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February 24 2014

16:08

February 02 2014

20:32

Holacracy: Is this any way to run a business? - Jan 28, 2014

We're so used to hierarchies at work that it seems impossible a company could be managed without bosses. But some companies here in Canada are experimenting with having no boss at all. Find out how a management strategy known as Holacracy is working.

January 23 2014

19:13

Changing Views on Robots and Computers

Robots, in imagination and in reality, are not new. We've always been alternately fascinated and suspicious about them. Rewind presents historic views of robots and computers.

January 17 2014

15:41

"The Surveillance Games"

Tight Sochi Olympics.

December 16 2013

03:51

As It Happens - Conrad Black interview

Tags: cbc

December 11 2013

21:21

Conrad Black on Rob Ford

Conrad Black defends his Vision TV interview with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

December 04 2013

21:23

"The good Italian?"

What happened to the Jews of Italy under the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini? Newly released documents in Italian archives challenge the long held view that Italy was a relatively safe haven for Jews.

November 21 2013

22:46

Comedian Jenn Tisdale's XXX debut

Stand-up comic Jenn Tisdale on her first triple-X role and how having sex on film was an empowering experience.

November 01 2013

21:12

Gail Vaz-Oxlade PT 2: Kids and Family Debt - Nov 1, 2013

As part of our Project Money, Gail Vaz-Oxlade guests hosts a special Project Money edition of The Current and shares her advice on family finances.
21:12

Gail Vaz-Oxlade: From Debt-Ridden to Debt-Free - Nov 1, 2013

As part of our Project Money, Gail Vaz-Oxlade guests hosts a special Project Money edition of The Current and shares her advice on how manage unmanageable debt.

July 29 2013

22:04

Rush (the band) on Studio Q on CBC Radio (2012)

July 04 2013

17:02

Tatiana Maslany on Q with Jian Ghomeshi

On today's show, Jian speaks to Regina-born actress Tatiana Maslany, who took home the trophy for Best Actress in a Drama at the Critic's Choice Awards last month for her role(s) in the clone thriller Orphan Black. In the quirky sci-fi TV series, she plays a street-smart British orphan who realizes she has numerous identical versions of herself -- subjects of a top-secret, illegal medical experiment.

December 20 2011

17:36

Full Interview: Baratunde Thurston on Marketing Your Book in a Digital Age | Spark

These days, authors are increasingly expected to do more than just, you know, write books. They’re expected to have a presence on social media, to have a public profile, and to connect with fans and potential new readers. Baratunde Thurston is taking that a step further. Actually, he’s taking it several steps further. He’s a comedian, Director of Digital for The Onion, and he’s the author of the forthcoming book, How to Be Black. He’s assembled a volunteer ‘street team’ to help market the book through word-of-mouth and social media, and is modeling the marketing of the book on a political campaign. Is this the future for all authors? And what if you’re a low profile person who just wants to write? http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2011/12/full-interview-baratunde-thurston-on-marketing-your-book-in-a-digital-age/
17:33

Niche Subscriptions on Spark

Cathi Bond is here to talk about the trend of niche publications – having a subscription that’s not to a magazine, but to actual physical objects that come in the mail. It’s a different, analog approach to customization. Hyper-curated almost. And Cathi and Nora wonder if it’s an example of a post-digital fetishization of artifacts. http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2011/12/spark-166-december-18-21-2011/
17:32

Full Interview: David Weinberger on LibraryCloud and ShelfLife | Spark

Last week, Nora interviewed David Weinberger about libraries of the future. David is a writer, a senior research at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and he’s the co-director of The Harvard Library Innovation Lab. Nora and David discussed two projects the lab is working on, both related to metadata – information about information – and how it impacts the ways we find and navigate knowledge. So if you were waiting for a public radio podcast about library metadata (and really, who hasn’t?) today’s your lucky day. http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2011/12/full-interview-david-weinberger-on-librarycloud-and-shelflife/
17:32

Hacking the Library on Spark

Jon Kalish brings us the latest DIY trend: hackerspaces popping up at public libraries across North America. He’ll tell us why the re-purposing of public libraries is revolutionizing the way we think about libraries, turning them into places where we can make things. http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2011/12/spark-166-december-18-21-2011/

December 01 2011

16:56

Spark 159 —€“ October 23 & 26, 2011

This week on Spark:€“ There'€™s been a sharp decline in the number of young people going into the field of Computer Science lately. We try to find out why so-called digital natives lack interest in how our digital world works, and why learning to program should be basic literacy for us all. On this episode of Spark: Programmers, Hybrids, and Cyborgs – oh my! http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2011/10/spark-159-october-23-26-2011/

July 17 2011

23:44

Klosterman's Questions

Jonathon Goldstein asks Klosterman's big questions.

June 19 2011

05:35

The purpose of education. CBC roundtable

April 30 2011

16:25

Spark | CBC Radio - Full Interview: Robert J. Sawyer on his WWW trilogy

Yesterday, Nora interview the award-winning Canadian science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer. He’s just published the third installment of his WWW trilogy, called Wonder. It speculates about a possible world in which the web develops consciousness and becomes “Webmind.” You can hear the full, uncut interview below, or download the MP3. [runs 17:44] [Audio clip: view full post to listen]
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