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Love, marriage, and sex with robots? Not in a million years? Maybe a whole lot sooner!

A leading expert in artificial intelligence, David Levy argues that the entities we once deemed cold and mechanical will soon become the objects of real companionship and human desire. He shows how automata have evolved and how human interactions with technology have changed over the years. Levy explores many aspects of human relationships—the reasons we fall in love, why we form emotional attachments to animals and virtual pets, and why these same attachments could extend to love for robots. Levy also examines how society's ideas about what constitutes normal sex have changed—and will continue to change—as sexual technology becomes increasingly sophisticated.

Shocking, eye-opening, provocative, and utterly convincing, Love and Sex with Robots is compelling reading for anyone with an open mind.

About the Author

David Levy is an internationally recognized expert on artificial intelligence and the president of the International Computer Games Association. He is also the author of the industry primer Robots Unlimited. He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061359804
Author:
Levy, David
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by David Levy
Subject:
Human-computer interaction
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence-Robotics
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
The Evolution of Hum
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
7.92x5.48x.82 in. .56 lbs.

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