Eight Out of Ten Owners Who Expressed a Preference Said Their Cat Preferred It
How to “Make” a Woman
Addressing the gendering of artificial intelligence — and the issues of bias in the technology we create.
Her blog post, “Top 10 Reasons Men Want a Sex-Robot,” paints a picture of the typical target consumer for this not-too-distant-future market. Men were asked to choose from multiple reasons why they would use a sex robot; the list was derived from comments and reader feedback on social media. The options are revealing of men’s attitudes not just toward robots, but also toward women and women’s roles in relationships.
The blog post should have been Top 10 Reasons Men Who Want a Sex-Robot Want a Sex-Robot.
Just as Freud was debunked for basing his theories about human psychology on that of fat, well-to-do, Viennese hausfraus with time to sit around answering his questions whilst they shoveled Kaffee und Kuchen into their gaping, over-privileged maws at lunchtime … this should be dismissed for its attempt to explain male psychology by examining that of a group that already has a range of problems with human interaction of any kind at all, let alone with women.
But, there you go … confirmation bias is alive and well in ‘Gender Studies’ as well as every other field of endeavour it seems — still … if there’s any justice in the Universe, with all the new non-binary gender-fluidity about, it’ll become a non-issue and people like this will be obliged to go out and get a job instead … maybe learn a bit about real men and real women in the real World rather than from post-Freud/Marx doctrinaire academic treatises written by enthusiastic post-highschoolers.