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Spark - 266: A bus that comes to you. Code and beauty. The many faces of Anonymous, and more.Nov 23, 2014 | 53:59Spark 266: A bus that comes to you. Code and beauty. The many faces of Anonymous, and more. Audio
Spark 266: A bus that comes to you. Code and beauty. The many faces of Anonymous, and more. Nov 23, 2014 | 53:59Cracking the code of beauty and the beauty of code. Inside the many faces of online hacktivists Anonymous. A bus that comes to you. A tablet and pen that can sense what you want to use them for. And, balloon-based communication.
Spark - How to make the bus come to youNov 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.
Spark - The Many Faces of AnonymousNov 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.
Spark - 265: Hooked on social media. Hacking the mail. A CD that can't play. A brief history of time travel. Cyber attacks on human rights groups.Nov 9, 2014 | 53:59Spark 265: Hooked on social media. Hacking the mail. A CD that can't play. A brief history of time travel. Cyber attacks on human rights groups. Audio
Spark 265: Hooked on social media. Hacking the mail. A CD that can't play. A brief history of time travel. Cyber attacks on human rights groups. Nov 9, 2014 | 53:59Hooked on social media. Hacking the mail. A CD that can't play. A brief history of time travel. Cyber attacks on human rights groups.
Spark - Why your hands are the windows to your mindNov 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.
Spark - Minecraft EducationDec 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.
Spark - The social lives of networked teens (Bonus)Feb 11, 2014 | 29:52Spark The social lives of networked teens (Bonus) Audio
Spark The social lives of networked teens (Bonus) Feb 11, 2014 | 29:52Wondering what the kids are up to these days on social media? In her book, It's Complicated, danah boyd argues things aren't quite what they seem when it comes to networked teens.
Spark - Speech Donors with Professor Rupal PatelFeb 23, 2014 | 12:13Spark Speech Donors with Professor Rupal Patel Audio
Spark Speech Donors with Professor Rupal Patel Feb 23, 2014 | 12:13Until now, people living with severe speech disorders only had a few computerized voices to choose from. With the help of speech donors, Rupal Patel is creating new, personalized voices that match the individual.
Spark - The future of videoconferencingOct 26, 2014 | 8:53Spark The future of videoconferencing Audio
Spark The future of videoconferencing Oct 26, 2014 | 8:53Demetrios Karis studied videoconferencing and video portals at Google because he wanted to explore their benefits and limitations for group collaboration.
Spark - Work-life BalanceJun 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'.
Spark - "Rewire" with author Ethan ZuckermanSep 13, 2013 | 15:13Spark "Rewire" with author Ethan Zuckerman Audio
Spark "Rewire" with author Ethan Zuckerman Sep 13, 2013 | 15:13Ethan Zuckerman on his new book "Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection." In it he explores why our advances in tech communication haven't exactly lead to increased human connection.
Spark - Uploading your mindApr 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.
Spark - You Won't Believe How This CBC Producer Promotes Stories!Nov 2, 2014 | 7:29Spark You Won't Believe How This CBC Producer Promotes Stories! Audio
Spark You Won't Believe How This CBC Producer Promotes Stories! Nov 2, 2014 | 7:29What makes news stories spread on social media? Chris Kelly, senior producer of CBC's satirical news show, This is That, explains why the fake news stories they do become viral hits, and how promotional techniques can help spread content on social media.
Spark - Cracking the code of beauty to find the beauty of codeNov 23, 2014 | 14:27Spark Cracking the code of beauty to find the beauty of code Audio
Spark Cracking the code of beauty to find the beauty of code Nov 23, 2014 | 14:27Can computer code be beautiful? Ugly? Vikram Chandra is a bestselling fiction author and a computer programmer. In his first nonfiction book, Geek Sublime, he explores the intriguing connections between writing, beauty, ideology, art and code.
Spark - Online Dating Data (Full interview)Jan 30, 2013 | 20:55Spark Online Dating Data (Full interview) Audio
Spark Online Dating Data (Full interview) Jan 30, 2013 | 20:55We'll speak to Sam Yagan, the co-founder of OKCupid about recent trends in online dating and what the data shows about gender differences in the way we interact in online dating spaces.

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