Kaya Thomas has always been a voracious reader. But despite her growing library and bigger imagination, she often couldn’t see herself in the characters of the books she read. “Being a black woman, what I had experienced growing up was that a lot of books I was reading weren’t representative of me,” Thomas told Salon. […]
A growing number of startups are building high tech, DIY, and upscale devices that target people who aren’t intimidated by bringing new technologies to private places. Entering into the multi-billion dollar adult toy market may pose a number of unique challenges, but several developers and executives think the time is ripe for a sexy sea change.