MWC: SoftBank, Apple and the singularity

“Computers will be smarter than humans within 30-years,” said a black turtleneck-clad SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son at Mobile World Congress this morning. His company’s ARM acquisition and growing partnerships with others, including Apple, means SoftBank plans to be part of that smart everything future – and his long association with Apple speaks volumes.

Human life is cheap, robots are cheaper

This is what will happen:

When there’s a processor in everything and everything – from sidewalks to your home audio system – is connected, then it’s not just a question of computers being smarter than you are, it’s going to be your entire environment that becomes smart.

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from Computerworld Mobile & Wireless


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