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Zero to One: Thiel vs Taleb

Black Swan

Peter Thiel, author of Zero to One, is an entrepreneur, philosopher, public intellectual, chess wizard and philanthropist. But these days he is known mostly as a very successful investor. When Thiel provides investment advice, people take note. In chapter seven of Zero ...

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Zero to One: The $700 billion fly in the ointment

Apple I

In my previous article I mentioned there are one or two other quibbles I have with Zero to One, by Peter Thiel and Blake Masters, which is an otherwise good book. This article focuses on a passage concerning minimum viable products ...

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Zero to One: Wisdom and Straw Men

This Christmas I carved out a bit of time to read Zero to One by Peter Thiel and Stanford grad Blake Masters. It is one of the more thoughtful books on startups that you’ll come across, and certainly makes for compelling ...

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