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  1. SouthernListen

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    Sex robots could be 'biggest trend of 2016' as more lonely humans seek mechanical companions
    • 15:39, 6 JAN 2016
    • UPDATED 16:13, 6 JAN 2016
    • BY JEFF PARSONS , KIRSTIE MCCRUM ,DAVID WATKINSON
    They're freakishly realistic and until now it would have been unthinkable - but we could have them in our homes - and beds - this year
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    It might sound like the plot of a 1980s sci-fi film - but sex robots may actually be the biggest tech trend of 2016.

    The popularity of the artificially human machines has grown directly in tandem with their realism.

    And not only will people be having intimate relations with them - they may even fall in love with them too.

    Dr Helen Driscoll, a leading authority on the psychology of sex and relationships, said 'sex tech' was already advancing at a fast pace.



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    Dr Driscoll, from the University of Sunderland says that robotic, interactive, motion-sensing technology is likely to become more and more central to the sex industry in the next few years.

    Read more: 'World's sexiest robot' steals the spotlight at tech show - but creators say she's not perfect

    "We tend to think about issues such as virtual reality and robotic sex within the context of current norms.

    "But if we think back to the social norms about sex that existed just 100 years ago, it is obvious that they have changed rapidly and radically.

    Robophilia may be alien now, but could be normal in the near future as attitudes evolve with technology.



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    "As virtual reality becomes more realistic and immersive and is able to mimic and even improve on the experience of sex with a human partner; it is conceivable that some will choose this in preference to sex with a less than perfect human being."

    Read more: Emotional robot slapped with 'sex ban' and its owners will even have to sign a contract

    Dr Driscoll adds: "People may also begin to fall in love with their virtual reality partners."

    It's not a new prediction, but the technology has improved at a quicker rate than may have been expected.

    Back in 2007, artificial intelligence researcher David Levy from the University of Maastricht told LiveScience that people could be marrying robots - and consummating their vows - by 2050.

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    Although it might not appeal at first, he said, "once you have a story like 'I had sex with a robot, and it was great!' appear someplace like Cosmo magazine, I'd expect many people to jump on the bandwagon."

    In his PhD thesis, Intimate Relationships with Artificial Partners, Levy stated that the more human-like robots become in terms of personality, function and appearance, the more likely they are to form romantic partners for real people.

    "It may sound a little weird, but it isn't.



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    "Love and sex with robots are inevitable."

    Read more: Sex will be more popular with ROBOTS than with humans by 2050, claims shocking report

    Dr Ian Pearson even wrote in a report produced for online sex shop Bondara: “Brothels and strip clubs will soon include robots and they will be a specific fetish for some people, as well as a potentially cheaper replacement for real-life interaction.”

    According to Dr. Pearson, advances in sex tech will provide opportunities for those that otherwise wouldn't have them.

    His report marks 2050 as the year that human/robot sex overtakes human/human.

    And the technology is ready to go this year.
     
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    That may be considered rape if the Robot is incapable of giving consent.

    I'd tread lightly.
     
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    VERY true. Look at the shock and horror left on this dolls face. I can't imagine what she went through. Doll rape is NOTHING to laugh at. :no:


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    I hope that's a joke...it would be very disturbing if it isn't.
     
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    No, that is real Abner, and look at the guy holding the doll hand as if it's his 20 yr old wife. :wtf:
     
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    :facepalm:
     
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    Throw a net over everyone who leaves.
     
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    @mr.dracula
     
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    I'll fuck it right in the robot pussy!
     
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    I'm super-down for this. Hopefully there will be a Pete Carroll version.
     
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    Sex Robot was my nickname in college.

    Now it's Nap Drone.
     
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    That doll on the very right seems a little young to be there.
     
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