”‘targeting’ kids, but they’re getting splashed in the backwash of behavioral messaging.
Figure for every teen swigging alcopops and energy drinks in wannabe style, there’s another buying into the beer-n-babes positioning, taking cues from this Heineken ‘hiney’ messaging on how to treat, view and ogle females.”My Thoughts On Sex Robots by Dan Jubelirer (published on Amplify Jan 12, 2010) On last nights’ show, Colbert covered the invention of a sex robot that has touch sensors and the ability to download different personalities.
Dan’s insightful, very REAL questions about objectification, sexuality, and futuristic digital spheres strikes the perfect humorous vs.
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.Having sex with a simulation of a woman is not an ok substitute for having sex with someone you respect.In my mind, sex robots like these are designed to make men treat women as bodies, and not as people with emotions, thoughts, and spirits.This stigmatizes and marginalizes some forms of gender and sexuality.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…Arran Lee Wright appeared on This Morning with ‘Samantha’, a sex robot he helped create, to explain the benefits of owning one.