Nights for Tuesday 16 May 2017
7:12 Twenty years on from Deep Blue v.s Kasparov
World champion chess player Gary Kasparov lost to a computer in 1997, the computer named 'Deep Blue' won the match and paved the way for computers to be seen as capable of outsmarting humans. Kasparov called foul play. Mark Robert Anderson is Professor in Computing and Information Systems at Edge Hill University and he'll be talking about how a data revolution started with a chess match.
7:30 The Sampler
In The Sampler this week Nick Bollinger explores the nouveau-psychedelia of The Nudge; the percussive peregrinations of Riki Gooch, who records as Cave Circles; a solitary set from Dunedin singer-songwriter Matt Langley; and the final part of a trilogy from Manchester's The Distractions.
8:12 Nights' Pundit - Feminism
Deborah Russell says children learn through play, and if we only make some toys available to either boys, or girls, then we limit learning.Our pundit on feminism Deborah Russell.
8:30 Window on the World
Matthew Gwyther looks at how McDonalds in the UK is trying to present a new image.
9:07 Tuesday Feature
Complaints that Russia interfered in America's presidential election are only the latest chapter in a much longer story. Both Moscow and the West have engaged in political subversion over the last 100 years, in an attempt to undermine the other.. BBC security correspondent Gordon Corera tells the stories behind a struggle which still dominates relations between the East and the West.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Worlds of Music
Trevor Reekie hosts a weekly music programme celebrating an eclectic mix of 'world' music, fusion and folk roots. Tonight,