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Old 09-04-2019, 11:10 AM
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The real substitute for prostitution isn't robot hookers, it's internet porn. Maybe that's not a one for one substitute, the substitute isn't as good as the real thing.
Oh, really? What porn have you been watching?

To the OP: computer programmers. What programmer is going to be dumb enough to write a computer program to replace him/her? Or at least I hope so, being that I am one!
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Old 09-04-2019, 05:39 PM
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People train robotic replacements for themselves all the time. And in this case, it’s likely to happen on a continuum of creating tools that allow a single programmer to work more quickly and do more so that they replace multiple others. Maybe we never get to a point of having no humans involved at all, but it eventually becomes a skeleton crew.
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Old 09-04-2019, 05:55 PM
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Maybe not. Considering the lifelike dolls now available, anatomically correct, with optional heaters and appropriate sound effects, sex may be not the last, but the first, to succumb to robotic temptation.

Or so I've heard. From a friend.
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Old 09-10-2019, 02:45 AM
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Maybe not. Considering the lifelike dolls now available, anatomically correct, with optional heaters and appropriate sound effects, sex may be not the last, but the first, to succumb to robotic temptation.

Or so I've heard. From a friend.
Doesn't really matter. There will be people desperate enough to sell themselves for less than anyone would pay for a robot even if there were sex robots available on a per-hour basis. The only way sex robots would take over from human sex workers would be if the economic situation were so good that there were no desperate people willing to sell their bodies for a buck, and the social situation had changed so much that their buyers didn't also get a kick out of using humans for sex that they would never get from paying for a machine to simulate it.
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Old 09-10-2019, 09:33 PM
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Let's not forget the drug farmers/chemists/smugglers/dealers. Pretty sure that's slated to be a growth industry as automation increases, come to think of it.
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