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“This decision making framework empowers us with the best way to approach & tackle problems. The Welsh word Cynefin, describes our experience & the many factors in our environment which influence us” [1]. “We can use this framework to categorise a problem or decision, & respond accordingly. It’s useful in areas such as product development, marketing & organisational strategy & can help us make better decisions in a crisis. …


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“Learning is the process whereby knowledge is created via the transformation of experience” [1] “Kolb’s approach synthesizes goal-directed & behavioural learning theories to create a learning cycle which values process & the ongoing nature of learning” [2]

David Kolb, the American educational theorist, published his brilliant experiential learning theory, back in 1984. The latter operates on two levels: a 4-stage cycle of learning, and 4 distinct learning styles. A large percentage of Kolb’s theory relates to the learner’s cognitive processes. Indeed, he notes that: “learning involves the acquisition of abstract concepts that can be applied flexibly in a range of…


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Bloom’s Taxonomy is a classification system which is used to define & differentiate 3 different levels of human cognition: thinking, learning & understanding. Once all three of these are mastered, we will achieve greater success, & the sky’s the limit…

Bloom’s Taxonomy (Taxonomy means classifications or structures), was created by a group of psychologists lead by Benjamin Bloom, back in 1956. It has proved to be a very successful strategy for business students and employees who need to develop critical thinking skills. …


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The intransigent message from GPT-3, which falls in the category of narrow AI, is: “Don’t be afraid of me, I don’t want to eliminate humans, you should have confidence in computers…” — But should we envisage a clear and present danger that should frighten us? Will countless people across the globe ultimately lose their jobs? And should we believe that robots cannot trick us, because big tech is only made up of good guys?

AI could be the “worst event in the history of our civilization. Computers can, in theory, emulate human intelligence & exceed it. Success in creating effective…


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“There is no doubt that so many startups fall at the market fit hurdle. — Not only do they get it wrong, but they keep making the same mistakes…”

The majority of startups crash and burn simply because they toss away their funding before putting sufficient research into whether or not consumers will want what they have on offer. Indeed, one of the hardest things at startup is finding the right product market fit, and the fact is that because it is so incredibly challenging, most companies will not be able to find it. To that end, right from the…


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“AI allows processing of big data, whereas Blockchain offers security, immutability & decentralised data storage. The combo of these two tech giants makes smart contracts smarter, as they play their role in the 4th industrial revolution”

Now, thanks to state-of-the-art tech, the implementation of AI-enabled, Blockchain-based smart contracts, is a reality. The disruptive melange of AI and Blockchain (the tech behind smart contracts), is a phenomenon which can miraculously streamline enterprise management and compliance way beyond our legacy systems. And while bad actors have tried to take advantage of AI and Blockchain’s ‘buzzword’ status, when we put a spotlight on…


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“As the amount of user-generated content that platform users upload, continues to accelerate, it’s become impossible to identify & remove harmful content using traditional human-led moderation approaches at the speed & scale necessary”

Protecting users from never-ending harmful and illegal online content, has brought about massive global deliberation on this very crucial subject.
A central element of this debate has shone a light on the capabilities and role of Al’s and Machine Learning’s automated approaches. These are engineered to provide users with stronger protection from potentially toxic material, via more efficient online content moderation.

But it’s not as easy as waving a magic wand

There are multiple challenges. According to…


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AI is on every Venture Capital’s mind. It stokes the fire of financial expectations — yet, as powerful as seems, major limitations are impeding its true ability

Artificial Intelligence is set to bolster the global economy by a whopping $16 trillion between now and the close of the 2020s. …


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As the pace of AI continues unabated with worldwide rapid adoption, governments around the world are moving quickly to ensure that existing laws, regulations & legal constructs, are relevant to technological change, & that they can deal with AI’s new challenges

Artificial Intelligence is bringing up a barrage of questions for all legal systems around the globe. As Forbes notes, it is not so surprising to see that the majority of governments are taking a “wait and see” approach to regulations and laws pertaining to AI.

So let’s take a look at key findings published by Cognilytica, entitled: “Worldwide AI…


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“We need to be super careful with AI — it’s potentially more dangerous than nukes”

ELON MUSK

AI is a dynamic constellation of countless different technologies working in unison to empower machines so they can sense, act and comprehend with its cutting-edge levels of humanoid intelligence. — Acquisitions it was endowed with by us lowly humans, in order to better our lives. But whether it is weak or strong AI, is there really a dark side?

The answer to this, is a resounding “Yes!” — And it’s not an alarmist view at all, as the fact of the matter is…

Marcin Borecki

Partner / Tech Guru in Experior Venture Fund. Helps entrepreneurs build companies. Microsoft Regional Director.

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