What would you do with an extra thumb?

06-Jul-2018
KEY POINTS FROM ARTICLE:

Dani Clode 3D-printed a Third Thumb.
The thumb connects to a bracelet containing wires & servos.
Wearer controls it using pressure sensors in shoes.
Wants to reframe prosthetics as extensions of the body.
Augmentation enables new ways of manipulating objects.
COMMENT: opposable thumbs gave humans a big advantage - why not increase it?

A Bluetooth robotic third thumb may be useful as a body extension
Read full article on The Verge website
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