Investing in Ukrainian MilTech Startups: Opportunities and Risks

Since the outbreak of war in Ukraine, over 40 startups have approached me seeking investment, with the aim of solving military problems.

Despite my interest in supporting my homeland, I have only invested in one of these startups.

The reason being that investing in startups that are likely to fail DOES NOT BRING THE VICTORY ANY CLOSER. Continue reading “Investing in Ukrainian MilTech Startups: Opportunities and Risks”

My article @ European AI Alliance: The War in Ukraine and AI Regulation: Some Controversial Takeaways

Originally the  article  was published @   European AI Alliance

Since the beginning of the war, I have often been asked what The Expert Committee on Artificial Intelligence is doing now.

Are we still doing policy-making?

Certainly not.

Since the committee is a social institution, the same thing happened to it as to the rest of the other healthy structures during the war – it was urgently reorganized and focused on solving the main problem of the country.

Therefore, some members of the committee are now in the front-line trenches. Continue reading “My article @ European AI Alliance: The War in Ukraine and AI Regulation: Some Controversial Takeaways”

AI Bureaucracy vs Human Bureaucracy

I think that each of us has faced the bureaucracy of public authorities when the solution to your personal issue is not provided for in the system or the question is too innovative and unusual that it takes ages to resolve it.

Sometimes there is no solution within the system at all and the system needs modernization (e.g. the adoption of a new law, an act or a judicial decision).

In this case, we can talk about “reprogramming” of human systems, when a person or a group of people has to make changes (or build new mechanisms) with the help of built-in mechanisms of the system.

In fact, reprogramming of one human system occurs with the help of another human system. 

In some respect, one can even say that one group of people tries to change neurons connection of another group of people :=) (I think very few people seriously considered the fact that passing the law ultimately aims to change the connections between neurons in voters’ minds).  Continue reading “AI Bureaucracy vs Human Bureaucracy”