Peter Day finds out how Silicon Valley, California is coping with the effects of recession
BBC Radio 4
1/3 A spiritual journey with the best-selling American novelist Anne Rice.
BBC World Service
Everywhere there are plans to build high-speed railways. But do the numbers add up?
Looks at the strains and pressures on charities as people cut back on donations.
Serving life for stealing a pair of socks.
Why the California Dream has turned into a nightmare and the appeal of Nancy Drew.
Mobile phone viruses, Asia@home, Social netiquette, Clay Shirky on group power.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aldous Huxley's dystopian 1932 novel Brave New World.
Ghana Telecom controversy, captcha authentification, Siggraph game expo, brighter LEDs