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A Birthday Week teaser, (online) waiting rooms, and typo traps

Presented by John Graham-Cumming, João Tomé
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Welcome to our weekly review of stories from our blog and other sources, covering a range of topics from product announcements, tools and features to disruptions on the Internet. João Tomé is joined by our CTO, John Graham-Cumming.

In this week's program, we'll explain what to expect during our Birthday Week — the first blog post arrives this Sunday, September 24, 2023. It will bring announcements that will help people build the future on Cloudflare (with AI playing a pivotal role), surprising products, partnerships, and topics from climate and carbon emissions to performance, security, and privacy. But before that, we start with an interesting remote work trend: kneeling chairs, which are making a comeback now after being popular 30 years ago.

Moving from chairs, we delve into our Waiting Room product. There's a behind-the-scenes blog post that explains how we've evolved the core mechanism of our Waiting Room product, detailing exactly how it functions to queue traffic in response to spikes. We also have updates to our Client-Side Security Product: Page Shield. Cloudflare Analytics makes an appearance as well, as it can now suggest rate-limiting thresholds based on historic traffic patterns.

Last but not least, we'll discuss a blog post about typo traps, analyzing traffic to exmaple.com (or is it example.com?).

Plus, we're celebrating one year of episodes of "This Week in NET." This one is episode #38. 🎉

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