Does your wife criteria include programmable personalities to fit any occasion?If so, you may be interested in Realdoll's forthcoming sex robot ecosystem.In the 1970s, the proliferation of the integrated circuit, specifically the MOS 6502 microprocessor, allowed a 25-year-old Steve Wozniak to engineer the Apple 1.Around the same time, two early twenty-somethings, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, were molding Microsoft from the Altair 8800 platform.
"If we're making robots using the same techniques we use to make clothes or pool toys, anybody can do it," Atkeson says. " To put this in perspective, think about the development of personal computers.
What's most amazing about the remarkably accurate robot facsimile of Scarlett Johansson, created by Rickey Ma Tsz Hang of Hong Kong, isn't the demure facial expressions she flashes when told she's "so cute." It's certainly not how lifelike this Mark 1's arms and legs gesticulate, because they fall somewhere between Country Bear Jamboree and Kristen Stewart trying her best.
And while it's noteworthy that Ma contoured the silicone skin sheathing his android's 3D-printed skeleton to be anatomically faithful to the female form, you can file that under "Of course he did," not "amazing." The main thing to take away from Ma and his Mark 1 is that a 42-year-old graphic designer created the robot by himself in 18 months for around ,000.
A few weeks ago I was introduced to the world of BDSM scripts: simple sims that replicate the experience of being with a dominatrix.
It occurred to me that these scripts had a connection to ELIZA, one of the earliest examples of a natural language processing program.