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Data representation

2 years ago, for day 303 by Bartosz Łęcki 🏆

It's quite interesting in how many different ways people thought of in terms of representing the data in computer science. Most of the products we end up using nowadays are based on technology that first came in the early '70s — I speak of relational databases, Sequel and work that...

Warp Speed Internet (Pt 5/5)

2 years ago, for day 303 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

In Part 4 I wrote about the advantages of using a VPN to hide the domains you accessing from your ISP / Boss / Government / whomever. This is because encrypted DNS alone is not the full solution. I also pointed out that this only moves the problem to someplace...

Warp Speed Internet (Pt 4/5)

2 years ago, for day 302 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

In Part 3 I wrote about encrypted DNS, how it only half-solves the privacy problem because the secure https request to the IP Address your DNS Lookup gave you includes the domain of the server you are trying to connect to. Your DNS queries are now encrypted so that nobody...

Warp Speed Internet (Pt 3/5)

2 years ago, for day 301 by Yorick Phoenix 🥁

In Part 2 I wrote about the fact that different DNS servers have different speeds and different availability depending on whether they support anycast. If they do then the nearest DNS server to you will be used. In the same way as the nearest Google server to you physically is...

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