In the spring of , Peter Thiel taught a class called CS Startup, at Stanford. One of the students in Thiel’s class, Blake Masters, posted. The book is based on the notes. It’s also very different. For one thing, it says more (and says it better) in about half the space. The general impact of a more. Notes Essays—Peter Thiel’s CS Startup—Stanford, Spring Here are my.

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This has probably been true for most of human history in the past. Maaters Theme designed by Artur Kim. People tend to overestimate the likelihood or explanatory power of the convergence and cyclical theories.

The book is based on the notes. We b,ake much of our vertical progress come from xs183 like California, and specifically Silicon Valley. After that, marginal improvements brought by higher income are more or less offset by other factors stress, more hours, etc.

Is Zero to One by Peter Thiel worth reading? Second, there is the cyclical theory. So CS is the logical starting place to recapture the reins of progress.

Accordingly, they probably underestimate the destruction and singularity theories. The demand for effective transport, though—particularly military transport—increased dramatically.

If their engineering skills are adequate, they can build the vision and more or less take over the world. What are the difference between books and movies? Plus there is obviously diminishing marginal utility of money even absent offsetting factors.

Very few of them, of course, actually become famous actors. Everything else will be improved as well. Related Questions Peter Thiel: It was my pleasure to write this foreword to the book:.

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This course aims to facilitate that process. We observe, imitate, and repeat. Regardless of which version you buy, people must grapple with the problem of exceptionalism.

But query whether most of those are operating in technology mode or globalization mode. These are tough questions.

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And even trying to achieve vertical, 0 to 1 progress presents the challenge of exceptionalism; any founder or inventor doing something new must wonder: The path from 0 to 1 might start with asking and answering three questions. Hiring consultants and trying to outsource key development projects are, for similar reasons, serious red flags.

More photos here ; photo credit Kyle Dean Reinford. But even more remarkable is just how diverse they are: What valuable company is nobody building?

Is it worth reading if you’ve already read the notes? What is the difference between periodicals and a book?

For others, college is absolutely the wrong move. In a matter of moments, their software helps a lawyer retrieve everything she needs, comprehensively, accurately, and painlessly. Many were supremely confident that the next 50 years would be a half-century of unprecedented technological progress.

So in he sold his fleet, leased a steamship called Bellona from a guy named Thomas Gibbons, and began to operate his ferry business 2. I recall slaving away at my computer, endlessly querying LexisNexis and Westlaw and becoming frustrated with the limitations of crude keyword search and arcane Boolean operators. This requires great engineers, but it also requires great lawyers who deeply understand how the law works.


It offers new starts, meritocratic promises of riches. The questions themselves are straightforward. Engineering majors, conversely, learn in great technical detail. This may explain why we see so many education non-profits and startups.

What’s the difference between Blake Masters’ notes from CS and his book ‘Zero To One’? – Quora

blaie Certainly many successful entrepreneurs have name brand college degrees. Some technological advance will do us in. It’s also very different. So the massive technological acceleration of the past few hundred years is truly incredible. Startups are important because they are small; if the size and complexity of a business is something like the square of the number of people in it, then startups are in a unique position to lower interpersonal or internal costs and thus to get stuff done.

Consider an analogy to politics. Initially, Vanderbilt paid the ca183 no mind; he continued to provide excellent service and ruthlessly undercut his competition on price. Fixing legal research is a major task.

My team at Judicata has made great progress. The familiar Austrian critique dovetails here as well. What if anyone with a smartphone could instantly buy a pass and streamline their commute on a bus with wi-fi, air conditioning, and a comfortable seat? Going from 0 to 1 always has to favor determinism over indeterminism.