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Person of Interest, most people on Team Machine refer to it as "she". To me, that's sort of clear for Root, not so clear for Finch and even less clear for others.
Why do they do that?
P.S. I don't recall perfectly, but Samaritan is mostly called "it" and not "he". But should it be a "he" in contrast to the Machine?
Mar 31, 2016 at 21:28
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Finch never referred to the Machine as a "she" until after Root did it; it appears to be something he has picked up from her. Before Root effectively assigned a gender to the Machine, Finch and Reese always simply used "it" or "the Machine" with no sense of any familiarity.
Root has died and the Machine has decided to use her voice to communicate in her memory,
it seems likely that the use of "she" will stick.
Jun 10, 2016 at 9:15
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