May 31, 2013 | 11:47Spark Black Code Audio
Spark Black Code May 31, 2013 | 11:47Ron Deibert on his new book, Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace, all about hackers, malware, and botnets, that gets at some of the key issues that Ron thinks will shape the future of our online lives.
May 31, 2013 | 6:40Spark Eating Together Audio
Spark Eating Together May 31, 2013 | 6:40At software company Fog Creek, all the employees, including CEO and co-founder Joel Spolsky, eat lunch together at the same time. Joel believes it creates a happier environment and improves work function.
May 31, 2013 | 22:24Spark Black Code Audio
Spark Black Code May 31, 2013 | 22:24Nora Young interviews Ron Deibert, director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and author of Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace.
May 28, 2013 | 19:20Spark Internet Linguistics Audio
Spark Internet Linguistics May 28, 2013 | 19:20Academic, linguist, broadcaster, author (over 120 books!), David Crystal also developed the field of internet linguistics to understand how people use language online. Nora Young speaks to him about why texting and tweeting have been good for language.
May 26, 2013 | 53:59Spark 218: Big Data, Small Data, Datification, Corellation versus Causation, Stock Market Trading, Health Informatics, Open Knowledge Audio
Spark 218: Big Data, Small Data, Datification, Corellation versus Causation, Stock Market Trading, Health Informatics, Open Knowledge May 26, 2013 | 53:59Rick Smolan on The Human Face of Big Data. Viktor Mayer-Schonberger on datification. Carolyn McGregor on neonatal data. Danielle Bochove on big data and the stock market. Rufus Pollock in favour of small data.
May 12, 2013 | 53:59Spark 217: Estrangement Online, Unexpected Friend Suggestions, Communication Tech and Identity, 3D Scanning and Printing, Piracy and Copyright Law Audio
Spark 217: Estrangement Online, Unexpected Friend Suggestions, Communication Tech and Identity, 3D Scanning and Printing, Piracy and Copyright Law May 12, 2013 | 53:59Becca Bland on estrangement online. Michelle Parise on unexpected friend suggestions. Caro Rolando on communication tech and identity. Dan Misener on 3D scanning. Paul Banwatt on 3D scanning, printing and the law. Matt Mason on 3D piracy.
May 10, 2013 | 9:44Spark Estrangement Online Audio
Spark Estrangement Online May 10, 2013 | 9:44Becca Bland is a freelance journalist in London, England who is estranged from her parents. She's written about her experience and the impact of social media on family relationships.
May 10, 2013 | 9:11Spark 3D Scanning Audio
Spark 3D Scanning May 10, 2013 | 9:11Toronto company Matterform have created a 3D scanner. Now you can take any object, turn it into a digital 3D model, then print it out on a 3D printer. Spark Producer Dan Misener got a first hand look.
May 10, 2013 | 7:30Spark 3D and the Law Audio
Spark 3D and the Law May 10, 2013 | 7:30As 3D printing and scanning become more commonplace, will patent and copyright law be able to keep up? We'll do some futurecasting with technology lawyer Paul Banwatt.
May 10, 2013 | 9:30Spark 3D Piracy Audio
Spark 3D Piracy May 10, 2013 | 9:30Matt Mason is the author of The Pirate's Dilemma. As 3D printers continue to expand the realm of digital goods to the physical world, will piracy finally be seen as legit or will the fight get bigger?