Silicon Valley: Final season

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  1. JirinPanthosa

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    I didn’t know Silicon Valley was starting its final season until they advertised it during Watchmen.

    Loved the Gilfoyle AI. Cool to see Pied Piper as a big enough company for Richard to testify to Congress. I guess this season will be about the challenges of a real big company staying ethical.

    It’s also weird to have a character named Gabe. I have been watching The Office season 7 where Gabe is a big character so when the name Gabe comes up when Jared is on screen I forget they aren’t talking about Jared. Gabe and Jared are such similar characters.
     
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    Good that this is the last season, it hasn’t been the same since TJ Miller left the show.

    In the real world, once a small underdog startup becomes a Big Company, the culture always changes for the worse. It wouldn’t surprise me if the series ends with the Pied Piper founders leaving it all to start over again somewhere else.
     
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    My predicted ending is the company is successful but they sell out and become just as bad as Hooli.

    The “Pigs are walking” ending.
     
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    I like the way they made Jared’s new love a girl who never talks or moves on camera. Basically a Morn.

    I bet she somehow determines the ending.
     
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    The Guilfoyle and Dinesh bits have been good, and Gavin Belson has inherited the mantle of Funniest Character for me. I’m still hoping it ends with the core group leaving PP and starting over again with nothing.

    I was also getting confused with the new Gabe character, kept thinking they were referring to Jared.
     
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    I like how now Gavin is so psychopathically spiteful he is full on suicide bombing Pied Piper.
     
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    I’m now 75% sure Silicon Valley will end with Richard inventing the AI that subjugates the human race.
     
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    Series finale is next week. I’m not sure what to expect.
     
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    I just remember a line from earlier where Gilfoyle said he was absolutely certain AI would take over the world, but had a theory the AI would reward the humans who helped bring it about, so might as well be one of those humans.

    I think that’s exactly how it plays out. Son of Anton is the Singularity, and rewards Richard, Gilfoyle and Dinesh.
     
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    Richard accidently invents Skynet and is the fist person killed.
    TJ Miller comes back and morphs into I-R0k to do Skynets bidding.

    TBH, I think the whole "Rustfest" thing works out for them, they are forced to sell PP to Gavin and they all get filthy rich and retire.
     
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    If they have to sell it to someone I have greater suspicions it will be Gwort.
     
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    I’m a little disappointed by that ending. I would have liked it more if they failed to stop the launch. Or chose not to. Now it’s like, what was the show working toward? The same sort of moral backpedal as they have been doing the whole show?
     
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    The series ended with a bang, it was a great finale and I enjoyed it.
     
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    I wasn’t a huge fan of the documentary format, and it didn’t feel all the different from other season finales except that the defeat was final this time.

    I did enjoy Jinyang’s ending and the fact it ended with Richard misplacing a doomsday device.
     
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    I was kind of close....
    RussFest confirmed the networks abilities.
    Richard sort of sells out to Gavin.
    I liked how they covered the whole "TJ Miller" thing and left it ambiguous.
    It was a satisfactory ending.
     
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    I kind of called it that the AI would go out of control and be too good, I was just wrong in that instead of the AI winning they self destructed to stop it.

    They didn’t sell out to anyone, they just blew up their company in the name of common good.
     
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    I would think that Richard’s lossless compression method would still be something valuable that could be licensed to other companies, not sure why he now has to work as an ethics professor.
     
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    Without the AI it doesn’t scale and with the AI it’s a doomsday device.