Kate Levchuk

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Kate Levchuk, blogger, is a London-based futuristic blogger writing on transhumanism, AI and the philosophy of tech. Kate is passionate about an infinite human potential and the role of technology in uncovering this. She currently works as a Strategic Sales Manager in AI start up, MachineOS.


2 months 1 week ago
By Kate Levchuk  |  January 6, 2019  |  CogWorld on FORBES There's no doubt we'll hear more on the progress of artificial intelligence, gene editing, quantum computing and robotics for years to come. Based on the trends and an unfolding story, it looks like blockchain and cryptocurrencies may end up in the dustbin of history, while cybersecurity and data privacy will become even more prominent in the 21stcentury. It's revealing to see the upcoming trends based on carefully calculated investment decisions…

5 months 2 weeks ago
By Kate Levchuk  |  October 5, 2018  |  CogWorld on FORBES As artificial intelligence is entering all spheres of our lives, a lot of concern is arising about the possible white bias and patriarchy of the impending AI world. Research shows women are much more skeptical of and averse to innovation in comparison to men who embrace and trumpet it. This fear of technological innovation has to do with the fact that society often views the role of women as replaceable by AI, which is visible in the abundance of…

6 months 1 week ago
Image credit: iStock By Kate Levchuk  |  September 11, 2018  |  CogWorld on FORBES Somehow we found ourselves in times when more, bigger, faster and more profitable is always best. And, most surprisingly, it is also right and commendable. This is a world where social media uses us as a product to shape our thoughts and preferences, and influences the outcomes of major political campaigns. This world holds some of the brightest human beings on the verge of a nervous break down because they feel compelled…

6 months 1 week ago
Image credit: Dan Luvisi Dieu Hex Soleil Abstract Wallpaper By Kate Levchuk  |  September 7, 2018  |  CogWorld on FORBES Intolerance, crusades, national differences, terrorism and interpersonal disagreements – all those to some extent resulted from conflicting religious views. What about the lack of a religious belief? A major emergent trend of the last century came not from religious teachings but from the Scientific Enlightenment and hard data. As of 2010, Christianity was by far the world's largest…

6 months 4 weeks ago
Image: The Creation of the Cosmos by Adam Jesionkiewicz By Kate Levchuk  |  August 17, 2018  |  CogWorld on FORBES According to different estimations the human species has been around for plus minus 4 millions years. What might seem a lot to the mortal human being is a mere blink of an eye in the timeline of the universe. So young a civilization, we are nevertheless pragmatically discussing the cyborgization of humanity and the feasibility of uploading our minds into a computer. Numerous initiatives…