Nights for Monday 5 October 2015
7:10 pm Deciding on how we decide
Why maths may provide a much better account of human thinking than traditional models – Prof. Peter Bruza from the Information Systems School of Queensland University of Technology on how quantum theory relates to how we make decisions, Peter is the co-author of Quantum Models of Cognition and Decision.
7:35 Upbeat Feature
8:10 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 pm Food technology - what it takes to make what we eat
Are we getting to the stage where we are able to 3D print food? with honorary associate Prof. Don Otter from University of Auckland's School of Chemical Sciences.
9:10 pm Wikipedia as books
PediaPress is a German company producing Wikipedia articles as on-demand books, co-founder Christoph Kepper on why demand is growing for this user-edited encyclopaedia to return to the medium that it supposedly superseded.
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Beale Street Caravan
This week the Sounds of Memphis come from the Sons of Mudboy, an outfit that includes Luther Dickinson, the son of Jim Dickinson. In 1979 Jim produced an album "Beale Street Saturday Night" which has just been re-released, so the Sons of Mudboy and Shangri-La Records had a celebratory party that the Caravan crew were on hand to record. Also there's another in the series, The Memphis Beat from David Less, this time he talks about jazz players in the city.