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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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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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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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Palantir Night Live: Michael Hurley

Michael Hurley knows what a suitcase filled with $2 Million feels like. But that’s not the only thing that makes the former CIA officer an expert in his field. Hurley’s 25 years of experience at the CIA, his service on the 9/11 Commission, and his role as a senior policymaker on the National Security Council [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. Sinek has written and commented for local and national press, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, NPR and BusinessWeek. Additionally, he serves on the board of advisors for First 30 Days and sweetriot and is a faculty member at Columbia [...]

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Palantir Night Live: Adam Gettings

Adam Gettings is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley robotics company RoboteX. RoboteX is focused on developing affordable, high quality personal safety robots to solve critical real-world problems. They develop their technology commercially, not through government research grants, and believe that their personal safety robots will become a standard tool for first responders [...]

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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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