Dec 31, 2008 | 27:26Spark 27 Ideas in 27 Minutes Audio
Spark 27 Ideas in 27 Minutes Dec 31, 2008 | 27:26(Spark 60): For our New Year's show, we tried something a little different. Producer Jane Farrow put together a special episode chock-full of fresh ideas to inspire your own thinking in 2009.
Dec 17, 2008 | 27:19Spark Memory, Wikipedia, and Sewing 2.0 Audio
Spark Memory, Wikipedia, and Sewing 2.0 Dec 17, 2008 | 27:19(Spark 58): Angela Troyer explains why ballroom dancing can help improve your memory, Gary Small says you can teach an old brain new tricks, Cathi Bond explores sewing's resurgence, and Chris Jensen assigns his students Wikipedia homework.
Dec 10, 2008 | 27:13Spark Government transparency, Blogs, and Vlogs Audio
Spark Government transparency, Blogs, and Vlogs Dec 10, 2008 | 27:13(Spark 57): Rahaf Harfoush explains what Obama's campaign and change.gov can teach Canadian politicians about transparency, Tom Steinberg makes it easy to track elected officials using They Work for You, Merlin Mann answers your questions about blogging, and Heather Gold bridges the geek/non-geek divide to explain vlogging.
Nov 12, 2008 | 27:20Spark Internet use in the North, How the Genders use Mobile Devices, Electronic Marketing to Women, No More Pink Phones, and GenderAnalyzer Audio
Spark Internet use in the North, How the Genders use Mobile Devices, Electronic Marketing to Women, No More Pink Phones, and GenderAnalyzer Nov 12, 2008 | 27:20(Spark 53): Jackie Sharkey explains internet use in Nunavut, Spark listeners do their best dial-up impressions, Nora mentions a new Ipsos-Reid poll about how men and women use mobile devices, Laurence Ashworth explains marketing electronics to women, Ying Cheng develops technology for women, and started the No More Pink Phone movement, Nora tries out the GenderAnalyzer, and Merlin Mann encourages bloggers to get better.
Nov 5, 2008 | 27:30Spark Designing for Efficiency, Designing for Billions, Future of the Phone Book, and Signing on with OpenID Audio
Spark Designing for Efficiency, Designing for Billions, Future of the Phone Book, and Signing on with OpenID Nov 5, 2008 | 27:30(Spark 52): Bill Gauley tests toilets for efficiency, Raphael Grignani designs mobile phones for billions of people, Spark listeners weigh in on the future of the phone book, and Dan signs up with OpenID.