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Fun fact of the day: Voice recognition tech is naturally sexist

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Re: sex sells

The choice of sex for a synthesised or recorded voice tends to depend on the country. This was discussed at length when the Austin Maestro came out in 1988, and again, repeatedly, every time a new internationally marketed product came out with a synthesised or recorded voice. I wonder if anyone has made a table to summarise this, along the lines of UK: female, Germany: male, ...

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