this has been floating around the net for about a year now, but it still blows my mind. this is some serious darth vader shit.
they actually tapped into her own nerve endings to give her control of this thing. the experience of using the arm is said to be like trying to control a phantom limb. i have a hard time imagining what that’s like, but my basic understanding of neurological IO channels tells me that it could very easily become reflexive and natural.
will brain casings and shockingly human synthetic bodies be next? or will we all be walking around with our organs partially exposed in mechanical monstrocities like general greivous here?