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The Silicon Jungle:
A Novel of Deception, Power, and Internet Intrigue
Shumeet Baluja

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface xi
Endings 1
Anklets 3
Anthropologists in the Midst 10
Mollycoddle 13
Touchpoints 19
Checking In 26
Working 9 to 4 28
Predicting the Future and 38 Needles 33
Contact 39

Two Geeks in a Pod 47
An Understatement 53
Euphoria and Diet Pills 61
To Better Days 70
Marathon 75
The Life and Soul of an Intern 81
Candid Cameras 85
Episodes 89
Liberal Food and Even More Liberal Activism 92
Subjects 100

Newsworthy 105
Patience 110
Hypergrowth 113
Little Pink Houses 117
Truth, Lies, and Algorithms 122
Negotiations and Herding Cats 129
The JENNY Discovery 133
I Dream of JENNY 138
A Five-Step Program: Hallucinations and Archetypes 143
Over-Deliver 150

A Life Changed in Four Phone Calls 154
Giving Thanks 160
A Drive through the Country 166
Control 171
A Tale of Two Tenures 178
Prelude to Pie 183
The Yuri Effect 188
Apple Pie 195
Thoughts Like Butterflies 201
Core-Relations 207

Collide 212
Control, Revisited 220
Fables of the Deconstruction 223
Control, Foregone 232
Foundations 236
One Way 241
Sebastin's Friends 244
A Tinker by Any Other Name 251
When It Rains 262
I Am a Heartbeat 267

What I Did This Summer 273
A Permanent Position 280
For Adam 284
Faith 288
Counting by Two 291
Disconnect 298
Sahim 304
Epilogue: Beginnings 309
Acknowledgments 313
Know More 315
Privacy Policy of a Few Organizations 317
References 319

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