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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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Today, a colleague of mine asked for help with connecting her Amazon Kindle Fire to the university Wi-Fi network (which is linked to eduroam). Whilst I’m not an IT employee, I offered to help. eduroam, for those who aren’t aware, allows staff and students…
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Lizzie is now a bit over two and a half years old. I’m writing this last week, at the end of a week off work looking after her. She’s asleep after a visit to one of Halifax’s many soft play centres. Her vocabulary is expanding every day. She’s very good…
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Last Monday, I took Lizzie to Stockeld Park, near Wetherby. Stockeld Park is a privately-owned country house estate, but it opens for special spring, summer and Christmas ‘adventure’ events. The summer season started a couple of weeks ago, in line with…
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'Don’t Skype Me: How Microsoft Turned Consumers Against a Beloved Brand'
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As I mentioned on Monday’s update/apology, I recently upgraded to an iPhone 8. It’s a 64 GB Product(RED) model; whilst the front looks like the space grey model, it’s got a red back, and includes a donation to (RED). (RED) is a non-profit that raises…
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Back in May, on the way back from a wedding in Leicester, we dropped into Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire. Crich is home to the National Tramway Museum, and has a large number of heritage trams from Britain and abroad that run up and down a mile long…
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Yesterday, I upgraded to the newly-released version 4.9.8 of WordPress (soooo close to 5.0!) which allows you to opt into the new Gutenberg editor
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As usual, I didn’t intend to leave it two months between blog posts, but life got in the way again. The main reason for my absence is that we actually went on a proper holiday for the first time since Lizzie was born. We accompanied my parents for 10 days…
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The year is 2038. The potato bots have taken over. Humans now bow down to their cybertuberous overlords.
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I appear to have ordered a ‘no thanks’ which may be the most British thing that I’ve done today.
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