i forget who but i remember one of the techno-twitterati eventually fessing up: why yes, i have been a primary consultant for the show Silicon Valley.
this is just a minor detail in a much more varied & much further out there bizarre short-story series. but i still wonder, who picked this source code to put on screen. why?
this episode is going great. it's the most amazing anti-big anti-vast tv i've seen.
"your factory thinks everything's replaceable. it's a throwaway culture"
"maybe everything is replaceable"
"is that the company slogan?"
"it would take me years to figure out how to read this"
(yeah a lot of people reading megacorp software feel similar, msgpack protobuf or whatever else.)
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