Shift: Living in the Digital Age

Can I use blockchain technology? Will artificial intelligence take over my career? What exactly is "Machine Learning"? These are some of the questions „SHIFT – Living in the Digital Age“ tries to answer. The program focuses on a single topic – in depth and in detail. We talk to experts, present the key facts and explain complicated subjects in a simple manner. SHIFT – substantial, never superficial.

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Software problems with Smart Homes


Smart Homes are gaining popularity. They're often controlled by apps from a smartphone. But what if someone hacks the server, or the software can't be updated? An estimated 15 billion euros will be spent on home automation worldwide during 2016. But many users fail to consider that devices can become useless if the manufacturer is bought out. The intelligent technology is usually networked through the Cloud. Hackers could steal personal data or even take control of a so-called Smart Home. IT security experts explain some ways users can protect themselves.


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 2016-05-16  3m