This is a non-official blog by Ardan Michael Blum in Palo Alto. It shares weekly global news about ALEX KARP CEO of Palantir Technologies. This project is made with great admiration for Dr. Karp. It is made – in part – as a means to communicate directly with Alex Karp: Message

About Dr Alexander Caedmon Karp – Overview

Alex was born on October 2, 1967 in Philadelphia. He is bilingual in English and German and speaks French. Alex earned his Law Degree from Stanford University (where he and Peter Thiel became friends) and received his Ph.D. in Neoclassical Social Theory from the University of Frankfurt (he studied with Jurgen Habermas). He founded Caedmon Group, and was Co-founder of Palantir Technologies Inc. Palantir was founded in 2003 /2004 as a private software and services company specializing in big-data intelligence analytics, analysis, cyber security, and more.

He is also listed as Director at RoboteX.

In print: Aggression in der Lebenswelt: Die Erweiterung des Parsonsschen Konzepts der Aggression durch die Beschreibung des Zusammenhangs von Jargon, Aggression und Kultur (Aggression in the living world : The extension of Parsons’s concept of aggression by the description of the link of jargon, aggression and Culture) and in PDF for download / Second PDF can be seen on a browser without download. More about Talcott Parsons and further reading about Parsons. See other publication by Alexander C. Karp. More: Wikipedia About Alex and Palantir Technologies

– Please note this is in no way a complete biography.

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Outstanding company – making substantial impact on global counter-terrorism, medical advances and social progress using the rare mix of human perception and big data; at the highest levels.

Message for Dr. Karp

I would ADORE working for Palantir Technologies.

It may be the right day to hire a NEW passionate geek.

I work with a zoom-into ability; perception and interpretation and needed coding.

– Ardan Michael Blum.


Born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1970 I am Bi-lingual, French and English. I graduated from the International School of Geneva, Switzerland in 1988. I went on to get a Bachelor of Arts in Literature from Bennington College, Vermont. I then went back to Switzerland for 20 years – working in marketing and management roles with love. Today I run A. Blum Localization Services. We provide expert translation services, brand expansion services and local search engine optimization.


I love photography. Am an amateur cellist (since 1975). I adore being with Dachshunds and a few other things …

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