Sexy fem bot
So designers create endless mini-Frankensteins, molded ostensibly to serve, while in actuality incarnating, and disseminating, the desire of their creator.Consider the familiar example of the , Fritz Lang's 1927 proto-sci-fi classic.All this brings up, of course, Alan Turing’s famous test, proposed in his 1950 text “Computing Machinery and Intelligence,” designed to detect the efficacy of artificial intelligence.Turing imagined a system not so different from the chatbot experience: he dictated the conversation must be text-only so as to eliminate the influence of vocalization.Apparently the anonymous programmer of the on-line chatbot is heavily influenced by the femininity of soft-core porn and has programmed his (only a man could conceive of such a creature) army of airheads with a vocabulary ladened with ’s punctuated with a dizzying panoply of emoticons.She’s a babe spun from code with a pornstar handle – think Sexy Kitten or Sultry Sarah – senselessly babbling in algorithmic banalities.by Michael Rock 2009 We create in the friction of competing desires.It is impossible to erase the presence of the designer in the objects we bring forth.
She takes the form of PA announcements, pre-recorded messages, answering machine messages, interactive voice response agents, and automated telephone operators.(Pris is identified as a kind of homicidal entertainment device.) The obvious, almost exaggerated, erotic quality of the creation belies the perverse desire of the maker, and the unfulfilled appetite of the user.Since the gynoid is an invention of man, the form of the representation then reveals the dimension of the fantasy.Without the added benefit of tone and inflection, and reduced to the sterile plane of SMS window, the experience is a coefficient of writing more than speech.
The so-called Artificial Conversational Entity pops up in a variety of places offering a helping hand mostly in on-line transactions by way of text dialogue.
(The anonymity of female telephone operator suggests the vaguely licentious aura attributed to stewardesses, women disengaged from place.) Julie, Amtrak’s automated voice response agent since 2002, is endlessly patient, helpful, reassuring, inquisitive. “Oh, I’m sorry, I didn’t quite get that…” her voice dripping apology.