[LMB] Who says boys don't like to play with dolls?

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Tue Apr 5 18:37:40 BST 2016

> Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2016 08:46:18 -0700
> From: phoenix at mindstalk.net
> To: lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk
> Subject: Re: [LMB] Who says boys don't like to play with dolls?
> On Sun, Apr 03, 2016 at 08:30:18AM -0500, Lois McMaster Bujold wrote:
> > I think Charlie Stross had a book about this.
> > 
> > http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/02/01/sex.robot/index.html?iref=allsearch
> That face is... not to my aesthetic taste.
> *checks website*  Realdoll is a lot better at this.
> > Also, _Chobits_.  Not to mention _Pygmalion_, of course.
> Or _Silver Metal Lover_?
Silver Metal Lover was a girl playing with a big boy-doll.  He was obviously an Asimov-programmed AI of high quality, unlike the fembots of today. But then, consumers of fembots probably wouldn't want a doll with a mind of its own! 

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