In this Ted talk, Neil Harbisson talks about being a cyborg.
Neil was born with total color-blindness. In 2004 he started to listen to color. With a sensor and a chip installed at the back of his head, he can hear colors through their frequencies.
This is an example of how technology can help visual challenged people. But is this technology only useful for them? I think that these kinds of technologies can be used for a wider audience and other applications too. It’s a tool for not only replacing a broken sense organ, but also to enhance a normal working sense organ. In my opinion, more and more people will use these kinds of technology to make their body ‘better’.
But what will happen if we all become cyborgs and stop using our sense organs in a normal way? Is it ethical to start replacing sense organs that are working perfectly fine? Will the world benefit from it?