Decoupling Human Characteristics from Algorithmic Capabilities

[This report was commissioned by the IEEE Standards Body and was published in January 2021 — The report can be accessed on IEEE or on Slideshare.]

Executive Summary:

[ Published by ORF on the occasion of their international flagship technology conference CyFy]

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos, LKCYBER.com

Over the past century industrial revolutions have improved the quality of life and allowed for greater specialization, increased trade and the expansion of an industry of leisure and with it a greater…

[Forthcoming publication with the U.S. Army Mad Scientist Initiative]

Two American companies are leading the world and our species in a bold endeavor to settle in space. …

The proliferation of dual-use technologies calls for a new mindset in the Defense Enterprise. One that is mentally agile, one that embraces change and one that is quick to take note of opportunities. …

While I have several degrees and certificates, I don’t think my education is adequate enough for the dynamic world we live in. I believe in proactive life-long learning, particularly in today’s day and age when the way in which we understand our world is in a constant state of flux…

The theme of this year’s Munich Security Conference (MSC) was encapsulated in a one made up word “Westlessness”. The conference’s report contextualized it by a dissolution of Western hegemony which had been prominent since the 1700s, weakening confidence of what Western values are in the face of widespread discontent with…

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At first glance this piece may seem to portray an unrealistic future. And if it were to be realistic, it would be a scenario that other generations would have to contend to, perhaps in another era in the 2100s. …

The real unicorns are those that stand the test of time

[First published on Thrive Global here]

We live in an era of start-up abundance with countless avenues for entrepreneurs. Incubators and accelerators help promising start-ups get to market faster and position them to develop their growth pipelines as fast and sustainably as possible. Investors of all kinds are looking for…

Technology is advancing faster than we realize, sometimes quicker than we have time to keep up and often created before there was a chance to debate its ethical and social ramifications. …

a New Year’s Planning Concept by Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos @LKCYBER

[A special thank you to Andy Emslie for his feedback on this piece.]

Some call military planning an art form. There is something remarkably satisfying about the clarity in military doctrine which I think can also be useful in civilian…

Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos

Experimenter | Strategy & Innovation | Emerging Tech | National Security | Wellness Advocate | Story-telling Fashion | Art #ArtAboutAI → www.Lkcyber.com

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