This week's studio guest Dr. Tim Conrad is from the Zuse Institute Berlin. We ask him what all the hype about big data is about and, how our viewers can best protect their private data.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has suddenly woken up to the idea of taxing the sale of individuals' data, and has asked for suggestions on how to tackle digital companies. Should data be treated differently than car parts?
The Christian Democrats and Social Democrats are going door-to-door collecting voter information. They are hoping to gain access to the electorate in a way that was once unthinkable under Germany's strict privacy laws.
Algorithms and robots aim to make human emotions predictable. The technology is already an integral part of most people’s lives and has made them transparent.
They say it's a computer for the big data era. Hewlett Packard Enterprise has unboxed The Machine, boasting 160 terabytes of memory. But wait! It's just a prototype.
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