Category Archives: Ethics and Law

‘Emma the Sex Robot’ Goes on Sale for $4,500 at SiliconeWives.com

American luxury sex doll retailer ‘Silicone Wives’ has started taking online orders for a ‘sex robot’ called Emma. The robot is Chinese made and apparently the first of its kind made in that country. Unlike the infamous Roxxxy, Emma certainly looks beautiful – in fact like a luxury sex doll. The Chinese makers (Shenzhen Atall… Read more »

Facial Features Indicate Sex Drive – the Return of Phrenology?

Phrenology is the ‘science’ of reading personality characteristics from the shape of the skull. It is now universally discredited and somewhat notorious as representing the peak of 19th century pseudoscience. However, it appears to be making something of a comeback if two recent studies that claim the characteristics of a person’s sexuality can be interpreted… Read more »

Sex Robot Demo Video

Short video showing some footage of ‘Samantha’, the first commercial sex robot to go on sale in the UK, as well as interesting background on the growing sexbot debate. Meanwhile it’s been claimed that Samantha was molested and ‘left broken’ by overexcited fans at an electronics show in Austria last week. http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/uk-world-news/xxxx-sex-robot-much-cost-13690886

Anti-sexbot campaigner wants to ban a robot that doesn’t exist

A radical feminist campaigner in the UK demanded last week that a sexbot that supposedly has a pre-programmed personality named ‘Frigid Farrah’ be banned lest it encourage rape. The problem is that the sexbot in question likely doesn’t exist, as the following short YouTube video explains. https://www.rt.com/uk/404062-robot-sex-doll-rape/

Scientists to Mix DNA of Women and Foxes through CRISPR?

The above post from a Facebook transhumanist group is obviously intended to be funny (and it is!), but perhaps it raises some interesting points. For example, in the not too distant future, when gene editing for cosmetic and personal (and sexual) enhancement is perhaps commonplace, genes taken from animals might be regularly inserted into humans.… Read more »

Future Sex subreddit now has 200 subscribers

If you haven’t already, please subscribe the the subreddit – r/futuresex. It’s the place on Reddit to share and keep up-to-date with the latest news and articles on everything sex tech related. Today we reached another milestone – 200 subscribers. That might not be much, but building up subreddits is very much a snowball affair… Read more »

Killer Sex Robots?

Another reason that sex robots simply must be banned NOW – hackers could control your sexbot in order to murder you! https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/3017157/tabloid-panic-hackers-could-programme-sex-robots-to-kill THE UNITED KINGDOM’S RELIABLE TABLOID NEWSPAPERS have taken time out for snooping through bins and telephone records to pay heed to an Australian doctor who has sex robots, hackers and death on his… Read more »

When Will True Immersive VR Porn Arrive?

We all know that virtual reality is a long way from the finished article, but just when will truly immersive porn arrive, and what will it take for it to get here? Here is renowned futorologist and inventor Ray Kurzweil (particularly famous for promoting the idea of the ‘Singularity’) discussing the future of virtual reality… Read more »

Researchers reconstruct human faces from their genomes

CRAIG VENTER, a biologist and boss of Human Longevity, a San Diego-based company that is building the world’s largest genomic database, is something of a rebel. In the late 1990s he declared that the international, publicly funded project to sequence the human genome was going about it the wrong way, and he developed a cheaper… Read more »

Brothels ‘Can’t Compete with Tinder’

It’s reported that an Australian brothel ‘can’t compete with easy online hookups’. Wait until the sexbots arrive.. Sex isn’t selling — at least not at one legal Aussie brothel, whose owner says online dating apps and tighter regulations are pinching her bottom line. “Tinder and these sex dating sites have absolutely affected us,” the owner,… Read more »

David Levy shuts down ‘anti-sexbot’ campaigner Kathleen Richardson

At the start of this year, the third ‘International Conference on Future Robot Technologies‘ took place in London – also known as the sexbot conference. It had actually intended to be held in Malaysia a few months before, but was forcibly cancelled by the Conservative Muslim authorities there. The man behind the conference was David… Read more »

Sony Smartphone Takes 3D Clone Snaps

Sony has revealed new smartphones that can create detailed 3D scans of almost any object using the phone’s camera. The company said the innovation was possible thanks to the power of the processor in its latest handsets. It unveiled a series of new devices at the Ifa technology show in Berlin. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-41111442/sony-phone-app-takes-3d-clone-snaps It goes without… Read more »

Anti Sexbot Campaigners Target True Companion ‘Roxxxy’ As Encouraging Rape

Radical feminist anti-sexbot campaigners took their battle to a new level, and arguably a new low, when they denounced the famous ‘Roxxxy’ True Companion sex robot as representing an encouragment to rapists. Roxxxy, the first sexbot revealed by company True Companion several years ago, was publicized to much fanfare at the time as the world’s… Read more »

UK government targets ‘chemsex’ drugs

The UK seems determined that nobody should ever have fun from sex ever again.  Or at least it does seem to be agitating for unnecessary rules and regulations that will present obstacles to the sextech utopia.  Not only is the brexit Britain the home of sexbot resistance, but the Conservative minority government there recently announced… Read more »

Radical Feminists Demand Curbs On VR Porn

And so it begins. Probably several years before VR porn even approaches mainstream, a group of radical feminist academics at a British university in Newcastle have published a paper warning of the dangers of the new erotic frontier. Predictably, the headline grabbing thesis of the paper – that vr porn will raise new issues of… Read more »

VR Porn and Moral Panics

Just as we can be sure that the emerging sex technologies will create novel erotic possibilities, we can be certain that new ethical boundaries will follow with them. The question is whether these new ethical and legal rules will be based upon calm reflection or moral hysteria. The history of the internet suggests the latter.… Read more »

Adult Cam Site Uses Facial Recognition Software to Help You Find Lookalike of Your Crush

An adult webcam site – MegaCams – is offering visitors the use of facial recognition software to find a camgirl out of it’s huge database of performers who looks like a crush of theirs. You can upload a picture of someone you want to see nude. Megacams will scan your image and match it with… Read more »