Is Stephen Hawking 'more machine now than man'?

There's a great piece over at Wired by anthropologist Hélène Mialet about Stephen Hawking and the various ways he's learned to adapt to — and even transcend — his severe physical limitations. While it would be tempting to merely discuss his infrared activated voice synthesizer and robotic wheelchair, Mialet points out… » 1/08/13 4:00pm 1/08/13 4:00pm