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Archive for October 22nd, 2021

How to Reclaim Purgeable Space on Mac – Bambielli’s Blog / Ask Different

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/10/22

For my link archive:

–jeroen

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Using Google/Cloudflare/central DNS can bite you with large downloads

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/10/22

If you think download speeds are slow for large downloads (or multi-media playback is slow or quality is low) on a fast link, then consider your DNS.

Many people report that using one of the centralised DNS services (like Google/Cloudflare/…) causes slowness because they direct CDN lookups to a small pool of servers that get overloaded.

Some links:

Via [WayBack] How to check whether DNS is working through a browser? – Super User

Google DNS also allows for interactive querying, for example [WayBack] Google Public DNS

Result for atlassian-domain-for-localhost-connections-only.com/A with DNSSEC validation:

{
  "Status": 0,
  "TC": false,
  "RD": true,
  "RA": true,
  "AD": false,
  "CD": false,
  "Question": [
    {
      "name": "atlassian-domain-for-localhost-connections-only.com.",
      "type": 1
    }
  ],
  "Answer": [
    {
      "name": "atlassian-domain-for-localhost-connections-only.com.",
      "type": 1,
      "TTL": 1620,
      "data": "127.0.0.1"
    }
  ]
}

–jeroen

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Legality of Dutch non-reanimation statements

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/10/22

For my link archive:

The above are legally binding, but not all medical personnel knows them  by heart.

The legal document is the hardest for the medics to find, so way easier are the badges or tattoos.

Via [WayBack] Sander de Hosson on Twitter: “Zie deze tattoo best wel vaak. Is dit rechtsgeldig, @Gert_van_Dijk? #dtv… “

–jeroen

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