Lady Science no. 34: Lady Engineers and Princess Speech

Lady Science no. 34: Lady Engineers and Princess Speech

Talking Like a "Princess": What Speaking Machines Say About Human Biases by Meryl Alper 

Emma Allison, a 'Lady Engineer' by Robert Davis

In this issue, Robert Davis writes his first piece as Contributing Editor on Emma Allison and her Baxter Engine at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition. Guest writer Meryl Alper explores the gendered and ableist dimensions of synthetic speech, a topic which she explores at length in her book Giving Voice: Mobile Communication, Disability, and Inequality


*Banner image Baxter Engine in Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition (1877)

Lady Science no. 35: Gender, Disability, and Discrimination in the Sciences

Lady Science no. 35: Gender, Disability, and Discrimination in the Sciences

Lady Science no. 33: Fascism, Gender, and Science: Part II

Lady Science no. 33: Fascism, Gender, and Science: Part II