That NYU professor who had a camera installed on the back of his head as part of an art project has given up the cyborg enhancement. His body rejected the implant, which caused immense discomfort that led to a detachment procedure.
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports one of the three posts that attached the camera to the prof’s skull caused the pain. He had the offending post removed but left the other two intact.
The professor has not given up, though. After heals up, he vows to have another, lighter camera attached to his head. Until then, he’s proceeding with a camera tied to he back of his neck.
Pain Leads Art Professor to Remove “Third Eye” Camera From Head [The Chronicle of Higher Education via Engadget]