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Thing! Wednesday Robotic Hand (Robot Version)

The robotic hand behind Thing, the robotic hand from the Wednesday series, is actually pretty cool.

This is exactly what science fiction writer Philip K. Dick had in mind in his 1955 short story War Veteran:

From time to time V-Stephens examined his wristwatch and then turned his attention back to the object crawling up and down the sealed edges of the entrance-lock. The object moved slowly and cautiously. It had been exploring the lock for twenty-nine hours straight; it had traced down the power leads that kept the heavy plate fused in place... During the last hour it had cut its way throught the rexeroid surface to within an inch of the terminals. The crawling, exploring object was V-Stephen's surgeon-hand, a self-contained robot of precision quality usually joined to his right wrist...

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