Meet the regulators
By Bill Thompson - 10 July 13:00

Unless it finds a way to control itself, the internet could be overwhelmed by oppressive laws. Bill

Doing drugs
By Michael Barrett - 10 July 13:00

Pills, Potions and Poisons: how drugs work

Trevor Stone & Gail Darlington <em>Oxford University Pr

More "e", Minister?
By Bill Thompson - 10 July 13:00

Bill Thompson provides a brief history of internet ministers and their achievements

The global view
By Steve Hill - 10 July 13:00

Steve Hill looks at the development of the internet around the world, picking out the technology hot

Life studies
By John Colvin - 10 July 13:00

Telling Lives

Alistair Horne (ed) <em>Macmillan, 400pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0333765516

The ups and downs of the new economy
By Gail Robinson - 10 July 13:00

The glamour is beginning to rub off dot-com businesses, with some analysts predicting that most new

The green man
By Amanda Craig - 10 July 13:00

The Song of the Earth

Jonathan Bate<em> Picador, 338pp, £18</em>

ISBN 0330372386

Women out of technology
By Eva Pascoe - 10 July 13:00

Eva Pascoe, the woman who founded Britain's first internet cafe and now spearheads the net strategy

The New Statesman Interview - Alex Allan
By Gail Robinson - 10 July 13:00

At last, a government adviser who understands technology. Alex Allan interviewed

Now voyager
By Frank McLynn - 10 July 13:00

Prince Henry "The Navigator": a life

Peter Russell <em>Yale University Press, 448pp, £20</em>


Do you know where we're going to?
By Tanya Kreisky - 10 July 13:00

Tanya Kreisky, the editor of <em>Internet Magazine</em>, asks the great and the good about their vis

Tales from the dot-com economy
By Mark Simon - 10 July 13:00

Mark Simon is a serial entrepreneur who runs The Chemistry, a forum where aspiring net moguls meet v

Ghost ride
By Toby Mundy - 10 July 13:00

Gertrude and Claudius

John Updike <em>Hamish Hamilton, 212pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0241140978

A terrible beauty has been born
By John Naughton - 10 July 13:00

John Naughton on the dangers inherent in unleashing the power of the net

Ten businesses to watch
By Staff blogger - 10 July 13:00

AOL/Time Warner. How did AOL get a stock valuation that allowed it to buy the venerable Warner Brothers/Looney Tunes empire? Because AOL gets over 53 million visitors online a month, that's why.

Poetic craving
By Henry Hitchings - 10 July 13:00


Richard Holmes <em>HarperCollins, 420pp, £19.99</em>

ISBN 0002555786

Beyond digital . . .
By Ian Pearson - 10 July 13:00

BT's futurologistIan Pearson reckons that, instead of making our lives simpler, technology will actu

A guide to the best official and non-official government websites
By Staff blogger - 10 July 13:00

Open Government:
A huge site that pulls all the many and varied official government websites together. Head for the Daily Updates section to get the latest government news.

Dressed to thrill
By William Leith - 10 July 13:00

Liberace: an American boy

Darden Asbury Pyron <em>University of Chicago Press, 510pp, £19.50</em>

Don't blame it on the wetware
By Terence Green - 10 July 13:00

When computers go wrong, you can bet it's the user's fault - so the IT experts cry. Terence Green wo

The fight for your e-business
By Steve Shipside - 10 July 13:00

With customers spending billions online, internet firms are scrambling for your attention. Steve Shi

Are you tangled up in the web?
By Staff blogger - 10 July 13:00

We find out how far the internet has affected the lives of people in the public eye

Novel of the week
By Hugo Barnacle - 10 July 13:00

Kill Your Darlings

Terence Blacker <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 352pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 029764658

Moscow's mojo
By Oliver Ready - 03 July 13:00

The Exile: sex, drugs and libel in the new Russia

Mark Ames and Matt Taibbi <em>Grove Press, 256pp

Back in print - Dreamtime
By C A R Hills - 03 July 13:00

The Ballad of Peckham Rye

Muriel Spark <em>Penguin, 160pp, £6.99</em>

ISBN 0141181435

Crime waves
By Nicola Upson - 03 July 13:00

Killing the Shadows

Val McDermid <em>HarperCollins, 423pp, £16.99 </em>

ISBN 0002261081


The big man
By Sally Taylor - 03 July 13:00

Northcliffe: press baron in politics 1865-1922

J Lee Thompson <em>John Murray, 362pp, £28</em>


End of empires
By A C Grayling - 03 July 13:00

The Crisis of Reason: European thought 1848-1914

J W Burrow <em>Yale University Press, 271pp, £20<