How to Become a Spider-Man Super Villain

Dr. Otto Gunther Octavius (better known as “Doc Ock”) is one of Spider-Man’s most nefarious villains. The brainiacs over at MIT — we’ll go ahead and assume they’re comic book fans, too — created a prototype for a set of robotic limbs that assist workers in building airplanes. They also give the wearer a most-striking resemblance to Octavius. Exhibit A: Image: MIT Elliot gives his take on the tech in the newest episode of Mashable Minute. Earlier this week, we talked about lasers and Taco Bell, so — there’s that, too. Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments….

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Dr. Otto Gunther Octavius (better known as “Doc Ock”) is one of Spider-Man’s most nefarious villains.

The brainiacs over at MIT — we’ll go ahead and assume they’re comic book fans, too — created a prototype for a set of robotic limbs that assist workers in building airplanes. They also give the wearer a most-striking resemblance to Octavius. Exhibit A:

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Image: MIT

Elliot gives his take on the tech in the newest episode of Mashable Minute.

Earlier this week, we talked about lasers and Taco Bell, so — there’s that, too.

Have something to add to this story? Share it in the comments.

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