Posts by Ashling

Palantir Night Live: Scott Thomas

Scott Thomas who goes by the moniker SimpleScott, lives by the idea that the simplest solution is the best one. Whether he’s building a website or singing emails operatically the motivation is always “less is more.” Back when SimpleScott had free time he could be found at a letterpress fashioning original prints and collaborating with [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov, chess genius and pro-democracy leader, is widely considered the greatest chess player that has ever lived. He has been at the forefront of the Russian democracy movement since 2005, and he also speaks and writes regularly on decision-making, strategy, and technology. For our first PNL in Palo Alto, Garry asserts that by carefully [...]

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Palantir Night Live: John Nagl

Dr. John Nagle is President of the Center for a New American Security, a visiting professor at King’s College London, and a member of the Defense Policy Board. A retired Army officer, he served in both Iraq wars. A West Point and Command and General Staff College honors graduate, Dr. Nagl earned his doctorate at [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf has the prestigious acknowledgment of being one of the fathers of the internet. He is currently the Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google and he knows how to wear a three piece suit. In this episode of PNL, Vint gives us an account of the challenges that the internet is facing. [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff was the second Secretary of Homeland Security under President Bush and the co-author of the USA PATRIOT Act. Since leaving government service he has co-founded the Chertoff Group, a risk management and security company. For this PNL, Secretary Chertoff gives us his reflections on how the threat in both physical and cyber security [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee is the principal researcher at the Center for Digital Business in the MIT Sloan School of the Management and author of Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges. In this installment of PNL, Andrew talks to us about the progression of Artificial Intelligence research and how it has affected his [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Nart Villeneuve

Nart Villeneuve is the chief Security Officer of the Secdev Group. He developed following in the cyber security community for his team’s ground breaking GhostNet investigation where they discovered a vast electronic spying operation, which had stolen documents from many governmental and private offices, including those of the Dali Lama. For our inaugural PNL, Nart [...]

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Grand Challenge   Mini Challenges Mini Challenge 1 : Wiki Editors Mini Challenge 2: Migrant Boats Mini Challenge 3: Cell Phone Calls Mini Challenge 4: Evacuation Traces     About IEEE VAST 2008 Challenge VAST 2008 Challenge VAST 2008 Symposium    

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