041 Futurist Joel Comm on AI, Metaverse, and the Future of Sex Tech

Description of the episode

We dive into the fascinating intersection of AI, the metaverse, and the future of sex tech. Heather shares her intrigue with artificial intelligence and how it has the potential to distort our perception of self and reality.

Joel Comm joins Heather to add a futurist and technology perspective to what relationships and sex may look like in the upcoming years. Joel is a New York Times best-selling author with 14 multiple books under his belt. He is also the host of three podcasts, including The Bad AI Show, The Bad Crypto Podcast and The Nifty Show. He is an expert on cryptocurrency and the metaverse.

In this episode, Heather and Joel discuss the growing concern of voice manipulation and the potential risks it poses. They highlight how scammers can use AI technology to deceive individuals, by faking voices to mimic loved ones and what you can do to make sure you don’t get fooled by deep fake technology.

But it’s not all doom and gloom. Heather and Joel also explore the exciting possibilities that AI brings to the realm of sex tech. They delve into OpenAI’s groundbreaking model, Chat GPT and discuss how AI technology can be harnessed by sex tech companies like Replika, to simulate human intimacy and intimate experiences. They touch on the advancement of sex robots and the potential for wearable technology that can provide pleasurable sensations.

Additionally, Heather and Joel explore the role of virtual reality (VR) in connecting with others. They highlight how VR allows for immersive experiences and real-time interactions through apps like Alt Space and VR chat. Though it may not replicate physical presence entirely, VR provides a new and improved way to connect in a long-distance relationship.

Join us on this thought-provoking episode as Heather and Joel explore the potential and implications of AI, the metaverse, and the future of sex tech.


  • 00:00:02AI and technology's impact on relationships.
  • 00:07:49Proton mail offers secure suite of tools. Brave browser for privacy.
  • 00:10:33 AI model scours internet, creates understanding.
  • 00:16:32Impressive image generatora like Midjourney can mimic any style.
  • 00:18:46 Finding the clitoris: A Dr. Seuss-style poem.
  • 00:21:13 AI replicating voices raises ethical concerns.
  • 00:34:37Advancing technology brings lighter, non-VR headsets.
  • 00:39:02 VVR allows for virtual connection and interaction.
  • 00:41:50 Advancements in sex toy technology and intimacy.
  • 00:44:06 Degrees of intimacy with oneself vary.
  • 00:46:46Experienced online business veteran available for contact