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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 »

Love and Sex with Robots (David Levy) – Brief Book Review

An absorbing, and for the most part plausible case for love and sex with robots. The book is tremendously well researched – even to the point sometimes of being a little dry and academic. For example, when trying to pressgang the reader with a barrage of statistics into recognising the sanity of those who love… Read more »

David Levy wants to Create Aritificially Intelligent Sexchatbots

David Levy, author of ‘Love and Sex with Robots’, runs a company that aims to bring artificially intelligent ‘erotic chatbots’ to market.  Could it be that the first artificially intelligent program to pass the famous ‘Turing Test’, and thus be considered conscious, will be a chatbot designed to replace your girlfriend?  Vice magazine recently ran… Read more »