Sep 18, 2014 | 54:59Rewind Norman Bethune: China's Hero Audio
Rewind Norman Bethune: China's Hero Sep 18, 2014 | 54:592014 marks the 75th anniversary of the death of Dr. Norman Bethune. He was a surgeon, innovator, Communist and controversial Canadian and every Chinese school child knows his name. But in Canada, his legacy has been more complicated.
Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58Tapestry Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't) Audio
Tapestry Wherever You Go, There You Are(n't) Sep 12, 2014 | 53:58This week, we rewrite an old piece of spiritual wisdom: wherever you go, there you are. Eric Weiner suggests that when you change your locale, you sometimes change yourself. Can a new postal code really bring about your transformation?
Sep 7, 2014 | 10:51Spark Teaching computers to see Audio
Spark Teaching computers to see Sep 7, 2014 | 10:51Researchers are getting better and better at building computer systems that can see and understand the world around us. Olga Russakovsky and Geoffrey E. Hinton weigh in on this year's Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge results.
Sep 15, 2014 | 53:58Ideas Oh Say, Can You See? Audio
Ideas Oh Say, Can You See? Sep 15, 2014 | 53:58In our continuing series about the War of 1812, host Paul Kennedy visits the battlefields at Washington (where the White House was famously torched) and Baltimore (which ultimately inspired the American national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner").