How does Hollywood treat AI of different genders? Do they get assigned different bodies? How are nonbinary AIs treated? Are female AIs more subservient? Is there a “default” gender? How can Hollywood do better & what does it mean for real-world AI?
Chris Noessel of scifiinterfaces.com studied 327 AI characters from the past 100 years of cinema and television, answering these questions & more with open-source analysis. AI doesn’t inherently have or need a gender, so these findings are very telling about how Hollywood thinks.
Join Chris as he leads a panel discussion about his findings and these questions, including Leila McNeill from the Lady Science Blog, sci-fi author and futurist Madeline Ashby, and 🤞a panelist from the USC SAIL program, as they discuss Gendered AI.
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- How does Hollywood treat AI of different genders?
- Why might sci-fi movie makers display the biases that they do?
- What do movie and TV makers need to do to overcome their bias?
- Christopher Noessel, Senior Lead Designer, IBM
- Madeline Ashby, Science fiction writer, futurist, speaker, and teacher, MadelineAshby.com
- Leila McNeill, Free lance writer, editor, independent researcher, podcaster, LeilaMcNeill.com
Christopher Noessel, Senior Lead Designer, IBM
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