My Media Week 31/05/08

In Our Time. The wonderful Melvyn Bragg show has a programme about probability. There are of course a lot of references to gambling, which was fundamental in the development of probability theory. (PODCAST)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime.shtml
Here is a link to the show’s archive.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/inourtime_archive_home.shtml The

The Telegraph has an article on romance and train travel. (ARTICLE)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2008/05/28/do2804.xml

The Independent had a piece about Ted Hagee, a rather frightening Christian Zionist. (ARTICLE)
http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/victoria-clark-heres-a-us-pastor-we-should-really-worry-about-835813.html

The Onion has an article about women’s career choices. (ARTICLE)
http://www.theonion.com/content/news/report_women_increasingly_choosing

The Cato Institute has an interview with Anna J. Schwartz, an economist at the National Bureau of Economic Research in New York City. Schwartz, who was born in 1915, is perhaps most famous for her work with Milton Friedman. Here she looks at the banking crisis and the role of the Fed. (PODCASTS)
http://cato.org/dailypodcast/podcast-archive.php
http://cato.org/dailypodcast/podcast-archive.php

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