I Hear What Ruben Hears in ‘Sound of Metal’

I finally watched ‘Sound of Metal’, prepared to dislike it intensely. Truth? I was hoping I would dislike it intensely, because of everything I’d heard: how it got so much wrong about cochlear implants (CI), its single-note depiction of Deaf Culture bias against cochlear implants, its misrepresentation of how hearing health professionals work and, most…

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“Excuse Me, I LOVE Your Hearing Device!”

As a user of hearing technology, do you ever catch yourself looking at other people’s ears? With the popularity of earbuds, headphones, and AirPods and other “hearables”, we don’t have to look too long find someone with something in or on their ears. But then, there it is! A glint of silver behind the ear,…

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