Siri corrects BBC weather presenter live on air

Siri can decide to be helpful at the most unhelpful times, even on live TV Presenting the BBC weather report.

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It’s happened to almost everyone, the moment when Siri – accidentally activated by a misinterpreted voice command – decides to interrupt a conversation, usually to say she/he doesn’t understand what you mean.

For most of us, though, it doesn’t happen on live TV, and it doesn’t involve correcting something we’ve said is going to happen in a report.

Exactly this thing happened to Tomasz Schafernaker while he was attempting to explain upcoming weather in Minneapolis and Denver in the US.

It appears the ‘raise to listen’ feature on his Apple Watch was enabled, causing the confusion.

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