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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 3m. Bisher sind 122 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Gaming tips from Tim Latka


Tim Schwartmann, who's known in the gaming scene as Tim Latka, a professional Schalke 04 gamer, reveals his FIFA strategy and provides tips on improving gameplay.


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Why does TimLatka play for Schalke?


Tim Schwartmann plays soccer for Schalke 04 in Germany's premiere league, but on a gaming console, not a pitch. What do e-athetes get from being part of a professional club?


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Do ethics and algorithms go together?


IT specialists are called upon to program ethical standards into algorithms. That's what Lorena Jaume-Palasí is campaigning for with her organization The Ethical Tech Society.


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Why does YouTube favor extreme videos?


YouTube's algorithm goes by watch times and reactions, not quality. Extreme videos lure users into staying on the site longer, exposed to more advertising. Ex-YouTube worker Guillaume Chaslot calls for a new approach.


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How much online criticism does China allow?


Online political discussions are possible in China. But only up to a point. The moment criticism targets an individual politician, or could potentially trigger a mass movement, authorities step in.


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 2019-08-09  1m
 
 

How does the great firewall of China work?


China's internet is only connected to the worldwide web through a few servers, which are closely monitored by the state. And Chinese platforms scrutinize uploaded content in real time.


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 2019-08-09  1m
 
 

Security for E-Wallets: a Comparison


How secure are e-wallets compared to online banking or credit cards? Which is better? Cash or mobile payment systems? Julie Maupin, an expert on e-wallets and crypto-currencies provides answers in a Shift Comparison.


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 2019-07-26  1m
 
 

Big Data in medicine


Doctors at Berlin's Charité University Hospital utilize big data both to diagnose and to treat diseases. They feed tumor markers into a global data bank, and compile recommendations for therapy.


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 2019-07-19  2m
 
 

Five ways to help protect


Streaming videos online or buying a DVD. Hard copy or the cloud. Paper book or ebook. Which is better for the environment: the digital or the offline option? Environmental economist Steffen Lange has the answers.


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 2019-02-22  2m
 
 

3D printing: opportunities and risks


Printing your own spare parts instead of throwing things away - 3D printing is sustainable. However, weapons can also easily be made at home - a dangerous aspect of 3D printing. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?


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 2019-02-15  2m