Jan 26, 2014 | 10:07Spark Cheap genome mapping Audio
Spark Cheap genome mapping Jan 26, 2014 | 10:07Biotech company Illumina says it can sequence a full human genome for $1,000, long considered a watershed target. Peter Chow-White on what cheaper maps of our DNA mean for our health, and the future of our genetic privacy.
Apr 19, 2015 | 4:23Spark A tunnel to (internet) freedom Audio
Spark A tunnel to (internet) freedom Apr 19, 2015 | 4:23In Paraguay, Internet.org offers free internet access, but only to Facebook and a few other sites. Frustrated by this, Matias Insaurralde created a software tool to give users access to the broader internet.
Apr 19, 2015 | 8:45Spark How not to .suck for $2,500 Audio
Spark How not to .suck for $2,500 Apr 19, 2015 | 8:45Anyone can now register for a .sucks domain, and many celebrities and companies are doing just that to protect their brands. Mark Jeftovic tells us why he won't pay the money to register his company as easyDNS.sucks.
Apr 19, 2015 | 10:43Spark When tech titans step up for social justice Audio
Spark When tech titans step up for social justice Apr 19, 2015 | 10:43Recently we've seen tech leaders publicly speaking up about social issues. But is it hypocritical to speak up for social justice when your own company is tarnished? Mónica Guzmán looks at the tech sector's complicated relationship with social change.
Dec 1, 2013 | 53:59Spark Beauty and Brains, Beautiful Sound, Because Noun, 24-hour Music, Dramatizing the Internet, and Photo Organization Audio
Spark Beauty and Brains, Beautiful Sound, Because Noun, 24-hour Music, Dramatizing the Internet, and Photo Organization Dec 1, 2013 | 53:59Gretchen McCulloch on internet speak. Jay Frank on music listening in a digital age. Molly Bullard on photo organizing. Zaira Cattaneo on beauty and brain stimulation. Julian Treasure on the most beautiful sound. Quinn Norton on dramatizing the internet.