“Moldbug.” The name sounds like it belongs to a troll who belches from the depths of an Internet rabbit hole. And so it does.
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Stanford lecturer and genetics startup co-founder Balaji Srinivasan delivered a talk entitled "Silicon Valley's Ultimate Exit"
, at the Y Combinator startup school on Saturday. The provocative talk, described as "a fantasy of seceding from the U.S.
" with "undertones of class hostility as well as simple naïveté
", is just the latest escalation of the techno-utopian and often anti-government rhetoric from Silicon Valley's elite class (previously: 1