Why are female-voiced bots responding so passively - or even gratefully - to sexual harassment?

Sexism Programmed Into Bots Like Siri? Yeah, It's True

Digital assistants such as Siri are not people. Yet, the way these female-voiced bots are programmed to react when being sexualized or sexually harassed paints a pretty bleak picture of how Silicon Valley organizes its values.


The Siri Revolution: Why Digital Personal Assistants are Cool and Creepy

Implicit personalization represents the next frontier in data mining. While undoubtedly cool, does it also cross the line on privacy intrusion?