Man Wants Govt. to Recognize People Who ID as Cyborgs

A man with an antenna permanently implanted in his head is pushing for governments to officially recognize people who identify themselves as “non-human” cyborgs — part human and part robot.

More people are going to have robotic body parts and governments should begin to accept these changes, says Neil Harbisson, who lives in New York City.

He floated the idea Tuesday during the World Government Summit in Dubai, according to various published reports.

Harbisson had the antenna installed in his head to help him cope with achromatopsia, a condition that allows him to see only in black and white. The antenna has a sensor that dangles over his forehead and “translates light waves into vibrations that his brain has learned to decode,” the Daily Mail reported.

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