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Technology Ethicists Are Concerned: Why Are So Many Robots White?

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Researchers and practitioners are increasingly addressing racial and gender bias in AI and robotics, particularly in the context of socially assistive robots designed to interact with diverse groups.

The prevalent use of white, often female, robot designs reflects a historical and cultural imaginary that has deep roots in literature and film.

The issue is compounded by the lack of diversity in existing robot designs, which are often constrained by original developer choices.

Efforts to counter this legacy involve promoting a more inclusive “engineered imaginary” through collaboration between social scientists, interaction designers, and engineers, aiming to diversify both the appearance and forms of interaction of robots.

This shift is seen as crucial for making human-robot interaction less unsettling and more inclusive, especially for those who rely on socially assistive robots.

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