Surveillance cameras are everywhere. Computers can identify us by our facial features, fingerprints or simply by the way we walk. DW investigates how a digitalized economy could serve the country’s security.
Nowadays, artificial intelligence is driving advances in medical technology. Its applications are diverse. AI can sniff out diseases, give therapy and do much more. DW looks into how the tech is being used.
Once a tech front-runner, Germany now faces the mammoth task of catching up with today's AI giants. Angela Merkel has launched a broad initiative to transform lagging digital infrastructure and paper-based bureaucracy.
Online censorship and fewer digital privacy protections are "withering" democracy, warned a Freedom House report. China not only ranked the worst in internet freedom, but it is also exporting its model around the world.
Germany is lagging behind the fast-paced digitization happening in places like the Baltic states, with libraries in Latvia and Lithuania playing a leading role in the digital preservation of cultural heritage.
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