It's been too easy to raise money for startups, and it's attracted a different breed of tech worker than the one that existed when Steve Wozniak helped start Apple, says the famous cofounder.
Forty years after Apple started, the tech giant's co-founder Steve Wozniak outlined his technology predictions for the next four decades. Wozniak said he does not believe computing power will increase as much as it has since he, Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne founded Apple. But he contended several areas, including machine learning, self-driving cars and virtual reality, will make strides in the coming years.
Things may have changed a lot in Silicon Valley since Steve Wozniak first conceived the idea the Apple computer, but he hasn't lost any of his fervent enthusiasm for new technology.
Mashable sat down with the Apple co-founder this past weekend at Silicon Valley's first Comic Con for a wide-ranging conversation covering everything from his trouble remembering faces (and how augmented reality might eventually help) to the state of Silicon Valley today to his favorite apps.
Silicon Valley's first ever Comic Con closed out with a loosely organized session starring event organizer Steve Wozniak and comic book icon Stan Lee. Lee played the part of a friendly curmudgeon, constantly needling Wozniak and his business partner Rick White, who moderated the session.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak throws first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con Steve Wozniak launched the first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose this weekend. It's a Comic Con for Silicon Valley that's expected to draw 30,000 lovers of fantasy, sci-fi and superheroes. For TODAY, NBC's Olivia Sterns reports.
Donald Trump is a very rude person. Would I ever want a child of mine to grow up talking that nastily about other people? Absolutely not. It just offends me. I watched what’s going to be an ad, I guess, of him making comments about women and I was just crying out loud, right here in this chair in my office, just crying out loud at the things that he said.
Last week I sat down with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to hear about his newest creation, Silicon Valley Comic Con. The event, which will be held this weekend at the San Jose Convention Center, will play host to celebrities like Michael J. Fox, William Shatner and Stan Lee. Woz and his team expect almost 30,000 attendees throughout the weekend.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is well on his way to becoming a life-sized action figure. Not really, but we’re nerds, and that’s how we prefer to think of the prospect of Madame Tussauds’ waxperts immortalizing a person. Woz’s statue is set for an unveiling later this month, and the museum has published some great footage and pictures of the subject’s sitting, which included a lot of photographs and measurements as well as a healthy dose of green gloop.
Published on Mar 7, 2016 CONAN Highlight: As a strong proponent of privacy and human rights, Steve stands firmly with Apple.
"With court orders and whatnot, I think that Apple would respond," Wozniak said, "But this case is more like, 'Should you build in a backdoor you can always find out what someone has,' then they can not have a realm of privacy, and I'm on privacy's side."