Greg Cross is a tech nomad on the global stage. He has co-created an International Centre of Technology Excellence in Germany, partnered with an Indian VC firm while based in San Francisco & Tokyo, and built PowerbyProxi the world’s leading wireless power company. In 2016 Greg teamed up with Dr. Mark Sagar to create Soul Machines where he is Chief Business Officer. Soul Machines is focused on humanizing artificial intelligence by combining a human face with brain models. Whether as virtual customer service agents or human-like characters that engage interactively there is every chance you’ll converse with a “soul machine” in your future.
I think one of the big challenges for AI is public perception. People think it’s much more advanced than it really is. There’s also a common fear of AI—that it will take our jobs, make human beings redundant and somehow rule over us. In my view, I just don’t see this happening. AI augments human ...read more
Artificial intelligence has received an extraordinary amount of hype from the media. Hollywood in particular has pushed a dystopian view—it’s science fiction that has an awful lot of fiction in the science. We are heading into an era where we’ll be increasingly interfacing with artificial intelligence—as robots, machines, drones, self-driving cars, chatbots, etc. And because ...read more
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