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State Minister Dorothee Bär (CSU) is the Federal Government Commissioner for Digitization. In an interview she talks about obstacles regarding broadband expansion, mobility during corona times and the demand for a right to home office.

Story: “We are realizing that we don’t have to travel for every appointment”
Dorothee Bär: “In the past, 90 percent of my appointments were analogue, 10 percent digital. Now it’s the other way around. If we settle at 50/50, a lot has been achieved.” Photo: Paul Blau
Intelligent assistants will take over even more control tasks in traffic in the future. Dorothee Bär: “Navigation-on does not mean brain-off. I look at the signs myself and think: Does it make sense what the device is suggesting?”