Feely Finger Points to the Uncanny Valley

This extension, like the foot in a bi-valve, enables your phone to clamber across your desk like a primitive animal moving across a primeval sea floor.  For some, “Feely Finger” may point to the uncanny valley.   Feely Finger may reflect an early stage in the robotic evolution of our cell phones.  NASA has equipped some of its rovers with cell phone-based brains.  Now, cell phones are evolving their own kinetic capability. Find Feely Finger details here.

Our thanks to Thomas Marsh, marshbot@gmail.com, for his assistance with this story.