(Forward.com) That’s what Vice wanted to know when they asked Google about something strange they had discovered: If you input random or meaningless words, the process doesn’t return gibberish back, but rather what appears to be knockoff biblical prophecy.
For example, typing the word “dog” 19 times and telling Google to translate it from Maori to English gives the following result: “Doomsday Clock is three minutes at twelve. We are experiencing characters and a dramatic developments in the world, which indicate that we are increasingly approaching the end times and Jesus’ return.”
I just tried the creepy thing in the Motherboard article about Google Translate pumping out weird religious messages about the end times and it still works https://t.co/Qpf5LqhtRZ pic.twitter.com/8Nx7L5SUK1
— Ali Breland (@alibreland) July 20, 2018