New campaign launches to save us from harmful, lonely life of sex with robots

Photo via imdb.com/Ex Machina Robots and artificial intelligence are all the rage these days — taking over our jobs, maybe even destroying the planet — but two researchers have started a campaign to warn humans about the dangers of sex robots.The Campaign Against Sex Robots sounds like a funny idea — but when you see the potential for human-rights violations down the road, you’ll have an “a-ha” moment. According to NBC News, one of the campaign’s creators, Kathleen Richardson, a robot anthropologist and ethicist at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, says that developing robots for sexual purposes can be “harmful and contribute to inequalities in society.” “When I first started looking into the subject I thought, ‘Oh sex robots, that’s harmless and perhaps these robots would reduce demand for…


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