36. Matt McMullen: Robots for all your needs (IN ENGLISH)

Matt McMullen started out as an artist creating increasingly body-shaped sculptures. Eventually, he built bigger and more human ones, and it all culminated in the famous RealDoll enterprise, with human-sized dolls that were (mainly) used for having sex. 20 years later, he is now adding AI and robotics to create moving and talking robot life partners.

We met Matt at the Sime 2018 tech conference in Stockholm, and he is confident that people will live with robots in the near future. Oh, by the way: the female robot is called Harmony, and while we missed out on this in the interview, there is actually a male version as well, named Henry...

Podcast host: Christian von Essen / Read more at: http://hejaframtiden.se