Leaf & Elfie: Curious Talks

Romance with Robots: Interview with sex tech researcher, Eleanor Hancock

June 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4
Leaf & Elfie: Curious Talks
Romance with Robots: Interview with sex tech researcher, Eleanor Hancock
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Leaf & Elfie: Curious Talks
Romance with Robots: Interview with sex tech researcher, Eleanor Hancock
Jun 08, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4

Our relationship with machines is changing. Artificial intelligence has changed the way we manufacture, spend our leisure time and gather information - but what does it mean for human intimacy in the future?

In this episode we talk to sex tech researcher Eleonor Hancock who has interviewed sex workers, technology pioneers and robot enthusiasts to try to answer the questions:

Will sex robots replace humans?
What are the risks of artificial intelligence in the sex industry?
How might crime and sexual criminal behaviour be mitigated by robots?
Can you buy a robot with dishwasher proof attachments?

WARNING: Contains sexually explicit content and reference to abuse. Not suitable for under 18s.

Eleanor Hancock. LinkedIn
Read Eleanor's research paper 'Our Sexual Future with Robots'




Show Notes

Our relationship with machines is changing. Artificial intelligence has changed the way we manufacture, spend our leisure time and gather information - but what does it mean for human intimacy in the future?

In this episode we talk to sex tech researcher Eleonor Hancock who has interviewed sex workers, technology pioneers and robot enthusiasts to try to answer the questions:

Will sex robots replace humans?
What are the risks of artificial intelligence in the sex industry?
How might crime and sexual criminal behaviour be mitigated by robots?
Can you buy a robot with dishwasher proof attachments?

WARNING: Contains sexually explicit content and reference to abuse. Not suitable for under 18s.

Eleanor Hancock. LinkedIn
Read Eleanor's research paper 'Our Sexual Future with Robots'