| Money Talk|| re: Interviewing with Halliburton for a Field Engineer position - tigercross on 3/6/14 at 11:33 pm|
[quote]Not technically, but the listing on careers to geaux said cm's were welcome to apply. I assume that they knew that already when they selected me to interview. I am one of the few non petes they're interviewing for field engineer positions[/quote]
One of my buddies was a CM major and got on...
| Money Talk|| re: The best computer language skills for obtaining financial programming jobs - tigercross on 2/23/14 at 9:44 pm|
[quote]and ability of other laymen to be able to use it (through Excel).
This is the key. I can do all kinds of cool shite in SAS and R, but it means next to nothing to the big wigs. Doing it in Excel slightly limits the analysis I can do, but makes things a lot easier for the people wh...
| Money Talk|| re: The best computer language skills for obtaining financial programming jobs - tigercross on 2/23/14 at 6:55 pm|
If you have experience from SAS, learn how to do that stuff in R. Just Google whatever interests you and it should be on the first page of results. I recommend R Studio as an interface.
VBA and SQL are next most important, I think. Python is very important if you want to do intense data analysis....
| Food and Drink Board|| re: what are some menu items you can't pass on? - tigercross on 2/21/14 at 8:32 pm|
[quote]If I'm out to dinner and I see pork cheeks, pork belly, or sweetbreads I can't pass on them regardless of what else I may want [/quote]
Had sweetbreads and pork cheeks at Coquette Sunday night... :drool:...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Abduction on LSU campus was a hoax!!! - tigercross on 2/21/14 at 6:26 pm|
LP gonna LP
| Tiger Rant|| re: did anyone else notice that we always seem to play an Ivy League team - tigercross on 2/21/14 at 5:41 pm|
[quote]Home & Home?[/quote]
Half of this board had a stroke because we played a single game in New Orleans on opening weekend. Just imagine the reaction if we played an entire OOC series away. Last time we did so was '07 IIRC...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Where does the post college 20-something crowd go during the week? - tigercross on 2/11/14 at 1:27 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do you put your IQ score on your resume? - tigercross on 2/10/14 at 6:01 pm|
If you're that smart, your achievements and experiences should speak for themselves. Either you have a resume full of relevant and impressive experience (in which case there would be no need to list your IQ), or your experience does not match up with your IQ (which would be a red flag)....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Name something amazing you have done, if you have done anything amazing. - tigercross on 2/9/14 at 12:10 am|
Of course not. Small AA HS meet.
But it was the last leg. From handoff to finish line was about 90 meters.[/quote]
So, you're admitting that your coach was incompetent and you did not actually run a 10.6.
Splits on relays are properly taken when the baton crosses the middle of the...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Thinking about taking a trip in August: destination suggestions? - tigercross on 2/4/14 at 8:39 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone Else Get Screwed Over On The Gatorade Bet? - tigercross on 2/3/14 at 10:51 am|
[quote]It's more chartreuse leaning toward the yellow side of the scale.
It's easy to go find a pic like this one below where it looks blindingly yellow:
But, you can also find some where it does have that coloration of green in it making it chartreuse:
You posted pictur...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Winter Storm Leon Updates - No More OP Updates.. - tigercross on 1/27/14 at 6:05 pm|
[quote]How many posters are praying to god nothing happens just so they can antagonize any poster that has posted in this thread?[/quote]
I can think of one who gets a Hardly boys style raging clue for this type of shite....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Do you have any Internet White Whales? - tigercross on 1/25/14 at 9:41 pm|
I've done a pretty thorough search for photos/videos of munging with no success. Any help would be appreciated....
| Money Talk|| re: Law School Tuition Advice - tigercross on 1/23/14 at 9:17 pm|
[quote]No its not. How do I know? Because I'm in grad school right now with student loans.
