Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and its physical form, robots, are revolutionizing the way humans interact with machines. Dr Kate Devlin researches the interaction between humans and machines. She mainly focuses on the intimate interaction between man and machine, with sex robots.
Kate Devlin spoke about this in the Netherlands during the event The Future of Business Technology in The Hague, where she gave the keynote. We spoke to her prior to her presentation for this video report.
She published her research results in the book Turned On. Science, Sex and Robots. This book is an overview of the intimate relationship between sex and machine through the ages, from the Ancient Greeks to modern robots and their portrayal in movies.