Apr 21, 2013 | 53:59Spark 214: Listen, Touch, Command Audio
Spark 214: Listen, Touch, Command Apr 21, 2013 | 53:59Veronica Simmonds on sound online. Martin Howard, Bill Buxton, Stan Liebowitz, Philip Steadman and Jared Spool on the QWERTY keyboard. Jonty Sharples and Dan Vogel on gestural computing.
Jun 15, 2012 | 9:39Spark Digital Fabrication Audio
Spark Digital Fabrication Jun 15, 2012 | 9:39Spark's DIY guide Jon Kalish takes us beyond the 3D printing trend and into the world of digital fabrication where anyone can create a 3D model of something they need using quality materials.
Apr 12, 2013 | 8:43Spark E-waste Disposal Audio
Spark E-waste Disposal Apr 12, 2013 | 8:43Cliff Hacking of the Electronic Products Recycling Association talks about the climbing costs of electronics recycling, on the environment and our wallets.
Apr 26, 2013 | 24:02Spark E-Library Letdown Audio
Spark E-Library Letdown Apr 26, 2013 | 24:02A story about the frustration of borrowing an e-book from the public library, has us take look at the lessons of digital adaptation with a panel of book, library, and policy experts.
May 3, 2013 | 9:10Spark Race and Online Dating - 1 Audio
Spark Race and Online Dating - 1 May 3, 2013 | 9:10Back in February, we dedicated an entire Spark episode to dating in the digital age, including a story by Kaj Hasselriis, all about Grindr, a geo-social dating app for gay men. Kaj is back to talk about another, and ugly, side to online dating – racism.
Mar 8, 2013 | 17:52Spark Creative Coding Audio
Spark Creative Coding Mar 8, 2013 | 17:52Diana Kimball believes in "coding as a liberal art" - a new approach to university programming classes, one that teaches coding as a creative pursuit, rather than simply as a vocation. Seb Lee-Delisle hosts the Creative Coding podcast, and teaches creative coding workshops aimed at people who don't think of themselves as programmers.
May 3, 2013 | 8:40Spark Arithmetech Audio
Spark Arithmetech May 3, 2013 | 8:40Dan Misener brings us the week's news highlights, through a numerical lens. With an emphasis on how the number of over-the-top messages (through free texting apps) we send, has now surpassed traditional SMS texting.
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.
Apr 14, 2013 | 53:59Spark 213: Longevity, Integration, Disposal Audio
Spark 213: Longevity, Integration, Disposal Apr 14, 2013 | 53:59Cliff Hacking on e-waste disposal in Canada. David Fleming on real estate and virtual staging. Julia Pagel on the Integrative Thinking technique in schools. Phil Gyford, Jason Scott, and Meg Ambrose on data longevity and web ephemerality.