The 'Ex Machina' Robot Is Luring SXSW Goers

These people will never look at internet dating the same way.

Image via The Dissolve

Navigating the murky waters of online dating is already humiliating enough for some, add on a hot robot and a marketing stunt and it’ll be enough to scar you for life. Some Tinder users attending South By South West (SXSW) this weekend found themselves chatting up and literally falling for a gorgeous broad named Ava, who, I guess, seemed normal enough—until users were directed to her Instagram where they found out she was a robot. Specifically, the robot starring in Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, which premiered at SXSW over the weekend. In retrospect, Ava asking questions like: “What makes you human?” should’ve been a red flag, but the lonely hours of the night can make a believer out of anyone, no?  Read on for one poor schmuck's convo with Ava:



[via The Dissolve]

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