We’ve officially passed the point where “SkyNet” jokes go from being ironic references to “1984”-style warnings about the future.
The video has approximately 37,500 views, but Anthony really went viral was Reddit, where a GIF of his invention was voted to the top of r/gifs, a subreddit with over 1.6 million subscribers.
While the robot’s 2-watt laser is only capable of popping balloons, it’s hard to watch the GIF and not think about what full-scale military drones are capable of:
Here’s the original video in which Anthony introduces his drone:
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