Mar 16, 2014 | 11:01Spark Jugaad Innovation - Navi Radjou Audio
Spark Jugaad Innovation - Navi Radjou Mar 16, 2014 | 11:01Entrepreneurs in the developing world use ingenious workarounds to innovate amid scarcity, like the $25 fridge made of clay that needs no electricity. Author Navi Radjou argues this "jugaad" innovation can teach western business a thing or two.
Mar 16, 2014 | 10:03Spark Scarcity key to invention - Gautam Ramdurai Audio
Spark Scarcity key to invention - Gautam Ramdurai Mar 16, 2014 | 10:03Growing up in a small town in eastern India, Gautam Ramdurai saw people innovating using what they had on hand to get the job done. Now, as Insights Lead at Google, Gautam uses the principle of 'what do I have' to innovate quickly and effectively.
Mar 16, 2014 | 6:30Spark Connecting the World - Mat Honan Audio
Spark Connecting the World - Mat Honan Mar 16, 2014 | 6:30What's the best way to get Silicon Valley engineers to design for the developing world? Make them use the same patchy networks and basic devices their customers use. Journalist Mat Honan explains how low end tools are helping connect the world.
Mar 9, 2014 | 9:44Spark Estrangement online Audio
Spark Estrangement online Mar 9, 2014 | 9:44Becca Bland is estranged from her parents and has written about her experience to help people better understand the impact of social media on family relationships.
Mar 9, 2014 | 7:30Spark 3D and the Law Audio
Spark 3D and the Law Mar 9, 2014 | 7:30As 3D printing and scanning become more commonplace, will patent and copyright law be able to keep up? We'll do some futurecasting with technology lawyer Paul Banwatt.
Mar 9, 2014 | 9:11Spark 3D scanning Audio
Spark 3D scanning Mar 9, 2014 | 9:11The people behind Toronto company Matterform have created a 3D scanner. Now you can take any object, turn it into a digital 3D model, then print it out on a 3D printer. Spark Producer Dan Misener got a firsthand look.
Mar 9, 2014 | 4:19Spark Unexpected friend suggestions Audio
Spark Unexpected friend suggestions Mar 9, 2014 | 4:19Social media means being exposed to people who we may otherwise have never seen again. That's why Spark Senior Producer Michelle Parise asked the question: What's the most unexpected friend suggestion you've been given by a social media network?
Mar 9, 2014 | 7:17Spark Living in two worlds Audio
Spark Living in two worlds Mar 9, 2014 | 7:17Communication tech is such a huge part of life that sometimes it can begin to affect your physical reality. Caro Rolando found herself spending more time online with her family and friends in Venezuela than getting to know people in her new home Toronto.
Mar 9, 2014 | 9:30Spark 3D piracy Audio
Spark 3D piracy Mar 9, 2014 | 9:30Matt Mason is the author of The Pirate's Dilemma. As 3D printers continue to expand the realm of digital goods to the physical world, will piracy finally be seen as legit or will the fight get bigger?
Mar 2, 2014 | 7:08Spark In the Air, Tonight Audio
Spark In the Air, Tonight Mar 2, 2014 | 7:08Light up a building with tweets about #homelessness. Dave Colangelo on his project In the Air Tonight, a massive public data visualization on the campus of Ryerson University.
Mar 2, 2014 | 11:08Spark Responsive architecture Audio
Spark Responsive architecture Mar 2, 2014 | 11:08Urban designer Rodolphe el-Khoury argues that computer scientists and engineers built the web, but now it's the architects' turn, as they design for a future where the home is a computer.