Rulebreaking made Silicon Valley.

Author:Soave, Robby
Position::Briefly Noted - Brief article
 
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Halfway through the second season of HBO's Silicon Valley, wannabe tech entrepreneur Erlich Bachman (T.J. Miller) dresses down a nosy neighbor intent on alerting the cops to Bachman's unlicensed commercial activities. "Do you know why your shitty house is worth 20 times what you paid for it in the 1970s?" Bachman rants. "Because of people like us moving in and starting illegal businesses in our garages. [That's] why Silicon Valley is one of the hottest neighborhoods in the world."

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It's a fitting statement of purpose for this show, which celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of friends trying to launch a revolutionary...

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