Pat Kane is a writer, musician, consultant and activist based in Glasgow and London. He is the author of The Play Ethic (Macmillan, 2004), and has written for the Independent, the Sunday Times, the Observer and Scotland’s Sunday Herald, of which he was a Founding Editor in 1999. He is currently a columnist with The National. Pat’s forthcoming book (with Indra Adnan) is Radical Animal. The Play Ethic is also a creative consultancy that has worked with organisations like Lego, BT, BBH, Nokia, Dentsu Aegis, the UK Cabinet Office, and the UK, Scottish, Australian, South Korean and Mexican governments. Pat is currently the lead curator of Nesta’s FutureFest event and the co-initiator of the new political platform The Alternative UK. He is still one half of the ‘80s pop duo Hue And Cry.