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It sounds very uncomfortable. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

That sounds like an inventive way to make dating even more terrifying! READ MORE »


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In an attempt to humanize their robots and equip them with chatty personalities that will be more palatable to consumers, Google employees have been feeding their AI systems stacks of romance novels in order to expand their vocabulary and ability to hold conversation. READ MORE »


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The eery robotic clone of Johansson is able to respond to a programmed set of verbal prompts, as well as make lifelike facial expressions while she says things like, “Hehe, thank you for calling me beautiful!” READ MORE »


Despite my spiraling paranoia that this slow-roll replacement of humans-by-robots will render me and all those I love homeless and jobless in a matter of years, I understand the appeal. READ MORE »


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Much of the focus with Nadine’s development is that she be an emotionally intelligent robot, well-versed in the ability to simulate humanness through story telling, laughter, game playing and listening. READ MORE »


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That’s right, this is basically the Chumbawumba of robots.  READ MORE »


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Of his ambitious New Years goal, Zuckerberg said: “My personal challenge for 2016 is to build a simple AI to run my home and help me with my work. You can think of it kind of like Jarvis in Iron Man.” READ MORE »


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Billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has started a nonprofit venture devoted to open-source research into artificial intelligence called ‘OpenAI.’ Musk is co-chairing the project with Y Combinator CEO Sam Altman, along with other prominent technology executives who are investing $1 billion in the project. It is aimed at creating artificial intelligence that augments humans’ capabilities instead… READ MORE »


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It you. It us. It the future. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Whatever — if someone wants to sex a robot, let them sex a robot. READ MORE »


Celebs

“Please welcome to the stage my best friends, Gigi Hadid and the Blair Witch!” READ MORE »


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According to a study from two Oxford researchers, robots are coming for men’s jobs. Automation is making many career skills obsolete, particularly those that involve “perception and manipulation, often in conjunction with physical exertion,” as in the case of construction work or truck driving, as well as pattern recognition, as in the case of, for… READ MORE »


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Finally, every [lonely] man’s fantasy!

The US company “RealDoll,” the same people who make the creepily realistic life size sex dolls, have now added a bonus feature which is that she can now talk back. However, this new chatty version comes with a hefty price tag of $60,000.

The uh, genius… READ MORE »


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File this under “things the elderly get that I want now in my 30s.” The “Robear” designed by Japanese robotics company RIKEN is primarily designed to lift elderly patients out of bed and into wheelchairs, taking off the strenuous burden that normally rests on human caregivers. Japan is expecting a large elderly population in the… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Women in tech have got more to worry about than sexist attitudes and an abysmal dude-to-lady ratio: at a tech trade show in Germany on Sunday night, there were pole-dancing robots. The bots, which were designed by artist Giles Walker, rent out for $40,000 apiece.  Two of the bots shook their silicone tits at the CeBIT… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Meet SHIRI, the Japanese butt robot. She’s legless and headless, but seems to enjoy a sensual massage to the silicon skin covering her posterior. Like a human woman, her artificial muscles can react to being spanked, caressed and groped. As this video helpfully notes, “The user may also feel SHIRI bracing after feeling a slap… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

In my nightmares, this is what the future of mankind looks like. Like, 347 years from now, the aliens are going to come and turn us all into cyborgs and force us to act out our archaic sexual practices in museums. (This is actually a window display at a Russian department store. I have no… READ MORE »


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