Nine To Noon for Wednesday 9 April 2014
09:05 Fears MH370 black box batteries have died
Rob McCallum, New Zealand underwater search specialist, based in Seattle.
09:20 2013 - Year of the Mega Breach
Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report analyses the global threat activity in 2013 – describing it as the year of the Mega Breach – with a 62 percent increase in the number of data breaches globally from the previous year, and targeted attacks up 91 percent.
Mark Shaw, a Technology Strategist for Symantec in the Pacific region.
09:35 Eighty-three-year-old Whangarei man finds couple's long lost engagement ring, using metal detector on beach
For retired Whangarei man, Bernie Patterson, combing beaches and parks with a metal detector has been a three decade passion, leading to many interesting and precious finds. Auckland couple Jeff and Vivienne Ninnes have been reunited with a diamond and sapphire engagement ring they lost six years ago.
09:45 Australia correspondent Karen Middleton, Chief Political Correspondent for SBS
10:05 Feature: Neuroscience researcher on the benefits of doing nothing
Andrew Smart is a neuroscience researcher and the author of Autopilot. He explains the art and science of being idle as a necessary means to creativity and greater productivity. His book, Autopilot, is published by OR Books.
10:35 Book review: Hemingway on War by Ernest Hemingway
Reviewed by Phil Vine, published by Vintage Classics
A satirical take on contemporary New Zealand society and politics. About love and relationships, power and the past, it's loaded too with spin; political, social, and literary. (Part 8 of 12)
11:05 Marty Duda's artist of the week: Jason Isbell
Jason Isbell is a former member of Drive-By Truckers who struck out on his own in 2007. Like the rest of the Truckers, he hails from the Muscle Shoals area of Alabama, a place that has a rich musical history. Isbell is also a close friend of Justin Townes Earle and Ryan Adams, two songwriters with whom he shares a talent for creating mature, intimate songs about life in the Southeastern United States. Jason Isbell will perform at Auckland's Tuning Fork this coming Saturday, April 12th along with his band, The 400.
1. The Magician – Jason Isbell taken from 2007 album, “Sirens Of The Ditch” (New West)
2. Soldiers Get Strange – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit taken from 2009 album, “Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit” (Lightning Rod)
3. Alabama Pines – Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit taken from 2011 album “Here We Rest” (Lightning Rod)
4. Traveling Alone – Jason Isbell taken from 2013 album, “Southeastern” (Relativity)
11:30 Law - liability of company directors
Health and Safety specialist lawyer, Stephanie Grieve of Duncan Coterill discusses the trend towards imposing greater liability on directors of companies involved in health and safety breaches.
11:45 Arts commentator Courtney Johnston
A new exhibition at City Gallery Wellington gives an artist’s view of legendary dealer Peter McLeavey, a new video game pits bears against art, and photography in museums - an update.
The Given as an Art-Political Statement
McLeavey Sat Here - City Gallery Wellington (until 15 June)
Bears vs Art: A battle for the soul of Australia’s gaming industry
Bears vs Art trailor
To ban or not to ban photography
Should we ban photography in art galleries?