NPR is currently running a great radio piece on posthumanism featuring Neil Harbisson, an artist (and the world's first government-recognized cyborg) who was born color-blind but now "sees" color with an extrasensory device he wears on his head. You can listen to the NPR piece here, but Harbisson's TED Talk, above,…
Neil Harbisson is the first person on the planet to have a passport photo that shows his cyborg nature — in his UK passport, he's wearing a head-mounted device called an eyeborg. The color-blind artist says the eyeborg allows him to see color, and he wants to help other cyborgs like himself gain more rights.
28-year-old Neil Harbisson has achromatopsia, which means he only sees in black and white. You'll notice in his photo however, that he's wearing a camera mounted to his head. This converts colors into soundwaves—making him "hear" colors.