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Topic # 242212 16-Oct-2018 13:44
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https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12143213





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  Reply # 2108874 16-Oct-2018 14:35
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I feel sad at this as he and Gates made an enormous contribution to tech(at the time). 65 is too young!


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  Reply # 2108961 16-Oct-2018 16:24
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Indeed, he got a lot less press than BG. Paul Allen funded an awesome music museum in Seattle which is well worth a look. I heard he was a big jimmy hendrix fan and the museum has a large collection of jimi memorabilia.

 

He can also be admired for giving away so much money during his lifetime, something other mega-rich would do well to emulate. After all, you can't take it with you.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2108991 16-Oct-2018 16:57
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I wonder now how much of the alleged/rumored chair throwing and so on were influencened by his health issues.

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  Reply # 2108992 16-Oct-2018 17:00
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anyway this is the Allen I remember: ).


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  Reply # 2108995 16-Oct-2018 17:09
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LOL, those guys know how to party !


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  Reply # 2109191 17-Oct-2018 05:13
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gzt: I wonder now how much of the alleged/rumored chair throwing and so on were influencened by his health issues.

 

That was Ballmer, not Paul Allen


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  Reply # 2114545 26-Oct-2018 16:49
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gzt: anyway this is the Allen I remember: ).

 

I don't think he's in that video, he retired in 1982 from Microsoft when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease


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  Reply # 2114547 26-Oct-2018 16:49
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elpenguino:

 

LOL, those guys know how to party !

 

 

party like a billionaire


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