Reply to post: Re: Telephonists

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

Nick Kew Silver badge

Re: Telephonists

Telephone companies traditionally stated that they employed women telephone operators because their voices were clearer on the line.

That's entirely compatible with the report.

If female *voices* sound more alike than male ones, that would tend to make their *words* easier to follow in adverse circumstances like a noisy/low-bandwidth line.

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