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.,,30417,00.html?maca=en-podcast_shift_en-7877-xml-mrss

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 3m. Bisher sind 120 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast


A game designer from Syria

Abdullah Karam was forced to flee from Syria. The computer game ‘Path Out’ lets players experience his ordeal.


 2018-08-06  1m

Fighting Hunger One App at a Time: Markus Matiaschek

IT consultant Markus Matiaschek developed an app to help prevent the malnutrition in children living in poverty. “Child Growth Monitor” can detect symptoms with a smartphone.


 2018-07-30  1m

Innovative Technology: The Political Satire "Zapovednik"

DW presents its new satire show. Here, you’ll meet Angela Merkel, Donald Trump or even Vladimir Putin. How? They were animated using a 3D game engine.


 2018-07-30  4m

Favorite footballers on Instagram

The FIFA football World Cup is still underway but DW already has a few winners picked out. Which footballers are favorites on Instagram?


 2018-06-25  1m

Pre-Programmed: How to deal with trolls?

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


 2018-06-18  1m

AirBnB for Musicians

When they move to new cities, musicians often have a hard time finding rooms to rehearse. Now, the Music Traveler app helps them rent space, and even offers instruments.


 2018-06-11  1m

What’s real and what’s not?

Technology has made it increasingly easy to create fake videos. But that doesn’t stop social media from sharing sensational clips before verifying the content. How can you tell what’s real and what’s not?


 2018-06-11  1m

The role of bots in internet hypes

Trending topics garner plenty of likes, comments and shares on social media. They appear on our timelines thanks to special algorithms. But often, they’re the result of social media bot manipulation.


 2018-05-21  1m

How to spot fake news

A lot of people get news via social media. Online disinformation is therefore a powerful weapon for propaganda. But how can you tell whether a post is fake news?


 2018-05-15  1m

Preprogrammed: How to Spot Fake Photos

Every day, countless pictures are poured onto the internet. The user has no way to know where they came from or if they’ve been digitally altered. How can we tell if a photo is a genuine?


 2018-04-30  1m