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Internet of Things

Everyday objects that are connected to the internet so they can transfer and receive data from other objects

I can now send recipes to my oven and have it cook meals for me automatically. Thank god for internet of things.

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Dick Jerk Algorithm

Highly sophisticated algorithm devised by Pied Piper engineers where one can jerk off 4 dudes at once.
This algorithm inspired Richard to come up with an advanced middle out algorithm.
Dick to floor. D2floor.

ummm, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-hUV9yhqgY enough said...

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Brain Rape

Intellectual property robbery thinly disguised as acquisition talk. Usually committed by a big company on a startup. Yelp got brainraped by Google back in the day.
http://www.quora.com/Silicon-Valley-Season-2-Episode-2-Runaway-Devaluation/What-was-the-reference-to-Yelp-in-episode-2-of-season-2-of-Silicon-Valley

Erlich: They're brainraping us right?
Gerald: They definitely are.
Erlich: Shit!

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Unicorn

A startup that is valued at $1 billion dollars or more

Chris: We need to raise more money so our valuation will rise and so Techcrunch will add us to their startup unicorn list

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Work From Home

A synonym of "Sit at home eating chips while watching TV"

Chris: Hey boss. Can I work from home on Tuesday?
Boss: Let me know if last weeks episode is worth watching

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Apple Maps Bad?!

A phrase used to indicate the low quality of a product because Apple Maps is barely usable.

Enough said, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVq1wgIN62E

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  • zazpowered zazpowered

    I hate that Yelp defaults to Apple Maps. It's terrible

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Hustling

Refers to an act where a startup founder runs around networking with others to acquire more users/customers, raise money, etc.
Chris Sacca, Dave Mcclure loves to use this word.

Enough said, www.youtube.com/watch?v=5betFZRICVg

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Y Combinator

Y Combinator is an early stage seed fund started by Paul Graham in 2005. The combined market cap of Y Combinator companies is currently over $30 billion

John: You should apply for Y Combinator they will give you 120k for 7% of your company and provide great mentorship.
Amit: Great idea. I'm going to apply

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Game Developer

A software engineer in the game industry, generally bigger, earns less and is nerdier than their startup counterparts.

Kilim: I wanna work for Blizzard so I can help build WoW and Diablo
Matthew: Do you really want to be a game developer?

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Silly Web App

How people like to describe what a lot of what engineers in silicon valley build. They are sometimes right and sometimes wrong but in either case they are sitting on their asses doing nothing themselves.

Kilim: What the hell is Silicon Valley dictionary. Stop making silly web apps
Matthew: Stop watching tv

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Dogecoin

Cryptocurrency featuring the Shiba Inu dog on a golden coin as its logo.

VERY MUCH SUCH WOW! TO THE MOON!!!! DOGECOIN!

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Thought Leader

How somebody without any real skills describes themselves. The phrase itself is self explanatory.

Matthew: tell us why we should hire you
Kilim: I am a thought leader in the area of SAAS
Matthew: what does that even mean
Kilim: I am a thought leader

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Janitor at startup

Sometimes startup founders or executives will use this as their title to appear humble but it ends up being super obnoxious.

Matthew: why are you listed as janitor on LinkedIn aren't you the CEO?
Kilim: Oh I just wanted people to ask me about it so I can tell them my real position.

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Stanford engineer

Smart and entrepreneurial. Usually from a privileged background.

John: Hey you can you look for an office? We will need one soon
Bob: My dad has a house he can lend us. Is that fine?
John: That works.

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This Guy Fucks

Made popular by Russ Hanneman on the Silicon Valley show. It is just something to say when you want to mess with somebody. Meaningless. Could also mean this guy has a lot of sex but its impossible to tell.

http://peal.io/p/this-guy-fucks-am-i-right

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Resting and vesting

When you have equity in a company that hasn't fully vested yet and stay at the company even though you have no real role there.

Matthew: Why are you on the roof park all the time, aren't you the VP of marketing?
Hemant: Yes but that's just a title. I'm really resting and vesting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66I7Mhkkl64

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SLO Engineer

Engineer that graduated from CalPoly SLO. Good chance of being bro-ey, surprisingly good what they are doing.

Interviewer: So you said you came from SLO..? Cal Poly?
Interviewee: Yeah bro
Interviewer: Bro, I came from there too, you're hired!

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Berkeley Engineer

An engineer that graduated from UC Berkeley, pretty nerdy, not interested in starting their own company

Travis: Hey I have an idea for a new taxi service, do you want to join as a cofounder?
Kilim: No I think I want to work for google. It's very prestigious.

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  • zazpowered zazpowered

    @davidheming3 I agree. I actually went to Berkeley and I think we are doing well in entrepreneurship but we are still behind Stanford, especially with companies that have started recently. Also this was tongue in cheek and just something I observed in some friends.

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    You mean to say that Berkeley engineers and non-engineering alums founding Intel, Apple, Myspace, Sandisk, Sun Microsystems to name a few is not entrepreneurial enough? UC Berkeley is #2 or #3 when it comes to undergraduates pumping out entrepreneurs, not too far behind Stanford.

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ARR

Short for Annual Recurring Revenue

Typically this refers to the recurring revenue per customer. Total recurring revenue / # of customers.

Me: My startup is killing it! We're making 10 millions in ARR!
Matt: HOLY SHIT DUDE!! YOU'RE AMAZING!!!

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Tres Commas

Spanish for three commas as in 1 billion dollars or $1,000,000,000

After the IPO of his company Matthew is now part of the tres commas club

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