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 2m. Bisher sind 218 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 hours 24 minutes

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When binge-watching is unhealthy - and when it's not


Binge-watching is consuming multiple episodes of a series, one after another. How this habit affects viewers' mental health depends on how they are consuming content. Are they "cringe-watching” or "feast-watching”?


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Robotics suit teaches paraplegics to learn to walk again


The Japanese exoskeleton suit HAL uses wearers' brains signals to teach paraplegics how to walk by themselves again. DW reporter Cassandra Boh tried HAL out and turned the power of her thoughts into motion.


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Self test: Made To Measure


What role does a Golden Retriever play in data protection? And what do computers know about our shift moderator? Roger Ditter bravely tries out the online art project "Made To Measure".


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 2021-12-17  1m
 
 

Do algorithms make radicals?


Do algorithms cause filter bubbles on YouTube and other sites? Two new studies show a differentiated picture.


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 2021-12-17  1m
 
 

Women unite in the fight against online attacks


Women are supporting each other in the fight against online trolls. The worldwide #metoo movement has also been a major catalyst in making the issues that women in the Arab world face more visible.


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 2021-12-10  1m
 
 

How can women defend themselves against violence online?


Arzu Geybulla is an Azerbaijani journalist who’s had to fight against online hate. Now she helps other women defend themselves against online abuse. But there’s no one right way to do it.


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 2021-12-10  1m
 
 

Female journalists face violence online


DW reporter Mania Chaudbary has frequently been the target of insults and hate speech online. Online trolls often try to silence women like her from speaking out politically or as a journalist.


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 2021-12-10  1m
 
 

Say goodbye to traffic jams thanks to big data


In smart cities, vehicles and traffic lights communicate directly to prevent traffic jams. Find out how the system works in Amsterdam, one place where this technology is being tested.


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 2021-12-03  2m
 
 

Tech expert fears imminent 'Chernobyl' of smart cities


Cybersecurity plays a key role in smart cities. Anthony Townsend, an expert on information technology and future cities, warns a breach of the system could have disastrous consequences.


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 2021-12-03  2m
 
 

Why AI isn't neutral


AI makes decisions regarding many areas of our daily lives - from medical care, to news feeds, to job opportunities. But AI isn't always neutral. That's why we have to include diversity in our AI, to exclude biases.


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 2021-11-20  1m