In ‘Sex, lies, and robotics? Is this the Future?’ we look at videos of three robots and see if there is substance behind the claims of their artificial intelligence.
The hyperbole around artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and achievements in those areas is growing at a faster pace than ever before. It seems that PR people can get increased traction to drive conversations in what they are doing by bandying around the words ‘artificial intelligence’ and ‘robotics’ with abandon.
Humanoid Robot Sophia – Almost Human Or PR Stunt (CNBC)
CNBC does a deep dive in looking at Hanson Robotics world-famous robot – Sophia. They profile David Hanson, the founder and CEO of Hanson Robotics, and ask some serious questions around what, or who, Sophia really is.
Boston Dynamics Shows Latest Advancements in Robotics (CEBIT 2018)
My conversation with an AI sexbot (C|Net)
Here’s what it’s like to chat with a RealDoll sex robot programmed to get to know your body and your brain. Read the full story. It seems like it’s an extravagant version of Amazon’s Alexa, but trying to be sexy and funny. I kind of wonder what small talk and mid-coital chit-chat would happen and whether that would humanize the act of sex or just make it supremely creepy,
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