Nov 2, 2014 | 6:15Spark What's not so awesome about Google's AutoAwesome Audio
Spark What's not so awesome about Google's AutoAwesome Nov 2, 2014 | 6:15Google's AutoAwesome takes your photos and automatically makes them "better" by adding snow or even David Hasselhoff. But when it made new memories out of Robert Elliot Smith's vacation photos, he began to think the whole thing was creepy.
Nov 2, 2014 | 53:59Spark 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age. Audio
Spark 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age. Nov 2, 2014 | 53:59A look at the push and pull of truth, rumour, misattribution, and the way news stories and art change and morph on the internet as they become viral.
Oct 31, 2014 | 9:37Spark This work of art is degrading Audio
Spark This work of art is degrading Oct 31, 2014 | 9:37Water the Flowers is the work of artist Mark Samsonovich. But that doesn't matter on the internet. A photo of it has gone viral, and has been filtered and cropped many time, an example of what's called "viral degradation".
Oct 26, 2014 | 7:23Spark DIY wearables Audio
Spark DIY wearables Oct 26, 2014 | 7:23Kate Hartman wrote Make: Wearable Electronics because she thinks making your own electronics can help you better understand the future of technology that we wear on our bodies and clothes.
Oct 26, 2014 | 12:46Spark Addiction by design Audio
Spark Addiction by design Oct 26, 2014 | 12:46Natasha Dow Schull's research shows that casinos engineer machines to increase the time players use them, suggesting that it's not just a matter of 'self-control' for gamblers.
Oct 19, 2014 | 6:17Spark Ad tracking Audio
Spark Ad tracking Oct 19, 2014 | 6:17Online ads target us and now follow us wherever we go online. Ashkan Soltani says this is invasive, so he's created Floodwatch to increase awareness about online advertising and tracking.
Oct 19, 2014 | 8:05Spark Autism and text Audio
Spark Autism and text Oct 19, 2014 | 8:05Rhonda McEwen discusses new research that shows that communicating via text on screens may be more comfortable and effective for people on the autistic spectrum.
Oct 19, 2014 | 8:08Spark RogerVoice Audio
Spark RogerVoice Oct 19, 2014 | 8:08Olivier Jeannel is deaf, but he wanted to be able to make a phone calls. So he created RogerVoice, a mobile app that transcribes phone conversations in real time so that deaf and hard of hearing people can talk on the phone.