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 | 14:27Spark Privacy, Security, and the NSA Audio
Spark Privacy, Security, and the NSA Nov 20, 2013 | 14:27It's been nearly 6 months since the first of Edward Snowden's leaks about surveillance by the NSA, with more to come on Canada's CSEC. We decided to check in again with Ron Deibert, author of Black Code, which has just come out in an expanded edition.
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.
Nov 18, 2013 | 19:59Spark Bye-bye Batteries Audio
Spark Bye-bye Batteries Nov 18, 2013 | 19:59Imagine a cell phone that never needs to be charged. We're not there yet, but researchers like Joshua Smith are working on a new breed of battery-free electronics.
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.
Oct 18, 2013 | 19:17Spark Religion, Spirituality, Magic... and Technology Audio
Spark Religion, Spirituality, Magic... and Technology Oct 18, 2013 | 19:17Nora Young interviews Jeremy Stolow, media historian at Concordia University, and editor of the book, Deus In Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between.