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Links from Pinboard for December 3, 2016

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 09:30:08 +0000

Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: Fake Apple chargers fail safety tests – BBC News A reminder to only buy Apple chargers direct from Apple, to avoid … Continue reading

Links from Pinboard for December 3, 2016 originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Terra & Terra’s World, by Mitch Benn

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:08 +0000

Terra and Terra's World are part of a series with recurring characters by Mitch Benn, best-known as a musical stand-up comedian, Continue reading

Terra & Terra’s World, by Mitch Benn originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Listening to books, part III

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:24:47 +0000

It’s been six months since I last wrote about listening to audiobooks. In that time, I’ve listened to seven more books, and today I’m going to write about five of them. Animal Sara Pascoe’s book Animal (Amazon link) is part-autobiography, part-anthropological look … Continue reading

Listening to books, part III originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




A weighty issue

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:50:40 +0000

The subject of my weight is something that I’ve occasionally written about – the last time seemingly in 2014. A search of this blog for ‘weight’ brought back many other results, but recently this has been about Lizzie, and not … Continue reading

A weighty issue originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Links from Pinboard for November 26, 2016

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:30:23 +0000

Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: The dangers of delightful design ‘The dangers of delightful design’ – when it’s appropriate to use cute animations in user interface … Continue reading

Links from Pinboard for November 26, 2016 originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




A day out in Oxford and its museums

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:43:09 +0000

Last month, Christine and I had a day out in Oxford, where we visited the Natural History and Pitt-Rivers Museums and explored the city. Continue reading

A day out in Oxford and its museums originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Links from Pinboard for November 19, 2016

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:30:13 +0000

Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: Testing sore throats at pharmacies won’t solve anything The ‘let’s test for sore throats at pharmacies’ idea seemed great, but it’s … Continue reading

Links from Pinboard for November 19, 2016 originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Down with the sickness

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:44:46 +0000

As I write this, I’m on a second day of sick leave from work. I’ve been ill with what we think is gastroenteritis, probably picked up from a birthday party on Saturday, seeing as how I’m not the only person … Continue reading

Down with the sickness originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Tragedy in Croydon

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:45:19 +0000

Photo Copyright EPA Wednesday was a pretty terrible day for news. Not only was Trump elected US president, but an accident involving a tram in Croydon, south London, resulted in the deaths of seven people and many others injured. It … Continue reading

Tragedy in Croydon originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner




Links from Pinboard for November 12, 2016

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 09:30:32 +0000

Here are the articles or web sites that I’ve found this week and linked to on my Pinboard Bookmarks: Native Apps are Doomed – JavaScript Scene – Medium Why (and how) you should develop progressive web apps, rather than native … Continue reading

Links from Pinboard for November 12, 2016 originally appeared on Neil Turner's Blog and is released under a Creative Commons License. Follow me on Twitter - @nrturner