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This article was published on September 11, 2015


Siri interrupted a White House briefing and it was hilarious

Siri interrupted a White House briefing and it was hilarious
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Almost everyone’s experienced accidentally turning on Siri before, but this takes the cake.

During a serious question from a member of the press at a White House briefing about Obama’s Iran policy, Siri rudely interrupted saying “Sorry, I’m not sure what you want me to change” which promptly derailed the whole meeting.

It wasn’t quite clear on first watch of the video who set off Siri, but if you watch a second time, you can spot the woman to the right of the journalist give a very guilty look to the speaker before laughing.

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What’s amusing is this kind of thing is probably going to happen a lot more often with the iPhone 6s‘ new ‘Hey Siri’ feature, which can be triggered at any time.

Siri interrupts White House press briefing [The Guardian]

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