Sep 21, 2014 | 10:01Spark Mindful Multitasking Audio
Spark Mindful Multitasking Sep 21, 2014 | 10:01Can contemplative practices like mindfulness meditation can help us manage our busy, multitasking lives? David M. Levy, a professor at the Information School at the University of Washington and a long-time mediator, thinks so.
Oct 17, 2014 | 7:48Spark Hacking online marketing Audio
Spark Hacking online marketing Oct 17, 2014 | 7:48Online marketing uses lots of techniques to target shoppers, like offering different prices to different web visitors based on how much marketers think they'll pay. Turns out consumers can use that targeting to their own advantage.
Oct 19, 2014 | 6:17Spark Ad tracking Audio
Spark Ad tracking Oct 19, 2014 | 6:17Online ads target us and now follow us wherever we go online. Ashkan Soltani says this is invasive, so he's created Floodwatch to increase awareness about online advertising and tracking.
Dec 21, 2012 | 10:14Spark Raspberry Pi Audio
Spark Raspberry Pi Dec 21, 2012 | 10:14Rob Bishop tells us how Raspberry Pi, a cheap, credit-card sized computer with its guts exposed could revolutionize the way kids learn about computer programming.
Oct 19, 2014 | 8:08Spark RogerVoice Audio
Spark RogerVoice Oct 19, 2014 | 8:08Olivier Jeannel is deaf, but he wanted to be able to make a phone calls. So he created RogerVoice, a mobile app that transcribes phone conversations in real time so that deaf and hard of hearing people can talk on the phone.
Jun 22, 2014 | 8:18Spark Interactive cities Audio
Spark Interactive cities Jun 22, 2014 | 8:18Daan Roosegaarde is one of the leading designers envisioning the networked cities of the future, from roads that tell you when they're slippery to dancing lights that turn on when you pass them.
Apr 27, 2014 | 9:53Spark George Siemens on personal education Audio
Spark George Siemens on personal education Apr 27, 2014 | 9:53Today's students leave lots of data trails - from demographic information, to how they read and highlight ebooks, and interact online. Researcher George Siemens explains how analyzing data about the way students learn lets schools customize education.