#5 Exciting growth predicted for the sextech industry globally
A look into the algorithms and vibrations that influence our sexual selves
Welcome to another edition of our sextech industry newsletter.
What’s inside Unofficial Space this week:
📈 Sextech market growth at 17% for the next 7 years
🌈 How TikTok, Spotify and Netflix realise you’re gay… before you do?
📳 A deep dive into sex toy vibration patterns
+ Plus : round-up of this week’s 🔥 jobs and events
This week in sextech
1. Global Sextech Market predicted to grow at a rate of 17% between 2023-2030 📈
According to research by Report Ocean the Global Sextech Market is valued approximately USD 31.40 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 17.00% over the forecast period 2023-2030.
2. Are TikTok, Spotify and Netflix recommending you content according to your sexuality? 📺️
Ellie House came out as bisexual - but it felt like Netflix had already worked it out before she realised. Listen to her podcast for the BBC on how sites like Netflix were regularly recommending her LGBTQ content long before her own personal conclusions about her sexuality crystallised.
No time to listen? Here’s a summary from Hackernoon on how ‘recommender systems’ can uncover your sexuality from masses of data👇️
3. A deep dive into vibration patterns 📳
Have you ever wondered why most vibrators have the same set of vibrations? And who uses all these settings? You’re not alone.
who the fuck is using the morse code setting on the vibrator
— HOpE (@ladytatortot)
Jan 6, 2023
Samantha Cole investigates how vibrator modes are tested and designed for her newly formed tech publication 404 Media 👇️
August 31: Brisbane, Something Tech 👋 I’ll be speaking at this one!
October 1-22: Sydney, SXSW Sydney 👋 I’ll be speaking at this one!
September 17: Sex Positive World Orientation
October 1-3: Reimagine Sexuality Summit
October 4-5: London, Sifted EU (Cindy Gallop Sextech Panel)
October 5-7: Melbourne, Talk Dirty in French
October 15-22: Sydney, SXSW Sydney 👋 I’ll be speaking at this one!
October 13-15: Denver, Sexual Health Alliance Sexological conference
October 18, New York: Sextech Mixer NYC Tech Week
November 8, Sao Paulo: Sex Summit 👋 I’ll be speaking at this one!
Thanks for making it this far!
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Until next week,