Robot Relationships

Robots soon to replace humans as preferred company
Implications - Robotic technology has long been the mental playground of geeks, and advances at the end of the 20th century saw breakthroughs in AI and automated helpers. Now that the technology is making sci-fi reality, will humans soon choose obedient robots over emotional humans? These trends say yes.
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Pin-Up Girl Robots - Hajime Sorayama's Chrome Paintings Look Like Sexy C3P0s
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Viral 94,331 Clicks Pub: May 1, 09
Pin-Up Girl Robots
Hajime Sorayama's Chrome Paintings Look Like Sexy C3P0s
I only recently discovered artist Hajime Sorayama. His pictures fascinate me as they manage to be both fabulously modern and super retro at the same time with more than a sniff of the 70s about them. These… [More]
Sex Robots - David Levy Says Artificial Intelligence Coming Soon (In Bed)
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Viral 74,507 Clicks Pub: Sep 19, 09
Sex Robots
David Levy Says Artificial Intelligence Coming Soon (In Bed)
Sex robots seem like something straight out of sci-fi, but AI scientist David Levy says they could be coming soon to a bed near you. “Real Dolls” and, well, blow-up dolls have been around for a long time,… [More]
Fembot Romance - The Aiko Robot Is (Nearly) The Perfect Lover
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Hot 23,201 Clicks Pub: Dec 11, 08
Fembot Romance
The Aiko Robot Is (Nearly) The Perfect Lover
Inventor Le Trung has introduced Aiko, the nearly perfect woman. She is in her twenties, has 32-23-33 measurements, shiny hair and stunning features. Here's the catch: Aiko is a robot. Trung is a Canadian… [More]
Robot Soldiers - UN Peace Robots Make Love, Not War
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Hot 20,119 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 09
Robot Soldiers
UN Peace Robots Make Love, Not War
We all know by now that sci-fi has a way of becoming sci-fact. So here it is: The United Nations have enlisted Peace Robots to serve as an ad-hoc intervention squad on their behalf. The good news?  They’re… [More]
Controversial Fake Love Movies - Robot Sex Movie and Exhibit at the Sex Museum
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Warm 12,740 Clicks Pub: Dec 27, 08
Controversial Fake Love Movies
Robot Sex Movie and Exhibit at the Sex Museum
Originally meant for a robot war movie, Michael Sullivan’s robots, which are made out of Barbie and G.I. Joe dolls, ended up doing robot porn. The Sex Life of Robots is an ongoing film project that features… [More]
Immortality Through Robots - The 'Oboe' Robot Keeps Memories of Your Loved One Alive
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Warm 6,619 Clicks Pub: Feb 22, 09
Immortality Through Robots
The 'Oboe' Robot Keeps Memories of Your Loved One Alive
Though none of us, to my knowledge, has the Highlander gift of immortality, the Japanese aim seems to be to take us as close as possible to acquiring it. Albeit in a creepy cybernetic way, 'Oboe' is designed… [More]