Sep 19 • 25M

Geeking Out Over Terminology

Some thoughts on changing our language to be better understood

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Meep (Mary Pat Campbell) talks about mortality trends and/or public finance issues, usually with a connection to current events.
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In which I promote Dominic Lee’s new site Maverick Actuary, but also look at how we geeks can be more effective in communicating with the non-geeks.

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Maverick Actuary:

A post shared by Dominic Lee, ACAS (@themaverickactuary)
A post shared by Dominic Lee, ACAS (@themaverickactuary)

I highly recommend The Maverick Actuary’s Podcast which can be found on his website: https://www.maverickactuary.com/podcast

It’s also on major podcast services:

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Google Podcasts:
https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5zb3VuZGVyLmZtLzI3ODc3L3Jzcy54bWw

Richard Feynman:

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character by [Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton, Edward Hutchings, Albert R. Hibbs]

Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! - a fun memoir, and not necessarily appropriate for a kid to read.

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