Remember watching Terminator 2, seeing that cybernetic arm in the glass case and knowing that’s what starts the robot uprising? Just seeing that arm was something that was far ahead of it’s time, even if it would one day become Arnold Schwarzenegger and his one-liners. Sure, companies like Cyberdyne and Skynet don’t exist, but that doesn’t mean people are not creating what we see in movies. If those self-tying Nike’s from Back To The Future are being made then why not start building you own T-800, one part at a time.

First an arm, next a head.

Constructed in a German robotics lab, its a bit unnerving to say the least. Not because of the Whole back history of Germany, but the fact that this thing is downright pants filling terror. Capable of all the complex movements of the human hand it can mimic the complexity of a doctor’s steady hand to the simple high five. It’s only a matter of time before these things are beating us at rock, paper, scissors. Start polishing your ass kissing boots now because by 2012 we could be polishing robot ass.

Via: You bent my Wookie

Category: Nerd Culture, WTF?

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