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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Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Androids


For decades, Hiroshi Ishiguro has been researching with human-like robots. With his most well-known android Geminoid, he created a robotic twin to learn more about himself.


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Mindar: The Robot Buddhist


An android philosophizes about desire, anger and selfishness. Mindar can expound on the fundamentals of the Buddhist faith. His sermons are part of a multimedia performance.


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Erica: The Robot Conversationalist


Erica is an android that can talk to people. She’s considered especially autonomous. The robot is connected to a computer system, and is constantly scanning her surroundings.


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Getting to Know Hiroshi Ishiguro’s Robots


Visitors at the robot laboratory in Kyoto, Japan run into countless androids. With the help of his robots, Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro explores questions of cognitive science, neuroscience, and robotics.


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How Does TikTok Make Money?


Advertisement videos pop up in your feed, and TikTokers place products in their videos. There are plenty of ways to integrate advertisements into the TikTok app. Even challenges might be inspired by a marketing campaign.


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Which Topics are Hot on TikTok?


Whether with friends or on your own: TikTokers strut their talent and battle each other in challenges. Well-made content and well-placed hashtags can even make previously unknown creatives go viral overnight.


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In Search of Deepfakes


Digital forensic scientist Hany Farid has made a great leap in his hunt for manipulated videos. His methods focus selectively on unique points on the human face.


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Deepfakes: Battle of the Experts


Hao Li is regarded as the best maker of deepfake videos in the world. The IT specialist manipulates videos for science. His competitor is Professor Hany Farid, an expert in the analysis of digital images.


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How Deepfake Videos are Made


Two algorithms work simultaneously to create deepfakes. One generates images, while the other checks them. This self-optimizing process continues until the result is convincing.


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The Possibilities of Deepfake Technology


The film industry has a great interest in deepfake technology. Long-dead film stars can appear in new films, and contemporary actors can rejuvenate into their younger selves.


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