Siri Thinks Bob Dylan Died Over 11 Years Ago ?— He’s Touring Later This Year | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Siri Thinks Bob Dylan Died Over 11 Years Ago ?— He’s Touring Later This Year

Back in 2017, the digital assistant reported to fans that John Travolta was dead. The algorithm-driven assistant also reported that comic legend Stan Lee had died on July 2018, months before he actually passed away.

Other cataloged mistakes include reporting Barbara Bush’s height as just four feet. The former first lady’s actual height was 5’8?.

Apple has swiftly fixed the bug that led to the error, but the incident raises plenty of questions.

Top among them: should we be relying on algorithms to dish out factual data?

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