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Frackathon

A period of time in which a person or group of people spend their time fracking.

James: Noah is off going off the radar this weekend to join his friends in Houston for a frackathon.
Winston: What a weird guy.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie about 2 years ago

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Andreessen Voodoo

Drawing facial pictures on eggs to make them look like venture capitalist Marc Andreessen. Entrepreneurs then worship the eggs, hoping they can grow to unicorn status.

Every night before going to be Kamdesh engaged in Andreessen Voodoo hoping that his pitch would go well the following week.

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subversives

tending or intending to subvert or overthrow, destroy, or undermine an established or existing system, especially a legally constituted government or a set of beliefs. noun. a person who adopts subversive principles or policies.

I believe in the power of startups and want to build amazing products with passionate subversives

Added by mmontagna mmontagna 6 months ago

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Good-Cheap-Fast

The inevitable desire of any contractor. The typical rip-off method which any serious author should refuse.

Could you make it with all features till evening after we agree on the price?

Added by Francis Francis about 2 years ago

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Oski Eyes

When an engineering student (primarily UC Berkeley students) tries to talk to a girl but ends up frowning and giving her an awkward vibe because he is too scared to say anything. This is mostly done out of innocence and fear.

Cindy was really interested in meeting my friend Brian, but since she was the first girl he'd talked to in months he ended up giving her Oski eyes and scaring her off. She's over there talking to that Haashole Brad now.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie about 2 years ago

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Product/market fit

Conversation starter.

Added by charlesjo charlesjo about 2 years ago

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Neckbeard

People with facial hair on their neck, most of the time in lieu of their face. Chances are that if a software engineer is a neckbeard they are amoung the highest paid engineers in the company and/or are extremely smart.

I've never seen a neckbeard and a girl in the same photo, but damn they're the closest thing to ancient wizards Silicon Valley has.

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Up and to the Right

An incredible growth curve in your business metrics. Also known as a Hockey Stick curve.

Squeeze the X-axis until your growth curve is Up and to the Right.

Added by firasd firasd about 2 years ago

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The Silicon Valley Shake

A choreographed dance entrepreneurs do in their favorite online video game after reaching major milestones in their company. Doing a dance in real life is many instances is far too awkward.

After being acquired by Twitter, Jack along with the founding team simultaneously logged onto League of Legends, typed in the /dance command together, and broadcasted it on Twitch.

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Engineer Agencies

Agencies run by engineers who pimp out other engineers and themselves to big companies and startups for a per hour/week wage. This can be more lucrative and give more freedom to said engineers who work on their own time.

James sought the help of an Engineer Agency to build an initial version of his OnDemand Condom delivery service for iOS and Android.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie over 1 year ago

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Bleeding Edge

A technology that's so new, you can count on it to be unreliable and troublesome (derived from the term "leading edge").

"Did our database crash again?"
"Yeah, this new big data graph mapping software is totally bleeding edge."

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SME

An acronym for "Subject Matter Expert". Generally a person designated as the expert in a particular technology, process, or subject area within a company or organization. Often the title is an oxymoron and is given through a bureaucratic process where the person designated as the so called "expert" knows less about the subject than others yet insists on inserting themselves into the decision making process despite their inferior knowledge. They derive their power via their title rather than any actual factual information they may know.

The IT department can't install Chrome because the Browser SME declared that no more than 2 browsers will be supported and he choose IE and Firefox. He didn't provide any factual basis for his decision when it was announced but he did note that he was the browser SME and thus everyone had to abide by his decision.

Added by ipfreely ipfreely about 2 years ago

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Family Layway Weekend

When an entrepreneur spends a weekend with his family mostly because they haven't seen from him or her in weeks. The entrepreneur spends 85% of this time checking his or her phone for updates.

Ken decided to go on a family layaway weekend because his Mom's birthday was coming up. He told him mom happy birthday and sat in the corner the rest of the time checking his phone. His family was just happy to see him.

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Cal (aka Berkeley, aka Not-Stanford)

Harvard: Stanford of East Coast.

Stanford: For students who could not get into Cal.

Cal: Letting Stanford dropouts and graduates pursue all the billion dollar ideas because it was never about the money.

http://startupstudygroup.com/glossary/#comment-39

Cal: Yeah, you have rich parents.

Stanford: At least we got in.

Added by charlesjo charlesjo about 2 years ago

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VP Of Product

Overseas the vision of the product. Communicates between the C Level executives and the engineering heads to develop a product consistent with the company's values.

Ryan got promoted to VP of Product and now spends most of his time in meetings with the CTO trying to hammer out reasonable trajectories for the company.

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Perceived Value Pricing

Gauging the pricing of one's product based on how much people THINK it's worth.

RocketSpoon used perceived value pricing to justify the increase in price for their product because they were the only food delivery platform in their area that delivered airline quality food within the smallest time window.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie over 1 year ago

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Fracking

Creating underground sub-communities within larger social sites (such as Reddit). Vile, nasty, unsavory and questionable content is then pumped into these underground sub-communities. The goal is to either bring legions of impressionable, immature people to their cause (such as misogyny for the purpose of taking out Hillary Clinton - much like the Tea Party's hatred of blacks), or to simply create an earthquake that brings down Internet communities. The goal here is to abuse so-called "free speech" rights to the point of destruction of the host.

Since President Obama faced no more elections, the conservative/libertarian weirdos fracking Reddit with racism, now switched to misogyny by using Ellen Pao as a proxy for Hillary Clinton.

Added by FuctCo5K FuctCo5K about 2 years ago

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Agile

Agile development is a phrase used in software development to describe methodologies for incremental software development.

Instead of using PRINCE2 methodology. Lets use Agile development.

Added by callum000 callum000 about 2 years ago

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Blackhat Developer

One who uses his or her knowledge as a developer to do illegal or questionably moral tasks.

Julius is a blackhat developer who hacks into people's emails at Starbucks looking for nude photos because that's the only thing that turns him on. Nobody at work likes him or uses the wifi when he is around.

Added by yungsnuggie yungsnuggie about 1 year ago

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Cloud

A descriptive word given to something that is running on someone else's computer.

We will run our product in the cloud, so it is accessible to users on the internet.

Added by slushieman slushieman about 2 years ago

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