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…in which I’m quote ... by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness …in which I’m quoted. It’s a fascinating story about the emerging prospect of replacing old cochlear implants with new models. Till now this subject has been more or les ... Read on »
@Gallaudet by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Sometimes when a blogger goes offline for three months – my last post was April 18th – it’s because not much is going on. And sometimes it’s because a whole lot is going on ... Read on »
A new Moore’s Law for neuroscience? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on January 27th, 2011 | According to Moore’s Law, t ... Read on »
A rowdy Saturday night in Philadelphia by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Sirens are howling. Philadelphia’s feelin’ rowdy tonight. I call my dorm at UPenn “Moscow State University” but it does have its charms, such as a 24th-floor lounge with a ... Read on »
A Status-Quo Election, But Much Cause For Hope. by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on November 7th, 2012 | Although Obama won the 2012 ... Read on »
Are We Alone in the Universe? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on April 25th, 2011 | If you want a field where aug ... Read on »
Can science shed light on “Proof of Heaven”? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on January 4th, 2013 | I’ve always been interested ... Read on »
Can the octopus help us understand intelligence? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on December 21st, 2010 | Here’s a fascinating artic ... Read on »
Communicating with Intelligent Aliens by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on May 21st, 2011 | May 21, 2011. My newest blog ... Read on »
Confessions of a Bionic Man by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Confessions of a Bionic Man is the title of a Washington Post opinion piece I’ve just published in the Sunday edition of April 13th. It starts this way: “If I were catapu ... Read on »
Dear readers, I’ve been ru ... by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Dear readers, I’ve been running silent for a while because I had two deadlines last week, for Technology Review and The Journal of Life Sciences. I was also sick with a c ... Read on »
Do Super-Earths Have Too Much Gravity For Us? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on November 15th, 2012 | It’s amazingly easy to ima ... Read on »
Do Super-Earths Trap the Civilizations On Them? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on November 26th, 2012 | We already found seven sup ... Read on »
Do Super-Earths Trap the Civilizations On Them? by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We already found seven super-Earths in habitable zones. It may not be long before we find one that has a gravity like ours and a tolerable orbital velocity… Read more ... Read on »
First Look: The Naída CI Q70, a new cochlear implant processor. by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness In this blog entry I’ll be offering my early impressions of a new cochlear implant processor, having used it for two weeks. It is a complex technology and I expect it ... Read on »
Francis Fukuyama on THE ORIGINS OF POLITICAL ORDER by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on April 26th, 2011 | Tonight I saw Francis Fukuyam ... Read on »
Getting insurance coverage for new cochlear implant processors by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness If you’re buying new cochlear implant processors to replace old ones, and need to figure out how to get insurance to pay for it, this post is for you. I’ll answer ... Read on »
Homecoming Weekend by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Today I told my first joke in ASL. It was around the dinner table, and the students were discussing Homecoming Weekend’s closing party, called the “Bash.” I didn’t go to t ... Read on »
How do you mark the turning on o ... by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness How do you mark the turning on of an ear? Activation is a momentous event, biblical in scope: a thing that was dead is brought back to life. In the film Elmer Gantry the ... Read on »
How I kicked my addiction to the iPhone game Angry Birds. by Michael C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness By Michael Chorost on January 4th, 2011 | Here’s a link to my new blog ... Read on »