In a rapidly changing world, MADE in Germany examines the risks and benefits of digitalization and its impact on the way we work, what we earn and how we live. The program also investigates the ethics of business, and showcases young entrepreneurs who are redefining the workplace. Instead of just crunching the numbers, MADE delves deeper into issues and also explores the emotional side to stories.
Companies are important art collectors. Some set up their own museums. It's good for their image and might make them some money as well. We visit Art Cologne with Astrid Lilja, who advises corporate clients on acquiring art.
A portrait of Jesus attributed to Leonardo da Vinci sold at Christie's last year for $450,000,000 including buyer's premium. How come prices can be so astronomically high? Dirk Boll talks about art and the art market with us.
Computers and artificial intelligence are beginning to compete with humans - they're becoming creative. What happens when algorythms paint, generate new forms and create new sculptures? Is it really art - or merely imitation?
Up to €60bn are spent each year on works of art worldwide. Theft and forgery are enduring problems in this high-stakes bazaar. Some claim a third of all works for sale are not by the artists on the label.
Many of the artists and designers at the Bauhaus wanted to transform daily life and the material world. They experimented with forms and materials. Some of their furniture designs are still in production and sell for a small fortune.
Germany's foreign intelligence service, the BND, has its own cybersecurity unit and is keen to hire the best hackers. What kind of computer whizzes want to work for the government? We found a hacker willing to talk!
Malicious, criminal hackers steal data, cripple computer systems and extort money. They are known as black hats. Virtuous hackers who test systems and look for loopholes in order to enhance cybersecurity are the white hats.
A ring of online investment fraudsters based in the Philippines was busted last year, but only after stealing millions from unwitting people around the world they had called on the phone. Our reporter went to find out how they did it.