Kaylene Kau, an industrial designer from Seattle, Washington, created the prosthetic arm seen above. There’s nothing I can say here that won’t get the advertisers up in arms about the “no tentacle rape joke” policy which I’m pretty sure they just made up to spite us and to undermine our Octopus of the Month business (slogan: “Eight Arms, No Questions”). To which I say to the advertisers, stop getting up in arms and get your arms up in these tentacles instead. And then let’s just see where the day takes us.
As a part of a student project, Kau was asked to “push the boundaries of current upper-limb prosthetic design.” Powered by a small motor and a set of cables, the tentacle shaped prosthetic arm curls its claw to grip objects. [DVICE]
Thanks for the nightmares, Kaylene Kau.