Writers and CompanyDonal Ryan InterviewMay 31, 2015 | 52:51Eleanor speaks with the Irish writer, Donal Ryan. He recently quit his day job to devote himself full-time to his writing - and the awards are piling up.
White Coat Black ArtDavid Suzuki, q pop culture panel, lessons from old Hollywood 05/27/2015May 27, 2015 | 1:15:57Why David Suzuki admires "informed" celebrity activism. q pop culture panel on the Duggar allegations, Game of Thrones rape scene and Jay Z vs. Marina Abramovic. Film critic Karina Longworth on why you should care about old Hollywood.
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.