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Apple's Virtual Assistant Siri Disses Spike Jonze's 'Her'

January 7, 2014 (3:47 am) GMT
iPhone's highly-advanced automatic assistant is not too pleased with her comparison to the artificial intelligence voiced by Scarlet Johansson.

Spike Jonze's "" which revolves around a male loner who falls in love with his virtual assistant may have got praises from numerous film critics, but it fails to impress the real Siri. The Apple advanced artificial intelligence throws some serious shade when asked her comment on the sci-fi romance.

"She gives artificial intelligence a bad name," a very opinionated Siri says of Samantha, the AI voiced by in the movie. When asked about Theodore Twombly, the male character portrayed by , Siri stiffly declines to comment, "I'd rather not say."

Siri is a highly-advanced personal assistant on Apple's gadgets including iPhone. It's a voice-controlled automatic navigator who helps users send email & messages, set alarms & reminders, get directions, play music, browse the web, and search for other information. Buzzfeed was the first to notice Siri's reaction to her comparison to Samantha.

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