Pat Kane is a musician, writer and advisory board member of Yes Scotland.
12 June 2014 05:55 PM
I love her books, and so do my children. But Rowling is wrong to say that a Yes vote is about keeping Scotland Scottish
20 September 2013 07:00 PM
Thomas Pynchon's novel predicts the non-human spookiness of the future, says Pat Kane
15 March 2013 07:00 PM
Two sceptical gurus of cyberspace look at the digital future – and ask how we should shape it.
17 November 2012 12:00 AM
The 'information classes' have more influence than ever. But can they log on to a promised land?
22 September 2012 12:00 AM
A high-energy romp through digital boom-and-bust has lessons for today
18 August 2012 12:00 AM
A searing novel of a cult community and its casualties captures both the thrill and the costs of escape.
09 March 2012 12:00 AM
There's one question about Leaving Alexandria - otherwise a quiet epic of a biography about faith, doubt, class, philosophy and social action - that won't go away. How did such an innate dissimulator and self-dramatist as Richard Holloway, wracked with crippling, carnal doubts about the authority and certainties of organised religion, actually get to become the Episcopalian Primus and Bishop of Edinburgh?
13 January 2012 12:00 AM
Asking 150 contemporary scientists, intellectuals and artists how the internet changes the way they think is a bit like giving the Large Hadron Collider an extra four notches on its speed-dial. You know they're going to use it to the max, smashing up ideas and generating spin-offs, though perhaps picking up a few radiation-burns along the way. Thus it proves with this book on "the net's impact on our minds and future" - regularly illuminating, but sometimes intriguingly conservative, in response to the crisply formulated question.
23 December 2005 12:00 AM
21 August 1999 12:02 AM
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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