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Downloading Decision: Could machines make better decisions for us?

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Humans like to let others make decisions for them. But what happens when those decisions are made by machines or artificial intelligence? Can we trust them to make the right choices?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170223_72286.mp3




The Proper Role of Science: Peter Gluckman

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Harper government muzzled scientists. Donald Trump's administration is now doing the same. But a better relationship between science and government is possible. Highlights from a talk by Sir Peter Gluckman.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170222_88803.mp3




From Tolerance to Tyranny

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Christians, Muslims and Jews lived together in relative harmony in medieval Spain. Then the Spanish Inquisition came along with its use of terror and racism, turning a pluralistic society into a police state


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170221_90012.mp3




Wachtel On The Arts - Phyllis Lambert

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Eleanor Wachtel speaks to Canadian architectural activist, Phyllis Lambert, in celebration of her exceptional career on her 90th birthday.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170221_31520.mp3




The Rabbit and the Giraffe, Part 1 (Encore September 12, 2016)

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Jean Vanier, who founded the L'Arche movement in 1963 for people with profound disabilities, quickly learned that "normal" people have much to learn about being human by watching those we perceive as weak. Jean Vanier in conversation with Philip Coulter.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170217_70762.mp3




The Marriage of True Minds, Part 2

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Can marriage be a source of inspiration, creativity, mutual influence, and intellectual support? A look at the relationships of Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir; and Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170215_57172.mp3




The Marriage of True Minds, Part 1

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Can marriage be a source of inspiration, creativity, mutual influence, and intellectual support? A look at the relationships of Abelard and Heloise; Percy Bysse Shelley and Mary Wollestonecraft Shelley; and Georges Sand and Frederic Chopin.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170214_94015.mp3




Surviving Post-Capitalism: Coping, hoping, doping & shopping

Thu, 09 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

In conversation with Paul Kennedy about his book How Will Capitalism End?, Wolfgang Streeck makes the unnerving case that capitalism is now at a point where it cannot survive itself.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170209_12536.mp3




The Challenge of Peace

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

We have the best communications in history, except for the kind that matters -- nations and states understanding each other. Jennifer Welsh, Paul Heinbecker, Peter Boehm and Arne Kislenko in conversation from the Stratford Festival.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170208_21918.mp3




The Enright Files on humanizing Canada's penal system

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

a hard look at Canada's penal system, exploring ideas about how prisons can keep society safe in the long run. Michael Enright speaks with some remarkable people who serve prisoners, and society, in special ways.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170206_60401.mp3




Ecology of Sound: Hildegard Westerkamp

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Paul Kennedy joins sound ecologist Hildegard Westerkamp on a sound-walk through Vancouver's downtown eastside, and explores how opening our ears to our surroundings can open our minds.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170202_85141.mp3




After Guantanamo

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 05:00:00 GMT

From the Stratford Festival, Dennis Edney, Omar Khadr’s lawyer, talks with Paul Kennedy about a life-changing experience that contains a challenge for us all.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170201_10912.mp3




Media in the Age of Terrorism: Mohamed Fahmy

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

For 438 days, journalist Mohamed Fahmy was locked away in an Egyptian jail, including solitary confinement in the brutal Scorpion wing of Cairo's Tora Prison. He reflects on the experience in the 2016 Dalton Camp Lecture.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170131_87330.mp3




The importance of being ethical with Dr. Janet Rossant

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Winner of the 2016 Friesen International Prize for Health Science Research, Dr. Janet Rossant argues that recent revolutions in genetic medicine demand comparable advances in our understanding of the underlying morality and ethics.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170130_45956.mp3




The Causes and Consequences of Brexit: Timothy Garton Ash

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Some have called it the unravelling of Europe, while others claim it may signal the end of liberalism. Brexit both surprised and confounded experts who never thought it would happen. Timothy Garton delivers the Donner Canadian Foundation Lecture.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170126_51668.mp3




Darkwave - Underwater languages at the brink of extinction (Encore Sept 28, 2016)

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Whales are threatened by us. Their language eroding through noise and climate change. Carrie Haber explores how marine scientists around the world are thinking about our evolutionary courtship with these magnificent mammals in the sea.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170124_19778.mp3




Reconciliation Before Reconciliation with Dr. Tracey Lindberg

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Dr. Tracey Lindberg explores the importance of reconciliation with self, with community, and with Indigenous peoples in advance of reconciliation with Canada.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170123_17309.mp3




The Truth about "Post-Truth"

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The election of Donald Trump has ignited talk that we're now living in a "post-truth" era. But are we? And if we are, what are the origins of this idea that the truth no longer exists, or if it does, that it doesn't matter anymore?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170119_52893.mp3




American Fascism: It Can't Happen Here? (Encore October 28, 2016)

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

What did the Trump campaign, and the voters it mobilized, have in common with Fascism, not only in Europe but in America's own dark past?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170118_97680.mp3




Wachtel On The Arts - John Neumeier

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Choreographer John Neumeier has been at the cutting edge of dance for more than fifty years. He talks to Eleanor Wachtel about how he went from being a tap-dancing kid in Milwaukee to the celebrated Artistic Director of the Hamburg Ballet.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170117_25676.mp3




Screened Off: The dangers of an insular web

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Corporate control, and the "tyranny of the popular." Fake news, filter bubbles, and apps as "walled gardens." Have we lost a free and democratic internet? And did we do this to ourselves? Featuring Sue Gardner, Hossein Derakhan, and Brodie Fenlon


