Robots are no longer science fiction. Today, they help build products; they even explore Mars. Robots have assisted human beings now for decades. Someday they'll be part of our daily life.
Constanze Kurz is spokesperson for the Chaos Computer Club. On Talking Germany, the IT expert discusses how robotics are changing our lives and why she encrypts all her digital communication.
Newspapers face huge challenges as advertising revenue dwindles and the number of subscriptions continues to fall. It's a topic this week at the World Newspaper Congress in Italy.
It's hard to say for sure whether the Ebola epidemic in West Africa will spill over into other parts of the world. But computer modeling can predict a lot - for example, which cities are most at risk.
Those frustrating searches for parking spaces may soon be a thing of the past. Bavarian engineers have invented the almost automatic parking garage. Robots take the cars to unoccupied spots and bring them back.
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