Mathematician Thinks Sex Robots Could Make Men Obsolete

Bad news fellas, sex robots could be making you all 'obsolete' in the future. Sorry about that.

Dr Cathy O'Neil, a mathematician from Harvard University, has claimed that females in the future might opt for 'dashing menbots' who will 'outperform' organic men.

These futuristic menbots won't just be providing women with sex and 'someone' to love, but they'll also be doing their fair share of the housework, so you can see why Dr Cathy reckons they're going to be wooing women.


Writing in Bloomberg, she said: "I think it's the men who should be worried. It's entirely possible that robots can outperform them.

"In the #MeToo age, I feel like raising standards is quite reasonable. It's called for, in fact."

Dr Cathy believes these new advanced sex robots will be able to offer a lot more than just sex, too, saying that the robots could be good at carrying out chores. Imagine having a partner who was happy to do the dishes and the ironing.

Even the idea of hacking isn't enough to completely turn Dr Cathy off; she wrote: "If they can understand female anatomy - I mean, really understand it - maybe it's worth the risk."

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Sex robots are already on offer, ranging in price from around £4,000 to £11,600, with the higher-end models offering an eerily realistic experience for users.

However, for now at least, the robo-sex-doll industry is very much geared towards men. Sergio Santos, who created his own AI-type sex doll, Samantha, told LADbible that people having robot lovers is something we all just need to get on board with.

"In 100 years it will happen," he said. "So I'm hoping to drive the conversation and get people speaking about it, to make it more 'normal'.


"Currently, people don't really know what to say or how to feel about people have sex with non-humans, so I want to give people a starting point and get people talking."

But before you dump your other half and start flirting with Alexa, Dr Cathy says that men and women will likely to 'coexist', even if they don't live together.

She said: "We'll come together, online or in person, and be more respectful, more relaxed, less edgy. It's worth a try. So bring on the sex robots."


Source: Bloomberg

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Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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