Meet The World’s First Bionic Drummer

Step aside dude from Def Leppard, meet musician Jason Barnes who lost his arm to an electrical transformer. Now he’s become the world’s first bionic drummer.

In this documentary, Freethink follows him and Gil Weinberg, a professor at Georgia Tech and inventor of experimental musical instruments and musical robots. Gil and Jason are working together on increasingly advanced musical prosthetics to help Jason and potentially other amputee musicians and people with disabilities regain – and surpass – their original capabilities.

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