Nights for Monday 22 May 2017
7:12 Why we choose terrible passwords
Passwords (good ones) are said to be like underwear. Don't share them and change them regularly.
But for many of us it seems 1234, qwerty, are our go to passwords. Megan Squire wants us all to rethink our passwords.
Legendary American Jazz pianist Kenny Barron is coming to Christchurch as part of the International Jazz and Blues Festival at the end of this month. It's the first time he's performed in New Zealand. The octogenarian spoke to Zoe George from his base in New York, about the evolution of jazz, how Latin and Caribbean rhythms influenced his style, having "it" and, of course, Donald Trump.
8:12 Nights' Science - Stella McQueen
Stella was doing a fish rescue on a short stretch of stream on a farm. She expected eels, maybe a few fish. What she got was 406 kakahi or freshwater mussels.
8:30 Window on the World
IBM is giving users worldwide the chance to use a quantum computer; Google is promising "quantum supremacy" by the end of the year; Microsoft's Station Q is working on the hardware and operating system for a machine that will outpace any conventional computer. Roland Pease meets some of the experts, and explores the technology behind the next information revolution.
This week on Insight, RNZ Northland reporter, Lois Williams continues Insight's investigation into the country's P epidemic, by exploring how it's breaking up families, piling the pressure on schools, mental health workers, police and rehab clinics and what's being done to try and repair the damage.
Next week on Insight, the BBCs Tim Samuels spends 24 hours immersed in an extraordinary medical scene - Israeli doctors tending to Syrians who have been smuggled over the border for life-saving treatment into a country Syria is technically still at war with.
10:17 Late Edition
A roundup of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Dateline Pacific from RNZ International.
11:07 Nashville Babylon
Every Monday on Nashville Babylon Mark Rogers presents the very best in alt.country, Americana and soul and blues…
On this week's show - Mark plays new music from John Moreland and Kendall Elise, a classic gunfighter ballad from Marty Robbins, blues from Big Joe Turner and twisted Kiwiana from Delaney Davidson. There's also a tribute to Mazzy Star drummer Keith Mitchell who passed away recently.