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years of Netflix and YouTube dominating streaming video, a raft of new services is arriving, yours for the price of a subscription.

That, plus exploring the surprising role the pornography industry has played in the technology of streaming.Spark host Nora Young speaks with Patrick Keilty, a professor and archives director of the Sexual Representation Collection in the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto;

This week on Spark, we look at how public design and personal mindset can allow us to make the most—and even get excited by—winter.

Isla Tanaka, Edmonton's WinterCity planner, explains how her city is helping patios stay open all year, keeping parks accessible, and using urban design to mitigate darkness and wind. Michele

Kari Leibowitz, a Stanford psychologist, describes what she learned by spending a year in Tromsø, Norway, where residents have very low winter depression and seasonal affective disorder rates, despite being 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

Critics and viewers are entranced by its realistic look at a couple who want to split up amicably, but are swayed by those around them, including lawyers.

She recently concluded a study examining how technology generally and apps such as OurFamilyWizard are changing the way separated and divorced parents co-parent. Chris

Bentley, the former Attorney General of Ontario, is the managing director of the Legal Innovation Zone at Ryerson University, which helps improve access to the legal system and provides free online resources to separating and divorcing couples. Jenny

Friedland is a lawyer and mediator in Toronto, who helps couples 'exhaust the hate' and try to separate without resorting to litigation.

So the start of a new decade seems like a good time to talk 'big picture' with Lord Martin Rees, one of the world's most prominent scientists.

he also describes how, as a community, Black people were able to harness technology and bring issues of systemic racial injustice to national and international attention following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. In

Ramesh Srinivasan, the author of Beyond the Valley: How Innovators around the World are Overcoming Inequality and Creating the Technologies of Tomorrow, talks to Nora about several projects in Africa and South Asia where innovators, often working with discarded materials, are creating inspiring technology—in defiance of the large corporations in the U.S. and China.

week on Spark we're revisiting Walden, and looking at its elegant relevance for today's world, as more and more people seek respite from their technology-addled, fast-paced lives.

roundup of Spark stories from the past year that explore the past, present and future of smart home technology.

we seek to feed a growing global population, new food technologies are opening up a world of synthetic food production: from synthesizing products at the molecular level, to stem cells grown to create flesh, to farming⁠—and eating⁠—insects.

election season in Canada, and this week on Spark we're taking a look at the how tools used to mislead people have developed through history.

From urban planning to smart home technology, we look at some of the innovations that can support people living with dementia, as well as their caregivers.

digital tools mean everyone's a dj or filmmaker, do those tools devalue or replace skill and craft?

Inside the complex world of weather forecasting, and a deep, deep dive to the bottom of the ocean to explore the dizzying array of undersea cables that make up the backbone of the internet.

look at how more and more people are identifying as 'digisexuals,' a new term describing those whose primary sexual identity comes through the use of technology. Ian

Set in an alternative UK in the 1980s, where real life computer pioneer Alan Turing is still alive, and has led a technical revolution bringing hyper-realistic robots to daily life, the novel raises questions of what it means to be human.

She and Ebru Kurbak recently designed an embroidery 8 bit computer, using historic patterns of gold embroidery and beads. Taking

He created 'ClimateFortnite,' in which he and other climate scientists play the game and also answer questions about climate change using the in-game chat.

Taylor, who has focused on internet and game studies for over two decades, explains the interrelations between culture and technology in online leisure environments.

cities around the world begin integrating technology more deeply into urban infrastructure, it's still not clear what people mean when they talk about 'smart cities.'

this year, a survey found that 88 per cent of Canadians are concerned on some level about their privacy when it comes to smart cities.

a smart city's infrastructure is built by a single corporation, it may end up being like like a technological walled garden, which could harm collaboration and innovation, says Kurtis McBride.

panel at a security and privacy conference in Victoria, B.C., earlier this year, discusses how a smart city can be efficient, safe and open.

our social media echo chambers with an opposing view may seem like the best way to reduce political polarization.

In his new book, philosopher Mark Kingwell argues that we're in a political economy of 'neoliberal boredom' fueled by our digital devices.A new opinion in the social media echo chamber could close it even tighter Disrupting

our social media echo chambers with an opposing view may seem like the best way to reduce political polarization.

In his new book, philosopher Mark Kingwell argues that we're in a political economy of 'neoliberal boredom' fueled by our digital devices.

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