Estonia is at the digital cutting edge in Europe. The public sector is organized online and Estonians have a right to internet access free of charge - an ideal environment for start-ups. Even schoolchildren learn programming starting at age ten.
Schools across Europe may be shut to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but pupils are still going to class — virtually. Led by trailblazers like Estonia, a new experiment in digital learning has taken off.
The coronavirus means that millions more Germans are now using the internet more, with Netflix and YouTube already reducing quality to cope. The German digitalization commissioner insisted to DW there won't be a problem.
As many countries around the world have implemented lockdowns, environmental protesters like Fridays for Future are looking to the internet instead to the streets. But will it be enough to keep the momentum going?
Staying in instead of going out: Artists, musicians, concert halls, museums and art fairs are as creative as ever as they face extreme restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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