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Siri, the artificially intelligent “assistant” on the iPhone 4S, utilizes some of the world’s most advanced speech-recognition technology. She can remind you of appointments, calculate math problems, suggest restaurants for dinner, and write emails.
But apparently, she can’t help you if you’re suicidal.
In this ten-minute long video, a young woman pretends to be suicidal and tries to get Siri to respond appropriately to expressions of suicidal ideation.
Despite many different direct commands, Siri proves tragically unhelpful.
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