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TEDxSiliconValley - Peter Thiel - 12/12/09

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Uploaded on Feb 12, 2010

Peter describes how our entire civilization is predicated on accelerating technological change.

Peter Thiel, best known as the founder of both PayPal (sold to eBay in 2002) and hedge fund Clarium Capital, in 2009 launched the Thiel Foundation, a private foundation based in NYC that defends and promotes freedom in all its dimensions: political, personal and economic.

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