Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Love You Short Time

The uncanny valley is that place where some simulacrum of a human being (robot, artificial limb, animatronic, sex doll, humanistic computer animation) is realistic enough to fool the eye but also creepy enough to freak you out. 

At a recent convention I came across the following, an "emotion responsive" robotic head from Korea.

Of course, my perverted mind goes to something far worse than the uncanny valley. Now, I shared this with a good friend and she called me a pedophile for what I was thinking, but it wasn't so much about this particular eerie/emotive android as it was the idea of a lovebot in general.

This one allowed you to select emotions from an iPad (because, after all, in the future everything will be interacted with via a flat tabled touch device, right?). I decided to go for either the "sexiest" or the creepiest. 

The other day on this blog I stated one of my beliefs is that in our lifetime we will be served in our homes by robots. NOTE: I did not say serviced. I have a hard enough time keeping my internet working to download kinky porn let alone thinking about what it would take to repair a lovebot. And the idea of a malfunction with that 'droid attached to my most intimate of places? I don't think so. I'll stick to my fleshlight, thankyouverymuch.

(Some day I'll rant about teledildonics...)


  1. Legit or not, it is creepy. Creepy doesn't even begin to describe it, actually.

  2. Couldn't agree with you more, A'marie!

  3. I'm with A'marie. That thing is just creepy. I think that's what I said when you showed me the first time. Creepy, creepy, creepy.