Nights for Tuesday 2 October 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: The Posing Cyclist
Phillip English is peddling and taking photos of himself for a cause throughout a trip that began in London and will end 15,000 kilometres later in Capetown, and he's just had a week on safari in Tanzania.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: Israel
Editor of The International Jerusalem Post, Liat Collins reporting from on the State of Israel, pop. 7,473,052 (July 2010 est.)... the holiest day of the year, Yom Kippur (Hebrew for "The Day of Atonement") is the day on which, according to Jewish tradition, our fates for the coming year are sealed.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Bot, Will You Be My Friend
Is your best friend a Bot or a Facebook pal? How much time do you spend in online interaction with digital beings and how much face-to-face with real ones? Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Sherry Turkle, author of Alone Together, seeks some answers, asking how new technologies (robots, texting, Twitter, etc.) serve our human purposes.
A World of Possibilities programmes were made by an American public education organisation The Mainstream Media Project.
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 WOMAD Taranaki 2012
Te Mātārae i Orehu, The Black Seeds, The Burundi Drummers (RNZ)