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Submission + - Study Reveals Impact of Public DNS Services (

An anonymous reader writes: Using remote DNS such as Google DNS can result in poor web performance. Remote DNS services (such as Google DNS or OpenDNS) can actually hurt your overall web performance by inadvertently directing you to download content from far-away servers. A new tool called namehelp enables the best of both worlds—it lets users use remote DNS services while maintaining the best possible web performance.
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Study Reveals Impact of Public DNS Services

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Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.