Richard drunkenly promises to make Erlich a board member, which he regrets the next morning. Big Head finds others at Hooli, who like him, have made careers out of doing nothing. Richard struggles to put Pied Piper’s vision into words.
The guys find themselves in trouble with their company name when they find out it’s already taken. So whilst Richard tries to find a solution, Erlich searches for a new name in another dimension of his consciousness.
Richard hires Jared to design a business plan. Big Head is asked to work for Gavin Belson, where he discovers that Hooli has stolen the Pied Piper algorithm and calls it Nucleus. Meanwhile Richard struggles to get his money from Gregory.
Richard is a computer programmer. He has to choose between a $10 million deal with Gavin Belson and a $200.000 deal with Peter Gregory, in exchange for his cooperation to make the idea of a super compressing algorithm change the world.