Roxxxy won't be available for delivery for several months, but Hines is taking pre-orders through his Web site, True Companion.com, where thousands of men have signed up.
And Chat Script has been used to provide natural language mapping into appropriate SQL queries on the Dun and Brad Street business database. Is it an agent to provide answers about something or from the world? Will it be accessed via a mobile browser, a desktop browser, or a custom app?
Dr Kathleen Richardson and Erik Billing of De Montfort University claim that these "robots are potentially harmful and will contribute to inequalities in society." We sat down with one of the men working to bring your Stepford fantasies to life at CES 2016.
Matt Mc Mullen, founder of Real Doll, says there are far more dangerous AI applications in the works, and believe it or not, he's not looking to create an army of sex bots to replace flesh-and-blood partners.
loebner quickly responded by facetiously naming minsky a co-sponsor, since the contest will stop once someone wins the gold medal.
Facebook has shut down a controversial chatbot experiment that saw two AIs develop their own language to communicate.