|How great is it when life imitates art?
Much of season four of Silicon Valley so far has circled around the boorish charm of entrepreneur Erlich Bachman and his attempt to make something of the young developer Jian-Yang's octopus recipes app.
Bachman hastily invested in the app, thinking it had to do with Oculus — not octopus.
With venture capitalists confused as to why anyone would want an app with eight octopus recipes in it, Bachman seized on Jian-Yang's lack of English by explaining its not a seafood app, but rather you can "see food," pivoting the app to become the "Shazam of food" to secure funding.
One time the SeeFood app is instituted, it regrettably could hardly appropriately spot a blistering pup.
Injecting "Not Hotdog." It's a hotdog-identifying app that uses your phone's camera inform if a food item is a hotdog ... or not . This highly app is downloadable enjoys the iOS App Store (but sole the U.S., it gives the look.)
It realizes the trade overly, for the reason that in keeping with the reports of Silicon Valley fans on Twitter.
Latest app fancy @SiliconHBO: Not Hotdog 🌭
The entirety almost @SiliconHBO is remarkable. #NotHotdog #SeeFood pic .twitter.com/B9cgx9JzFS
Also more proficient, there's also a page because the app on Manufactured good Search, plus beliefs from its maker , Jian-Yang.
Jian-Yang's beliefs on Not Hotdog on @ProductHunt 😹 🌭 #SiliconValleyHBO https://t .co/uYUZeocSJo pic .twitter.com/JPUvbNfCIQ
With there's still a mirthful make fun of interview and Emily Chang at Bloomberg, behind the app's trading to Periscope.
"I am incredibly wealthy," Jian-Yang tells Chang.
WATCH: @EmilyChangTV talks w/ Jian-Yang on the subject of his "Not Hotdog" app .
Critically, give yourselves a pat on the back , Silicon Valley producers .