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#TechTuesday: Annoying robots, a VR sex kit, sleep-aiding headbands and a mini SNES

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The robots designed to annoy you

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Swiss-Mexican designer Nicole Pérez has designed a series of misbehaving robots that aims to mimic the annoying aspects of intimate relationships. Made from thermoformed plastic coated with flocking fibre, the mechanical designs include a robot that smears lipstick on a pillow, one that prods at you with its metal arm and another that pinches and pulls at clothing. The trio of robots form Perez’s graduation project for her MA in Material Futures at Central Saint Martins, London. The project, titled Misbehaving (ro)bots,

 

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