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 128 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich


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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 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.


 2018-08-27  1m

Networker Mihkel Jäätma: Reading Emotions

Emotion analyst Mihkel Jäätma uses artificial intelligence to decode human emotions from facial expressions. His London firm Realeyes analyzes reactions to ads.


 2018-08-13  1m

DW language courses

Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle offers free German langue courses online for beginner, intermediate and advanced leaners. Brush up your German language skills with videos and podcasts.


 2018-08-06  0m

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