On the 'nagging artificial girlfriend'…

You couldn’t ask for a better quote, really. You can almost hear the tone of voice as he said it. The former soldier was talking about the new robot that can sense emotions, and which is designed to be a companion to combatants in the field. And what did he say?

“Speaking as a former soldier, the last thing I would want is an artificial girlfriend by my side to nag me about how I am feeling while out in the battlefield,” said John Petrik, corporate communications officer at the Office of Naval Research. [Wired News]