June 16, 2021

The truth about sex robots: Panic, pleasure and a candlelit dinner

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By Christopher Trout From engadget RealDollx is about to make history. So what happens when the humanoids finally leave the lab? Dr. Oz isn’t happy about the future of sex. The day I’m scheduled to appear on his show, the television physician and Oprah protege has assembled a cast of victims and villains that includes […]

The Campaign Against Sex Robots raises red flag for violence and victimization, calls for standards in sexbots

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By Hope Reese From Tech Republic Advances in speech recognition, emotion-detection, and artificial skin are making humanoid robots more ‘human-like’ than ever. But are we fully considering the consequences? Kathleen Richardson is worried about sex robots. Now a robot ethics researcher at De Montfort University, she’s spent the last 15 years looking at robots “designed […]