HackerNews top stories #66

HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 11, 2021 to Jul 18, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] The unreasonable effectiveness of just showing up everyday

https://typesense.org/blog/the-unreasonable-effectiveness-of-just-showing-up-everyday/


[1] Tesla’s $16k Quote for a $700 Fix Is Why Right to Repair Matters

https://www.thedrive.com/news/41493/teslas-16000-quote-for-a-700-fix-is-why-right-to-repair-matters


[2] Valve Steam Deck

https://www.steamdeck.com/en/


[3] Hubble telescope has new lease on life after computer swap appears to fix glitch

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/07/hubble-back-famed-space-telescope-has-new-lease-life-after-computer-swap-appears-fix


[4] This Website is hosted on an Casio fx-9750GII Calculator

http://fxip.as203478.net/


[5] Germany fines YouTube for removing video of anti-lockdown protest

https://www.mediaite.com/news/germany-fines-youtube-six-figures-for-removing-video-of-anti-lockdown-protest/


[6] Alphafold

https://github.com/deepmind/alphafold


[7] My business might have 32 days before it’s shut down by NYC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oDjSoic9Zk


[8] Illinois first state to tell police they can’t lie to minors in interrogations

https://www.npr.org/2021/07/16/1016710927/illinois-is-the-first-state-to-tell-police-they-cant-lie-to-minors-in-interrogat


[9] Dead Startup Toys

https://deadstartuptoys.com/


[10] Show HN: Obsidian for Mobile – Plain-text knowledge base on the go

https://obsidian.md/mobile


[11] The case for banning non-competes

https://www.slowboring.com/p/the-case-for-banning-non-competes


[12] Open Source Insulin

https://openinsulin.org/


[13] Building a vision of life without work (2015)

https://livingafi.com/2015/03/09/building-a-vision-of-life-without-work/


[14] The Alexander: Why did you build such a long piano?

https://www.alexanderpiano.nz/page/the-alexander-piano


[15] macOS Nix setup: an alternative to Homebrew (2020)

https://wickedchicken.github.io/post/macos-nix-setup/


[16] Study finds 83% of software developers feel burnout

https://www.usehaystack.io/blog/83-of-developers-suffer-from-burnout-haystack-analytics-study-finds


[17] Delta Variant

https://unchartedterritories.tomaspueyo.com/p/delta-variant-everything-you-need


[18] Twitter sees jump in govt demands to remove content of reporters, news outlets

https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-twitter-sees-jump-govt-demands-remove-content-journalists-news-outlets-2021-07-14/


[19] Scenarios in which Tesla FSD Beta 9.0 fails

https://twitter.com/giacaglia/status/1414605317841702914


[20] Google engineer who criticized company in viral comics on why he finally quit

https://mashable.com/article/google-engineer-manu-cornet-comics-critique


[21] I am often asked if I will “return to cryptocurrency”

https://twitter.com/ummjackson/status/1415353984617914370


[22] I’m a Frito-Lay Factory Worker. I Work 12-Hour Days, 7 Days a Week

https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkbmwy/im-a-frito-lay-factory-worker-i-work-12-hour-days-7-days-a-week


[23] What Went Wrong?

https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=3475967


[24] Biden launches action on “Big Tech, Big Pharma, and Big Ag” – can it be real?

https://mattstoller.substack.com/p/biden-launches-sweeping-action-on


[25] My app just got removed with no prior warning

https://javierantonsblog.blogspot.com/2021/07/my-app-just-got-removed-with-no-prior.html


[26] SQLBolt – Interactive lessons and exercises to learn SQL

https://sqlbolt.com/


[27] HaikuOS running on RISC-V hardware (HiFive Unmatched)

https://discuss.haiku-os.org/t/my-progress-on-real-risc-v-hardware/10963/31


[28] Amazon.com product pages are down

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1784978515


[29] Reddit is forcing SaveVideo to shut down

https://np.reddit.com/user/SaveVideo/comments/oimo6y/the_end_is_nigh/


HackerNews top stories #65

HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 04, 2021 to Jul 11, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] European Parliament approves mass surveillance of private communication

https://www.patrick-breyer.de/en/chatcontrol-european-parliament-approves-mass-surveillance-of-private-communications/


