Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)

A Society and Culture podcast featuring Paul Kennedy
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Ideas is all about ideas \x96 programs that explore everything from culture and the arts to science and technology to social issues.

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One sound invented two centuries ago was said to drive all those who heard it insane, even to to the point of suicide. Contributor Chris Brookes in St. John's takes us into the astonishing history of the glass harp, from the parlour to the paranormal - and even to death metal - and shows how the sounds we create shape our understanding of the world.
There have never been as many cities across the world as there are right now, nor with such high populations. Yet urban loneliness is a virtual pandemic, and one with huge social, medical and financial consequences. Why are cities the new capitals of isolation?
Lawyers and doctors have a code of ethics. Teachers have them. Even journalists have them. So why not the tech sector, the people who create and design our very modes of communication? Coders and designers make products that allow to us communicate with each other, across cities and nations and borders. As these giants grow at breakneck speed, and the chaos of their unfettered impact becomes mor…

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Started
Jan 26th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 18th, 2019
Release Period
Daily
No. of Episodes
475
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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