September 30, 2020 | technology | No Comments
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This week: Palantir’s long path and the omnipresence of Peter Thiel
Today is the day that Palantir begins trading as a public company. The Big Data company’s Wall Street debut will be closely watched as a barometer for direct listings and for the broader tech rally.
You might already know that Palantir has been around for a long time — since 2003. The internet looked a lot different then, and while the stock market will provide one important way to measure Palantir’s worth since, its own history over the past 17 years provides a fascinating look into the tangled, interconnected layers of the internet.
- Palantir was founded by Peter Thiel and others in