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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.
||Clean367: Loneliness, Algorithms, War and Peace||The trouble with advertising algorithms. The Loneliness Project. Why you should read War and Peace on your phone.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean366: Smelling data, competing for Amazon, and more||How your PC may be making someone else rich. Getting emotional about online privacy. Blade Runner and what it means to be human in the age of AI. And, cities battle to be home to Amazon's second headquarters||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean365: Turning the economy upside down, leaking data's smell, surrogate robot students and more||How machines, platforms and the crowd are changing everything.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean364: Reimagining the classroom, the university, and the trades||How can we best prepare young people for a work environment that's constantly evolving?||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean363: Social media for disaster, buffering, robot lawyers and more||How AI might help rescuers use social media in a disaster, The end of buffering in streaming media? Why the world isn't ready for robot lawyers, What Canadian workers can expert from automation, and Ageism: The hidden barrier in tech invention||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean362: Machine learning outliers, smart device "ownership," and more||Do you really "own" your smart devices? How can machine learning understand unusual data? The video selfie as CV. A website that forces you to go offline to see it.||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 10: Creativity||Jumpstart your own creative process with our look at how innovative, creative and even brilliant ideas happen.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 4: Disability and assistive tech||The Spark Guide to Living looks at how technology has made living with disability easier and more manageable.||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 5: Money and tech||We look at how money and finance is being radically changed by technology||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 6: Designing your life||How has technology made living easier? Or has it made life more difficult? The Spark guide to asks how tech helps you design your life.||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 7: The impact of algorithms||Algorithms govern our search results to what we see on Facebook. We examine the hidden impacts of technology.||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 8: Loneliness and Technology||Technology allows us to connect more than ever. So why are so many people lonely?||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 9: Artificial Intelligence||Will we soon welcome our robot overlords? Or is AI much more benign? Spark looks at the state of AI||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 3: Tech in entertainment||We look at how technology has disrupted, enhanced, and hindered the entertainment industry.||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Spark guide to living, part 2: music and technology||A look at how technology is changing music: the way we hear it, stream it, and make it.||7/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpark Guide to Living Episode 1 - The state of innovation in Canada||As we celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary, how well are we doing in innovation? Part 1 of our summer series, The Spark Guide to Living||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean361: Blessing robots, extended minds and more||Should social media be public media? A blessing robot that offers hope in seven languages. A robot couples counsellor could save your relationship. Plus, why your phone is really an extension of your mind.||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean360: language and diversity in the digital age||Our changing view of the physical book. Linguistic diversity online and how digital tools are helping to reclaim languages at risk. The anti-social media app.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean359: machines that smell sickness, sarcastic AI and more||Crowdsourcing happiness. Sarcastic AI. Protest and technology. Making music with code. Machines that can sniff out disease.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean358: moderation, persuasion, attention||Facebook's content moderation problem. Apple's lack of daycare. Dumb bots that improve office dynamics. And, online persuasion and the attention economy.||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean357: audio tattoos, the malware scare and more||The future of ransomware. Ads that target your painful past. Tattoos you can listen to. And, has America become anti-innovation?||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean356: "Can you please unlock your phone, sir?"||Why border officials can scour your smartphone. Should robots interview abused children? "Dashing" off donations. Behaviour and digital nudging. Portrayals of motherhood in video games.||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean355: Down and out in the digital economy||The perils of job hunting in a digital age. Why kids should learn to hack. The dangers of "pre-crime" algorithms. Kim Dotcom: the man behind the myth.||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean354: Social media, social ills||Facebook, violence and responsibility. An app to bridge the political divide. Designing government data to be engaging. Locked out of your own YouTube account. And, why we need a nature fix.||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean353: Addiction, failure, psychopaths||How to identify and curb tech addiction and overuse. Why we should stop scrolling and start connecting. A tour through the Museum of Failure. A tax on robots. And, is Silicon Valley full of psychopaths?||4/20/2017||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!