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Sex With Robots Was Never the Point

Why are we so obsessed with screwing machines? Notable sci-fi writers weigh in.

Alicia Vikander in “Ex Machina.” © Universal Pictures International

WWhenever I mention that I write about sex and technology, I wind up in a conversation about sex robots. Over the past few years, digital assistants like Siri and Alexa have become fixtures in our daily lives, acclimating many of us to the…




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Lux Alptraum

Lux Alptraum

OneZero columnist, Peabody-nominated producer, and the author of Faking It: The Lies Women Tell About Sex — And the Truths They Reveal.

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