In preparation for my interview with Dr. Mitchell Tepper on Monday, I’m reading Cory Silverberg’s great interview with him. Dr. Tepper is the assistant project director at The Center of Excellence for Sexual Health. He heads up the Center’s Disabilities, Chronic Conditions and Sexual Health Program, as well as their Military Initiative. He’s also the [...]
Entries from May 2008
May 30th, 2008 · Comments Off
May 30th, 2008 · 3 Comments
I can’t help but think of the tongue-on-frozen-flagpole scene of A Christmas Story when I see this new toy — a combination of Popsicle and pocket rocket — but I can see some fun applications for it.
I think it’d be fun for nipple play, particularly if constrained by bondage or other mental game. Also lips, [...]
May 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Look at this cool robotic arm, which, among many other awesome functions, enables people to touch their partners in more ways than they could before.
Dean Kamen’s Robot Arm Grabs More Publicity
Kamen’s arm, dubbed “Luke” (after Skywalker, I assume), is an incredibly sophisticated bit of engineering that’s light-years ahead of the clamping “claws” that many amputees [...]
May 28th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Okay, so I’m not trying to take credit for this topic — I’m certainly not the only person who noticed the issue — but I’m so glad that people are calling attention to it.
MSNBC – Badly hurt vets battle uncertainly over intimacy
WASHINGTON – When B.J. Jackson lost both his legs to an Iraq war injury, [...]
May 24th, 2008 · Comments Off
I just found this post stuck in my Drafts folder! Oops!
I was a guest on Dr. Patti Taylor’s ‘Expanded Lovemaking’ podcast — went to her home studio to record and everything. We talked about sex tech now and tomorrow, the spiritual aspects of erotic social media, and a few practical tips from Sexier Sex.
Episode 40: [...]
May 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments
I love geeks. I love nerds. I no longer even have the semantic argument, although I bet everyone here could easily leap into it.
I can already tell that I’m out of my element, though; it’s not often I’m the person in the room who has NOT read F/SF Title Here. I can already tell I’m [...]
May 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off
Social Media Eats Porn’s Lunch (Again)
Newsweek sparked a conflagration among conservative Christians last week by pointing out that Christian dating site BigChurch.com is owned by Penthouse Media Group.
This wouldn’t have been big news to BigChurch members who bothered to look under the site’s hood. The Christian dating site has been operated by social networking [...]
May 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment
May 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Guy Kawasaki — yeah, that Guy — emailed me last week with a link to his latest venture, Alltop.com. It’s a feed aggregator with a clean user interface and a nice hover-over-the-link-for-a-preview feature.
I’ve been watching the sex.alltop.com page since then to see how it goes, especially since I already get most of these feeds and [...]
May 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Yesterday, I should have blogged the news about California Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage (at least until November, when our huge socially conservative voting contingent could surge forward and squelch it).
Why the California Supreme Court Did More Than Legalize Gay Marriage
I of course see the huge importance of ’social media’ in this [...]
May 15th, 2008 · Comments Off
Until they make the solar panel removable, this is just an excuse to parade models around in underwear. Not that there’s anything wrong with that — parading around in underwear is a lot of fun.
A model (C) displays lingerie maker Triumph International Japan’s “Photovoltaic-Powered Bra” during an unveiling in Tokyo May 14, 2008. The camisole [...]
May 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment
I talked about this on my Playboy Radio Sex in the News segment yesterday. I haven’t had time to pull the show notes together yet but I loved this article so I wanted to highlight it here.
It’s a feature in a swinger magazine about using video games to get the group going. He mentions the [...]
May 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Life will find a way? Online Dating Insider notes (Saudi Singles Resort to BlueTooth Belts) that young Islamic people are coming up with ways to sneak their phone numbers to one another, to share texts and pictures. The NY Times has a feature (Love on Girls’ Side of the Saudi Divide) about what it’s like [...]
May 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment
From blog comment to friends-with-benefits to love, Amber Rhea celebrates her third anniversary with Rusty in this tribute to sex-tech.
Happy anniversary you guys!
May 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Kevin has promised me that next time we’re in the same city at the same time, he’ll bring the suit and let me strap one on in the name of science.
Motion-Capture Suits Will Spice Up Virtual Sex
No matter how beautiful the sex animations are in your favorite virtual playground, they can’t compete with the movement [...]
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