Brian Christian

Brian Christian
Brian Christian
Author, The Most Human Human; Coauthor (with Tom Griffiths), Algorithms to Live by

BRIAN CHRISTIAN is the author of The Most Human Human (2011) and the coauthor, with Tom Griffiths, of Algorithms to Live By (2016).

Christian’s writing has appeared in The New YorkerThe AtlanticWiredThe Wall Street JournalThe GuardianThe Paris Review, and in scientific journals such as Cognitive Science. Christian has been featured on The Charlie Rose Show and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has lectured at Google, Microsoft, the Santa Fe Institute, and the London School of Economics. His work has won several awards, including fellowships at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, publication in Best American Science & Nature Writing, and an award from the Academy of American Poets.

Christian holds degrees in philosophy, computer science, and poetry from Brown University and the University of Washington. He lives in San Francisco.