Dec 21, 2012 | 10:14Spark Raspberry Pi Audio
Spark Raspberry Pi Dec 21, 2012 | 10:14Rob Bishop tells us how Raspberry Pi, a cheap, credit-card sized computer with its guts exposed could revolutionize the way kids learn about computer programming.
Nov 2, 2014 | 53:59Spark 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age. Audio
Spark 264: Truth, rumours, fake news, and misattribution in a digital age. Nov 2, 2014 | 53:59A look at the push and pull of truth, rumour, misattribution, and the way news stories and art change and morph on the internet as they become viral.
Mar 17, 2011 | 22:49Spark Why Work Doesn't Happen at Work with Jason Fried Audio
Spark Why Work Doesn't Happen at Work with Jason Fried Mar 17, 2011 | 22:49Ever wonder how much work you actually do in a day? There can be a lot of distractions between meetings, your manager's questions, impromptu pot-lucks and gab fests. Some days it can feel like it's impossible to get anything done. That's because according to Jason Fried it IS. Jason is the co-founder of 37 Signals, a company that builds web-based collaboration tools. He's also the co-author of the bestseller "Rework" - a book all about how to make work work better. Although he himself is a manager, Jason has no problem blaming workplace inefficiencies on meetings and managers.
Sep 14, 2014 | 11:37Spark Notification vacation Audio
Spark Notification vacation Sep 14, 2014 | 11:37The smartphone brings the world to our pockets, but can also bring an obsession with receiving and responding to notifications. Dr. Larry Rosen says the relentless barrage of notifications can have adverse effects on our mental and physical health.
Sep 14, 2014 | 11:40Spark Digital sabbatical Audio
Spark Digital sabbatical Sep 14, 2014 | 11:40Journalist David Roberts grew so compulsive in his use of digital technology that he was staying online until 2:00 or 3:00 am. He hit Twitter's daily tweet limit. So he took a leave of absence and went (mostly) offline for a full year.