The Technological Retro-Revolution of Gender. In a Rising Post-Human and Post-Western World, It Is Time to Rediscuss the Politics of the Female Body

  • Roland BenedikterEmail author
  • Mirjam Gruber
Part of the Techno:Phil – Aktuelle Herausforderungen der Technikphilosophie book series (TPAHT, volume 2)


China’s top Artificial Intelligence (AI) scientist Chen Yiaoping forgot one decisive thing in his stunning statement in January 2019 for the nation’s South China morning Post, when he asked for ethical guidelines in the field of artificial intelligence, saying the technology had advanced to the point where it was time to discuss the risks. Chen, professor and director of the Robotics Laboratory at the University of Science and Technology of China, is the inventor of Jia Jia, the female-looking humanoid robot branded “the Chinese Robot Goddess”, and of KeJia, an intelligent home service robot destined to serve humans in public places, for example, as a shopping assistant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Advanced StudiesEurac Research Bolzano-BozenSouth TyrolItaly

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