Christian Crumlish is the curator of the Yahoo! Design Pattern Library. He is a web strategist, information architect, interaction designer, and writer who has been developing and writing about web technology since 1994. He is on the board of directors of the Information Architecture Institute. He is the coauthor of Designing Social Interfaces, coeditor of Coffeehouse: Writings from the Web, and author of The Power of Many, The Internet for Busy People, A Guided Tour of the Internet and The Internet Dictionary. Christian earned his bachelor of arts in philosophy from Princeton University in 1986. He is the co-host of the Blog conference on the Well and can be found on Twitter @mediajunkie. Christian an avid fan of music, in particular jazz and other improvised forms. He lives in Oakland, California with his fiancée, Briggs, and his cat, Fraidy.