Apple's Siri wrong 38 percent of the time in test
Life can't be easy if you're
factota has to rely on your voice, regardless of whether you're drunk or sober, have a characteristically difficult regional accent or shriek when you're stressed.
So when redoubtable analysts at
decided to pit her against Google voice search, this was a little like asking Adele to appear in a cage match with
Still, she bravely went out into busy
streets - there are some - and tried to do her best.
Indeed, Fortune reports that, despite all the distractions of people wearing purple, she managed to perform 62 percent of searches correctly.
She even improved to 68 percent when asked questions in a peaceful room.
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There will be those who will offer snorts of derision at such apparent imperfection. This suggests, they will say, that she just can't be relied upon - unlike the infallibility that is