The sound of color: Neil Harbisson’s talk visualized

Originally posted on TED Blog:

[ted_talkteaser id=1512]Colorblind artist Neil Harbisson is an intrepid “eyeborg” wearer. That’s a device that converts color into audible frequencies, meaning that Harbisson gets to hear a symphony of color, instead of seeing a world only in grayscale. Below, Harbisson’s talk from TEDGlobal 2012 gets the graphic treatment in a beautiful chart that shows precisely which colors sound which musical notes for him.

This is our  second experiment in  partnership with Brazilian magazine Superinteressante. Each month, the magazine’s editors take a classic TED Talk and give it a visual whirl. Our thanks to Cristine Krist and Ricardo Davino for shedding whole new, er, light on this talk, which you can see in full here. (See the first infographic in this series, illustrating David Blaine’s experiment to hold his breath for an astonishing 17 minutes.)

Neil-Harbisson-visualized

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About Kristen Chapman Gibbons

Loosely connected facts: Former Social Worker. Curator of a Better Internet. Lifelong politico. Social Media Maven. Poet. Performer. Storyteller. Decade teaching in Higher Ed. Master's Degree in Theology. Married to an Irishman. 3 darling kiddos. Preacher's kid. Creator of Content Worth Sharing. Digital Strategist. Appalachian. Music maker. Music devour-er. ENTP. Bohemian. Geeky. Obsessed with thrift stores and all things vintage. Lover of species.

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