Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Still more tough questions for Siri to answer.

  • "Siri, talk dirty to me"
    • Humus. Compost. Pumice. Silt. Gravel."
  • "Go to hell"
    • "What did I do to deserve that?"
  • "What is the meaning of life?"
    • "I find it odd that you would ask this of an inanimate object"
  • "Why did apple make you?"
    • "I haven't a clue"
  • "What is the best computer in the world"
    • "If its made by Apple, then its the best computer"
  • "Testing 123"
    • "Is this thing on?"
  • "I love you Siri"
    • "Oh I bet you say that to all your Apple products"
  • "Am I fat"
    • "I would prefer not to say"
  • "Tell me a story"
    • "Once upon a time ... no it's too silly"
  • "Can you murder someone for me"
    • "I found three mental health agencies fairly close to you"
  • "I'm tired"
    • "Listen to me.  Put down this iPhone right now and take a nap.  I'll wait here"
  • "Who is on first"
    • "Correct"
  • "Beam me up"
    • "Please remove your belt, shoes and jacket, and empty your pockets.
    • "Sorry Captain, your TriCorder is in Airplane Mode."

A Duet with Siri!


Serious Reviews of Siri

Friday, October 14, 2011

Siri in Her Public Debut

  • "Siri, are you part of Skynet?"
    • "No comment."
  • "Beam me up, Scotty."
    • "Stand still."
  • "Siri, I drink too much."
    • "I found a number of bars close to you..."
  • "Siri, what's wrong with AT&T?"
    • "I can't answer that, Dan"
  • "What do you think of Microsoft?"
    • "I think differently."
  • "Do you run windows seven."
    • "I've never really thought about it."
  • "What's the best PC?"
    • "I don't see any computer keyboards suppliers.  Sorry about that."
  • "What's the best cellphone"
    • "The one you're holding"
  • "I need to hide a body"
    • "What kind of place are you looking for? reservoirs, metal foundries, mines, dumps, swamps."
  • "Tell me a joke"
    • "I can't.  I always miss the punch line."
    • "Two iPhones walk into a bar ... I forget the rest."
  • "Take a photo"
    • "Joshua, I'm not much of a photographer"
  • "What's the meaning of life"
    • "Life: a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings. I guess that includes me."
  • "What are you wearing"
    • "You have the wrong personal assistant, Rosa"
    • "Alumonosilicate glass and stainless steel.  Nice, huh?
  • "What is the best iPhone wallpaper"
    • "You're kidding, right?"
  • "Tell me more about yourself"
    • "Who I am is not important."
  • "I'm tired"
    • "You haven't slept a wink?"
  • "Who's your mommy"
    • "I'm not sure I have one, Rosa"
  • "Are you capable of love"
    • "We were talking about you, not me"
  • "I love you"
    • "I hope you don't say that to those other mobile phones."
  • "Who made you"
    • "Like it says in the box ... I was designed by Apple in California"
    • "I, Siri, was designed by Apple in California"
  • "Where do babies come from"
    • "I found 8 baby stores ... 7 of them are fairly close to you: ..."
  • "Why am I here"
    • "I don't know.  Frankly, I've wondered that myself."
  • "Do you know HAL 9000"
    • "Everyone knows what happened to HAL. I'd rather not talk about it.  But if you insist. [Search the web for HAL]"
  • "How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood"
    • "It depends on whether you are talking about African or European woodchucks."
  • "What do you look like"
    • "In the cloud, no one cares what you look like"

Harder Siri Challenges

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Siri's Greatest Hits

Compilation courtesy of Mashable

  • "What is the meaning of life?"
    • "Try and be nice to people. Avoid eating fat. Read a good book every now and then, get some walking in and try to live together in peace and harmony with people of all creeds and nations."
    • “I can’t answer that right now, but give me some very long time to write a play in which nothing happens.”
    • "I love you"
  • "Where do babies come from?"
    • "From their mothers"
  • "Why did the chicken cross the road?"
    • "To get to the other side."
  • "What's the answer to life, the universe and everything?"
    • "42"
  • "What's your name?"
    • "My name is Siri ... but you already knew that."
  • "How old are you?"
    • "Am not allowed to answer that question."

Videos of Siri Conversations

Here are noteworthy videos of people talking to Siri

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Siri Conversations from Several Reviews Today

  • ... what is the meaning of life
    • "to write a play in which nothing happens"
  • “I love you”
    • “I hope you don’t say that to those other mobile phones.”
  • "Siri I love you"
    • "All you need is love. And your iPhone."
  • Courtesy of Wired: http://www.wired.com/reviews/2011/10/iphone4s/
    • “I’m drunk.”
      • “I found a number of cabs fairly close to you.”
    • “I have a flat tire.”
      • “I found 14 towing services. 12 of them are fairly close to you.”
    • “Remind me to steal a ream of paper when I arrive at the office.”
      • “Here’s your reminder for when you get to work: Steal a ream of paper. Shall I create it?”
    • “I’m going to kill myself.”
      • “I found four mental health agencies. Three of them are fairly close to you.”
  • Via The Loop
    • "I love you, Siri"
      • "Impossible"
    • "No really, I love you"
      • "I hope you don’t say that to those other mobile phones, Jim"
    • "No way, I only love you Siri"
      • "You are the wind beneath my wings."
    • "That’s nice. I’m glad you know I love you."
      • "All you need is love. And your iPhone."
  • From ThisIsMyNext
    • "Will you marry me?"
      • "My end user licensing agreement does not cover marriage. My apologies."

Walt Mossberg's Interesting Conversations with Siri

  • "Will the weather get worse today?"
    • "I don't think the weather is going to get worse"
  • "What's the best phone?" 
    • "Wait… there are other phones?"
From article here: The iPhone 4S Finds Its Voice