Tag Archives: Ian Pearson

Moral Panic Over Deepfakes Renewed

As the ‘face swapping’ technology behind deepfakes continues to rapidly improve, it seems as though the media moral panic over the use of it in fake porn is being renewed. Two major media reports this week asked – ‘Are deepfakes the new revenge porn?’. Feminist minded culture magazine VOX published an interesting if very one-sided… Read more »

Ian Pearson Gives Interview on the Future of Virtual Sex

Futurologist Ian Pearson recently made waves in the mainstream media by predicting that humans would be having sex with robots more often than with each other by the year 2050. That claim was made in a report on the future of sex commissioned by a sex toy company, so it might be expected that he… Read more »