Sexbots will bring a future of the mind-blowing kind, for which we will not prepare because we don't want to see it.
Summary: Slowly, reluctantly the media -- educated, prosperous, liberal -- begin to grapple with the coming sexbot revolution. Perhaps this recognition is sparked by the holobot seen in Blade Runner 2048 --non-corporal, and so non-threatening (and hence respectable) in Hollywood. As seen in this article from "Wired", they see it coming but remain stuck on denial. … Continue reading Reluctant recognition that sexbots are coming
Summary: Sexbots have hit the a milestone, with a serious think tank report exploring the state of the art and what we can expect to come next. It is fun in a pear-clutching kind of way. Despite the long report, experts refuse to consider their potential impacts. We still cannot begin to see how radically … Continue reading Experts look at the future of sexbots and society, but can’t see it
The march of modern technology is driven to a large extent by men's desire for pornography. That is true today, will be true tomorrow, and will bring changes to society that today we cannot imagine. The evolution of the cell phone. The graph is a joke, but describes an important truth: porn has been fueling … Continue reading Technology will shape our society as porn and sexbots destroy 21st century marriage
Summary: Sexbots are coming. Here is an introduction to prototypes of the first mass-market models, which will hit society in ten or twenty years with catastrophic effect. "We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run." — Attributed to Roy Charles Amara, paraphrased by … Continue reading A look at sexbots, prototypes of a radically different future for society