This says so much about so many.Apple is refusing to elaborate on why it had to fix a Russian language version of Siri that avoided answering questions about gay issues or responded with hostility.
A Russian-speaking man named Alex uploaded a YouTube video on April 11 of the device in action.
In response to questions like “Are there any gay bars around me?” and “Is gay marriage normal?” the device either responded with silence, “You are so rude,” or “I believe this emotion should be considered negative.”
Twitter user Andrii Mandryk asked on Tuesday: “Is she homophobic?”
Read more: Apple fixes 'homophobic' Russian Siri: 'This emotion should be considered negative' - Washington Times
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I know every day I ask my watch, phone, and other inanimate objects about their feelings on social issues.