He is also a screen and TV writer who most recently wrote for the Emmy-nominated sixth season of the Netflix Original Series BoJack Horseman.
His latest book, the New York Times and international best-seller Goodbye, again, was published on April 20, 2021.
As a doctoral candidate at MIT and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, he studies social media, virtual place, and online community. He received his master’s degree in architecture from Yale and his bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Toronto.
His latest art installation, The Laughing Room, was exhibited at MIT in 2018 and at TED in 2019. Previously, his artwork has been exhibited at the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, the Harvard Art Galleries, MIT, the Yale School of Architecture, New Haven ArtSpace, and the University of Toronto. His plays have been performed at the Yale School of Drama, Factory Theater in Toronto, Hart House Theater, and Theater Lab in Toronto.
TIME Magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet of 2017, and in 2019, he was named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and gave a TED Talk that has been viewed online over 3.5 million times.
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