Never Mind Charging Your Phone: Cyborg Angel Giuffria Explains What It’s Like Having to Charge Your Arm

At SXSW Angel Giuffria, one of America’s better-known cyborgs, encountered a lot of people that wanted her to demo her robotic arm. As a de facto spokeswoman for the prosthetic community, she gamely agreed, with the result being that her batteries wore down faster than normal. She then Tweeted this:

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In the ensuing Twitter thread, she answered a bunch of questions from commenters, providing details about her arm. Here are some of the more fascinating responses:

She also responded to commenters who were angry that people wouldn’t give up a socket for her to charge up at. She wrote the following response:

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