Spark from CBC Radio
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Spark on CBC Radio One Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
||Clean328: Disruption in banking, a long view on AI, and more...||The AI100 takes a long view on artificial intelligence research, why there are pop machines in your video games, teaching millennials about money, how the big banks are dealing with disruptions, and taking another look at the value of gold.||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean327: Working less, social credit scores, and more...||A proposal for shorter workdays. We ask the question. Getting credit through online shopping and social media. And the tech helping people send money back home.||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean326: The pain of paying, tracking babies, and more...||How credit cards help us spend more, new ways we are measuring everything about our kids, using Amazing Prime for... everything, celebrating the birthday of an unsung operating system, and looking back on Spark 10 seasons in.||9/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing: From Bartering to Bitcoin||Spark's new series on the future of money in a digital world||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean325: Connected bikes, playground design and more||The latest in connected bikes. Playing with playground design. The messaging app boom. And, experimenting with guaranteed basic income.||6/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean324: Tracking tears, Zero Rating and more...||Adding tears to the quantified self movement. Finding names for every place. Understanding a big tech purchase. The problem with data-free content. And why the simplest brains are sometimes the best.||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean323: Video visitations, busting bad behaviour and more||The impact of video visitation replacing in-person visits at jails and prisons. Fighting sexism in the tech industry. The AI that remade Blade Runner. And, falling in love with a little help from Google Translate.||6/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean322: Web Brutalism, millennial interests and more||Why Brutalism is the hot new trend in web design. What are millennials interested in? And, how to prepare for the inevitable.||5/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean321: Life-saving fonts, ransomware cars and more||The right typeface can be a matter of life and death. How connected cars can be held for ransom. The origins of authority. Reading by ear. And, your phone's secret FM radio.||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean320: Wake up the brain with sound and more||Waking up the brain with sound, designing consent into social networks, distracted parenting, and what's the big deal about blockchain?||5/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean319: Make better decisions with math and more||How an algorithm can help you make decisions, the new movie only you will see, dancing with AI, and virtual reality documentary.||5/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean318: Embracing boredom, digital hoarding, quantum computing and more||The value of being bored. Explaining quantum computing. Clearing out our digital basements. Using DNA to store data. A literary use for the Dark Web.||4/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean317: inspiration overload, chatbot mania and more||Why should we care about chatbots? Flushing data down the toilet. Inspiration and aspiration overload. Following mail to understand economics. Fighting patent trolls with nonsense.||4/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean316: Autonomous intersections, the Animal Internet and more||Running with the Grand Theft Auto deer. Autonomous intersections. How we're driven to distraction. Computerized vulture eggs. Animal privacy rights and the animal internet.||4/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean315: Social algorithms, healthcare design and more||Instagram, algorithms and the little guy. Waiting rooms designed with the patient in mind. Raising digital and robotic natives. Bursting the on-demand economy bubble.||3/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
One of my favorites
It's a very well paced fun show to listen to. This summer they are playing complete interviews from earlier news segments and those are just as interesting as the shows themselves. It sometimes seems like cotton candy because the shows are so fun to listen to, but beyond the surface every show has fascinating and valuable content.
I love the usage of CC licenced sounds and music.
THE technology/culture podcast i hear in the morning when i drive to work.
Nora is great.
This show is amazing
This is an amazing show and has quickly become my favorite podcast. Nora is wonderfully professional, relatable, and very easy on the ears. It is high quality with excellent interviews that make you think. I highly recommend it!