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Spark - Future of Digital MapmakingDec 4, 2012 | 21:04Spark Future of Digital Mapmaking Audio
Spark Future of Digital Mapmaking Dec 4, 2012 | 21:04Nora Young speaks with Andrew Turner about the future of digital mapmaking. Andrew is CTO of the Esri Research and Development Center in Washington, D.C. where he's involved with open tools for mapmaking.
Spark - Gamification of University Life with Elizabeth Lawley (Full Interview)Nov 26, 2012 | 28:37Spark Gamification of University Life with Elizabeth Lawley (Full Interview) Audio
Spark Gamification of University Life with Elizabeth Lawley (Full Interview) Nov 26, 2012 | 28:37Nora Young speaks with Elizabeth Lawley. She's a professor of interactive games and media, and head of "Just Press Play" at the Rochester Institute of Technology. They talk about adding a "game layer" to education.
Spark - Power Security and Sustainability with Daniel Kammen (Full interview)Nov 7, 2012 | 14:36Spark Power Security and Sustainability with Daniel Kammen (Full interview) Audio
Spark Power Security and Sustainability with Daniel Kammen (Full interview) Nov 7, 2012 | 14:36Nora speaks with Daniel Kammen, member of the U.N.'s Sustainable Energy for All task force. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, we wanted to talk with him about access to power.
Spark - "Mr. Penumbras 24-Hour Bookstore" with author Robin SloanOct 31, 2012 | 17:05Spark "Mr. Penumbras 24-Hour Bookstore" with author Robin Sloan Audio
Spark "Mr. Penumbras 24-Hour Bookstore" with author Robin Sloan Oct 31, 2012 | 17:05Nora Young speaks with thinker, technologist, and newly-minted author Robin Sloan about his debut novel.
Spark - "The Launch Pad" with author Randall Stross (Full interview)Oct 4, 2012 | 18:36Spark "The Launch Pad" with author Randall Stross (Full interview) Audio
Spark "The Launch Pad" with author Randall Stross (Full interview) Oct 4, 2012 | 18:36Nora Young speaks with Randall Stross, author of "The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's Most Exclusive School for Startups."
Spark - Social Analysis in the Workplace (Full interview)Sep 28, 2012 | 19:28Spark Social Analysis in the Workplace (Full interview) Audio
Spark Social Analysis in the Workplace (Full interview) Sep 28, 2012 | 19:28Group chat boards are fun and productive in the workplace, but what if your company was reading and analyzing them? Nora Young speaks with HR expert Ian Cook about social analytics, algorithms designed to track sentiment and emotion.
Spark - How do you know a Photo is real? (Full interview)Sep 20, 2012 | 17:30Spark How do you know a Photo is real? (Full interview) Audio
Spark How do you know a Photo is real? (Full interview) Sep 20, 2012 | 17:30Nora Young speaks with Hany Farid, a professor at Dartmouth College who is researching ways to determine whether a photo has been altered. Just this week, he launched his company Fourandsix Technologies, which offers software to help with this task.
Spark - Terms of Service Activism with Anil Dash (Full interview)Sep 13, 2012 | 13:44Spark Terms of Service Activism with Anil Dash (Full interview) Audio
Spark Terms of Service Activism with Anil Dash (Full interview) Sep 13, 2012 | 13:44Nora Young speaks with blogger Anil Dash about Terms of Service agreements. He feels these agreements are becoming intrusive and encourages us to push back.
Spark - Digital Music for Resale with James Grimmelmann (Full interview)Sep 12, 2012 | 14:47Spark Digital Music for Resale with James Grimmelmann (Full interview) Audio
Spark Digital Music for Resale with James Grimmelmann (Full interview) Sep 12, 2012 | 14:47Nora Young speaks with James Grimmelmann, a law professor from the New York Law School. He's been following Capitol Record's lawsuit against ReDigi, a website where people can resell their legally purchased digital music files.
Spark - Telecommuting RobotsSep 6, 2012 | 18:16Spark Telecommuting Robots Audio
Spark Telecommuting Robots Sep 6, 2012 | 18:16Nora Young speaks with Ivan Bowman. Ivan lives in Halifax, NS while his colleagues are in Waterloo, ON. To stay connected, he uses an interactive robot at the Waterloo office that he controls from home.
Spark - Distracted Driving with Joanne Harbluk (Full interview)Jun 21, 2012 | 14:34Spark Distracted Driving with Joanne Harbluk (Full interview) Audio
Spark Distracted Driving with Joanne Harbluk (Full interview) Jun 21, 2012 | 14:34Nora Young speaks with Joanne Harbluk from Transport Canada all about the tech explosion in our cars- how we're using that tech and how it affects our driving.
Spark - Distracted Driving with Oliver Carsten (Full interview)Jun 21, 2012 | 14:37Spark Distracted Driving with Oliver Carsten (Full interview) Audio
Spark Distracted Driving with Oliver Carsten (Full interview) Jun 21, 2012 | 14:37Nora Young speaks with Oliver Carsten, about his research into distracted driving. He's a professor of Transport Safety at the Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
Spark - Physical Structure of the Internet with Andrew Blum (Full interview)Jun 12, 2012 | 17:51Spark Physical Structure of the Internet with Andrew Blum (Full interview) Audio
Spark Physical Structure of the Internet with Andrew Blum (Full interview) Jun 12, 2012 | 17:51Nora Young speaks with Andrew Blum, author of "Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet" all about the physical structure of the internet.
Spark - "Lying About the Past" with Mills Kelly (Full interview)Jun 8, 2012 | 16:06Spark "Lying About the Past" with Mills Kelly (Full interview) Audio
Spark "Lying About the Past" with Mills Kelly (Full interview) Jun 8, 2012 | 16:06Nora Young speaks with Mills Kelly, a history professor at George Mason University. He teaches a course called "Lying About the Past" where students create a hoax and "turn it loose on the internet."
Spark - Customer Data and Privacy with Bryan Pearson (Full interview)Jun 5, 2012 | 20:22Spark Customer Data and Privacy with Bryan Pearson (Full interview) Audio
Spark Customer Data and Privacy with Bryan Pearson (Full interview) Jun 5, 2012 | 20:22Nora Young speaks with Bryan Pearson, CEO of LoyaltyOne, the people behind Air Miles. He's the author of "The Loyalty Leap" which looks at the collection of customer data and the challenges companies face in figuring out how to use that info in ways that are relevant and not creepy.

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