Interview: Neil Harbisson

How this man—a colorblind cyborg—is sharing his ability to "hear" colors with the rest of the world

While the term “wearable technology” might make you think of a fitness tracker or Dick Tracy-esque talking wristwatch, Barcelona-based artist Neil Harbisson wears an antenna that is permanently implanted in his head. Diagnosed with achromatopsia (complete color blindness) as a child, Harbisson had been searching for a way to experience color further than the greyscale he knew. The sensor at the end of his antenna …

Bora Yoon: Sunken Cathedral

The experimental artist's new album is a culmination of seven years of works, blending everyday objects with celestial voices

Chicago-raised, NYC-based composer (and professional soprano) Bora Yoon has the uncanny ability to blend recorded samples that depict everyday life—her mother’s voicemails, Bible pages, aluminum cans, loose change—with the dreamiest and holiest of instruments, including her own powerful voice that reaches high notes with ease and the equally enthralling organ at the Church of Ascension in NYC, where she works. The 2014 TED Fellow collected …