Inside a warehouse in a secluded part of Vancouver, engineers and fabricators are building a two-storey tall, 3.5 tonne racing robot with four steel legs and a massive battery pack in its belly. But unlike robots in science fiction, this mechanical beast won’t be autonomous. “Prosthesis: the anti-robot” needs a human inside to operate its colossal limbs. Its creator, Jonathan Tippett, views Prosthesis as a metaphor for the importance of keeping people at the heart of technology.
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