Help Your Mac Stand Between The Darkness And The Light with GreyWatch

Greynoise helps security teams focus on potential threats by reducing the noise from logs, alerts, and SIEMs. They constantly watch for badly behaving internet hosts, keep track of the benign ones, and use this research to classify IP addresses. Teams can use these classifications to only focus on things that (potentially) matter. They also have… Continue reading

Making It Easier To Experiment With Compiled Swift Code In R

The past two posts have (lightly) introduced how to use compiled Swift code in R, but they’ve involved a bunch of “scary” command line machinations and incantations. One feature of {Rcpp} I’ve always 💙 is the cppFunction() (“r-lib” zealots have a similar cpp11::cpp_function()) which lets one experiment with C[++] code in R with as little… Continue reading

Bringing R to Swift on macOS

Over Christmas break I teased some screencaps: A more refined #rstats #swift "SwiftR" example. Simple Image view + some text views, a color picker and a button that runs R-in-Swift code (like {reticulate} does for Python in R) Note no ssd/hd storage round-trip for the plot. Code snippet: — Caliban's War (@hrbrmstr) December… Continue reading

RSwitch 1.5.0 Release Now Also Corrals RStudio Server Connections

RSwitch is a macOS menubar application that works on macOS 10.14+ and provides handy shortcuts for developing with R on macOS. Version 1.5.0 brings a reorganized menu system and the ability to manage and make connections to RStudio Server instances. Here’s a quick peek at the new setup: All books, links, and other reference resources… Continue reading