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How does digitisation create jobs?

When it comes to the debate about digitalisation in Germany there are only optimists and pessimists. The pessimistic side is essentially characterised by fear. After all, in the coming years at least 50% of all current jobs are said to be at risk.

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Are start-ups a myth?

It has now become fashionable for major companies to get involved in the start-up scene. Commerzbank, DATEV, Deutsche Telekom, Lufthansa, Siemens – they all want to use venture capital to move into the future. Even Deutsche Bahn is looking for innovative ideas.

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The Chinese are coming

As is well known, the major computer companies on the west coast of the USA supported Hillary Clinton in the presidential elections. Following the election, they all met the new US president and discussed how things were to be taken forward with him.

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Who was Douglas C. Engelbart?

There are few people who have played a vital role in shaping digitalisation. The obvious ones are Turing, von Neumann and Wozniak, but there are also heroes, inventors and geniuses who are virtually unknown.

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What’s wrong with me?

For five years, the Dresden-based company “Was hab ich?” (What’s wrong with me?) has been translating 30 doctors’ letters a day for patients. The company is funded by the AOK health insurance company, the Bertelsmann Foundation and the government.