SparkBeyond the buzz: why haptics matterMar 29, 2015 | 12:00Haptics designer and inventor David Birnbaum explores the possibilities of modern tactile design beyond buzzing cell phones and rumbling video games.
SparkFor this guy, forums are foreverMar 29, 2015 | 8:29Dylan Scott has posted more than 27,000 times on the Rotten Tomatoes forum. He believes that forums still have a place in our social media world that's devoted to endless engagement.
SparkThis Week in Totally Trippy Haptic Technology ResearchMar 29, 2015 | 3:46Spark producer Dan Misener drops by to talk about tactile illusions, and how technology can fool your brain into thinking you're touching something that's not there.
SparkGood forums make good neighboursMar 29, 2015 | 7:58In an age of social media, Front Porch Forum is an example of why online forums still matter. Their local approach helps neighbours connect and build community.
SparkThis vibrating bike senses obstacles before you doMar 29, 2015 | 6:19Researchers in the Netherlands are working on a bicycle that senses the traffic around you and vibrates when there are obstacles. It's made particularly with seniors in mind.
SparkWatch yourself write and you could be a better writerMar 22, 2015 | 9:04James Somers created Draftback, a tool that lets you replay what you've written in Google Docs, so you can gain insight into your writing process.
SparkAn easy way to swap shifts with your co-workersMar 22, 2015 | 6:39Austin Vedder is the co-creator of Shift Messenger, a messaging app specifically designed to help retail and restaurant employees swap shifts.
SparkWe expect you'll be brilliant! Unless you're a woman.Mar 22, 2015 | 9:11Sarah-Jane Leslie, co-author of a recent study on the public perception of genius, discusses the consequences of our stereotypical idea of what brilliance looks like.
Spark280: Beeps, shift swapping, the myth of genius and moreMar 22, 2015 | 53:59Watch your writing process in instant replay. Does your email address age you? Living in a world of beeps. The perception of genius. Why creativity isn't magic.
SparkWhat artists can learn from tech start-upsMar 15, 2015 | 6:24LEANARTS is an initiative to get performing arts groups to start thinking and acting like tech start-ups. Spark contributor Tomas Urbina went to the project's public launch to meet the participants.