Author Archives: Nanayakkara

Thrish in a BBC Radio 3 live interview on hands

Psychoanalyst Darian Leader’s new book looks at the culture and psychology of the human hand. He joins Matthew Sweet along with art historian Lisa Le Feuvre, currently curating an exhibition on sculpture and prosthesis at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, and robotics scientist Thrishantha Nanayakkara from King’s College London, who works on the problem of engineering a functioning hand from scratch…more

 

A bionic arm out of junk and a smart man?

If this video is genuine, this innovator deserves our salutes, because such human-robot interaction modes are still being researched by the robotic community.
This is one such paper PDF

Real Ironman From Indonesia‘I Made Bionic Arm Out Of Junk’ Said By The Real Ironman From Indonesia

Posted by Just Amazing on Thursday, January 28, 2016

Panel discussion at Underground Film Club

Thrish was in the panel together with Amon Twyman, the leader of the UK Transhumanist Party, and Nicky Ashwell, the first UK user of one of the most advanced bionic hands, before screening “The blade runner” at the London Underground Film club (interviewed by Victoria Turk, editor of “Motherboard”): http://motherboard.vice.com/read/london-come-watch-blade-runner-with-us-humans-and-replicants-welcome