How voice assistants reinforce the tech gender gap

Voice assistants are becoming integrated into our home lives. Alexa announce is used daily in my home to ‘encourage’ my daughter to come down for dinner. Or, for her to let me know that she’s “not ready mummy, I’m not finished feeding Rosebud [her walking rolling hedgehog robot]”. But have you considered how using women’s voices for most of these devices may be doing more harm than good….The major digital voice assistants—Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant—all have one major default in…

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