Michael Chorost – our honoured Guest
Herzen House had the honour to reception and met with Michael Chorost, Ph.D.
Michael is a famous person all over the world. He came to Russia to representative his book which is now available in Russian.
Michael Chorost was born with severe loss of hearing due to rubella, his hearing was partially restored with a cochlear implant in 2001. He subsequently wrote a memoir of the experience, titled Rebuilt: How Becoming Part Computer Made Me More Human.
In August 2006 Rebuilt won the PEN/USA Book Award for Creative Nonfiction. Dr. Chorost has published in Wired, The Futurist, The Scientist, Technology Review, and SKY (Delta’s inflight magazine). He co-wrote a PBS television show titled The 22nd Century which aired in January 2007. He now lives in Washington.
Thank you for the visit, Michael.