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Spark - Easy electronicsJun 22, 2014 | 8:06Spark Easy electronics Audio
Spark Easy electronics Jun 22, 2014 | 8:06Ayah Bdeir is the founder of littleBits, Lego-like building blocks of electronics designed to snap together easily with magnets, so that anyone can make simple circuitry projects.
Spark - 256: Elder tech. Social media microbes. Interactive cities. Easy electronics. Retro wearables.Jun 22, 2014 | 53:59Spark 256: Elder tech. Social media microbes. Interactive cities. Easy electronics. Retro wearables. Audio
Spark 256: Elder tech. Social media microbes. Interactive cities. Easy electronics. Retro wearables. Jun 22, 2014 | 53:59Helping seniors integrate ever-changing technology into their lives. A smartphone microscope. Designing interactive cities. Easy electronics. And getting retro with wearable tech.
Spark - The People's PlatformJun 15, 2014 | 10:52Spark The People's Platform Audio
Spark The People's Platform Jun 15, 2014 | 10:52In her book The People's Platform, Astra Taylor argues that the utopian idea of a democratic culture will not appear as a consequence of technology alone and what we have seen so far is more of a rearrangement than a revolution.
Spark - Work songsJun 15, 2014 | 15:23Spark Work songs Audio
Spark Work songs Jun 15, 2014 | 15:23Music historian Ted Gioia, and Spark listener Gregory Frankland, who works works on a vineyard, discuss the value of listening to music on headphones in traditional labour settings, and the loss of the participatory experience of singing work songs.
Spark - Film in the futureJun 15, 2014 | 12:09Spark Film in the future Audio
Spark Film in the future Jun 15, 2014 | 12:09The internet has had a huge impact on all forms of mass media, but what shape will this disruption take in the near future? Chris Dorr explains what the changes brought about by the internet mean for filmgoers, filmmakers and traditional film studios.
Spark - Fan-uploaded contentJun 15, 2014 | 10:47Spark Fan-uploaded content Audio
Spark Fan-uploaded content Jun 15, 2014 | 10:47Lewis Ball of BroadbandTV thinks that when fans share their favourite TV and movie clips online it should be seen as loyalty, not piracy. Their business model allows fans to continue to share clips while helping media companies manage the content.
Spark - 255: Headphones versus worksongs. The People's Platform. The future of film. Fans and uploaded content.Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59Spark 255: Headphones versus worksongs. The People's Platform. The future of film. Fans and uploaded content. Audio
Spark 255: Headphones versus worksongs. The People's Platform. The future of film. Fans and uploaded content. Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59In the age of headphones and mp3s, is singing together at work a thing of the past? Plus, out-of-the-box-office thinking by the big Hollywood studios. And balancing fans' desire to share content online with the content owners' desire to get paid.
Spark - 100 year photoJun 8, 2014 | 12:17Spark 100 year photo Audio
Spark 100 year photo Jun 8, 2014 | 12:17Experimental philosopher Jonathon Keats wants to create a 100 year in the making photo of Berlin, using pinhole cameras and slow exposure in order to encourage us to think long term about development and our cities.
Spark - Described videoJun 8, 2014 | 6:59Spark Described video Audio
Spark Described video Jun 8, 2014 | 6:59Kevin Shaw is blind, and fed up with watching poorly described movies and TV, he decided to create Zagga, a 'Netflix for blind people'. Zagga will offer described video on demand for top titles, and in a format that is accessible for those with vision los
Spark - The networked cityJun 8, 2014 | 10:40Spark The networked city Audio
Spark The networked city Jun 8, 2014 | 10:40Keiichi Matsuda imagines future networked cities where citizens have the power to create their own digital interfaces and information environments.
Spark - Emotional techJun 8, 2014 | 20:47Spark Emotional tech Audio
Spark Emotional tech Jun 8, 2014 | 20:47We've long projected our feelings onto the gear around us, but what happens when the technology can TELL how we're feeling! A look at emotional tech with interaction designers Jennifer Dunnam, Don Norman, and Elizabeth Churchill.
Spark - 254 (correct version): The 100 year photo. The networked city. Accessible entertainment. Emotional tech.Jun 8, 2014 | 53:59Spark 254 (correct version): The 100 year photo. The networked city. Accessible entertainment. Emotional tech. Audio
Spark 254 (correct version): The 100 year photo. The networked city. Accessible entertainment. Emotional tech. Jun 8, 2014 | 53:59A camera that takes 100 years to take a photo. Designing a networked city. Making accessible entertainment through described video. And, what happens when tech can tell how we're feeling?
Spark - 253: 20 Day Stranger. Out-of-control A.I. Gamifying the classroom. Digital D-Day. Beyond the MOOC hype.Jun 1, 2014 | 53:59Spark 253: 20 Day Stranger. Out-of-control A.I. Gamifying the classroom. Digital D-Day. Beyond the MOOC hype. Audio
Spark 253: 20 Day Stranger. Out-of-control A.I. Gamifying the classroom. Digital D-Day. Beyond the MOOC hype. Jun 1, 2014 | 53:59A look at innovation and education - understand war, to high school kids gaming their way through physics class to the promise of open online courses. Plus, a warning about the future of A.I, and a mobile app that connects you to a stranger.
Spark - 20 Day StrangerJun 1, 2014 | 10:46Spark 20 Day Stranger Audio
Spark 20 Day Stranger Jun 1, 2014 | 10:46Kevin Slavin and his colleagues at the MIT Media Lab have created a mobile app that connects you to a stranger for 20 days, in the hopes of producing a sense of understanding and empathy for strangers.
Spark - ClasscraftJun 1, 2014 | 7:53Spark Classcraft Audio
Spark Classcraft Jun 1, 2014 | 7:53Quebec teacher Shawn Young, has created a role-playing game for his high school physics classroom in order to engage the students more effectively. It's part of a growing trend to gamify the classroom that's seeing positive results.

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