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By Keith | The future of sexual augmentation in robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality. From the editor of Notice Magazine.

Could You Fall in Love With a Hologram?

Sex robot called Samantha 'who has brain and can tell jokes' goes on sale in UK for £3,500

A sex robot named Samantha which "has a brain and can interact with you" has gone on sale in the UK for £3,500.<p>Erotic retailers Vibez Adult Boutique …

Robots

Should we ban sex robots while we have the chance?

AI sex dolls are on their way, with potentially sinister social consequences. So before they hit the market, we must ask whether they should<p>People are blowing a fuse about sex robots – or rather, “rape robots”. Journalists from the New Statesman and the New York Times among others have all reported …

Robots

Man has 'sex' with inflatable torso as he demonstrates bizarre adult virtual reality game in Japan

An erotic virtual reality game for adults in Japan has proven to be a hit - as this bizarre video of a man 'having sex' with an inflatable torso …

Virtual Reality

It's like Siri, but with added sex, says maker of world's first talking sex robot

by Pam Kragen<p>Come January, the <i>Westworld</i> concept of lifelike sex robots will get one step closer. That's when a San Marcos company will unveil …

Robots

Erotic company launch contest to design your sex toy and earn £200K

ARE you an orgasm whizz who wants to earn £200,000 for a creative new idea for the bedroom?<p>A sex toy company has launched a Design A Sex Toy …

Fifty Shades of Grey

This Action-Packed Sex Tip Could Lead to Better Orgasms

If you're still relying solely on your imagination to get off, it's time to introduce your masturbation and sex habits to the 21st century, where …

Virtual Reality

A Brief History of Sex on the Internet

It was hard to envision its enormity.<p>At the Web’s inception, few outside the tech world realized it would be seen as one of the signal events in …

Relationships

The Most High Tech Sex Toys Out There on the Market

Everything from an insertable toy that films the inside of your vagina, to a sex doll that can get turned on.<p>With so many toys out there on the market, it can be a real slog to sift through all the dozens of nearly-identical-but-kind-of-different sex toys out there. Luckily for you, here's a …

Gear & Gadgets

Sex robots are on the rise — but are they beneficial to society?

What is a sex robot?<p>Sex robots are anatomically correct hyperrealistic dolls that mimic human movements to create the experience of being with a real human. Some have extra features, such as built-in heaters to simulate body warmth, sensors that react to touch, and the ability to speak, give …

Robots

Humans 'already' falling in love with sex robots, say creators of a doll called Samantha that can be SEDUCED

THE MAKERS of a sex robot which can be "seduced" have claimed that men are already "falling in love" with their creation.<p>Designers of Samantha claim …

Robots

Looking for robot love? Here are 5 sexbots you can buy right now

<b>You’ve had yet another disappointing date on Tinder. So you think to yourself, could love become any more soulless?</b><p>Well yes, it could.<p>Will these 21st …

Robots

What is a robot sex doll, how much do they cost and who is Samantha the sex robot?

ROBOT sex dolls are becoming big business and manufacturers are now claiming their products are so realistic people are MARRYING them.<p>The robots are …

Robots

Before Vibrators Were Mainstream

Starting in the 1970s, a cohort of enterprising women set out to bring feminism and sex-positivity to the adult-toy industry.<p>Nowadays, sex-positivity is mainstream: Amazon sells vibrators for as little as a few dollars, and the honest, open-minded sex-advice podcast <i>Savage Love</i> is consistently at …

Feminism

Brothels dumping prostitutes in favour of sex robots as latest model 'moans'

Austria has been gripped by sex robots since it was revealed that a bot named Fanny was more popular at a brothel in the capital, Vienna, than the …

The future of sex? VR porn all the talk at Hong Kong’s Asia Adult Expo as filmmakers get excited over the immersive possibilities

From the very first erotic cave painting, almost every advance in human culture and communications technology has had sex at the forefront. Now, a …

Virtual Reality

Humans Will Fall in Love With Their Sexbot Doppelgängers

Like Narcissus for the digital age.<p><i>This is a companion piece to today's Terraform, "Moved."</i><p>The appearance of a doppelgänger, an exact replica of a person with an otherworldly origin, is rarely a comforting omen in fiction and folklore.<p>Irish legends warn of apparitions called "fetches," identical to …

Swan Lake

Can Robots Love Us?

Technology has shaped society in unforeseen ways. In the early nineteenth century, curious human beings began meddling with electrical current, …

Robots

Why Are Sex Robots All Female? Because the 'Ideal Woman' Is a Robot

Over the past few years, futurists have been saying sex robots are on the horizon—and, in fact, they already exist. News has emerged about sex robots like Roxxxy, who can talk about current events, and Harmony AI, who responds to questions about her sexual preferences (even if it's just with "I'm …

Robots

Virtual Porn Could Give Her Better Orgasms—and Help You Last Longer in Bed

Putting yourself in the middle of the action can lead to some sexy results<p>Virtual reality: It's changing the way we date, and masturbate, and now it's working to change our orgasms for the better. How? A recent <i>Forbes</i> story explains that the work of sex therapist Holly Richmond, Ph.D, is leading to …

Virtual Reality

You Might Think You Want a Sex Robot, But Here's Why You Probably Don't

An exclusive survey asked 500 men what they fear most about having a robotic lover<p>The horizon of sexual technology is expanding every day, and one of the most fascinating developments in recent years has been the improvement of sex dolls to become super-realistic sex robots. However, while the …

Robots

Build your own girlfriend: Sex robots with interchangeable heads ‘to reflect appetite'

Each year randy revellers flock to the Asia Adult Expo in Hong Kong to sweep the love dolls, raunchy technology and insane sex toys off its …

An In-Depth Look at the Rise of VR Porn

<i>In the 21st century, porn is an economic and cultural engine unto itself, exerting influence on the economy, the bedroom and our technological world.</i> …

Virtual Reality

This Virtual Reality Edutainment Porn Is Teaching Women To Get Off

Inside a mansion, deep in the heart of Los Angeles glamorous Calabasas district, porn performer and former pro-soccer athlete Jay Smooth straddles his costar, his pecs pumped to perfection, the tiniest bead of sweat on his forehead. “And we’re rolling!” calls the director. Cue action, a few miles …

Virtual Reality

7 Photos of Sex Robots and Virtual Reality Fleshlights That Reveal the Wild Future of Sex

There's something for everyone at the Asia Adult Expo<p>The sex toys on display at the Asia Adult Expo represent the cutting-edge in the future of sexual possibilities: the smartest vibrators on the market, virtual reality fleshlights, and, yes, $6,000 sex robots. The convention, which started …

Virtual Reality

Future of Sex: How Close Are Robotic Love Dolls?

Lifelike sex dolls have been available for years – but an AI head attachment could finally give lonely singles the companionship they need<p>Inside a …

Robots

This Orgasm Machine Almost Revolutionized Sex As We Know It

Ten years ago, a company invented a device that transformed the labor involved in the production of male orgasms.<p><i>This piece first appeared in</i> Logic, <i>a new magazine about technology. Learn more at logicmag.io.</i><p>In 2008, an internet porn company called the Adult Entertainment Broadcast Network (AEBN) …

CES

Realistic 'Passion Dolly' sex robot brings in hundreds of new customers for brothel after they begin renting it out

A "realistic" sex robot has brought in hundreds of new customer's for an Irish brothel after they began renting it out.<p>The Dublin establishment made …

Robots

Sex Robots And The End Of Time

• shares<p>—<p>A big part of being a man used to be about learning how to think like a woman in order to get permission to stick your penis inside her. Not …