Grace joins Oren, Mike, and Chris in discussing how artificial personalities are gendered. They mention computer voices in use today and the explanations given for their gender. They describe female and male robots and AI in science fiction, and how their depiction differs.
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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.
Hal from 2001: A Space Odyssey
Moon (2009 Film)
EDI in Mass Effect
Cylon Models in Battlestar Galactica
Offspring, Star Trek: The Next Generation
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckle
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