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The New York Times > Technology > Sad, Lonely? For a Good Time, Call Vivienne*.
This did remind me of one of my favorite science fiction books, The Diamond Age, about a little girl who finds a book that becomes her teacher. The book is really a very complicated piece of technology that adapts and changes to the girls’ needs. I’ve always wanted a book like that. Maybe some guys have always wanted a girlfriend like that. A secret friend who’s always on your side.