From HAL 9000 to Westworld’s Dolores: the pop culture robots that influenced smart voice assistants

Last year, nearly one third of Australian adults owned a smart speaker device allowing them to call on “Alexa” or “Siri”. Now, with more time spent indoors due to COVID-19, smart voice assistants may be playing even bigger roles in people’s lives. But not everyone embraces them.

https://theconversation.com/from-hal-9000-to-westworlds-dolores-the-pop-culture-robots-that-influenced-smart-voice-assistants-140341