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In contemporary times, the exponential increase in the purchase of technological devices to aid in our daily activities is widely accepted. Even if we are only contemplating a vacuum cleaner or a bread machine, the distinction between technology and biology has been eroding, and we are increasingly surrounded by artifacts that can interpret our emotions. With the introduction of the term "intimate technology," the definition of intimacy, which was previously restricted to the body, has shifted. With the assistance of intelligent design, machines acquired material properties that enabled them to occupy additional spaces in our private sphere — beds, restrooms — and even within our bodies — body-hacking, sex toys, and health interventions. In addition to transforming our relationship with the environment, therefore, machines have also altered human interactions.

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