Apr 6, 2014 | 16:05Spark Chris Redlitz and Kenyatta Leal on The Last Mile Audio
Spark Chris Redlitz and Kenyatta Leal on The Last Mile Apr 6, 2014 | 16:05Kenyatta Leal spent nearly 19 years in San Quentin prison. Along with venture capitalist Chris Redlitz, he's a founding member of The Last Mile, a program that trains prisoners about to be released in paid internships at Silicon Valley tech startups.
Apr 6, 2014 | 5:20Spark Lynn Hargrove on securing your smartphone Audio
Spark Lynn Hargrove on securing your smartphone Apr 6, 2014 | 5:20Canadian security company Symantec ran an experiment to find out what exactly happens to our smartphones when they're lost or stolen. Lynn Hargrove explains how the results of The Honey Stick Project can help us better secure our phones.
Apr 6, 2014 | 8:39Spark Rashik Parmar on making change happen Audio
Spark Rashik Parmar on making change happen Apr 6, 2014 | 8:39Building "smart cities" requires a lot of technical sophistication, but IBM's Rashik Parmar argues that you can have all the technical tools you want; you won't succeed in making smart cities without the all-too-human quality of trust.
Apr 6, 2014 | 10:15Spark Simon Head on mindless efficiency Audio
Spark Simon Head on mindless efficiency Apr 6, 2014 | 10:15Many companies use Computer Business Systems (CBSs) to micromanage the tasks of employees in the name of efficiency. In his new book, Mindless, Simon Head argues that this practice may be deskilling workers in the process.
Apr 5, 2014 | 53:23Quirks and Quarks Adapting To A Warmer World, plus, A New Dwarf Planet, Zebra Stripes Mystery Solved, Northern-most Dinosaur, and more - 2014/04/05 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Adapting To A Warmer World, plus, A New Dwarf Planet, Zebra Stripes Mystery Solved, Northern-most Dinosaur, and more - 2014/04/05 Apr 5, 2014 | 53:23The World's Northern-most Dinosaur, Aboriginal Gardens Make Happy Clams, Dwarf Planet, How The Zebra Got Its Stripes, IPCC Climate Change Report.