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The Palantir Scholarship for Women in Engineering Finalists Are Here

Virtual labs where doctors and prosthetic designers can collaborate in the same “room.” Touch screen interfaces for cars. Robots that work with autistic children. Sequencing the genome of cancer cells. These are just some of the projects that the 2013 Palantir Scholarship for Women in Engineering finalists are working on. These nine women were invited [...]

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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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Team Rubicon: using Palantir to improve disaster recovery

Team Rubicon’s William Gauntner uses Palantir Mobile client to provide immediate data to relief agencies in tornado-ravaged Oklahoma. Time’s Nation blog just published a piece describing the work of Team Rubicon in Moore, Oklahoma in the wake of the powerful tornado that created a swath of devastation on May 20, 2013. Entitled, “How Vets and [...]

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Palantir at StrataRX 2012: Doing Big Data By Yourself

Lauren Chaparro and I were honored to be among the speakers at Strata RX 2012, O’Reilly’s conference on the use of big data in health care/medical field. Our talk was called “Doing Big Data All By Yourself: Interactive Data Driven Decision Making by Non-Programmers“. I gave the first half of the talk, delving into the [...]

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Palantir testifies at House Subcommittee Hearing

While teams of veteran relief volunteers and Palantir engineers deployed to Oklahoma to provide relief in the aftermath of one of the widest tornadoes ever recorded, the U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee asked experts to testify at a panel addressing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications. On June 4, Palantir’s Jason Payne joined Google’s Matthew Stepka and others [...]

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Palantir officially recognized as aligned with DI2E Framework standards

On May 20, Palantir received four gold stars at the DI2E Plugfest in recognition of our platform’s demonstrated alignment with the Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E) standards. The DI2E Framework defines a set of standards that are meant to ensure interoperability between data systems across the Defense Intelligence Community. The DI2E SvcV–4 (the most recent [...]

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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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