These Japanese Fembots Are Getting Pretty Weird

The concept of genderizing robots is not new. The Jetsons had Rosie, a robotic maid. Star Wars had the dapper C-3PO. And of course Mike Myers gave us fembots:

This interesting article from Time discusses the release of Geminoid F, a Japanese female android. I discussed this back in 2010 in my featured article on the Japanese economy and yen An Ode to Mrs. Watanabe.

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