Artificial intelligence has a gender-bias problem - just ask Siri
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All the virtual personal assistants on the market today come with a default female voice and are programmed to respond to all kinds of suggestive questions. Does their design as stereotyped females suggest that in the midst of a global technological revolution, women remain trapped in traditional roles and personalities of the past?
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