[1] GitHub confirmed using all public code for training copilot regardless license

https://twitter.com/NoraDotCodes/status/1412741339771461635


[2] Npm audit: Broken by Design

https://overreacted.io/npm-audit-broken-by-design/


[3] Haiti’s President Is Assassinated

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/07/07/world/jovenel-moise-assassinated-killed


[4] Leaving Google

http://neugierig.org/software/blog/2021/07/leaving-google.html


[5] Poisson’s Equation

https://mattferraro.dev/posts/poissons-equation


[6] We replaced rental brokers with software and filled 200 vacant apartments

https://caretaker.com/blog/we-replaced-rental-brokers-with-software-and-filled-200-vacant-apartments


[7] Against SQL

https://scattered-thoughts.net/writing/against-sql/


[8] Is Alexandra Elbakyan in real trouble this time?

https://www.chronicle.com/article/is-the-pirate-queen-of-scientific-publishing-in-real-trouble-this-time


[9] Do patents kill innovation? The US patent office is asking

https://www.eenewseurope.com/news/do-patents-kill-innovation-us-patent-office-asking


[10] Senior Google exec opposes remote work, moves to New Zealand to work remotely

https://www.businessinsider.com/google-exec-reportedly-working-remote-after-opposing-it-for-staff-2021-7


[11] Tool to convert copyrighted music into fair use

https://fairuseify.ml


[12] How The Chronicle is trying to malign Sci-Hub

https://engineuring.wordpress.com/2021/07/09/how-the-chronicle-is-trying-to-malign-sci-hub/


[13] Up to 1,500 businesses affected by ransomware attack, Kaseya CEO says

https://www.reuters.com/technology/hackers-demand-70-million-liberate-data-held-by-companies-hit-mass-cyberattack-2021-07-05/


[14] Data Structure Visualizations

https://www.cs.usfca.edu/~galles/visualization/Algorithms.html


[15] Is GitHub a derivative work of GPL’d software?

https://drewdevault.com/2021/07/04/Is-GitHub-a-derivative-work.html


[16] List of Special Elevator Modes

https://elevation.fandom.com/wiki/List_of_elevator_special_modes


[17] Protect student privacy: Ban Eproctoring

https://www.baneproctoring.com/#letter


[18] XiangShan open-source 64-bit RISC-V processor to rival Arm Cortex-A76

https://www.cnx-software.com/2021/07/05/xiangshan-open-source-64-bit-risc-v-processor-rival-arm-cortex-a76/


[19] AWS Lambda Behind the Scenes

https://www.bschaatsbergen.com/behind-the-scenes-lambda


[20] Console Do Not Track

https://consoledonottrack.com


[21] Libimobiledevice – open-source library to communicate with iOS devices natively

https://libimobiledevice.org/


[22] Audacity fork without any sentry telemetry or crash reporting

https://github.com/cookiengineer/audacity


[23] The Amazon ‘Personal Games’ Policy

https://techraptor.net/gaming/news/amazon-games-personal-game-policy


[24] Blender and the Rabbids

https://www.blender.org/user-stories/blender-and-the-rabbids/


[25] Building a data team at a mid-stage startup

https://erikbern.com/2021/07/07/the-data-team-a-short-story.html


[26] Psilocybin repairs ‘brains cells damaged by depression’ in mice: study

https://www.leafie.co.uk/news/psilocybin-repairs-brains-cells-depression-yale-study-shows/


[27] SpriteStack Voxel Editor

https://spritestack.io/


[28] Dumping and extracting the SpaceX Starlink user terminal firmware

https://www.esat.kuleuven.be/cosic/blog/dumping-and-extracting-the-spacex-starlink-user-terminal-firmware/


[29] Indiscriminate messaging and chatcontrol: Last chance to protest

https://www.patrick-breyer.de/en/indiscriminate-messaging-and-chatcontrol-last-chance-to-protest/


