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Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.

Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.
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Toronto, ON

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CBC

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Nora Young helps you navigate your digital life by connecting you to fresh ideas in surprising ways.

Twitter:

@sparkcbc

Language:

English

Contact:

CBC Radio: Spark P.O. Box 500, Stn. “A” Toronto, Ontario M5W 1E6 416-205-7021


Episodes

367: Loneliness, Algorithms, War and Peace

10/13/2017
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The trouble with advertising algorithms. The Loneliness Project. Why you should read War and Peace on your phone.

Duration: 00:54:40


366: Smelling data, competing for Amazon, and more

10/6/2017
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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

Duration: 00:54:40


365: Turning the economy upside down, leaking data's smell, surrogate robot students and more

9/29/2017
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How machines, platforms and the crowd are changing everything.

Duration: 00:54:36


364: Reimagining the classroom, the university, and the trades

9/22/2017
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How can we best prepare young people for a work environment that's constantly evolving?

Duration: 00:54:36


363: Social media for disaster, buffering, robot lawyers and more

9/15/2017
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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

Duration: 00:54:36


362: Machine learning outliers, smart device "ownership," and more

9/8/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:54:34


The Spark guide to living, part 10: Creativity

8/30/2017
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Jumpstart your own creative process with our look at how innovative, creative and even brilliant ideas happen.

Duration: 00:54:34


The Spark guide to living, part 9: Artificial Intelligence

7/21/2017
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Will we soon welcome our robot overlords? Or is AI much more benign? Spark looks at the state of AI

Duration: 00:54:39


The Spark guide to living, part 8: Loneliness and Technology

7/21/2017
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Technology allows us to connect more than ever. So why are so many people lonely?

Duration: 00:54:39


The Spark guide to living, part 7: The impact of algorithms

7/21/2017
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Algorithms govern our search results to what we see on Facebook. We examine the hidden impacts of technology.

Duration: 00:54:39


The Spark guide to living, part 6: Designing your life

7/21/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:54:39


The Spark guide to living, part 5: Money and tech

7/21/2017
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We look at how money and finance is being radically changed by technology

Duration: 00:54:39


The Spark guide to living, part 4: Disability and assistive tech

7/21/2017
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The Spark Guide to Living looks at how technology has made living with disability easier and more manageable.

Duration: 00:54:39


The Spark guide to living, part 3: Tech in entertainment

7/13/2017
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We look at how technology has disrupted, enhanced, and hindered the entertainment industry.

Duration: 00:54:34


The Spark guide to living, part 2: music and technology

7/5/2017
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A look at how technology is changing music: the way we hear it, stream it, and make it.

Duration: 00:54:34


Spark Guide to Living Episode 1 - The state of innovation in Canada

6/30/2017
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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

Duration: 00:54:34


361: Blessing robots, extended minds and more

6/23/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:54:31


360: language and diversity in the digital age

6/16/2017
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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.

Duration: 00:54:38


359: machines that smell sickness, sarcastic AI and more

6/9/2017
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Crowdsourcing happiness. Sarcastic AI. Protest and technology. Making music with code. Machines that can sniff out disease.

Duration: 00:54:38


358: moderation, persuasion, attention

6/2/2017
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Facebook's content moderation problem. Apple's lack of daycare. Dumb bots that improve office dynamics. And, online persuasion and the attention economy.

Duration: 00:54:33

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