Feb 16, 2014 | 14:00Spark Networked teens Audio
Spark Networked teens Feb 16, 2014 | 14:00Wondering 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.
Feb 16, 2014 | 8:06Spark RoboCop and us Audio
Spark RoboCop and us Feb 16, 2014 | 8:06Writer Matt Novak argues that today's drones and automated military technology is the end point of a long history of fascination with -and anxiety about- cyborgs, in society and pop culture.
Feb 16, 2014 | 4:29Spark Romantic reminder app Audio
Spark Romantic reminder app Feb 16, 2014 | 4:29In this edition of We Asked the Question, Spark producer Michelle Parise asks the broader Spark community: How would you feel if your significant other used an app to remember to say "I love you?"
Feb 9, 2014 | 7:22Spark Techno-incompatibility Audio
Spark Techno-incompatibility Feb 9, 2014 | 7:22Does your partner get angry when you text during dinner? Jesse Fox on the problems that arise when couples have different ideas about appropriate tech use within a relationship.
Feb 9, 2014 | 5:32Spark Romantimatic Audio
Spark Romantimatic Feb 9, 2014 | 5:32Greg Knauss created an app to remind you to text your romantic partner. While some response has been negative, Greg believes the app is the opposite of cynical, a way to remember something important, just like any other calendar reminder.
Feb 9, 2014 | 8:14Spark The quantified breakup Audio
Spark The quantified breakup Feb 9, 2014 | 8:14Like the song goes, it's Heartaches by the Number. When Lam Thuy Vo went through a painful breakup last summer, she began a Tumblr that documented her emotional life in charts and graphs.
Feb 9, 2014 | 8:27Spark Letting go Audio
Spark Letting go Feb 9, 2014 | 8:27Does looking up exes on Facebook count as unhealthy behavior? Tara Marshall's research says online surveillance of ex-romantic partners may prevent people from moving on after a break-up and inhibits personal growth.
Feb 9, 2014 | 5:08Spark Forgiveness Audio
Spark Forgiveness Feb 9, 2014 | 5:08Could our digital lives be changing the nature of forgiveness? Philosophy professor Charles Griswold on the impact of technology on the process of forgiving others.
Feb 9, 2014 | 6:54Spark Technology for recovery Audio
Spark Technology for recovery Feb 9, 2014 | 6:54We love the power of numbers, but can capturing data about our relationship improve our behaviour or better understand what happened? Steve Whittaker on the power - and limits - of the quantified heart.
Jan 26, 2014 | 9:33Spark Music, memory, sleep Audio
Spark Music, memory, sleep Jan 26, 2014 | 9:33Neuroscientist Dan Wetmore and his colleagues at startup Sheepdog Sciences are developing a wearable device that will use music to help turn your short-term memories into long-term memories, all while you are sleeping.