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A podcast from CBC Radio

Spark from CBC Radio

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26 Episodes • Released Weekly

26 Episodes • Released Weekly

A podcast from CBC Radio

Spark from CBC Radio

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26 Episodes • Released Weekly

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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.

Latest Episode

21 Aug 2020 • 54 mins

Spark Summer Episode Eight: Islands in the Video Stream

This week on Spark, streaming wars and the future of TV.Dan Rayburn is a principal analyst at a market research and business consulting firm. JP Larocque is a TV writer and journalist. They're both talking about how streaming has changed and what it means for Canadian consumers. Patrick Keilty is a professor in the Faculty of Information and Archives Director of the Sexual Representation Collection in the Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies at the University of Toronto, and he'll explain how the porn industry led the way in terms of how services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video work today. And Ed Finn is the Director of the Centre for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University, and the author of What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing. he'll explain the cultural impacts of streaming.This episode originally aired February 2, 2020.