In preparation for the Canada Futurists – Vancouver Chapter meetup on ‘The Future of Love and Sex’ I have been looking at many resources that discuss sex robots. In this time I have come across a number of resources that I wanted to collate and share.
Sex Robots | Kate Devlin | TEDxWarwick
Kate takes to the TEDxWarwick stage to introduce us to human-robot intimacy, its ethical considerations and the limitations of its development.
Dr. Kate Devlin is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work in the fields of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) investigate how people interact with and react to technologies, focusing on cognition, sex, gender and sexuality.
RealDoll’s first sex robot took me to the uncanny valley (engadget)
Engadget’s editor-in-chief, Christopher Trout, tours Abyss Creations, makers of the hyper-lifelike RealDoll sex doll just months before the release of Harmony AI. When the Android app debuts later this April, it will give users access to a sexualized personal assistant, like Siri for phone sex. But the real draw is Harmony the sex robot.
Making The World’s First Male Sex Doll: Slutever
The Modern Futures Podcast – Ep009: Robosexuality and Sex Robots with Katie Metaverse
In this episode Nikolas interviews Katie Metaverse, known by her Internet name “Miss Metaverse” (MM) is a New York based Futurist + Founder, BodAi, a New York based tech startup dedicated to bringing humanity’s dream of coexisting with humanoid robot companions to life through emerging technologies.
Apps, VR, and sex robots (Bods) are discussed in detail along with what robosexuality is, idollators, what considerations are needed, as well as ethical boundaries of this new field of technology.