Joy Buolamwini: Meet the Ghanaian lady CEO and coding expert who just landed a deal for her book

Joy Buolamwini: Meet the Ghanaian lady CEO and coding expert who just landed a deal for her book

- Joy Buolamwini is a Ghanaian-American computer scientist and founder of Algorithmic Justice League

- The young creative, known for highlighting the social implications of Artificial Intelligence is the author of Justice Decoded

- Joy Buolamwini has just landed a deal with Random House for her book

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Ghanaian-American, Joy Buolamwini, is a computer scientist who is known for her work which highlights the social implications of Artificial Intelligence.

The young female tech genius just landed a deal with Random House for her book, Justice Decoded.

According to a Face2Face Africa report, her book will research into the harms and biases of AI and other technologies.

Her book will also investigate the racial bias in facial surveillance to gender bias in voice recognition and more.

Joy Buolamwini is notable for her popular TED Talk programmes about algorithmic bias titled ''How I’m Fighting Bias in Algorithms''.

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Face2Face Africa also reports that the Ghanaian tech genius has also written columns for Time Magazine and The New York Times.

The founder of Algorithmic Justice League promotes equality and accountability with the design, development, and deployment of coded systems.

Joy has committed her career to sensitising people, mainly outside of academia, on issues around algorithmic fairness.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Joy holds graduate degrees from Oxford University and MIT, and a bachelor’s from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

In another story, Ghanaian creative, Joseph Yaw Frimpong, has developed a reading solutions app called ReaderApp for authors.

The ReaderApp can be accessed on mobile phones by authors who want to make electronic versions of their books available online to readers.

Just like many inventions that were developed in the midst of crisis, Joseph's app was also erupted by a necessity to get the electronic version of his new book available to readers online.

The young Ghanaian talent teamed up with his pals to build the Reader App for authors like himself.

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