The real-life inventions turning people into CYBORGS with super-human powers

May 28, 2016

For years he wore an external electronic eye, which picked up colour frequencies through its camera and transformed them into distinct sounds. Spanish artist and musician Neil Harbisson was born with achromatopsia, a rare form of total colour blindness. However, two years ago, he convinced surgeons to implant a chip inside his skull – similar to a cochlear implant used by the hard of hearing – that converts images into…