Digital assistants like Amazon Echo’s Alexa and Microsoft’s Cortana have become popular additions to homes around the world. But have we stopped to question why their voices are set as female by default?
Are digital assistants enforcing gender stereotypes? And are we developing an abusive relationship with technology?
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How is the hyper-sexualised celebrity culture we live in impacting on the confidence of young females? Girl Talk magazine re-launches to promote confidence and feminist strength, and joins the fight for gender equality. … More Girl Talk: A bright and brave future
As consumers, are we doing enough to help save our beautiful, green planet? In Borneo, palm oil plantations are destroying the homes of many endangered species. It’s time for us to seriously step it up. … More Stepping up our green game: A Borneo adventure
Singer song-writer, Liz Lubega shares some of her pre-stage mantras; her dreams of owning a record label; and travelling the world with her music. … More Soulful sounds: Liz Lubega
Why do certain animals resonate with us? Artist and art psychotherapist Anna Rootes delves into the complexities of our subconscious with her colourful and striking animal portraits. … More The little lives: Anna Rootes
I chatted to actress Lola Claire, co-founder of Windward Collective, about her show ‘Moonstruck’; how she would tackle gender equality; and how the Tube can actually be quite inspiring! … More Moonstruck: Lola Claire