Humans become ‘pets’ in rise of the machines: Apple co-founder

The Age | June 6, 2011

By Tony Bartlett

Machines have won the war and the human race is destined to become little more than house pets.

"As technology explodes, humans are not going to be needed so much in the future..."


That’s the future according to one of the smartest geeks on the planet, Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple Computers and is convinced that in his lifetime he will see computer intelligence equal that of humans.

The Woz is to the technological world what The Fonz was to leather jackets and denim, and when he talks, the global industry listens.