#GoodRead | Stop Giving Digital Assistants Female Voices

"Stop Giving Digital Assistants Female Voices":

Why are digital assistants overwhelmingly female? Some say that people prefer women’s voices, while others note that in our culture, secretaries and administrative assistants are still usually women. Regardless, this much is certain: Consistently representing digital assistants as female matters a lot in real life: it hard-codes a connection between a woman’s voice and subservience.

Read Jessica Nordell's full article at New Republic here…