Feb 23, 2014 | 0:18Spark Speech Donor (Sample) Audio
Spark Speech Donor (Sample) Feb 23, 2014 | 0:18Rupal Patel is using speech donors to create individualized voices for those with speech disorders. Here is an example of the "old" voice a young girl uses now, followed by her speech donor, and then her new voice.
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.
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.
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.
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.