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Dan Lyons is the editor of Valleywag and a writer for the HBO comedy series, Silicon Valley. Previously Dan was a marketing fellow at HubSpot; editor-in-chief of ReadWrite; technology editor of Newsweek; and a technology reporter at Forbes. Dan also created a blog, The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs, from which he developed a critically acclaimed novel, Options.

Dan has written about consumer tech companies (Apple, Google, social media, mobile computing) as well as fusion energy, supercomputers and artificial intelligence. He has appeared as a guest on CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, BBC, Bloomberg TV, Fox Business News and National Public Radio.

Dan has published three works of fiction. His book, Options: The Secret Life of Steve Jobs, was a sharp satire about Silicon Valley, published to critical acclaim. His previous books are Dog Days (a novel) and The Last Good Man (an award-winning collection of short stories).