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Thiel, Peter A.

Works: 18 works in 75 publications in 11 languages and 3,710 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  History  Television news programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: HD62.5, 658.11
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Most widely held works by Peter A Thiel
Zero to one : notes on startups, or how to build the future by Peter A Thiel( Book )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thiel starts from the bold premise that we live in an age of technological stagnation, even if we're too distracted by our new mobile devices to notice. Progress has stalled in every industry except computers, and globalization is hardly the revolution people think it is. It's true that the world can get marginally richer by building new copies of old inventions, making horizontal progress from "1 to n." But true innovators have nothing to copy. The most valuable companies of the future will make vertical progress from "0 to 1," creating entirely new industries and products that have never existed before. Zero to One is about how to build these companies. Tomorrow's champions will not win by competing ruthlessly in today's marketplace. They will escape competition altogether, because their businesses will be unique. In today's post-internet bubble world, conventional wisdom dictates that all the good ideas are taken, and the economy becomes a tournament in which everyone competes to reach the top. Zero to One shows how to quit the zero-sum tournament by finding an untapped market, creating a new product, and quickly scaling up a monopoly business that captures lasting value. Planning an escape from competition is essential for every business and every individual, not just for technology startups. The greatest secret of the modern era is that there are still unique frontiers to explore and new problems to solve. Zero to One shows how to pursue them using the most important, most difficult, and most underrated skill in every job or industry: thinking for yourself"--
Ivory tower by Andrew Rossi( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is college worth the cost? Groundbreaking filmmaker Andrew Rossi asks the critical question about the value of higher education, revealing how colleges have come to embrace a business model that often promotes expansion over quality learning. With student-loan debt now over the one trillion dollar mark, the once-great American institution is at a breaking point. The film explores the current education crisis from the halls of Harvard, to community colleges, to online learning
The diversity myth : "multiculturalism" and the politics of intolerance at Stanford by David O Sacks( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "diversity myth" is the myth that universities are doing a good job promoting diversity on campus. Universities in America have promoted this "diversity myth" which belies the actual state of affairs in the nation's schools. Instead, universities have fostered conformity on campus, and stifled true diversity. This document, sponsored by the Independent Institute, uses Stanford University as a case study, and addresses the need for universities to rethink their methods of promoting diversity. It describes examples from both inside college and university campuses and in the outside world that suggest that economic diversity, political diversity, racial diversity, and intellectual diversity has decreased in recent years. Curriculum changes brought about to embrace multiculturalism have in fact eroded traditional academic standards, as they have sought to question traditional academia's focus on Western works and embrace multiculturalism. The authors suggest that only on an individual basis can the problems that have developed as a result of excessive political correctness in academia be solved. Elizabeth Fox-Genovese provides the foreword for this, the second edition. (Ab)
Zero to one notes on startups, or how to build the future by Peter A Thiel( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silicon Valley legend Peter Thiel's vision for building the companies of the future
Zero to One Wie Innovation unsere Gesellschaft rettet by Peter A Thiel( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wir leben in einer technologischen Sackgasse. Zwar suggeriert die Globalisierung technischen Fortschritt, doch das vermeintlich Neue, sind vor allem Kopien des Bestehenden. Peter Thiel, Silicon-Valley-Insider und in der Wirtschaftscommunity bestens bekannter Innovationstreiber ist überzeugt: Globalisierung ist kein Fortschritt, Konkurrenz ist schädlich und nur Monopole sind nachhaltig erfolgreich. Er zeigt: Wahre Innovation entsteht nicht horizontal, sondern sprunghaft - from Zero to One. Um die Zukunft zu erobern, reicht es nicht, der Beste zu sein. Gründer müssen aus dem Wettkampf des Immergleichen heraustreten und völlig neue Märkte erobern. Wie man wirklich Neues erfindet, enthüllt seine beeindruckende Anleitung zum visionären Querdenken. Ein Appell für einen Startup der ganzen Gesellschaft
60 minutes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students with promising ideas are paid $100,000 to drop out of college and become entrepreneurs in a controversial program founded by billionaire Peter Thiel. Morley Safer reports
The blueprint : reviving innovation, rediscovering risk, and rescuing the free market by G. K Kasparov( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how society has become risk-averse and complacent and proposes a solution through science-based engineering and putting an end to "horizontal education."
The dark side of the moon by Erik Clausen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in Danish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero to one wie Innovation unsere Gesellschaft rettet( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero to one : notatki o start-upach, czyli jak budować przyszłość by Peter A Thiel( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Is nudity God's will?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two teams debate the question: "Is nudity God's will?" The team who argue that it is includes Jim Cunningham, publisher of 'Naturist Life International, ' Fr. James Dodge, Cistercian Monk, and Claudia Kellersch, lifetime member of the Naturist Society while the team that argues that it is not includes Fr. Benedict Ashley, Prof. of Bioethics, St. Louis University Medical School, Peter Theil, Research Fellow, Independent Institute (also an Evangelical Christian,) and Bawa Jain, United Nations Representative, Interfaith Center of New York
Too many kids go to college( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Do too many people go to college? The belief that college is essential to reaching one's full potential is under fire. Student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt, unemployment for those with bachelor's degrees is at an all-time high, and entrepreneurs like the founders of Microsoft and Facebook prove that extraordinary success is possible without graduating college. But recent studies show that college is economically beneficial even to those whose jobs don't require it. Is it still the best way to ensure social mobility, or is America's love affair with higher education unjustified?
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The diversity myth : "multiculturalism" and the politics of intolerance at Stanford
Alternative Names
Peter Thiel Amerikaans schaker

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Peter Thiel US-amerikanischer Unternehmer deutscher Herkunft

Thiel, Peter.

Thiel, Peter, 1967-

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Thiel, Peter Andreas.

Thiel, Peter Andreas 1967-

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Тиль, Питер

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The blueprint : reviving innovation, rediscovering risk, and rescuing the free market