Plenary Luncheon Speaker: Michael Chorost
Friday, Nov. 10, 12:25 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Freelance Science Writer; Speaker
Michael Chorost is a nationally known authority on bionic
bodies, transhumanism, and cybertheory. His memoir of going completely deaf
and getting his hearing back with a cochlear implant, Rebuilt: How Becoming
Part Computer Made Me More Human, was published in June 2005.
Panel Discussion - The "Sound and Fury" of Cochlear
Implants: deaf cultural identity, technology and the concept of disability