Lulu. A fully open-source firewall for macOS

LuLu is the free, shared-source macOS firewall that aims to block unknown outgoing connections unless explicitly approved by the user. Any unknown outgoing connections, until approved by the user, are blocked by default. While it was designed to generically detect malware by flagging unauthorized networking connections, LuLu can also be used to block OS components or 3rd-party applications from transmitting[…]

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Retrocoding fun. No installations, no dependencies, no downloads

Learning to code in the 1980s meant learning BASIC. No installations, no dependencies, no downloads. Just you, some type-in listings, and an 8-bit computer. It’s coding like it’s 1985. BASIC is a fun, easy to learn language that was standard on 80s home computers and inspired a generation to program. BASIC means Beginners’ All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code and identifies a[…]

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Why the new Apple M1 Macs are entirely unsuitable for certain critically important industrial applications

The times we live in are truly exciting for technology lovers, every day we are faced with amazing new products and new destructive revolutions. The most recent seemed to be the one implemented by Apple in the field of computer microprocessors, with the introduction of the M1 chips based on ARM architecture it gave the idea of having wiped out[…]

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