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I’ve already written an article about the reasons why Apple Silicon might be a good and not so good choice. There is no doubt that technically this is a huge step forward for the whole computer industry. It’s fast, efficient and you can actually use your MacBook on your lap without fear of potential burns.

However, today I wanted to talk about the top reasons why you should reconsider using Apple Silicon chips and instead stick with x86 architecture at least for now. …


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ArcaOS running in a Virtual Machine

Brief History

OS/2. The first time I’ve heard about this Operating System was somewhere in the late 1990s. I was a kid back in Russia and I’ve always had an eye on exploring different operating systems, including OS/2 and Linux. OS/2 was a stable and customizable alternative to Windows.

There is more to it and learning more about it gives a broader perspective on the market of operating systems in the 1990s. Initial versions of OS/2 were developed by both Microsoft and IBM. The “breakup” has happened around 1990 and between Windows 3.0 and OS/2 1.3 release. IBM continued to develop OS/2…


Mac OS is locked down. With every release Apple has been stripping away compatability and making it harder for third-party delopers to work on the platform.

Examples:

1) Removing 32-bit compatability with Mac OS Catalina

2) Mac OS X used to work on UFS filesystems. Now it's all APFS with their proprietary encryption. They removed that support long ago, yes. But we remember that

3) They have disallowed third-party firewalls to access system layer connections, only limiting those to a user layer

4) PowerPC support (Rosetta) was removed long ago, but we remember that as well

5) OpenGL support was…


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Internet of 2021 is exciting. We have lots of platforms, online stores, and endless possibilities to express our opinion. The only problem that we have is that it doesn’t feel like an internet that promotes free speech. It still has something to offer and the future looks promising, but we have some problems as well.

Internet in 2021 promotes a highly curated narrative targeted to serve the interest of the “left” most of the time. …


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Every time the conservation about privacy starts it seems like we are hitting a dead end. Let me elaborate on that. In theory, most of us should not be concerned about what data do we save in the Cloud because we have “nothing to hide”. And a conversation with many people seems to stall once they mention that they have “nothing to hide”.

The are multiple problems lay in that logic, let’s discuss it in detail.

Your Data cost money

No matter how you look at it, but there is a price attached to everything that you have or share. It might be receipts…


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Windows Applications running natively on Mac OS Mojave

It’s 2021 already. Seems like Mac is going in a mobile-oriented direction. And there are clearly positive effects of transitioning to Apple chips: while we are losing the compatibility with some technologies such as BootCamp to run Windows natively as we had on Intel chips, we are gaining performance and ARM processors seem like the direction where the whole industry is headed to.

However, there are still plenty of valid reasons why you would want to consider running Windows applications on your Mac computer. Let’s discuss those reasons and what we can do.

I also made a video recently about…


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2020. We have seen everything already. From protests all over the world to US elections that are still questioned. There are many uncomfortable truths to be revealed at some point. It’s hard to know what’s the truth and who stands for it, but we should still try to analyze what’s going on here.

I’ve been living in a paradigm thinking that the United States tries to demonstrate to the world what is real democracy and how a free society works. This year I’m having more questions than answers and the biggest question that I have:

Is Liberalism actually what it…


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Listen. I hear you out. The elections are in the final stage and it might feel like everyone around you is supporting Democrats. You feel upset, discouraged, and feel like the world is turning against you.

It’s not even about the election itself. I worked in large tech companies and I’ve been seeing what’s going on there. It’s all about the democrat agenda. If you speak even the word against it the only reaction will follow is silence.

What do I think about it?

I think that we reached the point where an alternative opinion on what’s going on is not appreciated. Tech Companies (not all…


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Dear reader, let’s check if this situation applies to you:

  • You don’t particularly enjoy the place where you work now?
  • Thinking that you could do better elsewhere?
  • Feeling that you are stuck and unproductive?

I hear you clearly. That’s where nearly all of us get at some point. Let’s think about why you could feel this way.

It might bring us to some conclusion, right?

We are not flowers or trees

We are not supposed to stay at the same job for years because it frequently leads to stagnation. …


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Normal, normal, and normal. We must go back to normal after this all ends.

Right?

Last year while actively traveling the world I felt like the world was an interesting place, however many things felt dated. At least two things that were always at the back of my mind:

  1. How we work
  2. How we travel and what’s the real purpose of vacation?

I’ve already written an article about vacations and the way we rest, but what about work?

Turns out — everything has changed this year about the way that we work too. All of a sudden remote work finally…

Dmitry Yarygin

Nomad lifestyle writer. Passionate about breaking software— QA Engineer. My Travel & Tech YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/nomadicdmitry

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