“Most artists now have an online portfolio which they can update at the touch of a button.Social media enables artists to publish their work to a much wider audience than before.” And although tattoos easily hidden away at work, being inked on the face, neck and hands is still frowned upon across the world.
The North Sense is around a square inch in size and can be implanted superficially via dual titanium barbell piercings.
It effectively made Harbisson into one of the world’s first cyborgs.
Harbisson’s transformation was extensively covered by the media, and elicited correspondence from people all over the world interested in new senses.
Technology has been influencing human sensory perception since the evolution from oral traditions to literacy prioritized visual communication over hearing, and information over everything.
Recent experiments with highlight the nose’s historical importance in identifying a life partner.