Why is Data Privacy important? January 28 is Data Privacy Day which is “an international effort to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust”. Many organizations collect people’s data for various reasons. The digital space has made it easy to collect people’s data. ManyContinue Reading

Part one of this article discussed data initiatives such as data commons, data exchanges and marketplaces, and open data platforms in dealing with the challenge of lack of unbiased data in Ghana. In this article, other data initiatives that are being implemented in other jurisdictions are discussed. They include dataContinue Reading

On the 12 November 2020, I had the rare privilege of being part of a panel discussion on the “opportunities and challenges for Responsible AI in Africa” as part of the Responsible AI Forum Preview organized by the Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (IEAI) in cooperation with the GlobalContinue Reading

What is a Data Lake? On the early days of modern computation, computers of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s would collect data from physical repositories (cards, keyboard input and tapes) and deal with it in memory, meaning a virtual environment. In the late 1970s, computers started to cluster data forContinue Reading