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Silicon Valley: Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency / Season: 1 / Episode: 8 (2014)

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Silicon Valley

Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency (Television Episode)

Season: 1
Episode: 8

June 1, 2014
 
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Desperate to avoid litigation after the brawl, TechCrunch offers Pied Piper a ticket straight through to the final Battlefield stage, but the team is despondent after watching the Nucleus presentation and learning that not only is Hooli's Weissman compression quality score 2.89, the exact same as theirs, but they also have a number of additional features which make Nucleus a much better application. The PP team retreats to their hotel room where they mock up a mathematical model for Erlich to give handjobs to every male in the Battlefield audience instead of doing their presentation, which has Richard retreating to his room away from their conversation. He stays up all night, deletes most of the Pied Piper features and leaves only one - the all-important compression engine, which, using Richard's brand new compression code, achieves a Weissman score of 5.2. Pied Piper wins the Battlefield, embarrassing Belson and Hooli. After learning from Monica, amidst some flirting between the two, that Pied Piper will be fielding business interests and that things will only get harder, Richard has another panic attack and vomits into a dumpster in the alley.