Good News: White Robots Are Raaaaacist

You just knew this SJW hot take was coming at some point, right?

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Have you ever noticed the popularity of white robots?

You see them in films like Will Smith’s “I, Robot” and Eve from “Wall-E.” Real-life examples include Honda’s Asimo, UBTECH’s Walker, Boston Dynamics’ Atlas, and even NASA’s Valkyrie robot. All made of shiny white material. And some real-life humanoid robots are modeled after white celebrities, such as Audrey Hepburn and Scarlett Johansson.

Or, it could be that they are actually easier to see on screen, and black robots tend to be the bad guys, which has nothing to do with skin color, just rooted in an old notion that bad guys wear black. Oh, and Wall-E wasn’t white. There were also plenty of other colored robots, such as the Transformers. The Cylons were silver. C3PO was golden. Robby the Robot was gray. The robots in the movie Robots were various colors. The 100 greatest robots in movies has plenty who aren’t. And for those which are played by humans, well, white people make up the majority of the population. Of course movies aim for them.

The reason for these shades of technological white may be racism, according to new research.

“Robots And Racism,” a study conducted by the Human Interface Technology Laboratory in New Zealand (HIT Lab NZ) and published by the country’s University of Canterbury, suggests people perceive physically human-like robots to have a race and therefore apply racial stereotypes to white and black robots.

These colors have been found to trigger social cues that determine how humans react to and behave toward other people and also, apparently, robots.

“The bias against black robots is a result of bias against African-Americans,” lead researcher Christoph Bartneck explained to The Next Web. He told CNN, “It is amazing to see how people who had no prior interaction with robots show racial bias towards them.”

So, wait, is Bartneck saying that when blacks have a negative reaction to white robots, meaning they’re racists? Huh.

Everything is just stupid today. People are just making things up to create Controversy and make people into Victims.

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5 Responses to “Good News: White Robots Are Raaaaacist”

  1. taminator013 says:

    Maybe it’s just because black robots don’t work……..

  2. Professor Hale says:

    Seriously? Have you ever SEEN a Transformers movie?

  3. JGlanton says:

    So the Japanese are now white supremacist racists for building a white robot?

  4. JGlanton says:

    If its going to operate outdoors in the sun, white would be a very good idea for a robot. Electronics need to be kept cool to operate.

  5. JGlanton says:

    Hmm, I wonder why hospital rooms are white?
    I wonder why hotel sheets are white?
    I wonder why car tires and engine covers are black?

    Is it all racism?

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