Human prostitutes could be a thing of the past by 2050, as more and more robots get pimped into prostitution.
That’s the future envisioned by Michelle Mars and Ian Yeoman at Victoria University of Wellington, who have released a report suggesting that lifelike robots will be coming to a brothel near you.
Mars and Yeoman see lots of advantages to having “hoe-bots” doing the dirty work instead of humans, such as “commercial sex robots would be free of disease and would reduce the trafficking of real people,” they told The Week. Read more…
So maybe you’ve seen the stuff about the dolls: “Lars and the Real Girl”, “My Strange Addiction.” You are probably up to date on your objectum sexuality: The “30 Rock” where James Franco’s in love with a Japanese sex pillow or the woman who recently professed her love for the Statue of Liberty. And maybe you thought, “Weird to think that stuff is out there. Weird to think that people are into that kind on thing.” Well, if there’s one sure thing besides death and taxes, it’s that anything weird can only get weirder. So here’s the new thing, the latest and most extreme version of the fetish: Sex Robots! That’s right! Step right up for your partially functional Sex Robot! As you learn more about the Sex Robot community, you’ll learn that, actually, it’s very gauche to call it a “Sex Robot.” So call it a “SexBot.” Go on. Get familiar. Keep reading »