HackerNews top stories #64

HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 27, 2021 to Jul 04, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] GitHub Copilot: your AI pair programmer

https://copilot.github.com/


[1] The ‘Fuck You’ Pattern

https://cedwards.xyz/the-fuck-you-pattern/


[2] I do not agree with Github’s use of copyrighted code as training for Copilot

https://thelig.ht/abandoning-github/


[3] How to Work Hard

http://paulgraham.com/hwh.html


[4] Challenges in the diagnosis of magnesium status

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6163803/


[5] Intuit to share payroll data from 1.4M small businesses with Equifax

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/intuit-to-share-payroll-data-from-1-4m-small-businesses-with-equifax/


[6] A foreign seller has hijacked Cliff Stoll’s Amazon Klein bottle listing

https://kleinbottle.com/#AMAZON%20BRAND%20HIJACKING


[7] Acer disables BIOS for laptops sold through Amazon? (2020)

https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RKILN7HFLF4CS/


[8] Cuba′s Covid vaccine rivals Pfizer, Moderna

https://www.dw.com/en/cubas-covid-vaccine-rivals-biontech-pfizer-moderna/a-58052365


[9] Mexico’s Supreme Court has decriminalised the private use of cannabis by adults

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-57645016


[10] Simple, solar-powered water desalination (2020)

https://news.mit.edu/2020/passive-solar-powered-water-desalination-0207


[11] British right to repair law excludes smartphones and computers

https://9to5mac.com/2021/07/01/british-right-to-repair-law/


[12] Windows 11, Amazon, and Uncomfortable Questions

https://commonsware.com/blog/2021/06/26/windows-11-amazon-uncomfortable-questions.html


[13] Virtual DOM is pure overhead (2018)

https://svelte.dev/blog/virtual-dom-is-pure-overhead


[14] Brickit – scans your Lego bricks and helps you build new creations

https://twitter.com/AlexanderNL/status/1410253599502962692


[15] Ohio GOP ends attempt to ban municipal broadband after protest from residents

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/06/ohio-gop-ends-attempt-to-ban-municipal-broadband-after-protest-from-residents/


[16] Dear Google: Public domain compositions exist

https://blog.dbmiller.org/2021-06-28-dear-google-public-domain-compositions-exist


[17] Judge dismisses FTC antitrust complaint against Facebook

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/28/judge-dismisses-ftc-antitrust-complaint-against-facebook.html


[18] US companies hit by ‘colossal’ cyber-attack

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57703836


[19] Global minimum corporate tax: 130 nations to support U.S. proposal

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/01/nations-agree-to-support-us-proposal-for-global-minimum-tax-on-corporations.html


[20] ‘Great Resignation’ gains steam as return-to-work plans take effect

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/29/more-people-plan-to-quit-as-return-to-work-plans-go-into-effect-.html


[21] GPT-J “the open source cousin of GPT-3 everyone can use”

https://github.com/kingoflolz/mesh-transformer-jax


[22] SparkFun Hooks a Patent Troll

https://www.sparkfun.com/news/3917


[23] Let’s code a TCP/IP stack (2016)

https://www.saminiir.com/lets-code-tcp-ip-stack-1-ethernet-arp/


[24] I Will Never Use a Microsoft Account to Log into My Own PC

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/324134-i-will-never-use-a-microsoft-account-to-log-into-my-own-pc


[25] Hackers exploited 0-day, not 2018 bug, to mass-wipe My Book Live devices

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/06/hackers-exploited-0-day-not-2018-bug-to-mass-wipe-my-book-live-devices


[26] OpenStreetMap looks to relocate to EU due to Brexit limitations

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jun/30/openstreetmap-looks-to-relocate-to-eu-due-to-brexit-limitations


[27] Temporal: Getting started with JavaScript’s new date time API

https://2ality.com/2021/06/temporal-api.html


[28] RateOurCops – Like Yelp, but for Cops

https://rateourcops.org/


[29] Intuit sabotages the Child Tax Credit

https://pluralistic.net/2021/06/29/three-times-is-enemy-action/#ctc