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What Does Color Sound Like?

Adele Peters

Neil Harbisson was born completely colorblind—he sees the world in shades of grey. But in 2003, he started working with a computer scientist to build an 'electronic eye' that can recognize colors and translate them into sound. He has a fascinating TED talk ( and now TED's made a graphic visualizing how the musical scale relates to what he sees.

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