AuthorAndrew Ford

Andrew is passionately opinionated about all things technology, is a proud new father to a beautiful son and currently is occupied, earning his keep as a Registered Nurse in the majestic country of New Zealand.

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25 December, 2018 (02:09)

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Merry Christmas from New Zealand, everyone! Wherever you are and whomever you’re with, I hope you have a blessed and relaxed day and a chance to connect with those significant people in your lives.

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24 December, 2018 (05:42)

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Amazing to consider how long ideas such as linear motors and magnetic levitation have been around. This video shot in 1975 by Eric Laithwaite is a smooth and natural example of teaching and showmanship that feels so rare today. Also: The man can seriously catch!

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23 December, 2018 (00:53)

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I was introduced to a photography tool by Topazlabs called AI Clear that is available as part of their Topaz Studio product. AI Clear both sharpens and reduces noise, intelligently, with just one click. No joke, it makes a night and day difference in my photographs. Worth it.

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22 December, 2018 (03:11)

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Red Sister is the first book in a fantasy trilogy by Mark Lawrence. It’s a gritty, visceral, page-turning book that exposes the darker side of humanity from the unsettling perspective of a far-from vulnerable 8 year old girl. I’ve already started on the second book. Go get it.

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21 December, 2018 (12:13)

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Any study that helps to reveal the genetic, chemical and structural changes in the brain that result in mental disorder has to be considered a win. PsychENCODE may have a large impact on the study and treatment of schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder and autism. Huge implications.

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21 December, 2018 (00:47)

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[NSFW Warning] Reddit provided me with my ‘never would have guessed’, adult-comedy video today. I hope the script-writer from this video clip got some sort of accolade for their writing. Wholly unexpected genius. R18 Only please folks.

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20 December, 2018 (11:04)

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For those of you with a partner who hogs the bed sheets, the Ervét Duvet System looks like a perfect solution. A magnetically joined dual-duvet bed cover, it allows for duvet inners of different weights and will dynamically split apart when pulled by an over-zealous partner.

About Normality

Normality is a personal experiment in social networking using open standards such as micro-blog and webmentions to enable interaction while retaining control of content.

Normality is solely authored by Andrew Ford as a platform for personal expression and interpersonal discussion.

Andrew Ford

Andrew is passionately opinionated about all things technology, is a proud new father to a beautiful son and currently is occupied, earning his keep as a Registered Nurse in the majestic country of New Zealand.

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