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Recent content by AWilliams

  1. AWilliams

    Where do you stand politically?

    The way you think in categories is intriguing.
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    I am very good at computer programming but very average at maths... can I be a quant?

    Not to be too pedantic but there aren't to many performance critical applications where you absolutely need C/C++; applications where every bit of code has to be optimized. There's no reason you cannot write, for example, Microsoft Word in Java or .NET. In some applications, .NET can even...
  3. AWilliams

    Double-Major B.S in Math & Finance?

    You do understand it was a joke right?
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    Double-Major B.S in Math & Finance?

    That's exactly how it is at my school. I'm majoring in both Computer Science and Computational Mathematics which are both offered by the computer science department. Together, they have great overlap. (Note: like this post because i'm trying to keep my likes-to-post ratio high)
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    C++ online certificate for MFE applicants

    That's actually a really good question.
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    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    Overrated. You don't need a college for those.
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    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    When the classes grow to the size of 80-100 students (I think that's how much accounting classes are at Baruch), it doesn't matter in my opinion.
  8. AWilliams

    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    I almost never attended the second accounting class I had. But even in a brick and mortar college, it's sometimes hard to get in touch with certain professors in person.
  9. AWilliams

    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    Oh, okay. Sounds like political jargon.
  10. AWilliams

    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    Why do you guys use the term "for-profit" as if everyone else does not fall under the same category?
  11. AWilliams

    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    Oh. You're talking about an entire four year program.
  12. AWilliams

    Online Engineering ..?? Really...??

    Why are you so much against online courses? QN is offering a C++ online course. I don't see anything wrong with that.
  13. AWilliams

    .NET Importance in Quantitative Finance

    I should clarify that when I say I used it all the time, I meant with XML and even when parsing HTML via HTML Agility Pack (http://htmlagilitypack.codeplex.com).
  14. AWilliams

    .NET Importance in Quantitative Finance

    I love LINQ. I use it all the time.
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