Humans achieve immortality in 2045? Introducing Soul Machines invested by SoftBank KellyOnTech AI Series

Humans achieve immortality in 2045? Introducing Soul Machines invested by SoftBank KellyOnTech AI Series
Humans achieve immortality in 2045? Introducing Soul Machines invested by SoftBank KellyOnTech AI Series

What’s up with Andrew Kaplan, the world’s first digital man?

Andrew Kaplan is an American author best known for his spy thrillers. On September 2, 2019, Andrew, now 81, became the world’s first digital man. Andrew had an eye surgery to repair a retinal detachment in late 2020.

Image source: The Seattle Times, Andrew Kaplan the world’s first virtual man
Image source: The Seattle Times, Andrew Kaplan the world’s first virtual man
Image source: Amazon.com, “War of the Raven” by Andrew Kaplan
Screenshot of my chat with Andrew Kaplan KellyOnTech
Screenshot of my chat with Andrew Kaplan

Are there other forms of immortality? “Evolution 2045” — Metaverse Immortality

Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov proposed “Evolution 2045” as a new initiative for human beings to achieve immortality, which is a new human path based on ideology.

Image source: New Atlas, Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov KellyOnTech
Image source: New Atlas, Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov

Introducing Soul Machines funded by SoftBank

Sounds daunting, do you think any company is already doing this?

Image source: Microsoft News, Soul Machines funded by SoftBank KellyOnTech
Image source: Microsoft News, Soul Machines funded by SoftBank

Who founded Soul Machines?

Greg Cross, co-founder of Soul Machines

Greg Cross is a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence. He is a serial entrepreneur and one of the world’s first tech nomads, meaning he has spent his career travelling all over the world while working. Greg Cross founded PowerbyProxi in 2007, one of the world’s leading wireless power companies, and in 2017 Apple acquired it.

Image source: American Banker, Greg Cross, Co-Founder & CEO of Soul Machines KellyOnTech
Image source: American Banker, Greg Cross, Co-Founder & CEO of Soul Machines

Mark Sagar, co-founder of Soul Machines

Another co-founder, Mark Sagar, has won two Oscars. He is also the Director of the Animation Technology Laboratory at the Auckland Institute of Bioengineering. He and his team developed the digital characters in blockbusters we are familiar with, such as “Avatar,” “King Kong,” and “Spider-Man 2.”

Image source: Lifeboat Foundation, Mark Sagar, Co-Founder of Soul Machines KellyOnTech
Image source: Lifeboat Foundation, Mark Sagar, Co-Founder of Soul Machines

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