Peer-reviewed paper: sexbots need ability to consent You'll need to "communicate carefully" with their "consent-modules" to avoid robot rape.

A peer-reviewed paper recently published in the International Journal of Social Robotics argues that sex robots should be programmed to decide whether or not they consent to their owner’s sexual advances. University of Wollongong PhD student Anco Peeters and Radboud …

Feminist intellectuals: text appearing next to text that disagrees with it is a form of corrective rape, holocaust Nonconsentual coplatforming.

“The road to evil is paved with good intentions.” When the London-based Institute for Art and Ideas solicited six feminist philosophers for their views on the question, “How can philosophy change the way we understand the transgender experience and identity?” …

UK university students debate banning “press ‘f’ to pay respects” meme What the F?

Saying “press F to pay respects” is now problematic, at least according to the airheads at the University of Nottingham Students’ Union, which has taken a stance against the popular gaming meme. Delegates at the NUS National Conference are holding …

Study claiming video games ‘train’ gamers to headshot people IRL retracted College professors with ideological axes to grind are just so delightful, aren’t they?

Nothing screams truth and light quite like research undertaken to confirm a bias based on whatever wingnut bullshit the Ivory Tower Egghead had for breakfast that morning. This latest cock-up on video game research that Breitbart is reporting on has …