I am truly scared by Europe’s views toward humanity. A german designer has created a robot/creature that feels like muscle and “breathes” as a real entity might, all for the purpose of keeping a human from being lonely.
“He envisions that people will turn to robots for the illusion of a living presence to satisfy their emotional needs…One of those future products is the so called “Funktionide“. It is an amorph object whose intention is to provide the owner with an atmosphere of presence thus counteracting the feeling of loneliness. In the visions future people are lonely and with all the new dimensions products offer, humans will eventually turn to “robots” for emotional satisfaction.”
Read more and see a video of the invention/robot here: