The 180Should birth certificates be gender neutral?May 29, 2015 | 15:39The British Columbia Trans Alliance is making the case at the BC Human Rights Tribunal that birth certificates should no longer specify a newborn's gender.
Under the InfluenceThe Internet of (Marketing) ThingsMay 30, 2015 | 27:32This week, we look at the impact of the Internet of Things on the world of marketing. Soon, most of the devices in our lives will be given a digital voice. We’ll look at the fine line between convenience and intrusion and why marketers are loving it.
Day 6Using video games instead of medication to treat ADHDMay 29, 2015 | 9:23Bruce Wexler, a neuroscientist from Yale University, created a system with a video game component, which he calls cross-training for the brain. It's showing huge potential as a non-pharmaceutical ADHD intervention to improve focus and mental agility.
The Current'Your Call Is Important To Us': Designing the best 'on hold' experience - June 1, 2015Jun 1, 2015 | 25:00Today we're looking into the people who spend time researching what will keep you 'on hold'. People build careers offering what they think are the right 'on hold' messages. Josh Bloch delves into the tricks and trade of those who keep us on-the-line.
IdeasFire and Blood: The Paris Commune of 1871May 28, 2015 | 53:58The Paris Commune of 1871 was a model for the revolutions of the 20th century -- freedom, liberty, equality. But the violence it unleashed foreshadowed the abuses of state power to come -- in the 20th century until today.
The CurrentUnlicensed daycares need more oversight, lack of standards dangerous - May 29, 2015May 29, 2015 | 22:00Two-year-old Eva Ravikovich died in an unlicensed daycare in Toronto, with dozens of children under the supervision of just one adult. Her death led to scrutiny of the daycare system, and a new call for safe, affordable solutions for parents and children.
The CurrentOmar Khadr shares his story in 'Out of the Shadows' documentary - May 28, 2015May 28, 2015 | 22:00After twelve years in Guantanamo Bay prison, he doesn't want to dwell on the past. In his only interview, Omar Khadr is measured and reflective. We speak with Michelle Shephard on her conversation with the man she's been tracking for more than a decade.
QNick Offerman on his 'stache-free life after Ron SwansonMay 28, 2015 | 17:15Former Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman on how he deals with Ron Swanson fans — some of who recoil at his moustache-free face.
The CurrentBurma's Rohingya among the world's most persecuted people - May 27, 2015May 27, 2015 | 22:00It's a story unfolding in real time... as a persecuted people takes to the sea to escape what is being called nothing short of genocide. Boatloads of Rohingya migrants floating in the Andaman Sea while mass graves have turned up in Malaysia and Thailand.