Here's a link, maybe google something before you look like an arse
You've gotta be shitting me. I had no idea the rates dropped in July 2013. Took out a $20k grad loan with first disbu...
| O-T Lounge|| re: linen suit - tigercross on 1/19/14 at 5:26 pm|
[quote]the wedding is in March. it may be early but i want to get what ever I can done, so there is less to do later. [/quote]
What kind of rubes have a wedding in March where white linen is acceptable?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: How brand-dependent is shoe polish quality? - tigercross on 1/14/14 at 5:34 pm|
Kiwi is fine. Alden sells their "own" wax polish, but a clerk at their store in Carmel confirmed that it is just rebranded Kiwi stuff....
| O-T Lounge|| re: nola hotel two weeks after Mardi Gras - tigercross on 1/13/14 at 10:22 pm|
[quote]March 14 15 16[/quote]
I know there's an orthopaedic surgeon convention that weekend and some of my friends had trouble reserving rooms for a wedding....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Spencer Ware Arrested - tigercross on 1/13/14 at 12:38 am|
[quote]Good example why you get your degree. Your nfl days can be over in a heartbeat [/quote]
Yeah, that Sports Admin degree he was pursuing is a hot commodity on the job market these days....
| O-T Lounge|| re: What color is this Gatorade? - tigercross on 1/8/14 at 3:02 pm|
The only color present in that Gatorade is Yellow 5. Therefore it is yellow. http://www.pepsicobeveragefacts.com/infobyproduct.php?prod_type=1026&prod_size=32&prod_catg_id=1068&brand_fam_id=1043&brand_id=1002&product=Gatorade+Lemon-Lime
Contrast with the Lime Cucumber flavor which has Yellow 5 an...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Why won't 2014 offense look like 2011 offense? - tigercross on 1/6/14 at 5:35 pm|
God, I hope we aren't like the 2011 offense. That was a dumpster fire masked by a strong defense and timely plays by Mathieu.
That team ranked 106th in passing offense, 22nd in rushing offense, and 86th overall.
2011 was overrated because of scoring a lot against weak Auburn and Florida squa...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Post a picture of your favorite Christmas gift... So far - tigercross on 12/25/13 at 11:29 am|
Still waiting to exchange with my girlfriend. She claims I'll really like what she got me. So I've got that going for me.
| Money Talk|| re: Can someone help me with an Allen Edmonds retailer in Baton Rouge - tigercross on 12/20/13 at 7:24 pm|
[quote]Google shows Cohn Turner but they're closed I think. TIA[/quote]
It's Perlis now. Still sells AE....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Fall '13 is over. What does your Spring schedule look like? - tigercross on 12/18/13 at 11:33 am|
Last semester of grad school, only four real classes:
Advanced Database Management (Tabular Modeling)
Operations Research: Stochastic Methods
Supply Chain Management
Advanced Multivariate Analysis II: Marketing Research & Brand Analysis
Plus a 3 hr course finishing my practicum.
| O-T Lounge|| re: For those of us distinguished degree holders, what is yours in? - tigercross on 12/16/13 at 9:01 pm|
BA International Studies :lol:
MS Analytics (in progress)...
| More Sports Board|| re: John Curtis and their 26th state title. - tigercross on 12/13/13 at 12:32 am|
People want to cry about JC recruiting. First: which of their athletes are not paying tuition?
It would be easier to identify the ones who do[/quote]
Link? Does anyone have corroboration of anyone not paying tuition at John Curtis?
The only reason John Curtis, or any other ...
| More Sports Board|| re: John Curtis and their 26th state title. - tigercross on 12/12/13 at 9:31 pm|
[quote]I'm more impressed with Haynesville's 15. Did it the right way. [/quote]
What is the right way?
Based on everything I have seen from JC's program: my own interaction with their coaches, observing their athletes, and talking to former athletes...if they are not doing it right, no one in ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: What's considered a decent mile time - tigercross on 12/10/13 at 7:19 pm|
[quote]and 3 who were running sub-15 3mi. We trained very hard though, usually putting in 10-15mi a day and did 30 on Sunday[/quote]
Bull shite. No high schools on the Northshore in the late 90s/early 00s had multiple guys running under 15 for 3 miles. Nor did they have 5 guys regularly running mar...
| Money Talk|| re: Need some statistics help - regression forecasting - tigercross on 12/9/13 at 11:22 pm|
What is your adjusted Rsquared?
An Rsquared value that high makes me think that multicollinearity is probably an issue in your regression.
Your model might be good for making raw predictions, but be extremely careful about using the coeffecients to explain any of the model.
Edit: what sof...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Finals check in/ Middleton Roll Call - tigercross on 12/7/13 at 4:35 pm|
[quote]got [b]accounting, geology, isds,[/b] econ, and Arabic. prolly gonna get all Cs and frick up my GPA. Studying in the spring is easier since there is no football. [/quote]
College might not be for you....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Official Finals check in/ Middleton Roll Call - tigercross on 12/7/13 at 1:58 pm|
Only 2 finals: Data Mining and Multivariate Analysis. Should not be terrible....