March/April 2023

Features

The Quest for Quantum
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The Quest for Quantum

March/April 2023
By Srivathsan Karanai Margan
This new technology is here … what can insurance companies (and actuaries) do to make use of this game-changer?

Departments

Sticky Situations
Inside Track

Sticky Situations

By Eric P. Harding
I like to drink zero-sugar tonic water. No potent potables in my glass—just the mixer. (I find the bitterness from the quinine quite bracing.)

The Finnish Line on Actuarial Hijinks
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The Finnish Line on Actuarial Hijinks

Reviews by Daniel D. Skwire
Thank heavens for translators. When I learned that Finnish author Antti Tuomainen had published The Moose Paradox, the second volume in a planned comedy crime trilogy featuring a long-suffering actuary, I would, if necessary, have begun studying that notoriously challenging language immediately.

Death by Quarters
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Death by Quarters

By Josh Feldman
It’s been a rough couple of months for me—a running injury has prevented me from hitting the roads this winter. So while the running gang was out there hitting the pavement, I was stuck at home being a lazy bum.

On Efficiency
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On Efficiency

By Sam Gutterman
I enjoy attending the Sundance Film Festival in Utah each year. Sometimes, I even get some actuarial ideas from the movies I see—for instance, a couple of years ago the main theme was “risk.”