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Invest in HAL?

The difference between “gee whiz” and a great stock.

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the spectacular science fiction movie “2001: A Space Odyssey.” The Hollywood spectacular was produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick and written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, one of the top science fiction authors of all time. Clarke not only wrote well, but he wrote a lot; beginning in 1937 and continuing as long as he lived, he wrote 22 novels, plus 13 volumes of short stories.