SisterCodes

Episode 14 - Female Virtual Assistants

av SisterCodes | Publicerades 11/17/2020

Have you ever wondered why all virtual assistants are feminine? We dive into the tech behind virtual assistants, the gender stereotypes they perpetuate and other ramifications of feminine virtual assistants. https://www.geekwire.com/2016/why-is-ai-female-how-our-ideas-about-sex-and-service-influence-the-personalities-we-give-machines/ https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/03/why-do-so-many-digital-assistants-have-feminine-names/475884/ https://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/08/opinion/sunday/sheryl-sandberg-and-adam-grant-on-women-doing-office-housework.html http://www.bu.edu/articles/2014/bu-research-riddle-reveals-the-depth-of-gender-bias/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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Welcome to sistercodes, a podcast hosted by Ashley (@ashhcodes) and Kaylee (@justacoderthing) - we're sisters who talk about our journeys in tech. We're excited to share our experiences working in technology and get real with what it's really like being a minority in one of the fastest growing industries in the world!