Even Robotic Women Have to Conform

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"A new walking, talking robot from Japan has a female face that can smile and has trimmed down to 43 kilogrammes to make a debut at a fashion show.
But it still hasn't cleared safety standards required to share the catwalk with human
models.
Developers at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, a government-backed organisation, said their "cybernetic human," wasn't ready to help with daily chores or work side by side with people - as many hope robots will be able to do in the future.
"Technologically, it hasn't reached that level," said Hirohisa Hirukawa, one of the robot's developers. "Even as a fashion model, people in the industry told us she was short and had a rather ordinary figure."
For now, the 158 centimetre tall black-haired robot code-named HRP-4C - whose predecessor had weighed 58 kg - will mainly serve to draw and entertain crowds.
Developers said the robot may be used in amusement parks or to perform simulations of human movement, as an exercise instructor, for instance.
HRP-4C was designed to look like an average Japanese woman, although its silver-and-black body recalls a space suit.
It will appear in a Tokyo fashion show - without any clothes - in a special section just for the robot next week."
43 kg = about 95 pounds. 58 kg = about 117 lbs. 158 cm = about 5' 2"?
So the first model was too "fat" and they had to slim it down. Then the first two "career" options are housework and modeling. Oh wait, she's not thin/tall/pretty enough to be a model. What does that say about the current artificial concept of feminine beauty if even robots fall short of the ideal? Ergo being too heavy, unpretty, and sucks at household chores she is a "bad" woman.
And since when do robots have gender, anyway? If it was designed to be a "male" robot, would they still be complaining about the same "faults"? Oh that's right, it's a robot so it is designed to be submissive to another's will which means it has to be female in order to be willingly controlled by another.

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