There’s a new sex robot in town: Say hello to Solana

There’s a new sex robot in town: Say hello to Solana

There’s a new sex robot in town: Say hello to Solana

 

It’s been just short of a year since I locked eyes with Harmony, RealDoll’s first sex robot, at her home in Southern California. It was an arresting experience that has remained cemented in memory. In that moment, I suddenly understood the uncanny valley, a theory posited by roboticist Masahiro Mori, nearly half a century prior. It attempts to explain the feeling of revulsion and eeriness that human onlookers experience when they encounter an artificial life-form that appears nearly, but not quite human.

Källa: There’s a new sex robot in town: Say hello to Solana

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