The danger of data theft, online spying and cybercrime is growing. Only people who know what hackers do can protect themselves from them. That is why we train ten junior recruits to become cyber security professionals every year. Completely legally and certified by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) . Certified hackers, so to speak.
At T-Mobile Austria, Tinka, a robot, answers customer inquiries in the online chat. She replies to inquiries regarding products and service plans and also has a personal side: she likes soccer and tells customers her secrets.
Children are increasingly conquering the Internet. 85 percent of twelve-year-olds in Germany are already using a smartphone "every now and then." And 20 percent of kids aged six to seven are as well. Pretty smart, those little ones! But unexpected dangers are lurking around every corner on the Internet, which is why we promote safe use of this technology.
One of the first automated home computers was known as ECHO IV in 1966. It was meant to regulate temperature in the house, turn devices on and off and create shopping lists. It was never introduced to market, however, Its enormous size may have been one reason for this.
Robots have replaced teachers in some classrooms in South Korea. But the robot is remote-controlled from the Philippines by a real, human teacher. That way he can teach students English without an accent. Good morning, Mr. Robot!