Some people are really into the look. It is android thinking. Science fiction in the head.
As science moves along it becomes more of a real deal though. Soon I think robotics and man shall collide.
Until then... we have this.
The client in this case had injured his shoulder badly and went through a lot of rehab.
After it was all over he wanted this tattoo. Steel plates and a broken bone take center stage here to represent what he went through.
A very fitting use of the style if you ask me.