Germany and India: Truths about Digitalization

The pandemic has revealed unpleasant truths about digitalization in both India and Germany. Insufficient digital literacy has helped misinformation about the virus spread in India, while Germany's Covid response was slowed by a lack of tech adoption.

This episode was recorded on November 22, 2021.


Sumaya Shaikh, India and Sweden

Neurobiologist and science fact-checker for Indian digital fact-checking site AltNews.

Alexander Rabe, Germany

Managing Director of eco, the association of the German internet industry


  • Nimish Sawant (Host, Producer)
  • Thomas Reintjes (Host, Post Production)

Stephanie Raible, An Huy Tran, Prathap Nair and Matthias Jochmann also helped make this episode.