Apr 27, 2014 | 3:48Spark We asked the question Audio
Spark We asked the question Apr 27, 2014 | 3:48If everyone's learning experience is customized, does that mean everyone gets an A? Spark producer Michelle Parise asks the broader Spark community: Should education be personalized so everyone can succeed, or should students be allowed to sink or swim?
Jun 21, 2013 | 10:06Spark Work-life Balance Audio
Spark Work-life Balance Jun 21, 2013 | 10:06Linda Duxbury has been studying work-life balance in Canada for decades. We talk about how that balance has been significantly altered now that we live in a corporate and social culture of being 'always on'.
Feb 23, 2014 | 7:38Spark Exist Audio
Spark Exist Feb 23, 2014 | 7:38Web developer Josh Sharp helps people discover patterns and correlations in their own behavior with his new website, Exist. The service aims to help you "track and understand your life."
Apr 13, 2014 | 18:22Spark Uploading your mind Audio
Spark Uploading your mind Apr 13, 2014 | 18:22Philosopher Anders Sandberg argues that in the future, we can emulate brain function on computers and that consciousness will emerge out of that. But philosopher Evan Thompson argues learning and cognition require a body.
Sep 14, 2014 | 14:21Spark The End of Absence Audio
Spark The End of Absence Sep 14, 2014 | 14:21Have we lost the value of absence by being constantly connected? In his new book The End of Absence, Michael Harris explores the downside of constant connectivity - the ability to embrace solitude, to daydream, and just enjoy the reverie.
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.