Sex Robots 2020


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  • Digisexual
  • Digisexual therapy
  • Digisexuality
  • Robosexuality
  • Sex robot addiction
  • Sexbot
  • Technosexuality

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Nothing to be ashamed of: sex robots for older adults with disabilities
NS Jecker – Journal of Medical Ethics, 2021 – jme.bmj.com
This paper spotlights ways in which sexual capacities relate to central human capabilities, such as the ability to generate a personally meaningful story of one’s life; be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy; experience bodily integrity; affiliate and bond with others; …

Do women perceive sex robots as threatening? The role of political views and presenting the robot as a female-vs male-friendly product
T Oleksy, A Wnuk – Computers in Human Behavior, 2021 – Elsevier
The development of sex robots has sparked numerous debates on the consequences of their use in terms of human-technology relations, interpersonal relationships and changes in social norms. Ethical concerns about the potential negative influence of sex robots on …

Friends, lovers or nothing: Men and women differ in their perceptions of sex robots and platonic love robots
M Nordmo, JØ Næss, MF Husøy… – Frontiers in …, 2020 – frontiersin.org
Physical and emotional intimacy between humans and robots may become commonplace over the next decades, as technology improves at a rapid rate. This development provides new questions pertaining to how people perceive robots designed for different kinds of …

Are sex robots enough?
AA Boni-Saenz – Journal of Medical Ethics, 2020 – jme.bmj.com
Nancy Jecker’s essay Nothing to be Ashamed of: Sex Robots for Older Adults with Disabilities 1 presents a provocative application of the capabilities approach. Her ethical argument for providing access to sex robots for older adults with disabilities proceeds in five …

Sex robot fantasies
R Sparrow – Journal of Medical Ethics, 2021 – jme.bmj.com
Nancy Jecker is right when she says that older persons ought not to be ashamed if they wish to remain sexually active in advanced old age. She offers a useful account of the role that sexuality plays in supporting key human capabilities. However, Jecker assumes an …

Considering sex robots for older adults with cognitive impairments
A Bianchi – Journal of medical ethics, 2021 – jme.bmj.com
Determining whether and/or how to enable older persons with disabilities to engage in sex raises several ethical considerations. With the goal of enabling the sexual functioning of older adults with disabilities, Jecker argues that sex robots could be used as a helpful tool. In …

And This, Kids, Is How I Met Your Mother: Consumerist, Mundane, and Uncanny Futures with Sex Robots
GM Troiano, M Wood, C Harteveld – … of the 2020 CHI Conference on …, 2020 – dl.acm.org
Sex Robots are no longer science fiction and may soon be-come widespread. While much discussion has developed in academia on their moral and social impact, sex robots have yet to be examined from a critical design perspective and are under-explored in HCI. We use …

Sex care robots: exploring the potential use of sexual robot technologies for disabled and elder care
E Fosch-Villaronga, A Poulsen – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral …, 2020 – degruyter.com
The creation and deployment of sex robots are accelerating. Sex robots are service robots that perform actions contributing directly towards improvement in the satisfaction of the sexual needs of a user. In this paper, we explore the potential use of these robots for elder …

Male homosocial bonds and perceptions of human–robot relationships in an online sex doll forum
B Middleweek – Sexualities, 2021 – journals.sagepub.com
Debates about human–machine relationships have intensified following the launch of the world’s first commercially available sex robot ‘Harmony’, a hyperrealistic sex doll with AI-capabilities. With the likely consumer market for these devices among white, male …

Moral psychology of sex robots: An experimental study? how pathogen disgust is associated with interhuman sex but not interandroid sex
M Koverola, M Drosinou, J Palomäki… – Paladyn, Journal of …, 2020 – degruyter.com
The idea of sex with robots seems to fascinate the general public, raising both enthusiasm and revulsion. We ran two experimental studies (N s= 172 and 260) where we compared people’s reactions to variants of stories about a person visiting a bordello. Our results show …

Sex robots for older adults with disabilities: reply to critics
NS Jecker – Journal of Medical Ethics, 2021 – jme.bmj.com
In ‘Nothing to Be Ashamed of: Sex Robots for Older Adults with Disabilities,’1 I make the case that the unwanted absence of sex from a person’s life represents not just a loss of physical pleasure, but a loss of dignity. Since people aged 65 and over suffer …

Love dolls and sex robots in unproven and unexplored fields of application
O Bendel – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
Love dolls, the successors of blow-up dolls, are widespread. They can be ordered online or bought in sex shops and can be found in brothels and households. Sex robots are also on the rise. Research, however, has been slow to address this topic thoroughly. Often, it does …

How to apply Asimov’s first law to sex robots
C Rigotti – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
Sex robots may be surfacing in recent controversy, but they are certainly not a novelty in the academic debate. However, given the lack of legal reasoning in this field of research, this article aims at examining the balancing of the fundamental rights involved in the sex robots’ …

New Technology, Same Old Stigma: An Analysis of Feminist Discourses and Sex Work Stigma in Sex Robot Media
DDBA DiTecco – 2020 – curve.carleton.ca
Scholars have theorized the technological displacement of sex workers at the hands of sex robots, but none have addressed how sex robot representations could contribute to sex work stigma. Using critical discourse analysis and sex positive theories, this thesis seeks to …

