Category: Technology

Technology content from Leo Nelson

Notifier.so

I’ve become an ardent support of Notifier for Reddit, soon to be renamed, Notifier.so

The service currently supports providing notifications when posts on Reddit show up with specific keywords. In addition, other features that have been added over the last year include:

  • String matching with support for Boolean Operators (AND, OR)
  • Case sensitive or insensitive string matching
  • Find only posts, only comments, or both
  • Include or exclude a list of subreddits from your results
  • Notifications within 30 seconds of the event occurring on Reddit
  • Regular Expressions Support
  • Notifications via Email or Webhook
  • Follow a post and get notified of all recent comments

How to Update Verizon FiOS Gateway Router DNS Settings to Cloudflare

To update your Verizon FiOS Gateway DNS settings, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to http://myfiosgateway.com
  2. Enter the admin password
  3. From the “Main” admin page, click on the My Network icon
  4. On the left menu, click on the Network Connections link
  5. Click the Broadband Connection (Ethernet/Coax) link
  6. At the bottom of the screen, click the Settings button
  7. In the DNS Server section, change the drop-down to Use the following DNS Server addresses
  8. The “Primary” and “Secondary” DNS Server address boxes are now visible
  9. Enter the correct addresses for Cloudflare DNS such as:

    Malware Blocking Only
    Primary DNS: 1.1.1.2
    Secondary DNS: 1.0.0.2

    Malware and Adult Content
    Primary DNS: 1.1.1.3
    Secondary DNS: 1.0.0.3

    For IPv6 use:

    Malware Blocking Only
    Primary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1112
    Secondary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1002

    Malware and Adult Content
    Primary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1113
    Secondary DNS: 2606:4700:4700::1003

  10. Click the Apply button

China’s Global Satellite Internet Service

Over the weekend, China launched a satellite into low-earth orbit, the first step of a plan to provide global satellite internet to people who still don’t have reliable access. Nearly 3.8 billion people are unconnected to the internet, and women and rural poor are particularly affected.
The satellite, called Hongyun-1, took off at China’s national launching site Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Saturday (Dec. 22). Hongyun-1, or “rainbow cloud,” is the first of 156 satellites of the same name developed by state-owned spacecraft maker China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC). A Long March 11 rocket, made by another state-owned firm, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, carried the Hongyun-1.

China got on the bandwagon to provide global satellite internet