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Color by the Eyeborg

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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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WHOA! ...Hear Color & See Sound! - Neil Harbisson, the first cyborg artist in the world - WTF awesome but weird fun facts

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Artwork Untitled by Neil Harbisson

Justin Bieber - Baby by Neil Harbisson

"Neil Harbisson: I listen to color" 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.

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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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JFK Inaugural Speech by Neil Harbisson

A Conversation on Cyborism: Interview with U.K. Cyborg Neil Harbisson. Neil Harbisson, who is the first legally recognized Cyborg, has made it his mission to helping people find their own inner-Cyborg.

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