Robots

400-year-old Buddhist Temple in Japan Installs Robot Priest

A 400-year-old temple in Kyoto, Japan has installed a human-like robot to deliver the teachings of Buddha to worshipers. Foreigners are reportedly appalled, but the temple’s chief steward says that he hopes the robot will be the first of many found in Buddhist temples and that unlike Westerners, “Japanese people don’t possess any prejudices against robots.”

robot buddhist priest in Japan

Hotel Fires Half of ‘Nuisance’ Robot Staff

A Japanese hotel reportedly fired half of its nearly 250 robot staff following various complaints from guests. Henn-na Hotel, which employs various robots from check-in staff to in-room help, reportedly decided to lay off half of its robot employees after

C-3PO, the annoying robot of Star Wars fame

2019: One Year Closer to the Sex Robot Revolution

2018 was an eventful year for the sex robot industry, with robot brothels expanding from Europe to North America, the introduction of robot strippers, and legislative action against “Pedophilic Robots.” But, will 2019 take us one year closer to a sex robot revolution?

The Samantha Sex Robot produced by Synthea Amatus