Tuesday, December 16, 2008

When Science Meets Creepiness

You have to give props to a guy who can build a human looking robot with text, object, and facial recognition capabilities in his garage.

But you also have to take all points away when the inventor says something like this:

Le says his relationship with Aiko hasn’t strayed into the bedroom, but a few “tweaks” could turn her into a sexual partner.

Le said: “Her software could be redesigned to simulate her having an orgasm.”

For the record should any reporter ever ask if its possible to copulate with your invention the above statements are a perfect example of how not to answer the question. Here are a few better responses:

"Probably. But just because you can do something doesn't mean you should."

"Yep. But I'm not going there."

"Who in their right mind would do that?"

and of course

"You're a sick little monkey aren't you?"

Otherwise you're looking at being "That creepy robot guy" for the rest of your life.