Jacob Silverman is a journalist in New York, writing about technology and national security for The New Republic, with occasional freelance adventures elsewhere. His book Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection is published by HarperCollins. (You can read excerpts in The Guardian, Salon, and the Washington Post.)
Silverman's work has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, The Washington Post, Politico, and many other publications. He also writes for The Baffler, where he is a contributing editor. In April 2012, Silverman was a three-day Jeopardy! champion
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