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170116_47658.mp3




Commute From Hell

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Work can’t help but be affected when people spend almost as much time commuting as they spend on the job. How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance? What does it ultimately do to family life, or social engagements?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170109_16942.mp3




God Wants You To Be Rich (Encore Oct 7, 2016)

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Why do millions of Christians in the United States believe that their faith, financial status and health are all intertwined? That's the question that Paul Kennedy explores with Kate Bowler, author of Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170106_37397.mp3




The Enright Files - Ideas to make a better world

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

This month on The Enright Files, ideas to improve our communities, our countries and our quality of life. Interviews with Rutger Bregman, Janette Sadik-Khan, Pasi Sahlberg & Karyn McCluskey.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20170102_58547.mp3




Fat & Sugar, Part 2 (Encore June 22, 2016)

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Jill Eisen explores the complex, and sometimes contradictory, science of nutrition - and tries to find clarity amidst the thicket of studies and ambiguous research.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161230_31806.mp3




Fat & Sugar, Part 1 (Encore June 15, 2016)

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Jill Eisen explores the complex, and sometimes contradictory, science of nutrition - and tries to find clarity amidst the thicket of studies and ambiguous research.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161223_13811.mp3




The 2016 Sobey Art Award: The New Masters, Part 2

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Conversations with 2016 Sobey Art Award winner Jeremy Shaw and finalist Charles Stankievech.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161222_10676.mp3




The 2016 Sobey Art Award: The New Masters, Part 1

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Conversations with three of the 2016 Sobey Art Award finalists - Brenda Draney, William Robinson and Hajra Waheed


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161221_34122.mp3




Reflections on Global Affairs: Is the world really falling apart?

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

IDEAS in partnership with the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto reflects upon the state of the world. Featuring: Michael Blake, Randall Hansen, Janice Stein, and Stephen Toope.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161219_54302.mp3




Seed Banks: Re-sowing paradise

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

In the face of climate change and declining biodiversity, one of humanity's oldest cultural practices – seed saving – has a new urgency. Maria Zytaruk explores how preserving seeds reflects the deepest of human fears and hopes.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161216_50145.mp3




The Orwell Tapes, Part 3 (Encore April 18, 2016)

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

He was one of the most influential writers of our time. His name was Eric Blair, better known as George Orwell. Who was the man who gave us 'big brother', 'thoughtcrime', 'doublethink', whose name looms so large in this era of mass surveillance?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161215_89800.mp3




The Sea Women (Encore Oct 18, 2007)

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

South Korea's "sea women" have been harvesting treasures from the ocean floor since the 4th century. With only a few tools and fishing baskets slung over their shoulders, these sunburnt and wrinkled grandmothers can dive up to 20 metres on a single breath


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161214_90639.mp3




Writing in Worried Times

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

They may be successful writers, but that doesn't mean the 2016 Governor General's Literary Award winners are immune from worry about the world around us. Authors share some brand new work on that theme.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161213_83247.mp3




Cracking the Moral Code

Mon, 12 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

We all have a moral code -- a clear sense of what is right and what is wrong. But the reasons why we make certain decisions can quickly get fuzzy. Producer John Chipman explores why some people stick to their moral codes more stringently than others, and


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161212_62698.mp3




The Orwell Tapes, Part 2 (Encore April 11, 2016)

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

He was one of the most influential writers of our time. His name was Eric Blair, better known as George Orwell. Who was the man who gave us 'big brother', 'thoughtcrime', 'doublethink', whose name looms so large in this era of mass surveillance?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161208_83769.mp3




Decoding Death: The Science and Significance of Near Death Experiences

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

The nature of "near death experiences", or NDE's has historically been the territory of religion and philosophy. But now science has staked its claim in the discussion. Ashley Walters explores the science and the meaning of near death experiences.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161207_71952.mp3




The Enright Files on William Shakespeare and James Joyce

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

On this edition of The Enright Files, we mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and the 100th anniversary of James Joyce's great novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161205_56922.mp3




Rear View Mirror: Has the future ever looked like the past?

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

It's tempting to think that in order to comprehend the future, we need to know the past, that there are always lessons in history. But is that true anymore? Sailing in the 21st century, perhaps we are in uncharted waters.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161202_78244.mp3




The Orwell Tapes, Part 1 (Encore April 4, 2016)

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT

He was one of the most influential writers of our time. His name was Eric Blair, better known as George Orwell. Who was the man who gave us 'big brother', 'thoughtcrime', 'doublethink', whose name looms so large in this era of mass surveillance?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161201_56232.mp3




Ideas From The Trenches - The Dangerous Game

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

As a teen and then in her 20s, Emma Vosen loved gaming. Now as a PhD candidate, she looks to gamer culture as a microcosm of how sexism is seeded and replicated within broader society.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161130_94968.mp3




It's the Economists, Stupid (Encore Sept 9, 2015)

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Interest rates. Unemployment. GDP. Markets. Austerity measures. Economists tell us what we, as societies, can and can't afford. But how do they decide? What values are at play?


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161128_35377.mp3




Wachtel On The Arts - Ai Weiwei

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 05:00:00 GMT

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in conversation with Eleanor Wachtel about his beautiful and subversive art and about his fight for freedom and democracy in China.


Media Files:
http://podcast.cbc.ca/mp3/podcasts/ideas_20161114_81254.mp3