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tv   Shift - Living in the Digital Age  Deutsche Welle  August 8, 2018 5:45am-6:01am CEST

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isn't it time for. africa people and projects that are changing our environment for the better it's up to us to make a difference listen to each other. do it for the environment magazine. long d.w. . shift living in the digital world. today give a flying displacement. three d. holograms of actors and setting the stage in a tiny box but first. computer six barcelona now has a brothel with female androids a spanish engineer is working on programming his models to express emotions how will these new robotic sex workers affect human interaction get sexy. i want
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sex it's time to. sex workers with feelings such as antos an engineer from barcelona is working on sex robots that can simulate human emotions so i have an architecture of emotion that was like. i have a brain i have the architecture of a brain that gun express emotions in a given a way that i thought and then he thought well i have a humanoid system i followed a humanoid system in the sex industry and they said ok now we need computers that are available. ready to assemble and then the technology that i can use to put all these together. sex robots have sensors that responds to speech and touch with computers in an artificial brain which then signals the robot to take on various emotional states friendly romantic sexy. a robot from some toes workshop costs
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about six thousand euros. and there are good years this footage could send men up to forty percent of all men in europe could picture having sex with a six six. women not so much but there's potential for that too and. barcelona's sex industry has recognized that potential here the first brought from offering sex robots was opened in two thousand and seventeen for one hundred euros unarmed men can live out their sexual fantasies with adults but how will sex with robots change our love life robo psychologist martina moderate thinks these new sex companions pose a threat to real relationships imo so i want to say ninety five percent of the sex robots currently on the market comply with absolutely stereotypical feminine cliches. so completely stereotypical passive women.
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on the one hand that strengthens the objectification of what is human of the human body often the female body it's all that's on the other hand these robots bring very antiquated very gender stereotypical relationship dynamics back into the bedroom. and then show off to a lot of. both sex robots can also be useful the foundation for responsible robotics think it can be used therapeutically for sexual healing. professor thomas pressure on things humans can develop real feelings for sex robots. to distract from. i strongly suspect that we will be quick to build a personal relationship with these devices. i'm pretty sure that owners of such appliances won't take long to name that dulls proposition and it sometimes doesn't want this relationship to be one sided that's why he tries to construct his dollars to be as human like and emotional as possible but for example if i touch in the
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hunt. i can. and that leads to the question of what makes us human in the first place. the sense of the self who. why do i think i am myself what making me decide that these is me this is one of the of the things that i was always interested me and that made me think of american fiction for a brain. love life. or problematic these new sexual companions are going to take some getting used to. says no to humanoid sex slaves. and no networkers digital innovators committed to special projects today we need game designer to look around. when he was
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a teen i was forced to flee from syria he came to austria without his family one way for him to forget the war was to play computer games. i was just like. trying to escape that as much as i can with playing video games when there is electricity on when it's war in syria and you're eighteen more than eighteen years old then you must join the military if you're going to join the military it's either to kill someone or get killed. he wanted to share his gaming passion and tell others about his fate so with the help of developers that specialize in social issues he created path out here players assume doulos role and learn about day to day life in a war zone and what being a refugee is like throughout the game the real abdulla caramba appears in pepper's grey situations with silly cliches. come on i mean you don't have gallows in the
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streets not in my hometown or every hometown of syria. he wants to show what it's like to be a refugee and he seems to have accomplished that path found his even lead to a nomination for the scholarship program in the process. to work as a game designer in syria. it's a long way to do it. there. and now standing center stage latest technology makes it possible to create virtual movies that show actors from all sides but it poses entirely new challenges for technicians and creatives alike the first studio has now opened near berlin. viewers high to eye with the actors it's all possible thanks to virtual reality technology but filming as complex each character must be recreated with a three d. holographic image after all you never know which angle viewers will be watching
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from recordings are made in so-called value metric video studios like value can at the bubbles bag film park near berlin in the design hundred confirmed the actors come in and off filmed and each detail is automatically recorded without any further steps needed every wrinkle in my movements in my expressions in my gestures it captures my every movement if you. want it this volumetric studio was four metres high and equipped with thirty do i take cameras making it able to film actors from all angles simultaneously then special software creates a three d. holograms of the characters that can be inserted into any scene. terabytes ammend that means we're recording an extremely large and complex data set because if you were to copy that onto ordinary c.d.'s it would take about three thousand altogether i told. movie makers like canadian stefan reach we are now exploring the
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new possibilities this technology offers but it's not enough to know how to use it producers need to create a new method of storytelling. and i do you do with the world when people can watch three sixty degree but it just like in real life we need to keep the attention center so the film maker is not moving to camera because. you have to can write you watching whatever you want to watch but then those sound special sound so we can do acting and you did and if you were and depending on the will you be you might see or not see something so you have ways to add two and three and that narrative depending on the behavior of the person in the content with a three hundred sixty degree panorama viewers can discover new worlds and take on unusual perspectives such as that of a toy robot seeing the world through his eyes shows those things in a totally new light. you can explore
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together new forms of storytelling so that's where you know i don't see. we put see many of you guys it would put you off but i think cinema has its own language and its own reason to be and i think in many vo we have to explore what it could be we still don't know what it could be three d. holograms of actors could become a valuable tool but picture quality is not balanced enough to produce full length feature films yes. there's been some use to physicians i'm sure it'll make rapid advances and that other production science will spring up around the world right now there's only a handful of these kinds of studios from disney about the mall there are more standards and quality will improve and then it will make a breakthrough in the market. with system of more mark three floors. initial projects have already been completed using these new three d. recordings and by twenty nineteen volumetric studios are expected to be firmly
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established in the movie industry. shift says after new horizons. and no short and sweet the shift snapshot learning german with t.w. whether at home on your computer or out and about with your smartphone or latest beginners. this online language course teaches german grammar vocabulary and more in two hundred twenty eight short films. doesn't it shows what it's like to arrive in germany and the language it also shows every day challenges. the short films are accompanied by some fourteen thousand language exercises. the internationally acclaimed learning tool academy make learning languages fun.
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and that was our snapshot. and as always to round off shift x. it to our internet find of the week today and our box. in this video clip the start is always in the center right in the center in a perfect square or box just like the title of the film. photographer enderby meyers lives in new york and loves creating interesting arrangements some are confusing. others are harmoniously colorful some are full of surprises. or just cute. his movies offer a stage for his favorite objects from daily life. practical and artistic. and next
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artificial is really connected to life. the prize winning documentary from the forest stars is nice d.w. . firefighters in northern california battling the largest wildfire ever recorded in the u.s. state the twin blazes duck the mendocino complex have exploded to cover an area the size of los angeles in less than two weeks more than a dozen other major fires old fire raging across the state. scientists a warning is at risk of entering an irreversible hot thai state even if global emissions targets are met an international study has found that the it's not chill so.


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