Nov 23, 2014 | 9:44Spark How to make the bus come to you Audio
Spark How to make the bus come to you Nov 23, 2014 | 9:44Imagine if your bus stop moved with you. Bridj is a data driven bus service that responds to commuters in real time. The CEO, Matt George, explains how using big data can make commuting smarter.
Nov 23, 2014 | 13:13Spark The Many Faces of Anonymous Audio
Spark The Many Faces of Anonymous Nov 23, 2014 | 13:13Gabriella Coleman's new book takes a look at the rise of the global phenomenon "Anonymous", a decentralized activist movement that went from being fringe online pranksters to playing a key role in things like Occupy Wall Street and WikiLeaks.
Nov 23, 2014 | 6:43Spark Why your hands are the windows to your mind Audio
Spark Why your hands are the windows to your mind Nov 23, 2014 | 6:43Human hands are incredibly expressive, but the gadgets we use don't take advantage of all the information they carry. Microsoft Research's Ken Hinckley is working to change that, by developing a tablet and stylus that can tell how they're being gripped.
Dec 15, 2013 | 11:44Spark Minecraft Education Audio
Spark Minecraft Education Dec 15, 2013 | 11:44Julia Pagel on the role of popular video game Minecraft in the classroom. Cori Dusmann with tips on what adults need to know to get their kids started with the game.
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'.
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.