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 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
 
 

Avatar as digital twin


From university lecturer to successful entrepreneur: Portugal-based Veronica Orvalho has developed software that can create a 3D personal avatar using a smart phone scan almost instantly. Her start-up Didimo is a hit.


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 2018-10-22  1m
 
 

Diet Prada reveals plagiarism in the fashion industry


The duo behind the Diet Prada Instagram account dedicate their time to exposing the fashion industry’s copycat culture. And now, they have even launched their own ironic accessory collection.


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 2018-10-15  0m
 
 

Inevitable: How to deal with trolls?


Trolls take over online discourse and are out to offend, often making life miserable for other users. SHIFT shows how to deal with them.


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 2018-10-08  1m
 
 

Berlin’s female tech pioneers


On average, a new start-up is founded in Berlin every 20 hours – mostly by men. But there are many female entrepreneurs in Germany’s tech capital, too. SHIFT profiles three of them.


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 2018-10-01  3m
 
 

Bookstagrammer James Trevino


On his Instagram account, 24-year-old James Trevino of Romania explores how visually powerful good literature can be: he creates bizarrely imaginative sculptures with his 1150 books.


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 2018-09-10  0m
 
 

Ordering home-cooked food via app


Tabassom Latifi's MamanPaz app lets Iranians order traditional home-cooked fare. The food is prepared by Iranian women and then delivered.


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 2018-08-27  1m