My post titles are often cryptic or odd but they’re usually related in some tangential way to the contents of the entry. Yesterday’s was actually directly related for once – Chris Myles’ design work combines various bits of engineering to make functional wrist-blades.
Unlike the official one sold by GameStop:
Various reviewers seem to love it but personally I think it looks awful. I would expect such a thing to be expensive but actually be good. This one isn’t too dear but it’s so half-arsed. No, thanks.
(Myles) Ammnra’s version on the other hand not only looks the part but is operated by a ring:
The second version of it included a safety mechanism operated by rotating the ring:
He now sells a gravity fed version but it’s not quite as fun:
The point being that things are imagined and then it just takes a bit of motivation and someone makes it a reality. The availability of tools, technology, and the ability to share information makes this stuff happen.
If only one could get more people focused on solutions for a more mobile lifestyle!