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BS Mechanical Engr.
PhD CS(AI)
CS Prof (4yr)
Numerous consulting jobs.
15 yr at http://www.pharsight.com
Published book on CS & several articles
4 kids, 2 grand
Pilot(student)

P.S. The picture is a Beta-prime distribution. It shows the program speedup factors you can get if you see a problem twice in 2, 3, 4, and 5 samples.


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++ Interesting that you bring up the issue of locale. I'm originally from the middle of the US, and there does seem to be a local perspective.
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++ Makes sense, especially the last sentence.
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@Mark: Great movie.
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Excellent question. Widely applicable.
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++ Very wise, especially the part about staying in the job while you look for another.
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@Bob: I'm sure you're right. I haven't worked at any (well, maybe one - a lottery business). Some were just trying to start up something that sounded good so they could sell it in a few years and go buy a yacht.
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