Stephen Hawking is one of the most brilliant minds that the world has ever seen. The 75 year old is bound to a wheelchair and talks through a computer that he controls with a muscle in his cheek.
He suffers from the debilitating disease, ALS, but this has not, in any way or form, dimmed his mind. He can become locked in and not be able to communicate at any time, which is why he is currently trying to work with the best IT minds in the world. This is because he wants to develop some form of framework for a mind-controlled firm of artificial intelligence that would allow sufferers of any type of degenerative disease to at least be able to communicate with the outside world.
He is such an incredible influence that a biopic has been made of him that was met with good critical acclaim. Hawking’s most important goal is to understand every single aspect of the universe and that is one grandiose statement. He not only provides solutions to the conundrums and puzzles that we face today, he also theorizes and fantasizes about what could be out there, and how it could affect humans. He has already told us that if we encounter aliens, they would most likely not be friendly, and would have ulterior motives about coming to earth. He also tells us that we could ruin our own galaxy by creating artificial intelligence that would not only endanger us, but also others that might live in other solar systems. More than anything, he has become a cross over between those who use his mind for an inspiration to find scientific answers, to those who use his mind as an inspiration to come up with fantastic ideas for science fiction. There is no one in the world quite like him!