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Why Are We Building Jailbait Sexbots?

A phenomena known as Webcam Child Sex Tourism--adults logging into sex-chat rooms with minors in developing countries--is on the rise. It is estimated that tens of thousands of adults currently prey on children this way each day, and the number keeps growing according to international researchers.Last week a team of coders, animators, and researchers announced they had created a solution: a computer-generated 10-year-old girl named Sweetie, intended to catch predators in the act. In just 10 weeks this bit of CGI wizardry and software caught 1,000 predators. But it also raised a lot of questions, like: can you commit a sexual crime against a piece

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16 Nov
Solomon King @solomonking
An interesting intersection of design, animation, code, morality and the fight against online child sexual tourism. http://t.co/hfk586Uw4B