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Lady Gaga asks tech experts to team up against coronavirus

Lady Gaga On Tuesday, it called for developers, programmers and other technology experts to unite to stop the coronavirus pandemic. The American singer and actress has published a video on social networks with IBM Developer to promote participation in “The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge”, an initiative sponsored by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights to focus and group efforts of technological innovation in the joint fight against coronavirus.

“To all developers, innovators and problem solvers: We need you now during the pandemic of Covid-19 more than ever ”, Gaga said in that video. The artist has asked these experts to use their time and talent applied to technology and data “to change the world before the world changes us, even if it has already done so.”





To all developers, innovators, and problem solvers: We need you now during the Covid-19 pandemic more than ever. ”



“It is time to fight back against this virus, it is time to use open technology to solve problems and save lives,” added the star of the pandemic, which already leaves 1.2 million infected and more than 67,000 dead throughout. the world.

Gaga, who was forced to postpone the release of her new album “Chromatica” due to the global coronavirus crisis (the album was to be released on April 10), has been involved in various initiatives to put her bit against the illness.



It is time to fight back against this virus, it is time to use open technology to solve problems and save lives ”



For example, this week announced the solidarity concert One World: Together at Home, which with her as a participant and promoter will include other figures on the music scene such as Elton John, Billie Eilish, Paul McCartney, Maluma, Lang Lang, Alanis Morissette or Andrea Bocelli.

Lady Gaga presented that concert with the Director General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, after affirming that he has collaborated in the collection of 35 million dollars (32 million euros) to help that organism to finance the investigation of coronavirus treatments and vaccines.



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