Bitterwallet's New Year Gift List: No. 1 - The robot doppelganger
If that’s the case, then this is the one for you, and all you’ll need to do is to be in a Sogo, Seibu, or Robinson’s department store in Japan between 1st-3rd January, with £135,000 burning a hole in your pocket.
But you won’t be able to just walk away with one, owing to the fact that the Japanese robotics firm that will be making them are only going to bother knocking out two of the things. If more than a couple of customers show up, the names will go into a robot hat.
They claim that once it’s completed, the droid will mirror the owner’s face, body, eyes and hair as well as his or her movements, facial expression and speech. Which will lead to a long and fulfilling relationship with the only person who REALLY understands you – yourself. Just don’t think about the sex.
You did it didn’t you? You went and thought about the sex. That’s an image you’ll never be able to erase from your mind now. Ah well…