Actuaries get acquainted with likelihoods and Bayesian philosophy early in the subject CS1. Most actuarial problems estimate the financial consequencesContinue reading
Category: Future Actuaries’ Corner
I chose actuarial science as my second career, and every single day is happy living it. But the traditional actuary role model is fast evolving, along with the great digital disruption.
This is a collection of articles, my own learnings, and experiences as well as other things that a budding actuary will find useful.
Class 4 – ML Log: Pseudo-inverse estimator and Gradient Descent approaches to Linear Regression
The actuaries beginning to get acquainted with AI/ML find it a bit daunting. A couple of reasons for this. In day-to-dayContinue reading
Class 3 – ML Log – Rigorous explanation of Supervised Learning Approach
Even though actuaries practice supervised learning, it feels disconnected from the emerging AI/ML field. Actuaries are trained to learn from data; it isContinue reading
Class 2 – ML Log – Learning Methods & Bayesian Decision insights
How do young actuaries get ready for the brave new data world? One sure way is to keep learning pace even afterContinue reading
Class 1 – Machine Learning – An actuary’s learning log
Young actuaries often are overwhelmed by the established insurance domain practices by the time they pass the specialization subjects close toContinue reading
AfterLife 3/4 – Leadership journey
Summary (reading time: about 9 minutes): Actuaries are traditionally considered taciturn, but that is changing along with changing world WhatContinue reading
AfterLife 2/4 – Future-proof professionalism
(Reading time: about 5 min) I had written about what next after actuarial qualification in the previous blog: AfterLife 1/4 –Continue reading
AfterLife 1/3 – I have qualified; what do I do now? Feels empty!
(Length: 1750 words; ~9 minutes) Summary: Qualification is only the beginning of a life-long journey! What kind of professional doContinue reading
I have cleared CP papers, how do I prepare for SP papers? Tips for actuarial exam preparation
Summary: Common challenges in answering exam questions: 1. How to remember such a vast and verbose syllabus 2. How toContinue reading
New Age Actuaries – how to become one
(Originally posted on LinkedIn – July 2018 – updated with minor edits) Since I began my second career as anContinue reading