32. Sex Robots with Kate Devlin

I met Kate in person in Bristol. We discussed chatbots in sex-tech, the complexity of human intimacy and technology, taboos in sex-tech, how sex tech can be a positive enabling industry, deepfakes and more.
Date: 2nd of July 2019
Podcast authors: Ben Byford with Kate Devlin
Audio duration: 45:31
Website plays & downloads: 195 Click to download
Tags: Sex robots, Robots, Sex-tech, Deepfakes, Chatbots,

Kate Devlin Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural Artificial Intelligence at King's College London. Her research in Human-Computer Interaction and Artificial Intelligence investigates how people interact with and react to technologies, both past and future. She is the author of Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots (Bloomsbury, 2018), which examines the ethical and social implications of technology and intimacy.

She tweets far too often as @drkatedevlin

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Episode host: Ben Byford

Ben Byford is a AI ethics consultant, freelance web & games designer and technologist with over 10 years of design and coding experience building websites, apps, and games.

In 2015 he began talking on AI ethics and started the Machine Ethics podcast. Since, Ben has talked with academics, developers, doctors, novelists and designers on AI, automation and society.

Through Ethical by Design Ben and the team help organisations make better AI decisions leveraging their experience in design, technology, business, data, sociology and philosophy.