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Palantir Sync brings together investigative, regulatory, and prosecutorial communities to discuss how technology can revolutionize their missions

Last month we hosted Palantir Sync: Investigate, which brought together members of the investigative, regulatory, and prosecutorial communities for a discussion of how technology and data are transforming their missions. Through a series of presentations we demonstrated how our software could provide a single, end-to-end platform for their investigations—from initial lead all the way to [...]

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GovConUK II Presentations Now Available

In late May, we held GovConUK II at the Renaissance St. Pancras Hotel in London. The event highlighted our expanding global footprint and the technical advances we’ve made since our first conference in the UK two years ago. Returning GovCon presenter, Sgt. Pete Jackson, demonstrated how Palantir Gotham’s capabilities are used at the Los Angeles [...]

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Palantir hosts Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner #32

Girl Geeks from around the Bay rang in the new year and broke in Palantir’s new event space with Girl Geek Dinner #32, which focused on philanthropy, technology, and the opportunities presented by both for women worldwide. Lucy Bernholz, visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, opened the night with her [...]

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Announcing the 2012-2013 Palantir Scholarship for Women in Technology Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Palantir Scholarship for Women in Technology! This year, scholarship applicants wrote essays addressing why they were pursuing a technical degree, what can be done to increase the number of women in technical fields, and what ways technology can be used to promote opportunities for women worldwide. The finalists were [...]

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Panel features Palantir Women on Working in Tech

On November 13, Pooja Sankar, CEO of Piazza, an online Q&A platform used by students and teachers, sat down with four women at Palantir to discuss their experiences working in technology. Originally broadcasted live to students in Piazza’s network, the panelists spoke about their roles at Palantir and how they’ve navigated the ups and downs [...]

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Happy Veterans Day from Palantir

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Journalist uses Palantir to investigate illicit Human Tissue Trafficking

Palantir donated software to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) in support of a four-part investigative series on the global trade and illegal trafficking of human tissue. ICIJ broke the story at the Google Ideas Summit on Illicit Networks on July 17, 2012. The series investigates how human tissue is taken from the dead, [...]

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Dinner with Peter Thiel and the Exploratorium: an Intern’s Saturday Night

Peter Thiel. Twenty-foot tornadoes to touch. Bite-sized PB&J macaroons. No, you’re not dreaming. You’re at Palantir Intern Night 2012. On July 14, interns from across the Bay Area experienced a one-of-a-kind evening at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Our intern class, along with friends from around the Valley, enjoyed dinner and an address from Thiel, [...]

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Shyam Sankar speaks at TEDGlobal 2012

TED invited Shyam Sankar, Director of Forward Deployed Engineering, to speak at TEDGlobal 2012 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Shyam used the opportunity to discuss Human-Computer Symbiosis: the idea that technology should be designed in a way that amplifies human intelligence instead of attempting to replace it. He explained the concept, which is core to the development [...]

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Our first-ever Intern Night Live

Just a week after the last group of summer interns arrived, we hosted their official welcome to the company at Intern Night Live. The event featured founder Stephen Cohen, who shared how his own experience as an intern at Clarium Capital led to the founding of Palantir. The event was like Palantir Night Live  —complete [...]

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