Mar 7, 2014 | 27:32Under the Influence Viral Videos Audio
Under the Influence Viral Videos Mar 7, 2014 | 27:32In this episode, we look at the wild and crazy world of Viral Videos. Some brands spend big money on videos and nobody watches, meanwhile a cat video is viewed by millions. It's a world with no rules, fuelled by luck and timing.
Mar 7, 2014 | 7:46Day 6 Pope-mania Audio
Day 6 Pope-mania Mar 7, 2014 | 7:46Just in time for his first anniversary as Pontiff, Pope Francis is getting his own glossy tabloid-style fanzine. Magazine editor Aldo Vitali joins Brent to talk about what 'Il Mio Papa' has in store for fans of the Superpope.
Mar 9, 2014 | 4:19Spark Unexpected friend suggestions Audio
Spark Unexpected friend suggestions Mar 9, 2014 | 4:19Social media means being exposed to people who we may otherwise have never seen again. That's why Spark Senior Producer Michelle Parise asked the question: What's the most unexpected friend suggestion you've been given by a social media network?
Mar 2, 2014 | 10:14Spark Social physics Audio
Spark Social physics Mar 2, 2014 | 10:14In his new book, Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread, Alex Pentland takes a mathematical approach to human behavior to better understand where good ideas come from, and how they spread.
Nov 6, 2013 | 53:59Ideas Machiavelli: The Prince of Paradox Audio
Ideas Machiavelli: The Prince of Paradox Nov 6, 2013 | 53:59Niccolo Machiavelli's name is synonymous with treachery. His book, The Prince, has inspired political leaders around the world. Yet some scholars believe that it's a brilliant satire. Nicola Luksic explores the case for both sides.