Tag Archives: digital assistants

Activists Force Baidu to Drop Sexy Virtual Assistant Vivi

Given that social justice activists were already demanding that home digital assistants such as Siri and Alexa be given protection from sexual harassment, it’s unsurprising that Chinese tech giant Badiu’s plans to boost VR headset sales with a sexy AI ‘virtual girlfriend’ named Vivi have been dropped within days of the announcement. Baidu-owned video platform… Read more »

Virtual Girlfriend ‘Vivi’ to Boost Chinese VR Headset Sales

A Chinese VR headset company is hoping to sell its product in greater numbers by marketing the benefits of a virtual girlfriend (called ‘Vivi’) to single men. Vivi is apparently a saucy evolution of the company’s previous female virtual assistant who was as prim as a librarian. Introducing an interactive virtual girlfriend may be the… Read more »

Activists Demand Protection for Alexa & Siri from Sexual Harassment

Do digital assistants such as Alexa and Siri have rights? They do if they have a female voice and don’t reply with a scolding tone to their owner that he has a small penis in response to any sexually inappropriate comment. At least, that is the belief of radical activists who are demanding that tech… Read more »

Holo Girls Are Here

Voice assistants are very quickly becoming more intelligent and ever more useful, from Siri to the Amazon Echo (Alexa). So advanced and human like, in fact, that according to recent reports lonely men are starting  to form emotional and even sexual attachments to the (invariably) female ethereal voices. And now, thanks to a Japanese company, this… Read more »