Thursday, October 31, 2013

When Two Cyborgs Met

Neil Harbisson, and pioneer of implants, Professor Kevin Warwick met at the 2045: A Futurist's Symposium in the UK in October 2013:

Neil Harbisson and Kevin Warwick*

Hear Neil's TED Talk I listen to colour:

Read about Professor Warwick at the 2009 World Science Festival: on 'Battlestar Galactica: Cyborgs on the Horizon':

"....the story of how he became the “World’s First Cyborg” yet left a deep impression. (A microchip embedded in a nerve in his wrist transmitted perceptible pulses to directly to his brain, based on signals sent via the Internet across the Atlantic ocean.)"

More here:

*Photo courtesy of Mariana Viada / Cyborg Foundation