Dr. David Levy forecasts that within just 50 years man and machine will be walking hand in grappler down the aisle. Dr. Levy cites: the Roomba, Sony’s robot dog Aibo, and Tickle Me Elmo as examples of technology’s move toward anthropomorphization. So does that mean we can expect a Tickle Me Bimbo?
Probably. Henrik Christensen, founder of the European Robotics Research Network, predicts that by 2011 robot fetishism (wiki) for will go from fantasy to reality as existing sex dolls are upgraded with vibration and simple voice responses.
However, Levy worries about the shadier aspects of bionic love such underage robot sex (check those manufacturing dates people!). And while gay robot sex will still be illegal, female robot sex will be ok… cause that’s HAWT!
For all the fembots out there: