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Neil Turner
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Just a geek who works at a university in Yorkshire.
Just a geek who works at a university in Yorkshire.

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Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: Cheating Frenchman sues Uber for tipping off wife about affair A bug in the iOS Uber app resulted in a woman finding out that her husband was having an…

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Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: The Body Shop: What went wrong? – BBC News The Body Shop: What went wrong? (IMO: Lush stole its USP and did it better) Trump says terror attacks…

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On Sunday, Lizzie walked unaided for the first time. She’s been ‘coasting’ along furniture for some time, and she’ll walk a reasonable distance with both hands held, but Sunday was the first time that she did it with just her feet. Naturally, I was asleep…

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This week’s app is really simple. Wi-Fi Widget adds a notification area widget to your iOS device which tells you quickly which wifi network you’re connected to. And that’s basically it, although you can also use it as a way of storing wifi passwords, and…

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I’m really worried about the on-off-on-off travel ban that’s the subject of ongoing legal action in America. To summarise: President Trump (urgh) enacted an Executive Order stopping anyone arriving from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen…

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Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: Oops! How The BBC Purged All Of Their Old Doctor Who Episodes | Geek and Sundry Why are there no surviving copies of 97 classic Doctor Who episodes?…

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I blogged about the Free Postcode Lottery a couple of years ago. It’s a lottery that has daily draws, that costs nothing to enter and winners are selected by postcode. Back then, the daily jackpot was £80. It’s steadily increased since then and has just…

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Having visited last Valentines Day, we made a return visit to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster at the weekend. We really enjoyed it last time, but our visit was cut short when the weather turned. Saturday was a cold but dry day, so we headed…

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Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: Children 'fending for themselves online' – BBC News Kids signing up for Instagram don’t understand large parts of the terms and conditions. CES 2017: UK…

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Over the Christmas break, my iPhone would randomly decide that I was in my office. I’d have an app open that used my location, but instead of showing me where I actually was, it’d suggest that I was in Bradford. Which isn’t so useful when, in reality,…
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