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Originally posted by silver tongue devil
reply to post by Cole DeSteele
a ten year old with Brownie uniform and Catholic School uniform included?
I imagine this would fit under already existing child pornography laws. You make a good point though. Personally I don't care, as long as it isn't a real 10 year old girl (or a sentient 10 year old robo-girl).
Originally posted by LadySkadi
reply to post by SpartanKingLeonidas
reply to post by JayinAR
So then, cheating (with an inanimate) is defined or not defined by an act that involves something resembling a human?
[edit on 4-10-2009 by LadySkadi]
2001 : A Space Odyssey : Sexual Enhancement Scenes
Hal : Dave, what are you doing?
Dave : Nothing, Hal, just mind your own business. ~fidgeting noise~
Hal : Dave, my processors are not programmed to insert that into there.
Dave : Shut up Hal, I'm almost done. ~exhalation of ecstasty~
Hal : I'm not cleaning that up, Dave.
Originally posted by Lil Drummerboy
Is it cheating if your spouse doesn't care, what if your spouse likes to watch or join in? A robot would not inflict you with an STD. Also a robot would not become tired, have a head ache and ladies, imagine the attachment upgrades. Of course, they would have to have a heat source..a cold body would be creepy.
What propels human innovation? Well, we know where the funding comes from. We know that funding comes when a Return on Investment is available. What do people spend money on? Well, think of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. People want to maintain self preservation, so you will find the greatest technological money flows in those things, which protect the sanctity of life; things such as Health Care and Medical advances, security and military. People also wish respect from their fellow man. They want to look good; thus you will find consumer items such as make-up, clothing, sports cars, etc. Humans also want companionship and entertainment and so we see advances in movie special effects, computer games and now the Japanese are developing human female robots. Today they advertise them as maids, receptionists and servers. But in the true spirit of Kama Sutra, you can bet that those Japanese robotic engineers will soon be designing Blonde Hair Blue Eyed sex robots to serve their will.
These Japanese scientists have unveiled the most human-looking robot to date, well at least in the public domain. Secret research is being done now which looks towards the future to build robots so real they will fool humans, in other words they maybe sitting next to you and you would never even know it. The Japanese scientists call their new robot android Repliee Q1 Expo. She flutters her eyelids in normal human increments, looks like she is breathing and moves her hands just like a human would. This robot has over 42 actuators. But indeed, this is merely the first step in human type robotics.
She has flexible silicone for skin rather than hard plastic, and a number of sensors and motors to allow her to turn and react in a human-like manner. She can flutter her eyelids and move her hands like a human. She even appears to breathe. "Repliee Q1Expo can interact with people. It can respond to people touching it. It's very satisfying, although we obviously have a long way to go yet." Professor Ishiguro believes that it may prove possible to build an android that could pass for a human, if only for a brief period. "An android could get away with it for a short time, 5-10 seconds. However, if we carefully select the situation, we could extend that, to perhaps 10 minutes," he said.
"More importantly, we have found that people forget she is an android while interacting with her. Consciously, it is easy to see that she is an android, but unconsciously, we react to the android as if she were a woman."