Wednesday, October 31, 2007

If humans marry robots in 50 years, will divorce mediators be ready for the inevitable break-ups?

Robot mediationThis one seemed appropriate for Halloween, which happens to be today.

Cognitive Daily recently asked readers, "Will humans marry robots in 50 years?"

Given the fact that people (or rather their avatars) are hooking up and even getting married in virtual worlds (sometimes to the hurt and disappointment of real-world spouses), this may not be too far-fetched a question to ask.