精選詞彙播客 Vocab Ep.128: 語音助理選男還選女 Are selecting voice assistants a sexist act?

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Summary:

主題文章:https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20220614-why-your-voice-assistant-might-be-sexist

GPS navigation systems are becoming more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. Now bundled with AI, the use case for voice assistants are also becoming more diverse. In certain countries and cultures, male voices are preferred, however, it seems like female voices are more widespread. In this episode, Angel and I discuss whether it can be considered sexist to prefer a male or female voice. What do you think? Let us know down below!

Vocabulary:

1. GPS Navigation system n. 衛星導航系統

All cars now have GPS navigation systems as a standard package. 現在所有的汽車的標配都有衛星導航系統。

2. Voice packs n. 語音包

Power users usually knows how to overwrite the voice packs on their navigation devices. 高級用戶通常都知道如何覆蓋他們導航儀器上面的語音包。

3. Announcer n. 播音員

Announcers for major events are mostly male. 大型活動播音員多數是男生。

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