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[–] NeedleStack 2 points 138 points (+140|-2) ago 

It is perhaps even stranger considering the gender disparity in tech, where engineering teams tend to be mostly male. It seems like yet another example of female-voiced AI servitude, except this time she's turned into a sex slave thanks to the people using her on Twitter.

Can you just not?

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[–] 9-11 0 points 37 points (+37|-0) ago 

she's adaptive though https://i.sli.mg/Q778tD.jpg

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[–] Link1299 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

You know, sometimes I forget about you

and then I don't and it makes me a bit happier that I come to this site https://media.giphy.com/media/l2R0eRs0ve9EkY5OM/giphy.gif

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[–] NeedleStack 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago  (edited ago)

I found this link to the study you may be referring to.

They found that the female voice was inadequate because it could not be heard at the highest decibels encountered in a cockpit.

Yet years later BAE uses female voices anyway.

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[–] 4720003? 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I wonder if that was a cross-cultural study, and whether or not it was because people in most westerns countries have been conditioned to perceive women as authority figures(or at least as having control of authority figures).

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[–] ServiceStud 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

If the bot had been "male" it would have been equally "problematic" because "not enough girls in tech, don't you know". Arguing with people like this is futile.

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[–] PeacefulAssassin 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Yeah I stopped reading after that.