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The Math Formula That Lead To the Financial Crash

chriseyre2000 Re:No Really (371 comments)

The Black-Scholes model is an attempt to apply solved heat flow equations to a financial pricing problem. It requires demonstrably invalid assumptions to be made to make it work (such as markets do not trend). Just because a Nobel prize was awarded does not make the model valid.

more than 2 years ago

Ask Slashdot: Techie Wedding Invitation Ideas?

chriseyre2000 How about (399 comments)

Using an augmented reality image (requires a smartphone).

more than 2 years ago

I like to watch the stars ...

chriseyre2000 Re:Stars? In London? (106 comments)

You can see stars in Zone 6 (on a clear night).

more than 2 years ago

Daleks To Be Given 'A Rest' From Dr. Who

chriseyre2000 Re:spolier:The sonic screwdriver seems to be gone (332 comments)

I suspect that the Doctor that died is a Ganger (Can Ganger timelords regenerate?). It would stretch things too far for the Doctor to also be in the spacesuit...

more than 3 years ago

The Nintendo 3DS, Headaches, and Bad Journalism

chriseyre2000 Re:Scientific experiment? (132 comments)

Would anyone notice the difference?

more than 3 years ago

Blade Runner Sequels and Prequels Happening

chriseyre2000 Re:What ???? (334 comments)

But there was only one Highlander film?

more than 3 years ago

Using War Games To Make Organizations More Secure

chriseyre2000 Err (49 comments)

Lets play Global Thermonuclear War

more than 3 years ago

DMCA Amendment Proposed For UK

chriseyre2000 Re:Not so surprising (208 comments)

You also need the backing of a certain number of voters from the area.

more than 4 years ago

UK Wants To Phase Out Checks By 2018

chriseyre2000 Re:How do people pay eachother? (796 comments)

How about an off switch? Payments can only be made when switched on.

more than 4 years ago

UK Wants To Phase Out Checks By 2018

chriseyre2000 Re:Good Riddance (796 comments)

Wait til you have to pay for goods in a power cut.

more than 4 years ago

Former Interplay Dev Talks "Disastrous" Old Star Trek Games

chriseyre2000 Re:left an important detail... (124 comments)

No it does not require an iPod - just some form of mp3 player.

more than 4 years ago

Major MMO Publishers Sued For Patent Infringement

chriseyre2000 Re:You're damn right it is too broad (232 comments)

Microsoft don't want to say that software patents are a bad idea. Blizzard will have no problems with that one.

about 5 years ago

Turning Classic Literary Works Into Games

chriseyre2000 Re:Spoiler? (93 comments)

I have read both versions. The text is 90% the same (P+P+Z is slightly longer due to the added fight scene's). P+P+Z is arguably an improvement on the story.

more than 5 years ago

The "Doctor Who" Model of Open Source

chriseyre2000 Re:That's all well and good but what if you get a (116 comments)

Firstly how can you be overly picky on Slashdot? Secondly the modern Dr Who is a continuation of the "old" Dr Who not a reimagining like say Battlestar Galactica.

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft Ordered To Pay $388 Million In Patent Case

chriseyre2000 Re:As for a jury interpreting the patent... (233 comments)

So it only works if you know the password (unique id) which can be verified against a server stored password (unique id)? Sounds obvious to me...

more than 5 years ago

Passport Required To Buy Mobile Phones In the UK

chriseyre2000 Re:This will apply to SIMs (388 comments)

Since when does proposed legislation have to make sense?

more than 5 years ago



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