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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Tech Pioneer in Africa: Fatoumata Bâ


Fatoumata Bâ helped set up local branches of Africa’s largest e-commerce platform: Africa’s Jumia works much like Amazon. Today, she supports start-ups with her own tech platform Janngo.


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How Networks Help Female Tech Founders


By women, for women: specialized networks offer women planning their own tech start-ups coaching, lectures and resources. One example is "Women in Sustainable Finance” created by Marta Ra.


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Gaming industry: Play your way to success


A good idea isn't enough by itself. A new game has to go to market quickly and employ user feedback to continuously improve and score a success in the competitive gaming industry.


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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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 2019-09-20  0m
 
 

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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 2019-09-20  2m
 
 

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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 2019-09-06  2m
 
 

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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 2019-09-06  1m
 
 

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