Holy hell is this real-life robotic barber terrifying

As a fundraiser for charity, a fellow from the robotics firm Intelligent Automation Inc. decided to get his haircut by the company's Multi-Arm Unmanned Ground Vehicle, a tri-limbed machine that was conveniently armed with whirring hair clippers. Yes, the salon masters of the future will be herky-jerky metal hydras, and all barber poles will be made out of weapons-grade plutonium.

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[Via IEEE Spectrum]

DISCUSSION

Corpore Metal

Well it certainly is a novelty. But I think I'll wait until it's blindingly fast and a lot more precise.