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The Charlettes: An AI engineer in Ivory Coast and Ghana

The Charlettes: An AI engineer in Ivory Coast and Ghana

From: Africa Direct

A facial recognition app designed by software program engineer Charlette N’Guessan, a girl with distinctive id points.

Charlette Désiré N’Guessan comes from an intriguing household, the place all the ladies share the identical identify: Charlette.

It is complicated, and additionally slightly ironic, since she is a software program engineer who has invented a facial recognition app. In The Charlettes, by filmmaker Gauz, we see how this explicit Charlette has made an influence in the tech world in Ivory Coast and Ghana, successful prizes and plaudits for her synthetic intelligence (AI) id invention.

Gbaka-Brede Armand Patrick, recognized professionally as Gauz, is a multidisciplinary and self-proclaimed iconoclastic artist, primarily based in Ivory Coast. His work spans writing for theatre, movie and magazines in addition to pictures and documentary directing. His quick documentaries embrace Quand Sankara and L’année du Piver. He received the Grand Prix Littéraire d’Afrique Noir in 2018.

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