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OU on the BBC this week 16-07-11 to 22-07-11

Updated Friday 15th July 2011

Marcus du Sautoy heads East to China, while the Click team come to Milton Keynes

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Saturday 16th July

4.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line: The Limits Of Automation
Evan Davis and guests from industry explore the point where technology stops being able to help.
Watch: Autonomy's Mike Lynch on transformative technology

11.30pm BBC News Channel The Bottom Line: The Limits Of Automation

Sunday 17th July

1.30am BBC News Channel The Bottom Line: The Limits Of Automation

Monday 18th July

12.15am BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed: The Toxteth riots
Thirty years on, how has Toxteth changed since the riots?
How did Marseille come back from its riots?

Tuesday 19th July

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
Are we doing enough to protect our ponds? Lifecycle and climate change

7.32pm BBC World Service Click
A special recorded in Milton Keynes at The Open University brings together some of the themes of openness online.
Listen: Tony Hirst and Gareth Mitchell discuss how a personal web might become a blinkered web.

Wednesday 20th July

4.32am BBC World Service Click

11.32am BBC World Service Click

16.32am BBC World Service Click

8.00pm BBC Four The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy visits China, India and Japan to reveal how numbers run through the East.
Coming soon: The Code

10.30pm BBC Four Syrian School
As our Syrian girls get to grips with teenagehood, they find themselves taking part in a poetry contest.
Behind the scenes of Syrian School

Thursday 21st July

1.00am BBC Four The Story Of Maths

4.00pm BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed
Another slice of hot thinking from the social sciences with Laurie Taylor and guests.

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

 

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