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Sex bots, virtual friends, VR lovers: tech is changing the way we interact, and not always for the better

Twenty-first-century technologies such as robots, virtual reality (VR), and artificial intelligence (AI) are creeping into every corner of our social…

2 months ago

The One: could DNA tests find our soulmate? We study sex and sexuality — and think the idea is ridiculous

The Netflix drama The One centres around a geneticist who invents a new matchmaking service. It uses DNA to help…

2 months ago

The downsides of dating apps, and how to overcome them

Increasingly, people are turning to dating sites and apps to find love. And while the pool may seem larger, and…

10 months ago

Grindr is deleting its ‘ethnicity filter’ But racism is still rife in online dating

Dating and hook-up service Grindr has announced its intention to remove the “ethnicity filter” from its popular app. The controversial…

1 year ago