• Long Time Lurker (unregistered)

    employee.data.onboarding.flow.send.message.note.Frist(m => m.IsFrist);

  • Curmudgeon (unregistered)

    I just asked Siri "How many days in February this year". Siri's answer: "It's 59 days."

  • (nodebb)

    The IMDB one has already been fixed. It now just says:

    Rob McKittrick was born in 1973. He is a writer and director, known for Waiting... (2005), Tag (2018) and Jon Davis gets a Sex Robot (2013).

    The last one looks like a localization failure: employee.data.onboarding.flow.send.message.note is likely a localization key to look up a translated string in a database, but they either failed to actually do the lookup or that key is missing from their database (perhaps due to a typo or such). It's unlikely to be an injection vulnerability.

  • (nodebb)

    "Man That Rocks the Cradle" is not a WTF. There was a movie by that name, but it was directed by someone else.

  • Bill T (unregistered)

    "I briefly considered autoplaying that query on this page to see how many of your devices would answer correctly, but then I decided I should autoplay a command to order me a pizza and then I thought better of the whole thing."


  • Torgo (unregistered) in reply to Curmudgeon

    My Siri was confused in a different way. It stated, "2021 is not a leap year, so there are 28 days in February this year."

    In its defense, it said it took it from <some web page here>, so I think it's just bad search juju, not intrinsic incompetence. But it does underscore how far Apple needs to go with Siri.

  • (nodebb)

    The Siri responded get wierder. The question "How many days are in ___ this year?" gives strange answers for all months. For reference, this was on 3-Feb-2024

    • January: 30 days
    • February: 59 days
    • March: 276 days
    • April: 246 days
    • May: 215 days
    • June: 185 days
    • July: 154 days
    • August: 123 days
    • September: 93 days
    • October: 62 days
    • November: 32 days
    • December: 1 day
  • (nodebb) in reply to Hand_E_Food

    That's doing cumulative day counts. Well, it is to start out with, except it's not accounting for the leap day and ends up very confused and counting down the number of days remaining in the year on the last day of the month. I'm not sure what it's trying to do, but it's failing in the weirdest way; whatever calendrical calculations they've asked for, they've gone horribly wrong. Even if you put it in a strange year in an unusual locale, it's still thoroughly bizarre how the tracks have been slipped into crazytown. Some poor library at the bottom is sitting there and computing everything correctly that it's been asked to do (it knows how many days are in February in a leap year, for example) but it's been asked to do something totally mad.

  • (nodebb) in reply to dkf

    But it is wrong on the first month allready.

  • Strahd Ivarius (unregistered)

    How many days for February in 1712 in Sweden?

  • (nodebb) in reply to Dlareg

    Hmm, yes. So we're back to thinking about the days up to the last day in the month. (But why? Why would it do that?)

  • (nodebb)

    Alexa said "This year, February has 29 days. Did this answer your question?"

    Addendum 2024-02-05 09:53: (By "Alexa" I mean my Alexa device responded that way. I haven't asked any of the people I know named Alexa who would probably find the question a bit offputting.

    Addendum 2024-02-05 09:53: )

  • (nodebb) in reply to sibtrag

    Alexa said to me, "no I won't set you a timer and I don't know where your bloody Amazon order is". She's a German I met skiing last week.

  • (nodebb)

    I wonder if maybe, just maybe, this site has stricter restrictions on original posts than on addenda.

  • (nodebb) in reply to sibtrag

    Apparently. It also doesn't add rel=nofollow to its outgoing links, which the expected standard for user-generated content to prevent SEO from this sort of crap.

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