Are We Seeing the Same Thing?

Stephen Perry
June 14th 2013

A fundamental philosophical question, how do we know my blue isn't your yellow? The current human and "natural" understanding of color is fundamentally based on a misunderstanding, a misunderstanding which has been explored by the team at Vsauce in their YouTube video here.

Maybe one day our misconceptions about color will change, inventing and expressing something new, or through use of technology we could create a uniform and correct perception.

Share your thoughts and join the technology debate!public: 1

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Van Mensvoort
Posted 14/06/2013 – 16:26

Could someone enlighten me on how this story relates to next nature? It is a nice story, but the connection to our research endeavors seems very remote.

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