Dec 11, 2013 | 0:25Spark 35mm Projector Audio
Spark 35mm Projector Dec 11, 2013 | 0:25This is the sound of a 35mm projector recorded at the Encore Cinema in Oakville, Ontario on December 8th, 2013. It's a sound that will soon disappear as cinemas convert to digital projection.
Dec 11, 2013 | 25:35Spark Another Encore for the Encore Audio
Spark Another Encore for the Encore Dec 11, 2013 | 25:35Jeff Knoll is the CEO of Encore Cinemas in Oakville, Ontario. After a last ditch effort to find investors, the cinema is now able to make the necessary conversion from 35mm to digital projectors to stay open.
Dec 8, 2013 | 8:54Spark Retail vs. Online Shopping Audio
Spark Retail vs. Online Shopping Dec 8, 2013 | 8:54Find yourself rushing around doing lots of holiday shopping these days? Wait a sec. Wasn't the internet supposed to change all that? Although almost any purchase is just a click away, Avi Goldfarb tells us why location still matters.
Dec 8, 2013 | 13:39Spark Digital Market Manipulation Audio
Spark Digital Market Manipulation Dec 8, 2013 | 13:39Shopping online this holiday season? Ryan Calo on a future of 'digital market manipulation', where emerging technologies may make it possible to market based the vulnerabilities of consumers.
Dec 8, 2013 | 11:01Spark Immigrating for Funding Audio
Spark Immigrating for Funding Dec 8, 2013 | 11:01Canada's new Start-up Visa Program is designed to attract entrepreneurs by offering immigration alongside funding for business ideas. We speak with 3 tech entrepreneurs that want permanent resident status in Canada, and have applied to the new program.
Dec 1, 2013 | 8:29Spark Photo Organization Audio
Spark Photo Organization Dec 1, 2013 | 8:29Digital photography has left us with a deluge of photos we can't possibly organize in a meaningful way. Molly Bullard is a full-time photo organizer in Seattle who helps people tame their photo collections.
Dec 1, 2013 | 8:23Spark Beauty and Brains Audio
Spark Beauty and Brains Dec 1, 2013 | 8:23A little zap to the brain may improve the way you feel aesthetically about a picture. Zaira Cattaneo on enhancing the experience of beauty through brain stimulation.
Dec 1, 2013 | 7:51Spark Because Internet Audio
Spark Because Internet Dec 1, 2013 | 7:51Gretchen McCulloch is a linguist who has thought a lot about the evolution of internet-y language. She tells us about the origins of internet-speak, and how linguists determine the boundaries and rules of this emerging language.
Dec 1, 2013 | 5:15Spark 24-hour Music Audio
Spark 24-hour Music Dec 1, 2013 | 5:15And you thought the "Thriller" video was long! Pharrell Williams has released a 24 hour long video for the song Happy. Music biz insider Jay Frank argues it shows us how music listening is changing in a digital age.
Dec 1, 2013 | 9:37Spark Beautiful Sound Audio
Spark Beautiful Sound Dec 1, 2013 | 9:37Spark's favourite sound expert Julian Treasure is one of the judges for the Most Beautiful Sound in the World competition. The author of Sound Business tells us what makes a sound beautiful.