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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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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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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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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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
 
 

How do 3D printers work?


3D printers can use two very different techniques. However, they have one thing in common: The material used in the printer must be liquifiable. Nozzles then apply the liquid one tiny layer at a time.


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 2019-02-15  2m
 
 

A Digital Alter Ego at a Click


The academic-turned-businesswoman Veronica Orvalho has created software called My Didimo that enables anyone to create an avatar that can speak and move in a virtual world at a click and in just a few seconds.


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 2019-01-14  5m
 
 

Love in the Age of Trump


Political views are playing an increasingly important part in selecting a partner. The US now even has dating sites aimed exclusively at affiliates of a certain party or conviction.


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 2018-12-17  3m
 
 

Programming for girls in Cape Town


Baratang Miya of South Africa teaches girls coding through her Girlhype initiative. She hopes to bring more South African women into tech occupations and give them a chance at a better future.


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 2018-11-13  1m