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

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What does Facebook do with our dating data?

Facebook's new dating platform will gather even more data about the people who use it. That's a cause for concern. Facebook has had trouble with hackers in the past, and experts warn that it could happen again.


 2019-12-13  2m

Tips for smart, sustainable travel

Tourists can do a lot to make their holiday more sustainable by choosing the best vacation package or accommodation. DW presents websites that help plan sustainable holidays.


 2019-11-29  2m

Security Check: Biometrics vs Passwords

Traditional passwords are easy to crack because people rarely adhere to password security measures. The security of biometric methods depends on the quality of the sensors and the manner in which the data is saved.


 2019-11-15  1m

British Police use Facial Recognition

The British police are front runners when it comes to utilization of high-tech-cameras for facial recognition and identification. However, civil rights advocates are concerned about the controversial technology.


 2019-11-15  1m

Online maps fight environmental destruction

Using online maps, the German Alfred Wegener Institute documents ocean pollution, the University of Maryland tracks the destruction of the forests, and NASA provides climate change data.


 2019-11-01  2m

Tech Pioneer in Africa: Fatoumata Bâ

Fatoumata Bâ helped set up local branches of Africa’s largest e-commerce platform: Africa’s Jumia works much like Amazon. Today, she supports start-ups with her own tech platform Janngo.


 2019-10-18  2m

How Networks Help Female Tech Founders

By women, for women: specialized networks offer women planning their own tech start-ups coaching, lectures and resources. One example is "Women in Sustainable Finance” created by Marta Ra.


 2019-10-18  1m

Gaming industry: Play your way to success

A good idea isn't enough by itself. A new game has to go to market quickly and employ user feedback to continuously improve and score a success in the competitive gaming industry.


 2019-10-11  1m

Gaming tips from Tim Latka

Tim Schwartmann, who's known in the gaming scene as Tim Latka, a professional Schalke 04 gamer, reveals his FIFA strategy and provides tips on improving gameplay.


 2019-09-20  0m

Why does TimLatka play for Schalke?

Tim Schwartmann plays soccer for Schalke 04 in Germany's premiere league, but on a gaming console, not a pitch. What do e-athetes get from being part of a professional club?


 2019-09-20  2m