Rhodri Marsden is the Technology Columnist for The Independent; he has also written about crumpets, Captain Beefheart, rude place names and string. He's also a musician who plays in the band Scritti Politti, and won the under-10 piano category at the 1980 Watford Music Festival by playing a piece called "Silver Trumpets" with verve and aplomb.
02 April 2015 09:00 PM
02 April 2015 12:00 AM
Periscope is an app launched by Twitter that facilitates live video streaming from your smartphone
01 April 2015 08:30 PM
30 March 2015 07:31 PM
'Prison Architect' allows players to build and run their own jails. Rhodri Marsden reports.
28 March 2015 12:00 AM
Three Confederate generals enjoyed the local tradition in a secluded part of Virginia 150 years ago this week, while Pickett's troops were being annihilated in what became known as the "Waterloo" of the Confederacy
26 March 2015 12:00 AM
Twitter says the filter "aims to remove all tweets from your notifications timeline that contain threats, offensive or abusive language… or are sent from suspicious accounts"
Top 40 moves from Sunday to Friday: A battle to preserve the relevance of the chart for a younger generation
24 March 2015 07:54 PM
For 48 years, Radio 1's rundown of the hit parade lifted teen spirits every Sunday night. As it moves to a new Friday teatime slot, Rhodri Marsden wonders if the kids will be all right
21 March 2015 12:00 AM
Pius VI's papal tiaras had been destroyed or looted, so the assembled throng came to a practical solution when Pope Pius VII was crowned...
International Day Of Happiness: Our happiness is one of the most complex issues we'll ever wrestle with
20 March 2015 12:00 AM
19 March 2015 12:00 AM
Woolet is a Bluetooth-powered, self-charging wallet that sends an alert to your phone to advise you that you've moved out of a specified catchment area
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
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