Who Will Give the Three Finger Salute?
According to a ComputerWorld article, written by Sharon Gaudin, "Researcher: Humans will love, marry robots by 2050 ."
Now this is the kind of article that wakes you up in the morning, and makes your coffee taste vaguely metallic. "I can hardly wait!" you hear your spouse complain. "Things have been a bit mechanical lately anyway!"
Not since BladeRunner has so much excitement been promised, with so little proof of concept. "Personally," one analyst remarked. "I'd be afraid slightly worried. What about the blue screen of death? Who will give the three finger salute to reboot?"
According to the researcher British AI researcher, David Levy, humans will have sexual relationships with robots, perhaps within five years. This may be good news for some, but might create a few problems at home. Nonetheless, if this prediction comes to pass, it could revolutionize the street-walking industry and create new momentum for the unionization of workers.