How to Become an Intellectual in Silicon Valley

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In the quest to become non-conformist, popular, and unique, it seems that Silicon Valley intellectuals ended up copying each other. Aaron Timms uses sarcasm and wit to illustrate the seemingly absurd culture of venture capitalist intellectuals. For example, he highlights “Thiel’s Axiom” — a made up principle every VC intellectual adheres to which states that “the less necessary a chart is to make yourself understood, the more important it is to include that chart in your text.” Read full article here

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