Sex Robots: The Enshrinement of Selfishness

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Will we allow technology to enslave us, or will we master it to enhance our humanity?

This question hit me with a new relevance when the May 27 New York magazine arrived with the cover story “My Date with a Sex Robot.” In it, Allison P. Davis tells a gripping yet horrifying account of touring Realbotix in San Diego. Matt McMullen, founder of Abyss Creations (a current global leader in the manufacture of sex dolls) and Realbotix (their AI spinoff), sees the next step in the industry as AI-enhanced humanoid robots able to be intimate with  their human partners. …The technology exists to pair artificial intelligence with a silicon human form. The question remains: does this technology enhance our humanity or diminish it? …Read More.