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Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots by [Devlin, Kate]

Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots Kindle Edition

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Illuminating, witty and written with a wide open mind. (Sunday Times)

A lively, waggish guide to these uncharted waters, tracing ethics, sexuality, intimacy and the uncanny. (Tatler)

For fans of Humans, Westworld and I, Robot. Or anyone who's ever enjoyed a flirtation with Alexa. Devlin takes us right through the AI revolution and its potential impact on our relationships [with] a relaxed and chatty tone. (Cosmopolitan)

An engaging survey of the history of humanoids. (Financial Times)

One of Devlin's achievements is to humanise the sex robot makers and users - we are invited not to laugh at them, but to understand them. (The Times)

This brilliant book is an intelligent, clear-eyed and often very funny deep dive into the history and future of love and machinery. (Warren Ellis, author of Transmetropolitan)

After millennia of fornicating with foreign objects, the ultimate sex toy has finally arrived. Kate Devlin unpacks the very long, very dense history of the sex robot with style and wit. Spoiler alert: we haven't reached Westworld ... yet. (Christopher Trout, Editor-in-Chief, Engadget)

In Turned On, Kate Devlin - the thinking person's navigator to the complex and potentially life-enhancing terrain of the sex robot - looks at the history of AI-enhanced erotic toys, then ventures far beyond our wildest imaginings. (Rowan Pelling, Editor of The Amorist)

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An exploration of humans, sexuality, interaction and technology through the lens of the sex robot.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1130 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma; 1 edition (18 Oct. 2018)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07D16PJ13
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #118,416 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3.0 out of 5 starsA feminist on sex machines
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