Virtual Sex

In a recent research paper out of New Zealand titled “Robots, Men and Sex Tourism” proposes that Amsterdam’s red light district will be full of “android prostitutes” by the year 2050. That’s right—sexbots. And while this futuristic concept may seem risqué, the proposal offers solutions to many of the problems sex work poses today. For one, android prostitutes are clean of sexually transmitted infections. Additionally, it would end the sex-worker trade, and the smuggling of underage women forced into slavery.  But it does raise one question: if you enjoy a rendezvous with a sexbot, is it considered cheating on your spouse?

For more, on this stimulating study, visit: sciencedirect.com.