One woman’s exploration of the question: what is folk music anyway? Carolyn Scott details her troubles in finding a definition for Scottish folk music that actually fits.
The Search for a Familiar Face
What does it mean when there’s no one on TV or in films that really looks like you? When you can’t find a character to relate to does it make you an outcast, a stranger or “not allowed”?
Editorial: When we Design for Inclusion Everyone Wins
At Footnote we believe that designing for inclusion can force us to look at a problem from a different angle. It can help us to understand the scope of new innovations. Come join us in designing for inclusion, who knows what we might stumble upon.
Review: Latest and Greatest Podcasts
Our in-house podcast fanatic, Rachel Mackie, gives a rundown of what’s new and what’s hot in the land of podcasts.
Review: Adam Kay, This is Going to Hurt
When the 2016 junior doctors’ dispute kicked off one former doctor-turned-scriptwriter armed himself with a pen.
Now Adam Kay’s debut book is set to be adapted into a major eight-part BBC comedy-drama exploring the secret diaries of a junior doctor.
Can Robots Help us Rediscover What it Means to be Human
Self-driving trucks, automated checkouts, delivery drones, entire factories run by a workforce of robots. This is the new industrial revolution – but will robots force us to consider new economic models and to be… more human?
If I Ruled the World
If for one day you ruled the world and could bring in any one change to be adopted by every nation, what would it be? In our first edition, we hear from Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
In Conversation: Sounding Structures with Dr Katrina Burton
Dr Katrina Burton is an accomplished composer who takes inspiration from the visual arts, particularly architecture. But, unlike many who would approach site-specific compositions through working with the acoustics of a room, Katrina takes a different approach…