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Beauty and Brains, Beautiful Sound, Because Noun, 24-hour Music, Dramatizing the Internet, and Photo Organization

Gretchen McCulloch on internet speak. Jay Frank on music listening in a digital age. Molly Bullard on photo organizing. Zaira Cattaneo on beauty and brain stimulation. Julian Treasure on the most beautiful sound. Quinn Norton on dramatizing the internet.

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Spark 269: Turning prisoners into programmers, fighting unfair parking tickets, chasing down your smartphone thief and more. Dec 14, 2014 | 53:59This time on Spark, the art of the workaround. We build systems and technologies for a reason. But sometimes they can get in the way. When is it time to use innovative thinking to work around the system?
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Spark 267: Slow video games, retroactive advertising, gaming the classroom and more. Nov 30, 2014 | 53:59This time on Spark, new ways of educating, playing, and listening. School standbys get a digital update, Germany's audiobook craze, slowing video games down, and putting new products in old videos.
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Spark 251: Robotics in work and life. Bite-sized subscription books. Social reading. Screen-reading versus paper-reading. May 11, 2014 | 53:59The future of reading in the internet age: How screen reading may affect the way we read books. A mobile app that offers bite-sized, subscription-based books. A look at "social reading" apps. And, Margaret Atwood talks about robotics in work and life.
Spark - 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age.Nov 2, 2014 | 53:59Spark 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age. Audio
Spark 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age. Nov 2, 2014 | 53:59A look at the push and pull of truth, rumour, misattribution, and the way news stories and art change and morph on the internet as they become viral.
Spark - 266: A bus that comes to you. Code and beauty. The many faces of Anonymous, and more.Nov 23, 2014 | 53:59Spark 266: A bus that comes to you. Code and beauty. The many faces of Anonymous, and more. Audio
Spark 266: A bus that comes to you. Code and beauty. The many faces of Anonymous, and more. Nov 23, 2014 | 53:59Cracking the code of beauty and the beauty of code. Inside the many faces of online hacktivists Anonymous. A bus that comes to you. A tablet and pen that can sense what you want to use them for. And, balloon-based communication.
Spark - Strangers, Startups, and Secrets of the MindOct 7, 2012 | 54:00Spark Strangers, Startups, and Secrets of the Mind Audio
Spark Strangers, Startups, and Secrets of the Mind Oct 7, 2012 | 54:00(Spark 192): Jason Heikenfeld on biomimicry and e-reader design. Scott Eckert on Baxter and the future of robotics. Randall Stross on his book, The Launch Pad: Inside Y Combinator. Kaj Hasselriis on strangers helping strangers. Futurist Ray Kurzweil on his new book, How to Create A Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed.
Spark - Discourse Online with Jeff Atwood (Full interview)Feb 20, 2013 | 21:17Spark Discourse Online with Jeff Atwood (Full interview) Audio
Spark Discourse Online with Jeff Atwood (Full interview) Feb 20, 2013 | 21:17Jeff Atwood was one of the people behind the influential Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange question and answer sites. He has a new project in the works called "Discourse" aimed at re-inventing the online forum to make way for better conversation.
Spark - Flipping the Classroom, Digital Inequality, and Redefining IntelligenceSep 8, 2013 | 53:59Spark Flipping the Classroom, Digital Inequality, and Redefining Intelligence Audio
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Spark Training Your Brain for Happiness, Robot Torture, the Pre-Digi Selfie, Privacy and the NSA, Status and Attention. Nov 24, 2013 | 53:59Aimee Morrison on the history of selfies. Alice Marwick on her book Status Update. Kate Darling on legally protecting robots from abuse. Rick Hanson on training your brain for happiness. Ron Deibert on privacy and the NSA.
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Spark Beauty and Brains, Beautiful Sound, Because Noun, 24-hour Music, Dramatizing the Internet, and Photo Organization Dec 1, 2013 | 53:59Gretchen McCulloch on internet speak. Jay Frank on music listening in a digital age. Molly Bullard on photo organizing. Zaira Cattaneo on beauty and brain stimulation. Julian Treasure on the most beautiful sound. Quinn Norton on dramatizing the internet.
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