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Sex With Robots Will Be The Norm Soon, According To A New Study

It sounds very uncomfortable. More »


This New “Emotion Detector” Will Tell You If Your Date Is Attracted To You, So Enjoy That Anxiety Attack

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


Google Uses Romance Novels To Train Its Artificial Intelligence To Have Some Personality

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. More »


A Man Built A Horrifying Robot That Looks Like Scarlett Johansson

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!” More »


Carl’s Jr. CEO Wants To Replace Human Employees With Robots

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. More »


Siri Is Real: A Full-Blown Female Robot May Be Coming To Your Workplace

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. More »


Atlas, The Next Generation Robot, Stands Up To Bullying Better Than Most Of Us

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


Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Build Robot To Take Care Of Newborn And House

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.” More »


Tesla CEO Elon Musk Opens AI Non-Profit So Robots Don’t Take Over The World

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… More »


Look, A Robot Toddler Baby Learning How To Stand

It you. It us. It the future. More »


“Robot Ethicist” Perhaps Too Concerned About Sex Robot Takeover

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


Watch This Parody Of Taylor Swift’s Dogged Pursuit To Bring Every Woman Ever Onstage With Her

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


Robots Are Coming For Men’s Jerrrrrrrbs

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… More »


A Sexy Teddy Ruxpin? ‘RealDoll’ Is Creating A Sex Doll That Talks Back

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… More »


Japan Builds Robot Bears To Care For The Elderly

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… More »


Pole Dancing Robots Appear At Technology Trade Fair

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… More »


Japanese Butt Robot Proves Her Creator Is An Ass Man

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… More »


Oh Hey, Just Some Robots Having Sex, No Biggie

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… More »


Wish List: A $400,000 Cookie-Baking Robot

 

It’s good to know the folks at MIT have the best minds of our generation focused on what’s really important: a robot who can bake cookies named BakeBot. Don’t expect your own private C3PO to be baking a fresh batch of Snickerdoodles anytime soon, though. The price tag on a cookie-baking robot… More »


Kristin Cavallari Is Turning Into That Weird Svedka Vodka Robot

At least that’s what I pictured when I heard Cavallari would be strutting down the runway modeling a glass bikini designed by SKYY Vodka and Diesel to kick off Miami Swim Week. Good look with that, Kristin. You know what they say about people in glass bikinis … they shouldn’t get really drunk on SKYY… More »


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