Weird Science…It’s totally disease-free.
It’s a confusing term, obviously. It seems that anyone who is turned on by internet devices, machinery, robots, or in this case, smart-speakers/virtual AI assistants, is a ‘technosexual.’ We-Vibe surveyed 1,000 men and discovered 14% of respondents confessed their fetish for tech, notably Amazon’s smart-speaker, which is evidently very sexually arousing.
Also known as ‘Alexa,’ Amazon’s smart-speaker is no longer just fulfilling questions about the daily weather, news headlines or telling cheesy jokes, but rather the Chinese-made device is fueling sexual fantasies among randy guys on lockdown.
Lucy Beresford, a UK-based psychologist, wrote in The Telegraph that the number of technosexuals is increasing as their “primary source of arousal is through interacting with tech gadgets and internet devices,” indicating that society is “sleepwalking into a different kind of epidemic — one of loneliness and fear of intimacy” driven by the China-spawned Wuhan Virus and isolation.
Dr. Beresford said, “Whether it’s the ‘ping’ of a message, swiping right, or the seductive, authoritative tones of cloud-based voice service, their tech fulfills them by mobilizing the reward system in the brain and releasing dopamine — the ‘happiness hormone.'”
“The instant activity of using their tech — likes and comments — is like a sexual turn on. This ‘dopamine hit’ happens in all of us, but, in technosexuals, something else is at play,” she said.
She goes on: “In all my years of practicing, technosexuals are perhaps the most troubling cohort of mental health sufferers I have seen, because the source of their distress appears, on the face of it, to be so innocuous. Where most of us just use tech when we need it — and, as Zoom-fatigue has shown, can get quickly turned off by it — the technosexual is hit by the double whammy of intensified use, which arises from (and is subsequently inflamed by) an existing fear of closeness to other human beings.”
She warned, “If we’re not careful, mindful even, tech has the power to tempt all of us to invest too much time in a ‘virtual’ life at the expense of our real one.”
Besides fantasizing about Alexa, some technosexuals have been ordering customized AI sex dolls on the internet. They can now elope with perfectly programmable mates infused with Alexa/Siri software. Alternatively, Space Buck just debuted the ‘Double-Oh‘ remote controlled vibrator — “an innovative buttplug that can be controlled by strangers on Twitter.” It’s totally disease-free.
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