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Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths: Algorithms to Live By


Town Hall First Hill
Mon., April 10, 7:30 p.m. 2017


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Science writer and poet Brian Christian is the author of The Most Human Human, a book that the New Yorker called "terrific" and "one of the rare successful literary offspring of 'Gödel, Escher, Bach,' where art and science meet an engaged mind and the friction produces real fire." For his latest work, Christian teamed up with cognitive scientist and professor Tom Griffiths to create an interdisciplinary take on how computer algorithms can be useful for very human problems—"from finding a spouse to finding a parking spot." Hear from both authors at this Town Hall talk, and learn about memory, computer logic, and ways to apply these strategies to your own life.

Purchasing a ticket for this event also gets you admission to UW Science Now, happening beforehand.

Town Hall

1119 Eighth Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

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  • Mon., April 10, 7:30 p.m. 2017