Jacia Ebubechi
Jacia Ebubechi
Contributor, The Yuan

Jacia Ebubechi is a machine learning engineer and creative technical content writer. She’s interested in artificial intelligence and how it relates to different sectors of the world, especially the healthcare sector.

AI fails to flag autoimmune diseases, of which women form 80% of victims
Domain knowledge
Autoimmune diseases are tricky for both AI and humans to spot and diagnose. Even specially-bred algorithms often fail to find their quarry, with devastating consequences for their mostly women sufferers. ML engineer and technical writer Jacia Ebubechi kindles a beacon of hope.
Jacia Ebubechi  |  Feb 22, 2024
AI digital twin ocean tech to help Nigeria cope with natural disasters
Game-changers
Nigeria is a vast, complex country facing myriad challenges, not the least of which are climate-induced and other natural disasters, but new tech is in the works that can help model and predict nature’s fury and cushion its impact. ML engineer Jacia Ebubechi gives the lowdown.
Jacia Ebubechi  |  Sep 25, 2023
Effective ethical data privacy management ups participation in AI projects
Cognition
AI implementation has not kept pace with tech breakthroughs since procedures to ethically manage privacy during data collection and use are cumbersome and opaque. ML engineer and creative technical writer Jacia Ebubechi offers some pointers and encouragement for the AI hesitant.
Jacia Ebubechi  |  Jul 14, 2023
AI and humanity: Beyond the buzz and toward reality
Cognition
All the fanfare over AI and its potential obscures its actual capabilities. Such misconceptions must be appropriately addressed so that the razzmatazz and the high expectations it engenders do not part company with reality, according to ML engineer Jacia Ebubechi.
Jacia Ebubechi  |  Jan 19, 2023
AI aids Nigeria’s health data collection, processing, and storage
Generic
Quality of healthcare and its outcomes have long lagged in Nigeria. Sluggish AI adoption, above all in data management, is partly to blame. Solving this problem would also do much to tackle other problems confronting Africa’s top economy and most populous nation.
Jacia Ebubechi  |  Sep 16, 2022