Virtual Girlfriends

Tired of searching for the perfect girl on  Now you can just sign up for a virtual girlfriend.  For a low monthly fee you can have conversations with your virtual girlfriend, see pictures of her on your phone and send her virtual flowers and chocolates.  For a fee of course.

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.