Earlier this week, it was widely reported that Siri won't locate abortion clinics. It's a troubling thought that the magical device you carry in your pocket may not share your views on women's reproductive rights. However, today an Apple spokeswoman told the New York Times that Siri isn't necessarily harboring conservative views:
"Our customers want to use Siri to find out all types of information, and while it can find a lot, it doesn't always find what you want ... These are not intentional omissions meant to offend anyone. It simply means that as we bring Siri from beta to a final product, we find places where we can do better, and we will in the coming weeks."
That does make a bit of sense, but I'm still not entirely convinced. At first I thought it was just a glitch that Siri could learn the name of my "boyfriend" by not my "fiancé." Now I'm worried that she may have reservations about my relationship. If you catch Siri secretly displaying a "Bachmann For President" home screen when she thinks you aren't looking, please let us know!