SparkTest your internet performance (and crowdsource too)May 17, 2015 | 10:07A new online tool can now test your internet speeds while also gathering data about what Canadians' internet experience is really like.
SparkWhy empathy is the next big thing in video gamesMay 17, 2015 | 15:11A look at the emergence of "empathy video games" -- a trend toward simulating experiences constrained by rules and where you are not empowered.
SparkFighting depression through a social networkMay 10, 2015 | 14:36Can a social network help combat depression? To answer this, researchers created a social network that uses crowdsourced cognitive behavioural therapy.
Spark285: Data collection, cheering up the internet and moreMay 10, 2015 | 53:59Do fitness trackers even work? Are product companies really data companies? Fighting depression through a social network. How to make the internet a happier place. Teaching computers to recognize jerks.
SparkAre product companies really data companies?May 10, 2015 | 11:43The default for most companies is to collect and save as much data as possible about customers, but what does that mean for privacy?
SparkHow to make the internet a happier placeMay 10, 2015 | 7:43CheerUpper is a website that collects sad tweets and displays them. Visitors to the site are able to anonymously respond to any tweet with a supportive or uplifting message.