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The High Notes - Sex in Space, Intimacy and Culture

Last updated September 5, 2018

 The High Notes: Issue #7
 
Cultural views & intimacy; sex in space; orgy in the darkness; young people having less sex.

STACCATO — short and sharp, quick reads

How does Google make their Artificial Intelligence sound human? Hint: it has something to do with romance…

In this 2 min video, 6 people orgasm on camera. Showing no nudity or sex, the directors wanted to challenge our culture’s views on intimacy, and our thoughts on what is public versus what is private.


A PIACERE — enjoy at your pleasure

Does an orgy in the darkness make people act differently? In this article, one woman discusses her experience, and what it taught her about pleasure.

Young people are having less sex. An ongoing study found that more 20–24 year olds said they had zero sexual partners, compared to previous generations.


ADAGIO — longer reads, dive a little deeper

A fascinating BBC3 documentary follows Carly Rae Summers behind the scenes, as she discusses why after graduating from University she decided to pursue a career in porn. (UK only)

This week we found out that sex in space is hard. Really hard.

According to The Memo, vaginas are hot property when it comes to tech. Yep.

Jade: Why I chose Porn


END NOTE

Following on from our last issue, you can watch the video of the panel I took part in with Future Artefacts and Dazed Media here. It covers VR, porn, IoT, robotics… enjoy!

Let’s keep elevating the discussion on pleasure.

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