Archive for June, 2011

CloudFlare: Speeds up and protects your website for free

Monday, June 20th, 2011

It’s not often that I get excited about a startup, but CloudFlare is one of them. CloudFlare can speed up websites by 50% and also protects it against Denial of Service, Web spam, Code injection etc.. The only thing you need to do is change the name servers of your website to the ones provided by Cloudflare. Signing up and changing the name servers is taking less than 5 minutes. The free account is probably good enough for most of sites. If you want more advanced features you can get that for $20 a month with additional sites costing you $5 per month.

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Chilean Driver Exam (Dokter Bibber, Ezeltje prik and more)

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Today I tried to get my Chilean driver license. Exam was very funny

I had two play two games to see how my physical skills are. A kind of version of Dokter Bibber. (For the non Dutch here is a 20s video http://goo.gl/uqIho )  and a version of Ezeltje prik (An old Dutch game played at child parties where while blind folded you have to put a pin in a picture of a donkey)

Luckily as a kid I was brilliant at these games so I passed this part of test.  So then I had to go medical exam. Do you have any health problems? No? OK you passed the exam.

Then there was the theoretical part with some real gems

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