Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Siri Name Woes

"iOS 17 forces woman named 'Siri' to change her name":

She got by when the wake word was “Hey Siri.” “I work in a gym with a lot of people around so everyone learned quite quickly not to say ‘Hey’ when they greet me or there would be a lot of bleeping going on,” she told The Sun.

Then iOS 17 came along so all that’s necessary to trigger an iPhone to start listening for spoken commands is the word Siri.

“Now people can’t even say my name,” said Siri Price in the interview.

The solution was to change her name. She now goes by Siz.