Brian Christian was born in 1984. He holds a dual degree from Brown University in computer science and philosophy, and an MFA in poetry. His work has appeared in both literary and scientific journals. In 2009, he competed with the world's leading artificial intelligence software at the international Turing Test competition, where he was awarded the prize for 'The Most Human Human'. This is his first book. In it, you will discover: Why computers can fly planes but can't ride bicycles How Deep Blue beat Gary Kasparov but why it didn't count What arguments have in common with amnesia Why speaking to a machine is like a bad date What life is all about and how to live it better...
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