Video now available for “Hacking Sex” at HOPE XI!


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Great news, everyone!  I just updated the page for my HOPE XI talk, Hacking Sex, with a video of the presentation.  Go check out the talk, the slides, and all of the plentiful links and resources. … Continue reading

HOPE XI: Hacking Sex


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Hacker culture celebrates technological empowerment: encouraging people to move beyond passive consumerism towards building and modifying technology to better meet their own needs. Hacking sex means expanding our definition of “sex”; recognizing that no two of us have the exact … Continue reading

New Video: Fun with Silicone (Intro to Casting & Moldmaking)


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Way back in January 2015, my friend Jimmie P. Rodgers and I presented a session on working with silicone at Arisia. We assume no prior experience with casting and moldmaking! This session covers key terminology around casting and moldmaking, the … Continue reading

Preview: “What is Obscenity?” by Rokudenashiko


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In the June issue of the Effing Foundation newsletter, I feature What Is Obscenity? The Story of A Good For Nothing Artist And Her Pussy by my hero Rokudenashiko (AKA Megumi Igarashi). Below you can find a preview of the … Continue reading

teasecraft resources: Better Sex Through Trigonometry (OpenSCAD)


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In November 2015, Mr. O presented “Better Sex Through Trigonometry” at teasecraft-boston, a meetup group for folks interested in making their own sex toys, BDSM equipment, and other kinky and fun things. Ever wanted to create your own Dildo or … Continue reading

Resource List: Sex Geek and Kinky Crafter Meetup on JoCo Cruise 2016


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I recently got back from JoCo Cruise 2016 where I had a fabulous time! I organized a meetup for sex geeks and kinky makers as an unofficial (“shadow cruise”) event. Below you’ll find a list of the topics we talked … Continue reading

Arse Elektronika 2015: Call for Participation


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The Call for Participation for the Arse Elektronika sex tech conference is out! Share a talk/performance/art/game before August 31: http://www.monochrom.at/arse-elektronika/ The conference will be Oct 2-4, 2015, in San Francisco. I’ll be there! … Continue reading

Looking for Early Teledildonics (Let’s Fight a Patent Troll!)


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In case you haven’t heard: my friends at Comingle.io and several other small sex/tech companies, are under attack from a company that owns a patent on all teledildonics — yep, literally, any device that can be controlled over a network … Continue reading

Startup Stories: Why we need a sex-positive crowdfunding site


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When Shine Louise Houston launched a crowdfunding campaign for her next queer, feminist  porn film, SNAPSHOT, I was both elated and terrified.  I was thrilled to have the opportunity to support an award-winning sex-positive pornographer.  And I was scared that … Continue reading

June 2015 Sex-Positive Crowdfunding Roundup


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Here’s a quick shout-out to two sex-positive projects that want your dollars: Shine Louise Houston’s next feminist porn film, SNAPSHOT, and the Crescendo by Mystery Vibe! … Continue reading