A Subtle Spectrum

Sometimes a colour by any other name sounds not as sweet, but astonishingly better. Novelist Ingrid Sundberg, who’s developed a liking for collecting the finest words the English lexicon offers, has proved just that point with her handiest of visual aids. Adjectives aren’t just for amplifying average persons, places and things; they’re especially apt at…

Seeing Out Loud

Born utterly colourblind and so over humdrum greyscale surroundings, what’s a boy to do? How about a healthy dose of brain modification? They say legally-recognised cyborgs have more fun… Such was Neil Harbisson’s game plan, who sought out doctors from Eastern Europe and the Iberian Peninsula to give him a cyberkinetic leg up against his troubles with…