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Sex-Bot Builder Wants His Dolls to Talk Back, Negating The Purpose of Sex-Bots

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There are so many gems in this video feature from the New York Times about a sex-bot maker, above and beyond that terrifying still above of a doll with her face peeled off. Like the fact that he compares having sex to playing Guitar Hero, he wants people eventually to fall in love with the dolls for their AI personalities, and yet…he wants them to always look like artificial dolls, because he thinks making them look too humanoid would be creepy.

Yeah. THAT’s the creepy part. Okay.

Nobody has apparently told him that if he really wants to make the big bucks in non-photo-realistic sex dolls, anime styling is where it’s at.

Hug your pillows tightly as you watch this…

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist