Christopher Steiner


Website

Twitter


Christopher is a civil engineer and a staff writer at Forbes magazine. His book, $20 Per Gallon, was released on July 15, 2009 by Grand Central Publishers.

Intrigued by rising gasoline prices in spring 2008, Christopher Steiner conceived of the concept for $20 Per Gallon when he wondered, simply, how will our lives change in a future of higher gas prices? A civil engineer and a staff writer at Forbes who regularly reports on energy, technology and innovative entrepreneurs, Steiner researched the question. His examination roamed from Manhattan tunnels to desert plane graveyards to organic farm fields and manifested in this book, which breaks down our future and its coming changes in terms of dollars per gallon.

Before his first reporting job
...more

Christopher Steiner isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

The PAF is fresh and new for 2019. Heed it.


We have again teamed with ZRankings.com to put together the definitive list of best ski resorts in North America. As always, our decisions are driven by a multitude of things, including snowfall, terrain, crowds and town ambience. These factors are baked into a master algorithm that yields, for 220 ski resorts on the continent, a Pure Awesomeness Facto...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on November 28, 2018 12:00 • 1 view
Average rating: 3.79 · 3,743 ratings · 371 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
Automate This: How Algorith...

3.83 avg rating — 3,233 ratings — published 2012 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
$20 Per Gallon: How the Ine...

3.52 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 2007 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
算法帝国

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
Africa in the Market

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Companion to the Anthropo...

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Companion to the Anthropo...

by
0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Christopher Steiner…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“Cope’s bot can string together notes that weave in and out with the power of Beethoven or the finesse of Mozart. That a machine can produce things of such beauty is threatening to many in the music community. “If you’ve spent a good portion of your life being in love with these dead composers and along comes some twerp who claims to have this piece of software that can move you in the same way, suddenly you’re asking yourself, ‘What’s happened here?’” Cope says. “I’m messing with some very powerful relationships.”
Christopher Steiner, Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World

“Algorithms have already written symphonies as moving as those composed by Beethoven, picked through legalese with the deftness of a senior law partner, diagnosed patients with more accuracy than a doctor, written news articles with the smooth hand of a seasoned reporter, and driven vehicles on urban highways with far better control than a human.”
Christopher Steiner, Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World

“Cope’s bot can string together notes that weave in and out with the power of Beethoven or the finesse of Mozart. That a machine can produce”
Christopher Steiner, Automate This: How Algorithms Took Over Our Markets, Our Jobs, and the World

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Seasonal Read...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Fall 2014 Completed Tasks: Do Not Delete Posts 4668 1097 Dec 01, 2014 08:53AM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Christopher to Goodreads.