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.
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 12, 2013 | 6:38Spark Integrative Thinking Audio
Spark Integrative Thinking Apr 12, 2013 | 6:38Contributor Julia Pagel on a new learning technique called Integrative Thinking, that's not about what you teach students to think about, but how you teach them to think.
Apr 12, 2013 | 8:09Spark Virtual Staging Audio
Spark Virtual Staging Apr 12, 2013 | 8:09Realtor and blogger David Fleming on the new real estate trend of virtual staging, that helps buyers better visualize prospective homes, and sellers save thousands of dollars.
Apr 12, 2013 | 26:30Spark Data Longevity Audio
Spark Data Longevity Apr 12, 2013 | 26:30How long does all the stuff we post online actually stick around? Nora Young talks to Phil Gyford, Jason Scott, and Meg Ambrose about what happens when free web services shut down, the digital right to forget, and rogue archiving.
Mar 28, 2013 | 12:21Spark Keeping Your Gadgets Audio
Spark Keeping Your Gadgets Mar 28, 2013 | 12:21Back in 2009, we spoke to Gina Trapani and Anil Dash about why some of us lust after the newest, shiniest gadgets on the market, when the ones we already own are doing just fine - a discussion that we are still having today.
Mar 28, 2013 | 9:52Spark Getting Good Gadgets Audio
Spark Getting Good Gadgets Mar 28, 2013 | 9:52There are plenty of ways to research that new tech gadget before you buy it, but wading through all the reviews and recommendations can be overwhelming. Enter Brian Lam and a site called The Wirecutter – a new model of product reviews.
Mar 28, 2013 | 11:36Spark Our Unwanted Gadgets Audio
Spark Our Unwanted Gadgets Mar 28, 2013 | 11:36Ian Urbina, a New York Times journalist, recently wrote an article about the increase in e-waste in the U.S significantly caused by the obsolescence of cathode ray tubes. A look at what really happens to our old gear once we no longer have a use for it.
Mar 28, 2013 | 10:45Spark Fixing Your Own Gadgets Audio
Spark Fixing Your Own Gadgets Mar 28, 2013 | 10:45We know there's no need to replace something that already works well. But what about when your tech dies? Kyle Wiens of iFixit, wants people to learn to fix their own tech instead of throwing it on the heap, or throwing their hands up in exasperation.