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16 Aug 2018

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.

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    Spark Guide to Life: Being a Better Human in A Digital World

    We need a survival guide for thinking because we're bad at it. What Confucius, The Buddha, and Aristotle can teach us about technology. Online is the loneliest number.

  • Posted on 10 Aug 2018

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    Spark Guide to Life: Libraries and Museums

    New technology allows Holocaust survivors to answer the questions of future generations. Breaking down the walls of the traditional museum. When it comes to books, size matters. Modern libraries innovate to better serve their communities.

  • Posted on 03 Aug 2018

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    Spark Guide to Life: AI and our Freaky Future

    Blade Runner and what it means to be human in the age of AI. AI's problem with disability and diversity. Exercise app shows why anonymous data can still be dangerous. Optical illusions for computers. Google's fun 'match your selfie with art' app points to the scary future of facial recognition.

  • Posted on 27 Jul 2018

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    Spark Guide to Life: Getting Better at Your Online Life

    Want to look at this guy's website? Go offline. Would you let a robot answer your emails? Notifications stress me out. How I cut them down to improve my well-being. 'Loudly Crying Face': Your cute emojis are spoiling social media for blind users. Is podcast listening good for you?

  • Posted on 22 Jul 2018

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    Spark Guide to Life: Protecting Yourself in the Digital World

    Your photos can be used in 'catfishing' romance scams. The real cost of our love of tech: the environment. Do you really "own" your smart devices? When moral outrage goes viral.

  • Posted on 13 Jul 2018

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