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(iNews (UK))   Blade Runner: we're all going to be having sex with robots and be cutting off our limbs in 2049 according to this futurist   ( inews.co.uk) divider line
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2017-10-04 02:27:53 PM  
6 votes:
I'm okay with sexbots and cybernetic prosthetics. Sounds fine to me.
2017-10-04 02:26:43 PM  
6 votes:
I have no issues with that at all...
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2017-10-04 12:30:00 PM  
4 votes:
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I was led to believe we'd be doing a lot more mining.
2017-10-04 03:10:24 PM  
3 votes:

stuhayes2010: Has a futurist ever gotten anything right?

Personalized advertising in Minority Report

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2017-10-04 02:35:51 PM  
3 votes:
I look forward to having sex with robots. But I'll probably be dead in 20 years.
2017-10-04 05:36:35 PM  
2 votes:
If they all look like Sean Young in her prime, count me in
2017-10-04 03:39:46 PM  
2 votes:
Dole Office Clerk: Occupation?
Comicus: Futurist.
Dole Office Clerk: What?
Comicus: Futurist. I coalesce the vapors of human experience into a viable and meaningful comprehension of where society and technology are heading in order to predict what life will be like in the future.
Dole Office Clerk: Oh, a *bullshiat* artist!
Comicus: *Grumble*...
Dole Office Clerk: Did you bullshiat last week?
Comicus: No.
Dole Office Clerk: Did you *try* to bullshiat last week?
Comicus: Yes!
2017-10-04 02:33:33 PM  
2 votes:
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A more likely preview of things to come
2017-10-04 02:22:42 PM  
2 votes:
Well, we can have sex with robots and cut off our limbs now. Those robots will not be sexbots and we will have no advanced prosthetics to replace our removed limbs, but necessity is the mother of invention so maybe we should not be trying to put the cart before the horse.
2017-10-04 08:24:14 PM  
1 vote:
Without reading the article, I assume sex with robots because we will be too old, fat, and disgusting for actual people, and the limbs being cut off is a diabetic thing.
2017-10-04 06:57:33 PM  
1 vote:

Telos: I think that would depend on how "accepted" they become. The use of sex toys by men is often seen as emasculating because, well, why can't you get a real woman instead? If that attitude continues and prevails I don't think sex-bots would help much.

I just say "Look, women are insane, and I don't have the time right now. Ring up my lube already, I'm double-parked!"

*just kidding, I'd never double park
2017-10-04 05:52:54 PM  
1 vote:
I looked at the times to go see the new Blade Runner movie and noticed the movie is 2 hours and 44 minutes long.


Holy cow people...this isn't Lord of the Rings or something...keep it to 2 hours or so...sheesh.
2017-10-04 05:37:20 PM  
1 vote:
Just, you know... Just one at least
2017-10-04 05:37:04 PM  
1 vote:
I mean, not ALL of them
2017-10-04 04:16:22 PM  
1 vote:
And this earlier prediction was 100% spot on.

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2017-10-04 04:12:36 PM  
1 vote:

stuhayes2010: Has a futurist ever gotten anything right?

Aside from who will bring it to you, this 1993 ad campaign was eerily accurate.

AT&T "You Will" Commercials (high quality)
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2017-10-04 03:47:54 PM  
1 vote:

UncleDirtNap: I have no issues with that at all...
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I get the feeling that would be a threesome for the ages.
2017-10-04 03:23:56 PM  
1 vote:
Humans will not be able to create human-like machines but will have sex with machines anyway
2017-10-04 03:13:25 PM  
1 vote:

Fireproof: ExperianScaresCthulhu: Affordable sexbots will save civilization.  And destroy productivity, but who cares when the rest of society is pacified.

Hmm... you might be onto something. In one of the Las Vegas threads we talked about how almost all of the mass shooters were insane men who felt emasculated. Maybe affordable sexbots could take a chip out of that.

That said, it won't fix the "insane" part and super-easy access to porn doesn't seem to have fixed anything.

Make them combination sex bot and therapist. Or just fark up your kerning.
2017-10-04 02:53:51 PM  
1 vote:
Has a futurist ever gotten anything right?
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