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.

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.

Neil Harbisson - born with achromatopsia (a condition that only allows him to see in black and white). He has a chip implanted in his skull that is connected to a camera. This enables him to translate color into sound and vibration

Neil Harbisson - born with achromatopsia (a condition that only allows him to see in black and white). He has a chip implanted in his skull that is connected to a camera. This enables him to translate color into sound and vibration

Neil Harbisson se define a sí mismo como un "cyborg", la mezcla entre un humano y un robot, entre lo cibernético y un organismo. No es fantasía, etc...

Neil Harbisson se define a sí mismo como un "cyborg", la mezcla entre un humano y un robot, entre lo cibernético y un organismo. No es fantasía, etc...

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.

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, cyborg artist, hears colors

neil harbisson, cyborg artist, hears colors

TED: Neil Harbisson Talks About Being A Cyborg, How It Feels When Software and Brain Unite

TED: Neil Harbisson Talks About Being A Cyborg, How It Feels When Software and Brain Unite

Scott Summit: Beautiful artificial limbs

Scott Summit: Beautiful artificial limbs

Neil Harbisson, "eyeborg"

Neil Harbisson, "eyeborg"

Neil Harbisson, the first cyborg artist in the world - WTF fun facts

Neil Harbisson, the first cyborg artist in the world - WTF fun facts

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist I Thanks to the antenna implanted in his skull, Neil Harbisson can hear images and paint sounds. The world's first cyborg artist tells Stuart Jeffries why ringtones are green and Amy Winehouse is red and pink

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist I Thanks to the antenna implanted in his skull, Neil Harbisson can hear images and paint sounds. The world's first cyborg artist tells Stuart Jeffries why ringtones are green and Amy Winehouse is red and pink

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