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Humans Become ‘Pets’ in Rise of the Machines →
Machines have won the war and the human race is destined to become little more than house pets. 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.