Recently there have been a couple bits of new on the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) and DNS-over-TLS (DoT) front. Comcast and Mozilla have struck a deal to provide a privacy oriented DoH service for Comcast users in the USA. Apple announced at WWDC 2020 that they are implementing both DoH and DoT on their iOS/iPadOS platforms with iOS/iPadOS 14.
So I feel that it is a good time to talk about the trust models inherent to the DNS query system for residential internet users and where DoH/DoT come in.
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It’s been a good run, my friend
After nearly four years of dutiful service my regular pair of closed back headphones, a Bang & Olufsen H6 (2nd gen) has finally started showing signs of physical material deterioration. More specifically some of the glue that kept the right side of the headband together has dried up and/or lost its adhesion.
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The topic of subscription fatigue and subscriptions in general have been on my mind recently. I recently talked about it on an episode of Shades of Brown and I recently also read a blog post by TJ Luomo about tracking subscriptions.
Making resolutions for the new years is not something I usually do but at the start of 2020 I decided I would try to minimize recurring costs (aka subscriptions) as much as possible. So I decided to give the app TJ mentioned a try and just inputting all the subscriptions in my life was fatiguing in itself.
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Every year I make a point of setting aside some time to watch some of the talk recordings that come out of the C3 events.
These are the ones I watched these year in no particular order:
If I had to make a recommendation for a talk that you absolutely must watch, it is the talk by Katharin Tai about Hong Kong. It is a fascinating insight into how a current protest movement is operating successfully and what makes them tick.
After having just finished listening to the Waypoint Radio episode about favourite games of the past decade, it got me thinking about the games that were most influential to me personally in various ways. I wanted to write out some of my thoughts on these games.
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