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Why are voice interfaces gendered in the first place?

by Critical Commons Manager

A cliche of post-HAL artificial intelligence films is the gendered voice interface. In A Sound of Thunder, the AI agent TAMI who controls the time travel apparatus (which inevitably goes awry) interacts with her male operator like a strong-willed but charming companion.

A female gendered artificial intelligence supercomputer can be a charming but exasperating companion

In A Sound of Thunder a supercomputer named TAMI (Time Alteration Mainframe Interface) spars verbally with her operator

from A Sound of Thunder (2005)
Creator: Peter Hyams
Distributor: Warner Brothers
Posted by Critical Commons Manager