Silicon Valley is about some tech nerds. Richard has created a crazy algorithm that could change a lot in the tech industry and everyone in the valley wants a piece. With his handy band of misfits and crazy investor they have to learn some of the dirty side of the business. Thanks to some dumb luck here and there the keep this company afloat. They laugh, they cry, and also suffer a lot mental breakdowns.
This is one of HBO's better shows right now. It does a great job of appealing to people who really understand tech and people who don't. The story line even makes fun of current trends and news that are affecting the tech industry. All this kind of shines a light on the industry that most of us forget provides many of the tools and services we use. If you can steal someones HBO password give this show a shot. You will for sure get a few laughs.