Feb 1, 2015 | 7:48Spark This Twitterfic is Twitterific Audio
Spark This Twitterfic is Twitterific Feb 1, 2015 | 7:48Twitter is home to all kinds of creative storytelling, examples of how narrative is expanding on digital platforms, changing how we read, and write. Bronwen Thomas, who studies digital reading, explains.
Feb 1, 2015 | 6:48Spark Game's over but the community lives on Audio
Spark Game's over but the community lives on Feb 1, 2015 | 6:48Years after multiplayer online game Glitch ended, players remain a tight-knit group online. Spark contributor Tomas Urbina finds out why when a group from around the world descend on Toronto for a soundtrack release of songs from the game.
Jan 18, 2015 | 14:12Spark Can an A.I program be a criminal? Audio
Spark Can an A.I program be a criminal? Jan 18, 2015 | 14:12Recently we've seen examples of bots that can buy illegal substances online or that spit out defamatory tweets. But can an artificial intelligence program be a criminal? Can a robot? Ryan Calo thinks robotics will soon require its own legal framework.
Jan 18, 2015 | 6:27Spark The Internet of Emotional Things Audio
Spark The Internet of Emotional Things Jan 18, 2015 | 6:27The Withings Home smart monitoring features something called "cry recognition." In his blog post Emotion and the Internet of Things, Scott Smith wonders if the rush to commercialize these technologies will trivialize human emotion.