Profession" lecture at Heriot-Watt Dr Geraldine Kaye was formally a senior research fellow at City University Actuarial Department (now part of the Cass Business School). She was also an honorary research fellow at Gresham College and previously had held senior positions in the financial services industry. She is now managing director of GAAPS Actuarial Recruitment.
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