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Grameen Foundation & Palantir: Partners for Food Security

A Grameen Foundation Community Knowledge worker speaks with a Ugandan farmer. A piece recently published on both the Scientific American and Fast Company’s CoExist websites highlights our most recent work with the Grameen Foundation. We participated in Hacking for Hunger, a first-of-its-kind hackathon held by the Office of Innovation & Development Alliances at USAID, which [...]

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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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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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Palantir Night Live: Nelson Dellis

How long would it take you to memorize an entire deck of cards, in order? One hour? Two hours? Three days? Would it be impossible? On a good day, memory champ Nelson Dellis can complete the task in just 35 seconds. Under pressure, his official recorded time is 63 seconds, which was fast enough to [...]

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GovCon 7

7th Palantir Government Conference We wish to thank conference attendees for helping to make this year’s GovCon a remarkable event. With nearly a thousand attendees – most of them first-time GovCon-goers – this was a tremendous occasion to showcase our engineering developments, deployment efforts, and the exceptional work we’re contributing across a broad swath of [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Daniel Pink

It is not often that Dan Pink is preaching to the choir, or that Palantir hosts a motivational speaker. However, these rare events aligned in a compelling Palantir Night Live featuring the best-selling author and motivational speaker, who shared his thoughts on motivation in the modern workplace.

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Palantir Night Live: Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark has not let the success of his website, Craigslist, go to his head. Nor is he tempted by its rank as one of the most visited websites in the US to host commercial advertisements, or by its 100 Million users to start charging for most of its basic classified services.

Yet, he affirms, “None of this is altruistic or noble. I am just doing what feels right.”

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GovCon Australia-New Zealand

GovCon Australia-New Zealand presentations now online! GovCon Australia-New Zealand, Palantir’s first GovCon in the Southern Hemisphere, was a tremendous success! Thank you to all who attended; we hope you enjoyed the day’s presentations and discussions. Videos Welcome And Introduction Dr. Alex Karp CEO and Co-founder, Palantir Sir David Veness Sir David Veness, CBE, QPM Fmr. [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Stan Druckenmiller

During the first Palantir Night Live hosted at the Palantir New York office, legendary investor Stanley Druckenmiller sits down with Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale to talk about the Fed, the rise of China, and his forecast for even bigger economic downturn. Made legend for his experience as a hedge fund manager that posted 30 percent [...]

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