Billy McFarland, you’ve been de-fraud-throned. On Monday night, The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley aired on HBO, showing the sociopathic tendencies of , her failed blood-testing startup Theranos, and its shocking impact on the tech industry. We have to admit, Holmes’s ideas were definitely there. If the technology was there as well, as we know it, buuuuut instead, a company that at one point was , failed to deliver on any of its promises, and attempted to defraud all of .
For those who read Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou or listened to the podcast The Dropout, the recently released HBO documentary provides a scarily vivid look at Holmes — the