Sex Dolls and Sex Robots
N Döring – 2021 – nicola-doering.de
In 2050, it will be perfectly normal for women and men alike to experience love and sex with robots. This bold prediction from roboticist David Levy (2007) started a debate which is still underway, more than a decade on, about the ethics, design, use, and effects of sex robots  …

AI and sex robots: an examination of the technologization of sexuality
K Godbout-Kinney – 2020 – library2.smu.ca
The emergence of sex robots with rudimentary but slowly advancing AI is a relatively new phenomenon, and there is little understanding about what the possible implications of these automatons could be, particularly regarding their impact on human sexuality. Drawing on a …

Should society accept sex robots?: Changing my perspective on sex robots through researching the future of intimacy
E Hancock – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
Abstract In early 2015, Kathleen Richardson announced the arrival of the world’s largest, organised resistance group against the production of sex robots in society: The Campaign Against Sex Robots (CASR). Since the birth of the CASR, Richardson and other feminists …

Guardare i sex robots attraverso le lenti femministe
C Rigotti – Filosofia, 2020 – ojs.unito.it
Since the 1970s, feminisms have stressed the intersection between gender and technology. Yet, while being mainly focused on the female access to technology, reproductive technologies and a cyborg future, no feminist narrative has ever addressed the ongoing …

A revolution in sex education using sex robots
A Jacquerye – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
After more than four decades of school sex education programs, there is still a great deal of inadequate information around, together with mixed messages and general confusion. Topics covered have ranged from “no sex” to “safe sex”, and there has been a tendency for …

Sex with robots: A not-so-niche market for disabled and older persons
A Koumpis, T Gees – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
In this article, we present our experiences from research into the healthy ageing and well-being of older people and we report on our personal opinions of robots that may help the elderly to have sex and to cope with isolation and loneliness. However, and while there is a …

Sex robot technology and the Narrative Policy Framework (NPF): A relationship in the making?
DC Mainenti – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
The use of sex robots is expected to become widespread in the coming decades, not only for hedonistic purposes but also for therapy, to keep the elderly company in care homes, for education, and to help couples in long-distance relationships. As new technological artifacts …

Nothing to be ashamed of: sex robots for older adults withdisabilities
NS Jecker – researchgate.net
This paper spotlights ways in which sexual capacities relate to central human capabilities, such as the ability to generate a personally meaningful story of one’s life; be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy; experience bodily integrity; affiliate and bond with others; …

Why the Sex Robot becomes the Killer Robot. Reprodution, Care, and the Limits of Refusal
N Atanasoski, K Vora – spheres: Journal for Digital Cultures, 2020 – mediarep.org
1 Margi Murphy,“Built for Pleasure: Meet Samantha, the Artificially Intelligent Sex Robot Who ‘REALLY Likes to Be Kissed’”, The Sun, March 17, 2017. Available at: https://www. thesun. co. uk/tech/3115956/meet-samantha-and-artificially-intelligent-s ex-robot-who-really-likes-to …

Who is their person? Sex robot and change
T Leach – osf.io
Gynoid sex robots embody a conflict between established social norms and the trans-formation of social norms. But certain kinds of conflict are much more prominent in public discourse than others. Debates about sex robots often boil down to questions of …

Child sex dolls and robots: challenging the boundaries of the child protection framework
BB Chatterjee – International Review of Law, Computers & …, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Foreign-made child sex dolls are now commercially available online, and recent cases indicate that their importation is a criminal offence. However, whilst there are growing calls for criminalisation, it is unclear as to where the law stands in relation to them and their …

The Ideo-Politics of Paedophilia: The Controversial Case of the Child-Like Sex Robot
JC Huizen – 2020 – essay.utwente.nl
Can the Child-Like Sex Robot (CSR) keep paedophilic individuals from harming a child? Ever since 2014, experts have been responding divergently to this controversial question. This indeterminacy seems to be the logical result of the current state-of-affairs: prior …

Beetle-robot hybrid interaction: sex, lateralization and mating experience modulate behavioural responses to robotic cues in the larger grain borer Prostephanus …
D Romano, G Benelli, NG Kavallieratos… – Biological …, 2020 – Springer
Ethorobotics, a new fascinating field of biorobotics, proposes the use of robotic replicas as an advanced method for investigating animal behaviour. This novel research approach can also encourage the development of advanced bioinspired robots. In the present study, we …

Sex-sparing robot-assisted radical cystectomy with intracorporeal Padua ileal neobladder in female: Surgical technique, perioperative, oncologic and functional …
G Tuderti, R Mastroianni, S Flammia, M Ferriero… – Journal of clinical …, 2020 – mdpi.com
Our aim was to illustrate our technique of sex-sparing (SS)-robot-assisted radical cystectomy (RARC) in female patients receiving an intracorporeal neobladder (iN). From January 2013 to June 2018, 11 female patients underwent SS-RARC-iN at a single tertiary referral center …

Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications
AM Smith, MLC Twist – 2020 – Taylor & Francis
Artificial intelligence technologies are continuously advancing. As such, all “social” robots, including sex robots, are becoming more lifelike and accessible. This book is an important addition to the discussion about the hypothesized effects that sex robots will have on the …

Human–Robot Interaction and Sexbots: A Systematic Literature Review
CS González-González, RM Gil-Iranzo… – Sensors, 2021 – mdpi.com
At present, sexual robots have become a new paradigm of social robots. In this paper, we developed a systematic literature review about sexual robots (sexbots). To do this, we used the Scopus and WoS databases to answer different research questions regarding the …

Some aspects of human consent to sex with robots
D Levy – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
Part of the ethical debate about sex with robots concerns whether sex with a robot is rape of that robot. It therefore makes sense for us to debate what should be the boundaries of consent, decades from now, ie consent given by humans to robots. How will the sexbot  …

Ethical and Legal Aspects of Sex With Sexbots
S Ehsanpour – ????? ?????, 2020? – research.shahed.ac.ir
Shahed University. Ethical and Legal Aspects of Sex With Sexbots. Seyed Ehsanpour URL : http://research.shahed.ac.ir/WSR/WebPages/Report/PaperView.aspx?PaperID= 147996 Date : 2020/11/11 Publish in

Insect Sex Pheromone Research and Beyond: From Molecules to Robots
Y Ishikawa – 2020 – books.google.com
This book provides a complete overview of cutting-edge research on insect sex pheromones and pheromone communication systems. The coverage ranges from the chemistry, biosynthesis, and reception of sex pheromones to the control of odor-source searching …

Collective Robot Sex on Dynamic Resource Landscapes
G Wang, T Phan, R Austin, J Qu, L Liu – Bulletin of the American Physical …, 2020 – APS
We present a community of robots (“Jeeps”), which move over a resourc landscape consisting of a large light-emitting diode (LED) light board whose local RGB intensity represents fitness, the local intensity can change due to robot local presence, making the …

The Gears and Wires of Robot Sex
R Gibson – Desire in the Age of Robots and AI, 2020 – Springer
This chapter introduces the main theme—that sex robots have multiple uses; they fulfill our desire to create, they are physical manifestations of our storytelling natures, and they are there to be the perfect woman (and they usually are, indeed, female in form). In this chapter …

V12-07 Sex-Sparing Robot Assisted Radical Cystectomy With Intracorporeal Padua Ileal Neobladder In Female: Surgical Technique …
G Tuderti*, R Mastroianni, RS Flammia… – The Journal of …, 2020 – auajournals.org
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Despite the widespread use of robot assisted radical cystectomy (RARC), there is paucity of data concerning outcomes of sex-sparing (SS) RARC with intracorporeal ileal neobladder (iN) in female patients. In this video we described …

Sexbots, Artificial Intelligence, and Male Fantasy
R Wolfe – 2020 – digitalcommons.usm.maine.edu
… The “sexbot,” a new product on the market that has artificially intelligent capabilities, allows male … research such as the essays in John Danaher and Neil McArthur’s Robot Sex and look at … and the film Ex Machina in order to explore the psychology behind the desire for sexbots …

Artificially intelligent sexbots and sexual solipsism—A posthumanist ethical approach
AE Schussler – Journal of Posthuman Studies, 2020 – JSTOR
… This aspect is currently undergoing de-essentializing of the body, sex, and sexuality, in a process meant to … raises the following question: Under the current conditions (where we have only weak AI sexbots) is a sexual act between a man and a weak AI sexbot one between two …

Sexbots: a case for artificial ethical agents
CJ Headleand, WJ Teahan, L ap Cenydd – Connection Science, 2020 – Taylor & Francis
… The concept of sex robots (often referred to as “sexbots”) and artificial sexuality has awoken discussions … These concerns are largely driven by fears that machines built for sex could re-enforce existing … a “synth”) called Niska had assumed the role of a prostitute in a robot brothel …

Love (rs) in the making: Moral subjectivity in the face of sexbots
JP Bergen – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation Publications. Subjects. Architecture and Design Arts Asian and Pacific Studies Business and Economics Chemistry Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Computer Sciences Cultural …

Sexbots and Posthuman Love
A Malinowska – The International Encyclopedia of Gender …, 2020 – Wiley Online Library
… Part of the current interest in sexbots and preprogrammed nonhuman love/sex partners has been generated by … A clear discrimination of women as potential consumers of sexbot services is reflected in pilot/prognostic research as well as in the sex robot market which is …

The moral case for sexbots
M Behrendt – Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 2020 – degruyter.com
Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation Publications. Subjects. Architecture and Design Arts Asian and Pacific Studies Business and Economics Chemistry Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies Computer Sciences Cultural …

Sexbots: Drawing on Tibetan Buddhism and the Tantric tradition
R Mackenzie – Journal of Future Robot Life, 2020 – content.iospress.com
The plethora of technologies offering to match us up with our perfect partners, or to provide us with the ultimate sexual high, evidences our unfulfilled need for sexual and emotional companionship and fulfilment, together with the difficulties of embodying our fantasies in this …

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