The SociBot-Mini is a robotic bust that looks like a 1950s television producer's concept of the future, complete with a special screen on its face that can display any image you want it to project, including the face of the person who just walked out of your life because they could no longer tolerate being in a relationship with you for fear of one day being stuck haunting the bathtub in which you murdered them. Using a depth-sensing camera, the SociBot is able to capture and recognize your gestures to analyze your mood and hold a simple conversation with you (or, more appropriately, the robotic facsimile of a conversation). Although it wasn't explicitly designed for this purpose, there is no other device on the market better suited to easing the transition from "awkward relationship" to "hollow, plodding loneliness."
You Can Rent a Girlfriend to Talk to You on the Phone
For those of you who are missing the daily interaction your newly ended relationship used to provide but are unwilling to fill that void with robots and/or pornography, you can use a service like the ones offered through Chinese online superstore Taobao and hire a stand-in girlfriend to call you throughout the day to talk to you about your feelings.
Get ready to see that look a lot.
Telephone companionship costs around 20 to 30 yuan a day, which in U.S. currency is about three to five items off of the McDonald's dollar menu, and is at least as effective as absorbing tear-soaked sobs. Until, of course, you start blowing those calls off and she gets frustrated and breaks up with you, and you have to hire another girlfriend to replace the one you just hired. We assume this is built into their business model.
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You're basically choosing between heart break or heart attack.
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For more stalker-friendly technology, check out 5 Apps That Were Clearly Designed by Total Creeps and 5 New Apps Explicitly Designed for Awful Human Beings.