Category: Personal

  • Going to Laponia

    We decided with my brother to hike together in an unusual place : Laponia, and more precisely at the very North of Sweden. We landed in Kiruna, and hitchhiked to Nikkaluokta, the start of our hike. The goal was to reach Abisko from Nikkaluokta by using a portion of the Kungsleden (the king’s road, one […]

  • Surviving the Hacker News “hug of death”

    A quick article to mention that one of my articles on the DNS requests made by iPhones made the front page of Hacker News for a few hours. (and it got a lot of interesting comments!) When your post gets on the front page, there is what we call in the community the “HN hug […]

  • High number of DNS requests made by iOS devices

    I run a simple ad blocker based on AlgoVPN. It is a simple adblocker for iOS devices. It blocks requests at the DNS level, so it is network-wide and thus very efficient. The connections are strictly anonymous and very secure (the code is here), but I anonymously log the DNS requests. It is a way […]