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01 February, 2019 (05:33)

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As an Airpods user I am excited to give Airbuddy from Guilherme Rambo of 9to5Mac a try. For $5 this macOS Mojave app provides the same battery-status case-opening experience as you get with Airpods on iOS, plus a quick connect button. Seems worthwhile, although many disagree.

Microblog
30 January, 2019 (03:26)

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An intriguing article by B David Zarley at The Verge about using machine learning to potentially diagnose mental illness. Interesting to note those challenges common to machine learning and those unique to mental health diagnosis and the interaction between them.

Microblog
09 January, 2019 (23:31)

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Recently I’ve been getting more work done on Windows 10 rather than macOS. Long story. In the process I’ve been looking for a substitute for iCloud Photo Library and have landed on Google Photos. Putting aside concerns about giving Google more data, it’s really, really good.

Microblog
04 January, 2019 (04:41)

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Gruber points out that Tim Cook’s letter to Investors yesterday reads as though Apple intended iPhone throttling to drive customers to buy newer models. Apple, admitting that low-cost battery replacement hurt sales, certainly adds fuel to that fire. Mark Moskowitz called it too.

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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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