Edition: Available editions Global Perspectives. Become an author Sign up as a reader Sign in. Robots and humans can be friends — but not in a way that would win Aristotle's approval. The coronavirus pandemic affected many aspects of everyday life — including our sex lives. But erotic technologies are gaining wider acceptance as we look for ways to fulfill our desires for intimacy.
Sex robots: An answer for aging, lonely Americans in the age of AI?
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In this article, we present our experiences from research into the healthy ageing and well-being of older people and we report on our personal opinions of robots that may help the elderly to have sex and to cope with isolation and loneliness. However, and while there is a growing industry for sex robots and other sex toys and gadgets, there is also a growing concern about the ethics of such an industry. As is the case with pornography, the concept of sex robots may be criticized, yet it has deep roots in human civilization, with erotic depictions that date back to the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Ages. So the need for an artefact that would offer sexually relevant functionality is not new at all. But what might be new and worrying is the potential for using artificial intelligence in sex robots in ways that might cause a repositioning of our entire value system.
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US researchers have warned that the availability of sex robots with artificial intelligence AI poses a growing psychological and moral threat to individuals and society. They say the technology is escaping oversight because agencies are too embarrassed to investigate it. One developer of these in Japan is a self-confessed paedophile, who says that this device is a prophylactic against him ever hurting a real child. Dr Hendren was speaking here at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A number of sex robots are advertised online.
The creation and deployment of sex robots are accelerating. Sex robots are service robots that perform actions contributing directly towards improvement in the satisfaction of the sexual needs of a user. In this paper, we explore the potential use of these robots for elder and disabled care purposes,which is currently underexplored. Indeed, although every human should be able to enjoy physical touch, intimacy, and sexual pleasure, persons with disabilities are often not in the position to fully experience the joys of life in the same manner as abled people.