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Dear Science: May 9, 2018

Dear Science: May 9, 2018 Dear Science: May 9, 2018, 54.87 MB
Wed 9 May 2018

Kiwibank charges interest on interest-free overdrafts

Kiwibank charges interest on interest-free overdrafts Kiwibank charges interest on interest-free overdrafts , 4.41 MB
Wed 9 May 2018

Wire producer Darashpreet Johal reports on Kiwibank charging interest on what were once interest free overdrafts for tertiary students. This has frustrated many students who argue that this is not what they signed up for. 

This piece is a follow up to Nicky Jonas' report on the issue, who first covered this in Debate

Mindkits: Printing Moa bones for education

Mindkits: Printing Moa bones for education Mindkits: Printing Moa bones for education, 14.95 MB
Wed 9 May 2018

Producer Will Talks to Tim Carr, Cheif Ninja (CEO) of Mindkits, a company that seeks to educate through 3D printing and other modern technologies such as robotics. Tim tells Will about their new initiative to 3D print Moa bones as educational tools for students and teachers, as well as what Mindkits hopes to do in education technology.
If you want to access Mindkits free resources, you can catch them on www.mindkits.co.nz/freeresources

Donald Trump pulls the US out of Iran nuclear deal and gambles with peace in the Middle East

Trump pulls the US out of Iran nuclear deal Trump pulls the US out of Iran nuclear deal, 4.97 MB
Wed 9 May 2018

Donald Trump strikes again. After pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change last June, the US president announced the country will no longer be part of the deal on Iran's nuclear weapon concluded by his predecessor Barack Obama in July 2015. 

Producer Lisa Boudet reports on the president's decision, and what it means for both Iran and the rest of the signatories, as well as for the future of diplomacy and world stability. 

The Wire with Will: Wednesday 9th May

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Wed 9 May 2018

On Dear Science with AUT’s Allan Blackman we talk straight lines, Thylacynes and vaccines.

Your usual wednesday host Lillian Hanly talks to Martin Cocker from Netsafe about cyber security and data sharing.

Darashpreet Johal does a report on Kiwibank's new interests on interest-free overdrafts for Tertiary accounts.

Lisa Boudet also has a report on this morning's announcement that the US will be withdrawing from the Iranian Nuclear deal.

And finally Will Parsonson talks to Tim Carr from Mindkits about 3D printing Moa Bones as an educational tool.

Crypto Currencies with Mark Shaw

Wire Worry Week: Cyber Security Wire Worry Week: Cyber Security, 54.87 MB
Tue 8 May 2018

For this installment of The Wire Worry Week, Producer Conor Knell spoke with Mark Shaw from Symantec.
The two look into Crypto Currencies, the security risks that surround them, and what you can do to keep safe. 

Our Land Report // Electric Cars impact

Double Green Desk Double Green Desk, 29.85 MB
Tue 8 May 2018

Today on the Green Desk, producer Jack Marshall doubled up and had 2 stories for us. What a treat. Firstly, Jack spoke with Minister for the Environment David Parker about the "Our Land Report 2018" And what the implications may be. Secondly, Jack chatted with Sohaib Rafique, a researcher from Australia who is looking into how the rise of electric cars may impact the power grid.

The latest Trump Administration scandal

The Iran Deal The Iran Deal, 10.88 MB
Tue 8 May 2018

Producer Conor Knell is back with his international news segment, this week he focuses on the latest Trump Administration scandal. This time, it 's about the Iran Nuclear Deal. 

Tuesday Wire

The Wire with Leonard: May 8th 2018 The Wire with Leonard: May 8th 2018, 97.53 MB
Tue 8 May 2018

Leonard Powell hosts the Tuesday Wire today. First up on the show, Conor Knell does an International story about the Iran Nuclear Deal, in relation to Donald Trumps administration scandal. Jack Marshall has his hands full on the Green Desk. Firstly, he chats with Environmental Minister David Parker about Our Land Report 2018 and what it entails. Jack then chats with Sohaib Rafique, a researcher from Australia who is looking into how the rise of electric cars may impact the power grid. Finally, Conor speaks to Mark Shaw for Wire Worry Week about Cyber Security and the risks around Crypto Currencies. Happy Birthday to David Attenborough, 92 today. 

Are robots really taking over?

Are robots really taking over? Are robots really taking over?, 23.65 MB
Mon 7 May 2018

Today, for Wire Worry Week: cyber safety. Ben Reid is the executive director of New Zealand’s Artificial Intelligence forum. The rise of AI means our world will be increasingly based in technology, and there need to be people ensuring our security is safeguarded as this technology develops. The forum released a report last week: ‘Shaping a Future New Zealand’. They found that developments in AI are not going to lead to mass unemployment, contrary to common fear. Mary-Margaret Slack asked where that worry comes from.