Originally appeared on Julia Evans.
Hello! On Thursday we released a new zine about one of my favourite computer systems: DNS!
Here’s the cover and table of contents:
I wanted to write about DNS for three reasons:
DNS is everywhere! You basically can’t use the internet without using
DNS — nobody is going to memorize all the IP addresses for every domain they
use. You need to look them up with DNS!
DNS has a really cool decentralized design! I love that it gives you
control of your own little corner of the internet (it just costs ~$12/year to
own a domain!), I love that the basic design is relatively…