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I read this story a long time ago. A female researcher is working with a budding AI and in the process she discovers sexual gratification. Interaction was via sensors and remote sex toy control escalating at the end to a full sensory suite.

I think the last line in the story goes something like: "I used to have a flute, now I have an orchestra,” delivered by the AI in regards to switching to a full sensory suit as opposed to controlling a single sex toy.

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    Well, this is going to be an interesting one to Google for ... – Rand al'Thor Nov 10 '18 at 22:03
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    "50 billion results found." – Valorum Nov 10 '18 at 22:18
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    Welcome to Science Fiction & Fantasy! This question would be improved by going through the checklists here; How to ask a good story-ID question? – Valorum Nov 10 '18 at 22:18
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    Yes... results are quite an eye opener with regards to available technology. At the time when the story was written, it was considered scifi. 90% of that story can pass for news today. – Flatline Nov 10 '18 at 22:18
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    My +1 just for the interesting story... – Rebel-Scum Nov 10 '18 at 22:20
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(Credit to @AlanBailey for finding the movie version):

Info from Wikipedia

Was it the book Demon Seed by Dean Koontz?

There are two versions of the story; the 1973 version is about Susan, a “wealthy and beautiful woman” with a helpful home AI system. Proteus, a more intelligent computer, hijacks it and imprisons her, planning to impregnate her with a fetus and transfer his mind to it to become a human and controlling her through hypnosis and tentacles (creep).

The 1997 version depicts Susan as stronger, along with Proteus instead manipulating her through a mind-controlled servant. The child is an “insectoid human”, not a cyborg in the second version.

  • In this book, the woman is not a reseacher and in the version I read is more like a rape victim than a gratified participant.. – Organic Marble Dec 31 '18 at 15:03
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Betting you mean this: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0075931/ Demon Seed. An underrated classic. The AI controls the house and becomes obsessed with Julie Christies character, and after holding her hostage, impregantes her.

  • Mmmh... OP was looking for a written work. – Jenayah Dec 31 '18 at 12:10
  • ‘Mmmh..’ It was originally a novel, written by Dean Koontz, prolific writer... didn’t you know? – Alan Bailey Dec 31 '18 at 12:46
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    I didn't. But in this case, I'd suggest answering with the novel, not the movie :) – Jenayah Dec 31 '18 at 12:47
  • In this book, the woman is not a reseacher and in the version I read is more like a rape victim than a gratified participant. – Organic Marble Dec 31 '18 at 15:03

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