Dec 13, 2013 | 12:17Spark Minecraft for Parents Audio
Spark Minecraft for Parents Dec 13, 2013 | 12:17Lots of adults play Minecraft, but the virtual construction video game seems to hold a particular fascination for kids. Educator and author Cori Dusmann has tips on what adults need to know to get their kids started.
Dec 11, 2013 | 25:35Spark Another Encore for the Encore Audio
Spark Another Encore for the Encore Dec 11, 2013 | 25:35Jeff Knoll is the CEO of Encore Cinemas in Oakville, Ontario. After a last ditch effort to find investors, the cinema is now able to make the necessary conversion from 35mm to digital projectors to stay open.
Nov 7, 2013 | 17:17Spark Memes in Digital Culture Audio
Spark Memes in Digital Culture Nov 7, 2013 | 17:17Limor Shifman argues that internet memes are more than silly entertainment, they engage us politically. Here she explains the inner workings of the current crop of Rob Ford memes to host Nora Young.
Nov 29, 2013 | 14:59Spark Startup Visa 101 Audio
Spark Startup Visa 101 Nov 29, 2013 | 14:59Investor Boris Wertz explains the Canadian Start-Up Visa program, which is designed to attract foreign entrepreneurs to create Canadian businesses and jobs.
Nov 20, 2013 | 14:57Spark Beauty and the Brain Audio
Spark Beauty and the Brain Nov 20, 2013 | 14:57A little zap to the brain may improve the way you feel aesthetically about a picture. Zaira Cattaneo on enhancing the experience of beauty through brain stimulation.
Sep 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.
Apr 18, 2013 | 8:05Spark Twitter #music with Jay Frank Audio
Spark Twitter #music with Jay Frank Apr 18, 2013 | 8:05Earlier today, Twitter launched its new #music service, which aims to help you find and listen to music, based on artists you follow, and what other Twitter users are listening to. Music writer and record company CEO Jay Frank weighs in.