Not really, although I get the citation of the parallel.
It’s been obvious that it would happen, but only obvious now that it will happen soon.
For the first time one of the key drivers of human behaviour - quite possibly the most deep-seated, hard-wired, inarguable motivations and influences - can be satisfied without human interaction. Maybe not quite yet, but looking at the blurb, some of these mannequins heat up to body temp.
Maybe overall there’ll be more sex, and more people walking around smiling.
I just think we’re about to learn something about ourselves we may not have expected to ever need to learn.
I wonder how many of us would refuse a ‘perfect companion’ - totally intelligent and functional - way beyond these ‘dolls’.