“When Robots Are An Instrument Of Male Desire”
At The Establishment, Katherine Cross writes about robots, gender and Tay the chatbot. “We are being primed by many tech giants to see AI not as a future lifeform, but as an endlessly compliant and pliable, often female, form of free labor, available for sex and for guilt-free use and abuse. An instrument of men’s desires, in other words, shaped by the yearning of capital for roboti of their own.”
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