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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Animated illustrations by Rachel Ryle


American illustrator Rachel Ryle has re-created everyday scenes in short, humorous stop-motion videos. These imaginative creations have drawn over 760,000 followers.


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 2016-07-04  0m
 
 

YouTube Spaces, the movie-maker incubator


YouTube is more than just a passive video-sharing site. It offers production support for talented video makers and sponsors contests to groom up-and-coming stars - a win-win situation.


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 2016-07-04  3m
 
 

Animated illustrations by Rachel Ryle


American illustrator Rachel Ryle has re-created everyday scenes in short, humorous stop-motion videos. These imaginative creations have drawn over 760,000 followers.


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 2016-07-04  0m
 
 

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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 2016-06-27  4m
 
 

Pros and cons of automated journalistic writing


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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 2016-06-27  4m
 
 

The future of journalism


From automated journalists to virtual reality: what will journalism look like in the future? Claire Wardle of Columbia University is a leading authority on automated journalism. She explains the implications for journalistic practice.


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 2016-05-31  3m
 
 

Business discovers Snapchat


The mobile messaging app Snapchat is especially popular with young users. Now businesses have started using the app to introduce products to a younger target audience.


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 2016-05-30  3m
 
 

Business discovers Snapchat


The mobile messaging app Snapchat is especially popular with young users. Now businesses have started using the app to introduce products to a younger target audience.Snapchat was launched in 2011 and has become especially popular with the under-25 user base. The photo and video messages are for quick consumption, after which they’re deleted. It's currently the fastest growing social network. There are more than 200 million users, who send almost 9000 images per second.


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 2016-05-30  3m
 
 

Emojis: Worth more than a thousand words


They laugh, they cry - and their expressions can be worth more than a thousand words. Emojis are hugely popular in social media and messenger services alike. What impact are they having on communication?


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 2016-05-23  3m
 
 

Virtual Reality: Visual revolution in film


A growing number of filmmakers are showing an interest in virtual reality goggles. The 360° technology opens up new dimensions in computerized visualization – while also posing major challenges for the producers.


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 2016-05-23  2m