Karina Gorasia

I have always enjoyed solving problems and facing challenges, whether it was at university studying maths or in my free time.
I travelled to Tanzania for 2 weeks to teach STEM subjects to young children and find the best way to effectively organise an orphanage, and chose to move to Germany for a year to study abroad.

Whilst in Germany, I not only studied maths in a different language, I also
completed a German research project at the same time. From this I learned how important flexibility and the ability to adapt to different situations is.

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Why are Bots Named after Females?

by Karina Gorasia

Posted on October 11, 2018

With Amazon and Microsoft opting for the female characters of Alexa and Cortana to respectively represent their bots, alongside the feminine voices of Apple’s Siri and Google’s Assistant, we see a theme occurring in the industry when assigning a gender to virtual assistant bots. Why is it that when designing this AI, we are seeing so many bots introduced to the market under female names?
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