The portal Business Insider reported that the Siri voice assistant mistakenly believes the actor John Travolta died.
To the question “How old is John Travolta?” the system reports that the actor died on 3 January 2009 at the age of 54 years. The following is the information about it from the page in Wikipedia.
It should be noted that in the Russian version of Siri so there is no error.
Perhaps this situation is caused by the incorrect handling of the news of the death of son John Travolta — Jet. He died on 2 January 2009.
The editorial staff of Business Insider has contacted representatives of Apple and pointed to invalid data. The company assured that all corrected soon.
This is not the first case when Siri gives users incorrect information. In October of this year it became known that the voice assistant Apple believes Despacito song national anthem of Bulgaria.
Siri originally appeared in the App Store as a separate app from Siri Inc., and 28 April 2010, Apple acquired the developer along with their product.
The voice assistant was officially presented on 4 October 2011 at the conference “Let’s Talk iPhone” with the iPhone 4S. Now Siri is available on most devices released by Apple.
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