Free lecture: an intimate look at the Internet

6 February 2024

The relationship between intimacy and technology is dynamic and transformative. Adult entertainment providers were early adopters of the Internet and directly influenced its development. Meanwhile, digital communication has changed our consumption of pornography, how we date, and how we seek pleasure.

There is increasing concern that Internet-mediated sex is having a negative impact on humans. What’s the evidence for that? And what does the future hold?  As part of the Tech Change: A Survival Guide lecture series at Gresham College, Dr Victoria Baines will explore all this and more during her lecture on Sex and the Internet.

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The IT Livery Company Professor of IT was established in 2015 and is sponsored by the WCIT and WCIT Charity.