Furthermore, it reinforces heteronormativity the only type of sex that happens is one man and one woman.
This stigmatizes and marginalizes some forms of gender and sexuality.
Makes me wanna leave all the bots and bods behind and go swing in a tropical hammock in Roatan where I can’t get a stable wireless signal to save myself…heh.
Dan’s insightful, very REAL questions about objectification, sexuality, and futuristic digital spheres strikes the perfect humorous vs.
Women positioned as “futuristic beer delivery systems?
”‘targeting’ kids, but they’re getting splashed in the backwash of behavioral messaging.
Especially if the only thing you do with the robot is f** t? Plenty of down to earth human beings, no robots there…
As we ramp up toward Valentine’s Day, evidently some will stumble into looking for love in all the wrong places, according to PCAdvisor who is bracing for an attack of the “flirt bots.” Flirt bots have made their first reappearance since 2007’s “cyberlover” malware spree, so be wary of amorous advances and flattering cam coaxing, kiddies.
Google Wave’ on privacy, all the tracking of keystrokes, serving of ads, behavioral targeting and location-based privacy issues…
More and more I feel like that old ad campaign Or in this case, is it a buddy or is it a bot?
The other issue that comes to mind is the sex with the robot itself. The SF Chronicle has a great article about this if you want to read more…
The robot just lies there, in a submissive position, and does nothing. I have nothing against men or women being sexual, and sex toys that help people masturbate or pleasure a partner are not wrong. Or is it a way for men to get all the “perks” of sexual intercourse without the messy ordeal of dealing with another person?