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Artificial intelligence can now cook you a meal, chat to you on your phone, and beat you in a game of rock, paper, scissors.
But Andy Rubin, who co-founded Android, believes that AI in the future will go one step further - being so powerful that it underpins every connected device.
Mr Rubin said a combination of quantum computing and AI advancements could yield a conscious intelligence that would control every internet-enabled gadget.
Mr Rubin believes that both artificial intelligence and quantum computing are good at pattern matching, and could greatly complement one another.
He added: 'Those two things combined in hundreds of years might get us to the point of this conundrum, who is the master and who is the servant and all that.'