Richard has to apologize to Bryce and Bryce explains how the tech industry is biased against those society deems beautiful favoring people like Richard over Bryce. Bryce tells Richard what he did in order to get the ear of Gavin Belson.
Max Zorin presents a plan to monopolize the microchip industry in Silicon Valley. His terms are non-negotiable and arguably unreasonable. The terms are that each person pays him $100M and half of their net income. As a response, Max does not hesitate to dismiss anyone who does not want to be part of his cartel plan.