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If I Say “Blowjob,” Will I See Dental Floss?

You’ve probably had the experience of going to Amazon.com and receiving suggestions about what you might enjoy next, given what you recently purchased. You like Frank Sinatra? Try Ella or Duke. You bought Season Three of American Idol? Here’s 10% off on a lobotomy. But now that’s so Old Thing. The Next New Thing is an internet phone service that will be completely free—in exchange for sending you ads while you talk. Special ads related to what you’re discussing on the phone at that very moment. As with Skype, consumers plug a headset and microphone into their computers, dial a…

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