Dec 14, 2014 | 8:25Spark How to preserve the uniqueness of our cities Audio
Spark How to preserve the uniqueness of our cities Dec 14, 2014 | 8:25Many contemporary cities suffer from the problem of "placelessness" - they are all starting to look alike, partly because of rigid building codes. Luna Khirfan argues that the informal, organic designs of "tactical urbanism" keep our cities unique.
Dec 7, 2014 | 14:32Spark How to "see" with your tongue Audio
Spark How to "see" with your tongue Dec 7, 2014 | 14:32In 2008, Jose Neto was blinded by a stray bullet. In 2011, he became one of the first Canadians to use a device called the Brainport, which translates visual information into electrical impulses on the tongue.
Dec 7, 2014 | 9:25Spark Building an artificial sixth sense Audio
Spark Building an artificial sixth sense Dec 7, 2014 | 9:25Peter Konig can always tell which direction he's pointed, thanks to the feelSpace belt — a special belt that always vibrates in the direction of magnetic north. Then, Nora talks to philosopher of perception Fiona Macpherson.
Dec 7, 2014 | 53:59Spark 268: Rewiring our senses Audio
Spark 268: Rewiring our senses Dec 7, 2014 | 53:59Imagine if you could see with your tongue. Or hear colours. Or smell what time it is. This week, exploring new ways of using technology to re-wire our senses and getting closer to understanding a sixth sense, and a seventh sense, and beyond!