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The algorithms defining sexuality suck. Here’s how to make them better.

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The algorithms defining sexuality suck. Here's how to make them better.Mashable’s series Algorithms explores the mysterious lines of code that increasingly control our lives — and our futures.


Ever since porn was credited as one of the most innovating forces behind early internet technology, we’ve become obsessed with the idea of tech enhancing our sex lives. We’re so horny for it that we’ve helped build a $30 billion industry that’s expected to keep growing.

Sextech often sells people on the promise that algorithms can optimize users’ sexual experiences. But a vast majority of algorithms built explicitly for pleasure remain rudimentary at best and harmful at worst — including those used in smart biofeedback sex toys and AI-generated porn deepfakes. Read more…

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