Eyeborg: Filmmaker wants to install a wireless camera in his eye to document life

Friday, March 06, 2009

In big cities, surveillance cameras are everywhere. But Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence is taking the all-seeing eye concept to a new level, combining reality TV, public journalism and documentary filmmaking. If he can raise the money, he'll install an always-on wireless video camera into his own prosthetic eye. Listen to Rob explain why.

And you can read more about Rob Spence on his EyeBorg Project blog at eyeborgblog.com.

"When you're a one-eyed filmmaker and you have the chance to stick some high technology in your body and make an entertaining film, why not become a superhero fighting for justice?"
— Filmmaker Rob Spence on implanting a tiny camera in his prosthetic eye

Guests:

Rob Spence

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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