Tag Archives: ethics of sexbots

Sexbots and Thought Crimes

Some of the most intelligent defences of the right to own sex robots, this YouTuber compares the current anti-sexbot arguments with ‘thought crimes’. At around the 8 minute mark of the second video, he puts forth a prediction that I’ve made here before regarding the likely near future of ‘sexbots’. If virtual reality is combined… 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

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 »

Dr Kevin Curran on the Inevitability of Sexbots

Dr Kevin Curren is a reader in Computer Science at Ulster University and senior member of the IEEE, providing comment on trends in technology. Recently he gave an interview in which he discussed how robots would integrate into human society, including their roles as sexbots. Q:You’ve talked previously about the inevitability of sex robots. What… Read more »