Max Hawkins

Artist and computer scientist
Since 2015, computer programs Max Hawkins wrote have been giving him randomly generated instructions on how to live his life.

Why you should listen

Max Hawkins's "bubble hopping" program for attending randomly selected Facebook events was featured in NPR's Invisibilia podcast. He is the co-creator of Dialup, a serendipitous voice-chat app that has been mentioned in The New Yorker, The Guardian and the New York Times's Modern Love column.

Max Hawkins’ TED talk