Nora Young

Host of CBC Radio’s Spark, Author of The Virtual Self

Nora Young

Host of CBC Radio’s Spark, Author of The Virtual Self

Biography

Nora Young is an informed and ideal guide for anyone looking to examine—and plan for—the ever-changing high-tech landscape; she helps audiences understand trends in gadgets, apps, social media, and more, while showing them how to better protect their privacy in our increasingly digital world. The host of CBC Radio’s Spark and the author of The Virtual Self, she demystifies technology and explains how it is shaping our lives and the larger world in which we live.

Young is the co-creator of podcast The Sniffer, and she was the founding host of CBC Radio’s Definitely Not The Opera, where she often discussed topics related to new media and technology. Her work has appeared online, on television, and in print.

All session by Nora Young

Plenary

9:20 - 10:30
IC Atrium