Feb 13, 2016

The rise of the romantic robot

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Women will want to design their own robots especially those that would provide any companionship to them or even as a caregiver. Granted we’re still 30+ years off for that level of sophistication. And, the 1st woman owned and ran robot company with women engineers; will make billions because this is a huge void currently.

Whether robots could one day think for themselves and the how this would affect humans’ relationships with them is a common subject in science fiction. However, novelists are increasingly investigating another burning issue: could robots love a human?

Imagine a Venn Diagram with one circle representing the dark steeliness of humanoid robots and the other the flowery soft-focus pink of a Mills & Boon romance.

What would happen where the circles cross?

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