We spoke with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sabine Radomski, HfTL University of Applied Sciences, about promoting young IT-Talents, the city Leipzig/Germany as a place for research in the telecommunications sector, her project “Software Quality Seal” and transparency of data from big IT players like Facebook or Google.
Following the tradition of the previous years we have compiled the next collection of interviews with speakers of #ada18 and asked them which (digital) topics are important to them, to the tech industry, and to society as a whole. Continue reading
Virtual reality is conquering automotive construction. Using sophisticated VR tools, new cars can be designed – quickly, flexibly and efficiently. David Kuri programs this software. Continue reading
Creating a culture of equality unlocks women’s potential and uncovers the key drivers of a workplace culture in which everyone can advance and thrive.
Digital Transformation has become of high importance in a majority of fields and sectors, be it economy, industry, politics, career or private life. Hence the German government established the new post Minister of State for Digitization in March 2018. Dorothee Bär is the first politician to hold this office in Germany. In this interview she tells us about the best moments so far, her weirdest social media encounters as well as future plans and visions. Continue reading
As a child, I was always fascinated by professions capable of bringing positive change to the lives of others. So, my initial wish was to become a medical doctor for that same reason. Whilst I eventually found myself in a completely different study – specializing in Mathematics in High School and then studying Economical Mathematics and Business Administration at University – a passion for bringing ease to people’s lives continued to thrive inside me. Continue reading
Addresses sometimes are a tricky thing: they might be not accurate enough, they might not exist at all, or they can be long and very complicated to use in a different langugage. Clare Jones, CCO of what3words, explains in this interview the idea behind the first GPS addressing system designed for voice. Continue reading
Fränzi Kühne (Torben, Lucie und die gelbe Gefahr) enjoys the comfort tech provides and is ready to give up some privacy in return. Germany’s youngest member of a supervisory board sees the gender quota as a necessary tool, even if it’s not an elegant one. Fränzi appeals to all established corporations that want to live diversity to voice their support as loudly as possible. Continue reading
German space flight has, up to now, been an exclusively male domain. The project “Die Astronautin” wants to put the first German woman into space using crowdfunding. We talked to Claudia Kessler, initiator of “Die Astronautin” and speaker at #ada17. Continue reading