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Cyborg artist Neil Harbisson hears colour and enjoys listening to Antoni Gaudí's architecture with his Eyeborg - a sensory device implanted into his skull.

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from The Huffington Post

LOOK: The Sound Of Colors

This week's TEDWeekends theme is 'Hacking Our Senses,' and below you will find a visual representation of colorblind artist Neil Harbisson's talk on how he can 'hear' colors.

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Our Let's Play Music students learn to "hear" Red, Blue, and Yellow colors (the I, IV, V chords) - we're not the only ones finding value in visualizing the colors we "hear".

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from the Guardian

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist Like this.

“Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings.” —TEDTalks.

from Bits Blog

A Surgical Implant for Seeing Colors Through Sound

Neil Harbisson, a sonochromatic cyborg artist, at a TED gathering last week in Edinburgh, Scotland. Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings. Neil Harbisson's "eyeborg" allows him to hear colors, even those beyond the range of sight.

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Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color — and yes, even listen to faces and paintings. **

Neil Harbisson was born with achromatopsia, a rare condition that causes complete colour blindness. In 2004, Harbisson and Adam Montandon developed the eyeborg, a device that translates colours into sounds. Harbisson has been claimed to be the first recognized cyborg in the world, as his passport photo now includes his device

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