New Smithsonian FUTURES exhibit showcases 'first genderless' voice assistant

Updated: January 28, 2022 - 3:08pm

The Smithsonian Institution's new FUTURES exhibit contains an interactive display for the "first genderless" voice assistant named Q. The public display says a genderless digital voice is needed because "some people don’t identify as either male or female, and they may want their voice assistant to mirror that identity." Story by Nicholas Ballasy