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Brian Christian

Brian Christian appears in the following:

The Rules Can Set You Free

Play is something we all do--it seems so natural, it feels a little bit ridiculous to ask why we need it. But psychology professor Alison Gopnik explains some profound benefits, and tells us about a noticeable shift that happens somewhere between age 3 and 6--a shift that causes ...

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Games

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Winners, losers, underdogs -- what can games tell us about who we really are?

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Talking to Machines

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

What can machines tell us about being human?

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Clever Bots

In 2006, Robert Epstein decided to turn to his computer for some help finding a date. He was single at the time, and it seemed like everyone was getting into online dating. So he started searching through photos and sending messages, reaching out to women who caught his interest. And ...

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