From a practical standpoint, such experiments will rely on robots becoming advanced enough to perform their own behaviors without being remote controlled by researchers.“Once we actually understand how these interactions work out, whether they are harmful or helpful to relationships or human psychological wellbeing, then we can step in legally,” Scheutz explains.But men typically had greater enthusiasm than women for the different possible uses of sex robots.
On the other hand, both women and men generally agreed that using sex robots was more appropriate than hiring a human prostitute.
They also agreed on sex robots being appropriate for use by disabled people and for reducing the risk of sexually transmitted diseases.
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“I think it’s very important to realize that sex robots and companion robots are all instances of social robots that have an effect on people,” says Matthias Scheutz, a computer scientist at Tufts University.
“Especially when it comes to the potential of these machines to cause emotional harm to humans.” Previous attempts to poll public opinion on sexbots have usually asked just several basic questions about whether or not people would have sex with a robot. Their work was presented at the International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2016) on March 9.
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“But we need a basis for such legal decisions, so we need to gather data and do experiments.” Lovesick Cyborg examines how technology shapes our human experience of the world on both an emotional and physical level.