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WATCH: First ‘half-human robot’ comes to Dubai

Harbisson was in Dubai to attend the World Government Summit held this week. (File photo courtesy: TED)

A British-born cyborg artist has landed in Dubai.

Neil Harbisson is known as the first person in the world with an antenna implanted in his skull and refereed to as a “half-human robot,” according to local newspaper Gulf News.

Here he explains how the wifi-enabled antenna in his head has helped him cope with color blindness.

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Harbisson was in Dubai to attend the World Government Summit held this week.

He was recognized as the world’s first cyborg in 2004.
 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 14 February 2018 KSA 13:02 - GMT 10:02
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