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Congrats Jon and team!!

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haha.

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Nicely done Mr. Townsend. Nicely done.

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fwiw, in traditional GP/LP relationships, the LPs know what's going on with the companies (annual meeting, etc.)

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haha. Well, I doubt you're an idiot. Buzzwords serve a purpose insofar as they're a good shorthand for defining categories of product offerings. E.g., ETL, Data Warehouse, Mobile Device Management, etc. all have pretty well understood parameters within which the vendors, buyers, analysts, etc. operate.

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Thanks for tip. These are now expanded in interview text :)

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You are not the first to note this about the team. Uniquely nice ppl.

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This is great. Well done.

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Not sure if the comparison with finance is apt. Financial sophistry layered complexity on complexity without a robust understanding of principles (i.e., housing prices don't always go up, hiding debt and ownership in millions of small pieces spread around will create a mess), whereas computing grows intelligently (most of the time) from real world problems that need addressing.

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Oh they understand principles pretty well (I get comission x% and I don't fucking care about everything else). The layering of sophistry is there so they can obfuscate them from you. They also use it for maintaining plausible deniability.

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quick fix (you mean, not in a bubble :) Not trolling, promise :)

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