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Ireland’s Legendarily Savvy Betting Site “PaddyPower” Gives Overwhelming Odds On A Hillary Clinton Victory.

by Anura Guruge


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2/11 odds given to Hillary Clinton represents a probability of 84.74%

Trump’s 9/2 odds represent 18.18%

Wow, and PaddyPower is notoriously good at what they do, i.e., come up with odds.


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by Anura Guruge

Gene Amdahl, Father Of IBM Mainframes, Passed Away November 10, 2015 (Aged 92). Very Sad. GREAT Loss.

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Gene Amdhal & I, 1995.

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Gene Amdhal, the father of IBM mainframes (my passion and profession for 35 years), is one of my all time heroes — alongside the likes of Winston and Nelson!

He was a GREAT MAN and a wonderful human being.

I was privileged to have met him twice, once in 1975 and the other in 1995.

In 1975, as a 21 year old, in my first year at IBM, I was sent to a 2-day Gene Amdahl seminar, at a hotel at Heathrow Airport, London. I sat in the front row in open awe.

In 1995 he paid me the ultimate compliment by attending one of my networking seminars and allowing me to join him at breakfast and dinner, before and after my presentation. Doing a seminar with Gene Amdahl in the audience was such an honor. Over dinner he asked me: : ‘Bob Metcalfe, that thing he invented … how is it doing?’

Well, I did a long post about Gene Amdahl and I last year. Best to read that if you are interested.

Suffice to say that I am greatly saddened. I knew that this day would come. 92 wasn’t a bad innings. Of that I am glad. There was still more he could have given us BUT I am thankful for what he did give us. Great loss.

Thank YOU for everything Gene.

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