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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Software problems with Smart Homes


Smart Homes are gaining popularity. They're often controlled by apps from a smartphone. But what if someone hacks the server, or the software can't be updated? An estimated 15 billion euros will be spent on home automation worldwide during 2016. But many users fail to consider that devices can become useless if the manufacturer is bought out. The intelligent technology is usually networked through the Cloud. Hackers could steal personal data or even take control of a so-called Smart Home...


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 2016-05-16  3m
 
 

Automated journalistic writing - the upsides and downsides


Ever more newsrooms are experimenting with automatically generated text. It sounds ominously Orwellian, but it could be a boon to journalists. The algorithms save time. But what about the automated articles' quality?Robot journalism is already well-established in American newsrooms. Now, German editorial staffs are also looking at automatically generated text...


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 2016-04-18  4m
 
 

Face-swapping app MSQRD


With the MSQRD app, users can project a funny mask onto a face by placing a live filter over videos or photos. The app lets you transform yourself into a monkey, a zombie, a superhero or even your best friend! In early March, Masquerade -- the maker of MSQRD - surprised everyone by announcing that it had sold its popular selfie app to Facebook. MSQRD should help Facebook fight off competition from Snapchat, which also offers a face-swapping feature.


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 2016-04-11  1m
 
 

Face-swapping app MSQRD


With the MSQRD app, users can project a funny mask onto a face by placing a live filter over videos or photos. The app lets you transform yourself into a monkey, a zombie, a superhero or even your best friend!


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 2016-04-11  1m
 
 

The Success of Streaming Services


10 years after the founding of music streaming service Spotify, streaming has gone mainstream. The video and music platforms try to set themselves apart from their competitors by offering the best playlists. Instead of buying CDs or DVDs, millions of users now subscribe to services like Apple Music, Spotify and Netflix. One advantage is that they offer custom playlists of music and videos. They're designed to offer users what's really of interest to them...


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 2016-04-11  4m
 
 

The Success of Streaming Services


10 years after the founding of music streaming service Spotify, streaming has gone mainstream. The video and music platforms try to set themselves apart from their competitors by offering the best playlists.


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 2016-04-11  4m
 
 

Mobile Solutions for Beating Traffic Jams


In Tel Aviv, start-ups are looking for digital ways to beat traffic in the form of apps that help monitor the flow of vehicles on Israel's roads. Tel Aviv has become Israel's start-up incubator city. Many of the dot-coms here are focusing on mobility apps. The metropolis on the Mediterranean is especially hard hit by congestion and rush hours with tailbacks stretching for kilometers. Apps like Moovit and Waze could provide relief...


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 2016-04-04  3m
 
 

Mobile solutions for beating traffic jams


In Tel Aviv, start-ups are looking for digital ways to beat traffic in the form of apps that help monitor the flow of vehicles on Israel's roads.


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 2016-04-04  3m
 
 

Apple for Artists


High-definition displays, apps tailored to artists' needs and clever marketing strategies have helped to make Apple products the tools of choice for artists and filmmakers. Nikolai Lockertsen of Oslo, Norway is a big name in tablet art. He creates technologically sophisticated fantasy images using only his iPad. He also produces tutorials on iPad painting for his YouTube-channel, drawing subscribers around the world. Film maker and TV journalist Matthias Sdun uses his iPhone as a camera...


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 2016-03-28  3m
 
 

Apple for Artists


High-definition displays, apps tailored to artists' needs and clever marketing strategies have helped to make Apple products the tools of choice for artists and filmmakers. Nikolai Lockertsen of Oslo, Norway is a big name in tablet art. He creates technologically sophisticated fantasy images using only his iPad. He also produces tutorials on iPad painting for his YouTube-channel, drawing subscribers around the world. Film maker and TV journalist Matthias Sdun uses his iPhone as a camera...


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 2016-03-28  3m