“It could be that we become so busy with our lives, robots would fill in the gaps that our partners can’t meet or our lifestyle prevents, therefore making real-time relationships more valuable and exciting,” she explains.“The biggest danger of robotics is that people who feel isolated or struggle to interact will turn to a robot instead of seeking a human connection.
For most of us, seeking human connection is instinctive and necessary.”“Given that software can better decide which move to make in a chess game than the human world champion, it’s difficult to deny the possibility that the robots of the future will be able to decide for themselves who they want to marry.”In 2015, Dr Kathleen Richardson, a senior research fellow in the ethics of robotics at De Montfort University in Leicester, set up the organisation Campaign Against Sex Robots out of fear that machines in the form of women or children will be used as sex objects.
“ which Mortensen hopes will let users make “an emotional connection” with it.
But romance and real affection between human and AI was themed in two excellent films Spike Jonze’s Her and Alex Garland’s Ex Machina.
I’ve not yet had the chance to test it out, and I’m not sure how desperate my calendar is to date for some AI-help, but if you are interested to find out more Lara O’Reilly from Business Insider, spent a week with ‘Amy’.