“I’ve totally changed my mind — We aren’t talking about artificial intelligence that sits down and says, ‘What is my life in the world? What do I have as obstacles? How do I solve them? What should I solve?’,” Wozniak said. “Only humans do that.”
Wozniak’s position is a reversal from his comments a couple of years
“What we are talking about for artificial intelligence hasn’t gotten to that level of brain functionality yet,” Wozniak told CNBC on Monday, calling it more like “semi-intelligence.”
Despite swelling popularity of artificial intelligence, Apple hasn’t made the splash with Siri that Amazon has made with Alexa, its artificially intelligent assistant. But Wozniak said Apple may be playing its cards close to the vest.
“A lot of other companies like Google have been more forthcoming and talking about what they’re doing, Apple’s tendency is to be quiet and shock you with what they come up with,” Wozniak said. “These are going to be very important things in our future.”
Wozniak — who founded Apple in a garage with Steve Jobs in 41 years ago — believes that the company will continue to grow larger and more dominant until at least 2075, according to an interview with USA Today. Wozniak is headlining the upcoming Silicon Valley Comic Con, an event that aims to unite pop culture and technology.
One example of Apple’s future with artificial intelligence could be in self-driving cars, Wozniak told CNBC on Monday. Apple has reportedly received a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California.
“Apple is such a large company it has to go after big markets,” Wozniak said. “And self-driving cars is one that we’re all reading about