Artificial intelligence creates trouble in China

Latest News The iPhone’s word-predicting software has stirred up trouble in China, causing many users to lash out against the U.S. technology. A recent chain of events that led to many users abandoning their iPhones (and encouraging other Chinese users to do the same) was supposedly triggered when the South China Sea judgement was made public almost two weeks ago. The tribunal concluded that China had no historic claim to the waters and that it had violated the Philippines’ economic and sovereign rights. As a result, many phone users sent messages mentioning the possibility of ships being sunk. In order to write messages in Chinese, the iPhone requires users to type “pinyin” words, which are words that create the sounds of Chinese words with Roman characters. Users can then select from…


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