Early Engineer at Successful Company

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Instead of buying a nice watch or a super car, rich people in Silicon Valley will flaunt either their title, such as early engineer at Twitter or their star investors, such as Andreessen Horowitz, because it implies they have a lot of money.

Tim: Why do you always introduce yourself as an early employee at Facebook. Isn't that a little pretentious?
David: But.. but I drive a Prius.. and I'm wearing a plain t-shirt.

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