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Blogger Outed: ‘Fake Steve’ is Dan Lyons – Yahoo! News

Blogger Outed: ‘Fake Steve’ is Dan Lyons – Yahoo! News

At long last, someone has cracked one of the technology world’s biggest mysteries — the identity of Fake Steve, a sharp-tongued blogger who had tech aficionados in stitches with a satiric diary purporting to be from Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

Now for the really good part: Both the blogger and the guy who outed him are from staunch bastions of Old Media, Forbes magazine and The New York Times.

In a story published on Monday, Brad Stone of the Times outed Dan Lyons, a technology editor at Forbes, as the author of “The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs,” a daily account of events in the tech industry as seen through a caricature of Jobs. The blog can be found at


Wow. I didn’t really know about this blog except for a brief post on Digg and maybe being on the front page a couple of times. While I don’t find this that interesting, it does involve the social internet and how people interact with each other… so how can I not add it to the archive?

August 7, 2007 Posted by | Business, Culture, Tech | Leave a comment