Matt Gierl

Currently data x analytics @theblacktux. Recovering management consultant (@deloitte), almost-MBA (@UCLAAnderson), & full-on pizza addict. Thoughts are my own.


Game of Thrones and Disruptive Technologies

Lord Baelish the entrepreneur?


A couple weeks ago, as I sat watching a recent episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones series…


CS183 Class 1: The Challenge of the Future


As promised, this post is the first in what will be a 19-part series on Peter Thiel’s CS183 class taught at Stanford University.


Peter Thiel’s CS183: A Foreword

Ruminations on the ideas, principles, and heuristics of a giant.


Just over a year ago, a student in Peter Thiel’s CS183 class…


Like it or not, Big Data is here to stay - in all its cliched glory


Big Data is important. Few people today would argue otherwise, and those that do so face a preponderance of…

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Game of Thrones and Disruptive Technologies

Lord Baelish the entrepreneur?


A couple weeks ago, as I sat watching a recent episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones series…