Cloudflare servers don’t own IPs anymore – so how do they connect to the Internet?

Historically, we have rarely talked about how our servers fetch
the content from the Internet. In this blog we’re going to cover
this gap. We’ll discuss how we manage Cloudflare IP addresses
used to retrieve the data from the Internet, how our egress
network design has evolved, how we optimized it for best use
of available IP space and introduce our soft-anycast technology.

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Bike with RGB lights in the wheels

Sergii Gordieiev retrofitted the tires of his bicycle with an RGB LED light strip. is an education platform for students (and other interested parties) to learn about, and practice, core cybersecurity concepts in a hands-on fashion. In martial arts terms, it is designed to take a “white belt” in cybersecurity to becoming a “blue belt”, able to approach (simple) CTFs and wargames. The philosophy of is “practice makes perfect”.
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Why everything looks the same

Real-time paradigm shifts like no-code, cloud computing, drop shipping, AI, and remote work are democratizing entrepreneurship in unprecedented ways.

Long protected by gatekeepers, the means of production, promotion, and distribution are now freely available to anyone with a laptop.

Today, one person with no business or product experience can do what would have taken a team of highly-trained people just a few years ago — in less time, for a fraction of the cost.

That means more crowded markets, more intense competition, and more value placed on uniqueness, or what VCs call “alpha.”

Ruffner Mountain

As a quick day trip we decided to go to a spot we’d never been before, Ruffner Mountain. Ruffner offers several different trails, most of which come off of their main gateway trail called Quarry Trail. We decided to do the out and back of Quarry Trail 2.4 miles, or 1.2 miles one way.

Incredible Lego Engines running with compressed air