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Paul Bates
Works at Forum Trading Solutions
Attended Imperial College London
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Sic transit gloria mundi.
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Ernest Rutherford, Edmund Hillary, Rusell Crowe, Bilbo Baggins, your boys took a hell of a beating
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"....this is shit brained, this kind of thinking" ha

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For any class of 1998 UBS geeks out there, I have some sad news: The Canteloupe is no more.
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We saw in Chapter 1, "Introduction" how the socket and stream classes in the java.net and java.io packages could be used to do basic networking between agents. In this chapter we take a more...
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The best designs are the simplest
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No, the best designs are not always the simplest., but the best solutions are often the simplest.

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I've been running this race for ten years, each year I tell myself 'this will be the last'. 
But it's a bit like those car racing games, where you can set a lap time and then race against yourself as a 'ghost car' next time around. When I'm out running  I can picture a slower me some way behind, fat and out of breath. I'm worried that if I stop, one day he might catch up.
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I'm slightly concerned by how funny I think this is. 
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"Newspapers: A tiny little part of the internet, printed out yesterday, and delivered to your house"
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Extensive online resource for design patterns -
Factory Method pattern should be used when: - a framework delegate the creation of objects derived from a common superclass to the factory - the base factory class does not know what concrete classes ...
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I remember a maths lesson when I was about nine years old in which the teacher said the number 'quadrillion' did exist but there was no point using it because nothing meaningful was that big or numerous.
So, Mr Allison, if you're still around...

http://www.mindfulmoney.co.uk/12059/investing-strategy/the-derivatives-market-is-now-worth-20-times-the-global-economy.html
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Quadrillion: the number of times a day I think my boss is a twat
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  • Imperial College London
    Physics, 1993 - 1996
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