Nora Young is the host and creator of Spark: Tech, Trends, and Fresh Ideas, CBC Radio’s national radio show and podcast about technology and culture (reaching close to 1,000,000 listeners weekly). Nora interviews a who’s who of movers and shakers in technology and contemporary thought. Spark is building a lively online community as an accompaniment to its unique radio aesthetic. Nora also has a weekly column, on technology news and trendspotting, airing on CBC. Nora has been a recurring columnist on CBC TV’s Newsworld. Her writing has appeared in The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and THIS magazine. She does frequent public speaking around the country, on matters related to technology and society.
McClelland & Stewart, Canada, Spring 2012