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  1. 1. The Redneck Guide to Silicon Valley Jay Cuthrell aka @ qthrul
  2. 2. Preface: Get a Map source:
  3. 3. Pro Tip: Use Trusted References source:
  4. 4. Example: Alternative Reference source:
  5. 5. The Similarities Are Everywhere! source: and
  6. 6. Silicon Valley Connections Bill Ron Jeff Larry source:
  7. 7. The Chili Cheese Dog Aficionado Doppelgängers Connection LARRY THE ORACLE GUY source:
  8. 8. The Apple Connection source:
  9. 9. The Beef Jerky Connection source:
  10. 10. The Twitter Connection Ron “Tater Salad” White Ron “Godfather” Conway source: and VentureBeat
  11. 11. The Linux Connection source: Steve Burnett and
  12. 12. The NASCAR Connection source:
  13. 13. The Bass Fishing Connection source: Bass Pro Shops
  14. 14. The Farm(ville) Connection source: Wikipedia and Carnegie Mellon University Professor, “Uncle” Jesse Schell
  15. 15. The Burning Man Connection Hippies Yuppies Rednecks Software Engineers Retirees Frat Boys Fetishists Burners source:
  16. 16. The Mullet Connection source: TechCrunch and Wikipedia
  17. 17. The Crocs Connection source: TechCrunch
  18. 18. Grand Unifying Theory : Beer source: any hipster refrigerator in Silicon Valley
  19. 19. Grand Unifying Theory: Bacon source:
  20. 20. What this world Silicon Valley needs is a few more rednecks... source: