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.
'Craft' is having a moment - but what does it mean that so many of us are now creating our own greetings cards?
20 June 2015 12:00 AM
18 June 2015 04:15 AM
Earlier this week, screen shots leaked of a new Facebook strategy that it appears to be trialling: recommended topics
13 June 2015 12:00 AM
Muybridge's famous image sequence proved that horses do (briefly) fly
11 June 2015 10:00 PM
11 June 2015 06:15 AM
Wireless charging has been bobbling around for years but our journey to a promised utopia has been slowed down
08 June 2015 02:24 PM
The little box played a key role in the song that 'really made the Rolling Stones'
30 May 2015 12:00 AM
The Kellogg brothers' cereal was the result of an experiment to produce an alternative to bread
28 May 2015 12:00 AM
Online games like BotPoet challenge you to identify whether verse is generated by a computer or a human
23 May 2015 12:00 AM
The machine designed to record telephone conversations was unveiled 100 years ago today
21 May 2015 12:00 AM
The unnamed European mobile network plans to turn on the software for all subscribers later this year, according to the Financial Times
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'