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Saturday, February 20 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Life in the Age of Cyborgs

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Neil Harbisson is the co-founder of the Cyborg Foundation, an organization that promotes the use of cybernetics as a body part to extend human senses and perception. Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull that allows him to perceive the spectrum beyond human vision. Neil will talk about how becoming a cyborg has brought him closer to nature and to animals.

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Neil Harbisson

Neil Harbisson, of the popular TED talk “I listen to color,” was born into a greyscale world with total colorblindness, but, with the help of Adam Montandon and after a journey of many years and many doctors, Neil had an antenna osseointegrated into his skull that lets him hear and identify colors. After a struggle with the UK passport office to have his antenna included in his passport photo, he co-founded the Cyborg Foundation... Read More →


Saturday February 20, 2016 9:15am - 10:00am
Ballroom

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