Posts tagged Tech
What is sextech and why is everyone ignoring it?

Burgeoning industries like fintech, edtech and healthtech are constantly in the news. But not sextech. Given the ubiquity of sex, is that about to change? ‘Sextech’ is a term you may not have heard a great deal about – as of yet. However, if you search the hashtag #sextech on Twitter, you’ll start to get a sense of how many exciting things are happening in the space right now, and why this is a tech sector that should be monitored as much as any other.

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Behind the Scenes of Iris van Herpen’s New Couture Collection, Where “Technology Is Simple, and Nature Is Complex”

Those who don’t follow haute couture likely discovered Iris van Herpen in the Met’s ”Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology“ exhibit. Her work sat on the lower level of the “Machina” (machine-made) section, where visitors stopped in their tracks at the sight of her silicon “Bird” dress and skeletal pieces made via 3-D printing. Natural isn’t exactly how you’d describe it, but yesterday’s haute couture show was indeed a meditation on nature.

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