A device worn around subject's necks, the sociometer makes it possible to analyze people’s non-verbal communication. Sociometers measure things like speech patterns and intonation; they sense people’s movements and how they interact with others.
Developments in the US and China are eroding Europe's lead in renewable energy. But if the EU could harness the power of the big data, it could increase outputs from wind energy by 20 percent - without much building.
With the latest software now using artificial intelligence and algorithms to compose and produce music, will song creators be out of a job? Or will music always need a human touch? DW's George Sims reports.
Language creates reality. Authoritarian regimes and populists across the political spectrum know that. In 2017, Germany stands on the brink of a radical change in the way the public realm works, says DW's Ute Schaeffer.
Digitalization, networked working worlds and migration. Industrial production is increasingly intermeshed with modern information and communications technology. How are the Germans faring in Industry 4.0?
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