Being Human: Brian Christian in Conversation with Thomas Goetz

October 9, 2011, 7:00 pm
Delancey Street Screening Room, 600 The Embarcadero
$8 advance at Brown Paper Tickets; $10 at door

Co-presented by the Bay Area Science Festival

The Most Human Human: Brian Christian in conversation with Thomas GoetzDrawing on a range of disciplines, this conversation between Christian—a bestselling nonfiction author and poet who has appeared on The Daily Show and more—and Wired magazine editor and author Thomas Goetz, explores how discoveries in computer science, genomics, and neuroscience are influencing our understanding of uniquely human characteristics.

For more about the authors and the subject:

…read an interview with Christian in The Paris Review

…see Christian talk artificial intelligence on Charlie Rose

…read the Litquake Interview with Christian

…watch Thomas Goetz discuss personalized medicine at Book Passage

…download a podcast of the introduction to Goetz’s book The Decision Tree: Navigating the Future of Healthcare