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American comedy series about 6 men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley

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Does Richard's distributed storage have a flaw?

In season 4 of Silicon Valley, in his attempt to create the new internet, Richard finds ways to store large amount of data on distributed devices like phones, and even smart fridges. Needless to say ...
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Why does the Pied Piper neighborhood smell like bacon?

At the end of Silicon Valley's S05E02, Richard, Dinesh and Gilfoyle are kicked out of their homes by Jian-Yang. As the episode ends, Gilfoyle asks Why does the whole neighborhood smell like bacon? ...
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Why did Nelson 'Big Head' Bighetti (and other Nucleus employees) get settlements?

In the first episode of Silicon Valley's third season, Nucleus employees get fired due to an invalid contract. They all get settlements as they’re ushered out the door, and Big Head is offered a ...
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Why did Jared's self-driving car kidnap him?

In Silicon Valley S01E06, "Third Party Insourcing", Jared's self-driving car get overridden and Jared goes to some oil-drilling facility for some days. Why did the car get re-routed? I half expected ...
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Can someone please explain me the climax of Silicon valley 1 [duplicate]

I had watched the silicon valley season 1 but i did not understood the climax. I don't know what is Weissman score, is it good to be more or less. I had went through the technical same question asked ...
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Did Richard trip deliberately in Silicon Valley's “Meinertzhagen's Haversack” episode?

In Season 3 episode 3, Jared tells and convinces the guys using Meinertzhagen's Haversack analogy to get their Skunkworks up and running in their Pied Piper office without Jack Barker noticing them. ...
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What is Meinertzhagen's Haversack, theory that Jared from Silicon Valley tells?

In Silicon Valley S3E3 "Meinertzhagen's Haversack", the team plans to pretend the work they are doing for the company is going towards making the box, but, in secret they are working on their data ...
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Why are bikes on bus?

In the series Silicon Valley, Season 2 Episode 10, When Richard is contacting the guy at home, why is the bus having bicycles attached to the front?
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Was Monica the one who convinced Richard?

In the first episode of Silicon Valley, Monica offers a ride back home to a confused Richard. And as soon as he comes home, he reveals that he wants to take the money and build a company rather than ...
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Where is this place from Silicon Valley 3?

Just wondering where is this restaurant really located in "Silicon Valley 3"? Is this really in Silicon Valley or somewhere else? Does anybody know it by chance?
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Is Dinesh Gilfoyle's friend?

There are reasons to say that Dinesh and Gilfoyle are friends in Silicon Valley: They are always chatting, they seem to enjoy each others company, they have intimacy to speak about delicate matters ...
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How did Richard and Erlich meet?

I've watched seasons 1 and 2 of Silicon Valley. We know Richard is staying in Erlich's incubator as one of his incubees, but do we know how they originally met? Did I miss something or is it ...
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Explain the season one climax (technical) of Silicon Valley

I accidentally came across Silicon Valley (2014) TV series and I liked it a lot, but I am unable to understand the climax of season one of this series. I am not a hardcore programmer but I know some ...
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At the beginning of Silicon Valley, were Richard Hendricks and Big Head working for Hooli?

---- Potential spoilers below ----- I watched the first season of Silicon Valley a second time, recently, and I enjoyed it, but something puzzles me: what are Richard and Big Head doing at Hooli in ...