Sep 28, 2014 | 11:28Spark The future of music Audio
Spark The future of music Sep 28, 2014 | 11:28U2's deal with Apple is raising questions about what's ahead for the music business. Rolling Stone's Contributing Editor Steve Knopper shares his thoughts on the recent history and future of the recording industry.
Sep 28, 2014 | 10:21Spark Hacking maternal health Audio
Spark Hacking maternal health Sep 28, 2014 | 10:21MIT just hosted a hackathon with the goal of building a better breast pump. Catherine D'Ignazio is with MIT's Media Lab and she says the breast pump is just one example of how a lack of innovation can be harmful to maternal and neonatal health.
Sep 28, 2014 | 8:03Spark Knowledge bases Audio
Spark Knowledge bases Sep 28, 2014 | 8:03Where databases gather numbers, knowledge bases gather facts. Fabian Suchanek says these knowledge bases will revolutionize the way we search for information.
Sep 28, 2014 | 8:44Spark Sensing depression Audio
Spark Sensing depression Sep 28, 2014 | 8:44Can your smartphone tell if you're feeling down? Andrew Campbell tells us about a project that uses smartphone data to detect depression, loneliness and stress among students.
Sep 27, 2014 | 55:59Quirks and Quarks Are We Failing The Climate Challenge? , plus How Light From Campfires May Have Fueled Early Human Culture, How The Asteroid Impact that Killed The Dinosaurs May Be Responsible for our Fall Colours, and more - 2014/09/27 Audio
Quirks and Quarks Are We Failing The Climate Challenge? , plus How Light From Campfires May Have Fueled Early Human Culture, How The Asteroid Impact that Killed The Dinosaurs May Be Responsible for our Fall Colours, and more - 2014/09/27 Sep 27, 2014 | 55:59Failing The Climate Challenge?, An Eye In The Sky On CO2, Infant Cries Have Universal Appeal, Firelight Stores Original Social Media, Meteorite That Killed Dinosaurs Remade Forests.
Sep 21, 2014 | 10:01Spark Mindful Multitasking Audio
Spark Mindful Multitasking Sep 21, 2014 | 10:01Can contemplative practices like mindfulness meditation can help us manage our busy, multitasking lives? David M. Levy, a professor at the Information School at the University of Washington and a long-time mediator, thinks so.
Sep 21, 2014 | 9:42Spark Book Traces Audio
Spark Book Traces Sep 21, 2014 | 9:42Andrew Stauffer is the lead on Book Traces -- a crowd-sourced web project to find drawings, marginalia, photos and anything else in copies of 19th and early 20th century books.