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Pat Kane  |  2 posts

Accents of the Mind (Despatch #5)

May 13, 2012

In another piece from our book of reflections on the events of 2011, Despatches from the Invisible Revolution, Pat Kane reflects on the political uses of neuroscience, not least in the electoral triumph of the Scottish National Party – as well as the contrasting atmospheres of his two home cities, Glasgow and London. Neuro-psycho-evo-year So […]

The Revolution Will Be Twitterised (and Al-Jazeera’d)

February 4, 2011

Gil Scott-Heron once sang that the revolution will not be televised. The Tunisian revolution, and the continuing Egyptian uprising, would seem to refute the great man’s chorus. But it’s worth returning to the last lines of the original lyric: “the revolution will be no re-run, brothers … the revolution will be live.” And indeed it has not been […]