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(Spark 204): Om Malik on the evolution of the wrist watch. Cyrus Farivar on Google Fiber and a 100 times faster internet. John Reid, Matt Crider, and Jason Shwartz on how Canada could become a testbed for technology.

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Spark - 262: Tracking and hacking online marketing. An online country club. Phone calls for the hard of hearing. Autism and text communication. Sound innovation.Oct 19, 2014 | 53:59Spark 262: Tracking and hacking online marketing. An online country club. Phone calls for the hard of hearing. Autism and text communication. Sound innovation. Audio
Spark 262: Tracking and hacking online marketing. An online country club. Phone calls for the hard of hearing. Autism and text communication. Sound innovation. Oct 19, 2014 | 53:59From tablets for people with autism, to the invention of radio -- the surprising, serendipitous path of innovation. Plus, ever wonder who knows what about you when you go online? We'll look at tracking and hacking online marketing.
Spark - 261: The human consequence of automation. Anatomy of a viral phenomenon. Remote repossession. Military kill switches.Oct 5, 2014 | 53:59Spark 261: The human consequence of automation. Anatomy of a viral phenomenon. Remote repossession. Military kill switches. Audio
Spark 261: The human consequence of automation. Anatomy of a viral phenomenon. Remote repossession. Military kill switches. Oct 5, 2014 | 53:59A look at automation and human autonomy. Remote repossession if you make a late car payment. The case for kill switches for military weaponry. And, when social activism goes viral.
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Spark 260: Cassette comeback. The future of music. Hacking maternal health. Knowledge bases. Sensing depression. Sep 28, 2014 | 53:59This time on Spark, find out why some people still love the cassette. What U2's deal with Apple says about the future of the music industry. Hacking maternal health. The coming revolution in search. And how your smartphone can tell if you're depressed.
Spark - 259: Algorithm awareness. Mindful multitasking. Going on a data safari. A crowd-sourced hunt for marginalia.Sep 21, 2014 | 53:59Spark 259: Algorithm awareness. Mindful multitasking. Going on a data safari. A crowd-sourced hunt for marginalia. Audio
Spark 259: Algorithm awareness. Mindful multitasking. Going on a data safari. A crowd-sourced hunt for marginalia. Sep 21, 2014 | 53:59This time on Spark, the pros and perils of life by the numbers. From the hunt for dusty tomes of faraway data...to what your social media feed is hiding from you...to how mindfulness can improve your focus and help manage our multi-tasking world.
Spark - 258: Notification vacation. Procrastination and reminders. Digital sabbaticals. The End of Absence.Sep 14, 2014 | 53:59Spark 258: Notification vacation. Procrastination and reminders. Digital sabbaticals. The End of Absence. Audio
Spark 258: Notification vacation. Procrastination and reminders. Digital sabbaticals. The End of Absence. Sep 14, 2014 | 53:59Take a notification vacation. Why digital reminders might lead to procrastination. Unplugging for a year. And contemplating technology's role in the end of absence.
Spark - 257: The organized mind. Designing lunch. Unlimited vacation. Handwriting email. Teaching computers to see.Sep 7, 2014 | 53:59Spark 257: The organized mind. Designing lunch. Unlimited vacation. Handwriting email. Teaching computers to see. Audio
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Spark 256: Elder tech. Social media microbes. Interactive cities. Easy electronics. Retro wearables. Jun 22, 2014 | 53:59Helping seniors integrate ever-changing technology into their lives. A smartphone microscope. Designing interactive cities. Easy electronics. And getting retro with wearable tech.
Spark - 255: Headphones versus worksongs. The People's Platform. The future of film. Fans and uploaded content.Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59Spark 255: Headphones versus worksongs. The People's Platform. The future of film. Fans and uploaded content. Audio
Spark 255: Headphones versus worksongs. The People's Platform. The future of film. Fans and uploaded content. Jun 15, 2014 | 53:59In the age of headphones and mp3s, is singing together at work a thing of the past? Plus, out-of-the-box-office thinking by the big Hollywood studios. And balancing fans' desire to share content online with the content owners' desire to get paid.
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