Rebuilt: My Journey Back to the Hearing World

Rebuilt: My Journey Back to the Hearing World

Michael Chorost

After Michael Chorost all of sudden misplaced what used to be left of his listening to, he took the novel step of getting a cochlear implant -- a tiny laptop -- put in in his head. A technological wonder, the equipment not just restored to him the realm of sound but in addition should be mostly upgraded with new software program. regardless of his intitial worry of the technology's very likely dehumanizing results, Chorost's implant allowed him to hook up with others in stunning methods: as a cyborg, he discovered approximately love, joined a writing staff, and shaped deeper friendships. extra profoundly, his belief of the realm round him used to be dramatically altered.

Brimming with perception and written with attraction and self-deprecating humor, Rebuilt unveils, in own phrases, the awesome probabilities of a brand new technological age.

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