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Algorithms to Live By

The Computer Science of Human Decisions

By Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths
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Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths

Algorithms to Live By (2016) is a practical and useful guide that shows how algorithms have much more to do with day-to-day life than you might think. And not just that; they can also lead to a better life by helping you solve problems, make decisions and get more things done.

  • Busy people who want to improve their time management
  • Anyone interested in what algorithms do
  • People who want to get more organized

Brian Christian is a best-selling author and renowned public speaker who specializes in cognitive science. His work has won numerous awards and he’s been honored by the Academy of American Poets. He’s also a contributor to The New Yorker, Wired, The Guardian and many scientific journals.

Tom Griffiths, an award-winning professor of cognitive science and psychology, leads the Computational Cognitive Science Lab at the University of Berkeley. He has published more than 150 scientific papers.


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