The Unfortunate Outcome Of Gender Neutrality In Algorithm Design #writingprompt #speculativefiction

Another humorous take on the prompt. I hope Geoff’s story gives you a laugh. Enjoy!

TanGental

The group of white
coated technicians grouped round the plinth. The leader – his status obvious to
any outsider by the fact he had the biggest laminated badge around his neck and
that his hands were buried in his pockets – stepped next to the beautifully
crafted, if still incomplete example of Hunk 2.0. ‘We’ve allowed for you to
examine the inner workings of this beauty before we complete the out-coatings.
Feel free to take notes, ask questions.’

His smug smile was
as well researched and the product of as many years of experimentation as the
humanoid figure next to him. A hand shot up at the back. ‘Does he answer
questions yet?’

The leader nodded.
‘Oh yes, he is fully aware, fully sentient.’ As the eager juniors swarmed
around the rippling torso and superbly engineered thighs, Creator and Created
exchanged a look of satisfaction, possibly, one might have said…

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6 thoughts on “The Unfortunate Outcome Of Gender Neutrality In Algorithm Design #writingprompt #speculativefiction

  1. TanGental says:

    Thank you Diane

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Anonymous says:

    Interesting

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