That Hyped Up AI Pin Made Two Idiotic Mistakes in Its Launch Video

Third Time’s the Charm We honestly can’t believe we’re saying this, but: once again, a much-hyped AI product launch has featured glaring AI hallucinations. This time, that AI product is Humane’s AI Pin, which was finally revealed last week after years of intense secrecy and high-dollar funding rounds. Built by married Apple alumni Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno, the AI Pin — a small, screenless device with next-next-next-gen iPod shuffle energy — has been billed as a smartphone replacement; as its creators showed off in a ten-minute-long promotional clip, Pin wearers can use taps, hand gestures, and voice commands to make calls and read texts, play music, take pictures, ask the AI questions and more. Apparently, though, five years wasn’t quite enough prep time for the Pin’s big day. Barely a week after its launch, Business Insider reports that Humane is reshooting the video due to not one, but two separate AI hallucinations. For those at home counting, this is the third time that this has happened at a prominent AI company this year; back in February, both Google and Microsoft saw AI promos plagued by poorly fact-checked AI fabrications. That’s a wild ratio, and it’s enough to make you wonder: why does no one in the AI industry seem to be fact-checking their own tech? Too Many Almonds The Humane Pin’s slip-ups are especially striking considering how simple the queries were. As Insider reports, the first mistake happens about three minutes and 40 seconds into the promotional clip, when Chaudhri…That Hyped Up AI Pin Made Two Idiotic Mistakes in Its Launch Video

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