HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-05-24 – 2020-05-31]. In one blogpost.
Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-17 – 2020-05-24].
 MacOS Catalina: Slow by Design?
 Google deletes “communist bandits” from comments on Youtube
 Google bans Podcast Addict app over non-approved Covid-19 content
 Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage
 Tell HN: Interviewed with Triplebyte? Your profile is about to become public
 Why Is This Website Port Scanning Me?
 New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data
 Linux Productivity Tools (2019) [pdf]
 Unable to deal with Chrome Extension Team, Kozmos is shutting down
 Notion for everyone
 Uber cuts 3000 more jobs, closes 45 offices
 EA will be releasing the C&C Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert source code under GPL3
 New.css – A classless CSS framework to write modern websites using only HTML
 Ask HN: What startup/technology is on your ‘to watch’ list?
 It’s Time to Get Back to RSS
 A Google Cloud support engineer solves a tough DNS case
 Siri, What Time Is It in London?
 John Carmack is reading and contributing to OpenBSD source code
 Ray tracing in notepad.exe at 30 FPS
 Jepsen Disputes MongoDB’s Data Consistency Claims
 Netflix stops charging customers who never watch
 US Secret Service: “Massive Fraud” Against State Unemployment Insurance Programs
 Florida scientist fired for refusing to manipulate Covid-19 data
 Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle HEIC images
 I think my BBQ just offered to be my default browser?
 DirectX is coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux
 Facebook to shift permanently toward more remote work after coronavirus
 Mount Everest is visible from Kathmandu for first time in living memory
 What Is Nix?
 The original source code of Microsoft GW-BASIC from 1983
Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-10 – 2020-05-17].
 Twitter Will Allow Employees to Work at Home Forever
 Deno 1.0
 Let’s guess what Google requires in 14 days or they kill our extension
 A first look at Unreal Engine 5
 Ask HN: What’s your quarantine side project?
 We at $Famous_company switched to $Hyped_technology
 Show HN: SHA-256 Animation
 Patio11’s Law: The software economy is bigger than you think
 92 of top 500 subreddits controlled by same 5 people
 Facebook to Buy Giphy for $400M
 Show HN: This Word Does Not Exist
 If I could bring one thing back to the internet it would be blogs
 Do not Draw a Penis
 A small restaurant owner on Google, DoorDash, and Grubhub
 Security Flaws in Adobe Acrobat Reader Allow Gaining Root on macOS Silently
 A 2020 Vision of Linear Algebra
 React Native for Windows and Mac
 MS Flight Simulator 2020 vs. Real life
 Second-Guessing the Modern Web
 Thank you for helping us increase our bandwidth
 Ask HN: Mind bending books to read and never be the same as before?
 Redditor finds unsecured surveillance cameras seemingly placed by US government
 Ask HN: Dark mode for HN please?
 Make LLVM Fast Again
 Create Diagrams in VS Code with Draw.io
 Show HN: Make Your PDF Look Scanned
 Game Programming Patterns (2014)
 Tell HN: Call Mom
 Senate narrowly rejects plan to require a warrant for Americans’ browsing data
 Elon Musk reopening Tesla factory despite Alameda County order
Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-03 – 2020-05-10].
 Bye, Amazon
 Zoom Acquires Keybase
 GitHub Codespaces
 Extremely disillusioned with technology. Please help
 We Chat, They Watch
 No cookie consent walls, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body
 Write Libraries, Not Frameworks
 Ask HN: Name one idea that changed your life
 Citing revenue declines, Airbnb cuts 25% of workforce
 Facebook iOS SDK Remotely Crashing Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Winno and More
 Ask HN: Is your company sticking to on-premise servers? Why?
 Buttplug: An open-source software suite for teledildonics
 Show HN: Twitch Roulette – Find and chat with streamers who are streaming alone
 Show HN: Caddy 2
 Apple, Google ban location tracking in apps using their contact-tracing system
 Ask HN: Keybase Alternatives?
 Pose Animator: SVG animation tool using real-time TensorFlow.js models
 Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Now Has S3 Compatible APIs
 Startup financial models – Templates compared for SaaS
 Rebuilding our tech stack for the new facebook.com
 Cross-signing and end-to-end encryption by default
 Convincing-looking 90s fonts in modern browsers
 Show HN: Lite – A small, fast text editor
 Show HN: SQL Police Department – Learn SQL while solving crimes
 Making Emacs Popular Again
Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-26 – 2020-05-03].