An Ibadan Girl’s Guide


Chat GPT : The AI Bias Conundrum

Chat GPT is all abuzz now and of course, its popularity brings about trust and safety questions. A recent LinkedIn post got me thinking about AI bias. This post talked about how a Chat GPT prompt to joke about Christianity/Islam returned an automated message refusing to make jokes about religion and stating that ‘making jokes…

CONTENT MODERATION AND WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU

Have you ever scrolled randomly through your Twitter timeline and a trigger warning sign popped up? Or watched a TikToker complain about how their video was taken down. Perhaps your Instagram post on COVID-19 has a COVID-19 Information Centre label attached to it. These actions occur thanks to a concept known as content moderation. You’re…

An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Career Evolution

I have to warn you – this is, in fact, a guide. Now that we have gotten that out of the way, let’s get started. A few years ago, I chose to restart my life. What this meant for me was putting behind a career I had spent four years building and starting on a…

An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Just Doing It

Today is the last day of 2022. I have seen a ton of year-end wraps flying around social media and honestly, they have been exciting to watch/read/otherwise consume. Today marks two years since I started this blog. While I have not been as consistent as I would have liked in writing here, whatkeeps me excited…

An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Getting Started

While I have constantly visited this blog over the past months, the last time I wrote here was February. What I have been doing since then is getting started. “Getting started?” you might ask. I have, after all, had this blog for almost two years. But yes, getting started again. Which is as important, if…

An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Fireworks

Hola! I’m back with a new story. I had originally written this story sometime in 2020, right before Nigeria’s Independence Day celebrations. I never got round to publishing it then but here you go! FIREWORKS I love fireworks. I love the way they light up the sky like it’s the 1st of October. The bright,…

An Ibadan Girl’s Guide to Blooming

Hiya! This is a simple, sweet story of blooming written with Spring in mind. It’s a new year (technically, lol) and there’s always time to start again. Take a chance on yourself! RED BLOSSOMS It rained cats and dogs that Winter night. I remember because each raindrop felt like a mocking pelt of ice slamming…

AN IBADAN GIRL’S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION (3)

Hiya! I’ve got another exciting piece. I’ve got a postscript at the end of the story. Be sure to let me know what you think of it! SWIMMING LESSONS I am five years old and Mama dropped me off at the pool for my swimming lessons. I am surrounded by water and I sink deeper…

AN IBADAN GIRL’S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION (2)

Hi hi! I’m taking out the time to explore some more parts of horror fiction. In this story, I take a quick jab at the innate injustice of murder which is that nothing ever really can bring back the murdered. In addition, the lives of their families are permanently altered. To some it is some…

AN IBADAN GIRL’S GUIDE TO HORROR FICTION

Hi there! I’ve got the next story in my flash fiction series. I had fun writing this story because it required me stepping into the mind of my younger self. For context, I read a lot of horror fiction as a child and in my teenage years. My favorite author for a long time was…

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