Simi Valley Sophist

The Simi Valley Sophist ruminates on all manner of topics from the micro to the macro. SVS travels whatever path strikes his fancy. Encyclopedia Britannica: Sophist "Any of certain Greek lecturers, writers, and teachers in the 5th and 4th centuries BC, most of whom travelled about the Greek-speaking world giving instruction in a wide range of subjects in return ..."

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Retired: 30years law enforcement-last 20 years Criminal Intelligence Detective.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Marry a Robot, Your Troubles are Over

An artificial intelligence doctoral candidate’s thesis is entitled, "Intimate Relationships with Artificial Partners." He contends,.

…robots that will eventually be seen as suitable marriage partners.

The thesis examines human attitudes toward affection, love and sexuality and concluded that the findings are just as applicable to human interaction with robots of the future as they are to the relationships between humans of today.

Interesting concept, don’t you think? But, do you have to marry the robot? Can’t it just be a concubine? This is going to be tough on maintaining a viable reproducing human population.

We’ve come a long way from the cheap plastic blow-up doll from your local porn shop.

Link in this blog:
Humans will wed robots