HackerNews top stories #79

HackerNews most popular stories from Oct 10, 2021 to Oct 17, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] IoT hacking and rickrolling my high school district

https://whitehoodhacker.net/posts/2021-10-04-the-big-rick


[1] Canon sued for disabling scanner when printers run out of ink

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/legal/canon-sued-for-disabling-scanner-when-printers-run-out-of-ink/


[2] Amazon copied products and rigged search results to promote its own brands

https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/amazon-india-rigging/


[3] Open Source Tractor

https://opensourceecology.dozuki.com/c/LifeTrac


[4] Dislike button would improve Spotify’s recommendations

https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2021/09/dislike-button-would-improve-spotifys-recommendations


[5] Apple silently fixes iOS zero-day, asks bug reporter to keep quiet

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/apple/apple-silently-fixes-ios-zero-day-asks-bug-reporter-to-keep-quiet/


[6] Gitlab from YC to IPO

https://blog.ycombinator.com/gitlab-from-yc-to-ipo/


[7] Most Canadians believe Facebook harms their mental health

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-most-canadians-believe-facebook-harms-their-mental-health-survey-2/


[8] Governor vows criminal prosecution of reporter who found flaw in state website

https://missouriindependent.com/2021/10/14/missouri-governor-vows-criminal-prosecution-of-reporter-who-found-flaw-in-state-website/


[9] Apple Joins Blender Development Fund

https://www.blender.org/press/apple-joins-blender-development-fund/


[10] Major nuclear fusion milestone reached as ‘ignition’ triggered in a lab

https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/228373/major-nuclear-fusion-milestone-reached-ignition/


[11] Southwest operational meltdown as hundreds of flights canceled or delayed

https://thepointsguy.com/news/southwest-meldown/


[12] PinePhone Pro Announced

https://www.pine64.org/pinephonepro/


[13] Adobe uses DMCA to nuke project that keeps Flash alive, secure and adware free

https://torrentfreak.com/adobe-uses-dmca-to-nuke-project-that-keeps-flash-alive-secure-adware-free-211012/


[14] Oculess – Removes account requirements and telemetry from Oculus Quest devices

https://github.com/basti564/Oculess


[15] Why HN is the way it is, and why we hope it will stay that way

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27161491


[16] AWS Lambda Cold Start Times

https://filia-aleks.medium.com/aws-lambda-battle-2021-performance-comparison-for-all-languages-c1b441005fd1


[17] Covid lesson: trust the public with hard truths

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02758-2


[18] The 100 MHz 6502

http://www.e-basteln.de/computing/65f02/65f02/


[19] Is going to the office a broken way of working?

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/office-space/is-going-to-the-office-a-broken-way-of-working


[20] Every search bar looks like a URL bar to users

https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2021/10/every-search-bar-looks-like-a-url-bar-to-users/


[21] Michelin Airless

https://www.michelin.com/en/innovation/vision-concept/airless/


[22] Ubuntu 21.10

https://ubuntu.com/blog/ubuntu-21-10-has-landed


[23] FTC Puts Hundreds of Businesses on Notice about Fake Reviews

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2021/10/ftc-puts-hundreds-businesses-notice-about-fake-reviews-other


[24] OVH is down along with its status page

https://status.ovh.com


[25] I keep making things out of checkboxes

https://www.bryanbraun.com/2021/09/21/i-keep-making-things-out-of-checkboxes/


[26] Solving NP-hard puzzles with the oldest trick in the book

https://davidkoloski.me/blog/intelligent-brute-forcing/


[27] Fosscord is a free open-source discord compatible chat, voice and video platform

https://github.com/fosscord/fosscord


[28] Peter Norvig Leaves Google to Join Stanford HAI

https://hai.stanford.edu/news/peter-norvig-todays-most-pressing-questions-ai-are-human-centered


[29] A variable signal at heart of the Milky Way

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/10/211012080039.htm


HackerNews top stories #78

HackerNews most popular stories from Oct 03, 2021 to Oct 10, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Facebook-owned sites are down

https://facebook.com


[1] Apple requires account deletion within apps in AppStore starting January 31

https://developer.apple.com/news/?id=mdkbobfo


[2] EU court rules no EULA can forbid decompilation, if you want to fix a bug

https://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=247056&pageIndex=0&doclang=en&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=6413406


[3] Understanding how Facebook disappeared from the internet

https://blog.cloudflare.com/october-2021-facebook-outage/


[4] What Happened to Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/10/what-happened-to-facebook-instagram-whatsapp/


[5] Mozilla to put ads in Firefox address bar suggestions

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/navigate-web-faster-firefox-suggest#w_contextual-suggestions


[6] Whistleblower to Congress: Facebook products harm kids and democracy

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/05/1043207218/whistleblower-to-congress-facebook-products-harm-children-and-weaken-democracy


[7] Twitch source code and customer data has reportedly been leaked

https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/the-entirety-of-twitch-has-reportedly-been-leaked/


[8] Facebook is nearing a reputational point of no return

https://www.economist.com/leaders/2021/10/09/facebook-is-nearing-a-reputational-point-of-no-return


[9] Facebook Whistleblower Leaks Thousands of Pages of Incriminating Internal Docs

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/04/1042921981/facebook-whistleblower-renewing-scrutiny-of-social-media-giant


[10] Every device with FB app is now DDoSing recursive DNS resolvers

https://twitter.com/blazejkrajnak/status/1445063232486531099


[11] Facebook banned me for life because I help people use it less

https://slate.com/technology/2021/10/facebook-unfollow-everything-cease-desist.html


[12] European Parliament Calls for a Ban on Facial Recognition

https://www.politico.eu/article/european-parliament-ban-facial-recognition-brussels/


[13] Personal Information of More Than 1.5B Facebook Users Sold on Hacker Forum

https://www.privacyaffairs.com/facebook-data-sold-on-hacker-forum/


[14] It takes a PhD to develop that

https://blog.royalsloth.eu/posts/it-takes-a-phd-to-develop-that/


[15] Is this the simplest (and most surprising) sorting algorithm?

https://arxiv.org/abs/2110.01111


[16] Ask HN: Is HN having problem keeping up today?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28750538


[17] The American Bumblebee Has Vanished from Eight States

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/american-bumblebee-has-vanished-from-eight-us-states-180978817/


[18] Dutch watchdog finds Apple App Store payment rules anti-competitive

https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-dutch-watchdog-finds-apple-app-store-payment-rules-anti-competitive-2021-10-07/


[19] Andrew Yang Founds the Forward Party

https://www.forwardparty.com/


[20] McKinsey never told the FDA it was working for both the FDA and opioid makers

https://www.propublica.org/article/mckinsey-never-told-the-fda-it-was-working-for-opioid-makers-while-also-working-for-the-agency


[21] Brave and Firefox to intercept links that force-open in Microsoft Edge

https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/anti-competitive-browser-edges.html


[22] It is easier to educate a Do-er than to motivate the educated

https://twitter.com/id_aa_carmack/status/1445424833181925376


[23] Conterintuitive facts in mathematics, CS, and physics

https://axisofordinary.substack.com/p/the-most-counterintuitive-facts-in


[24] Investigators say they’ve finally identified the Zodiac Killer

https://www.fox13now.com/news/national-news/investigators-say-theyve-finally-identified-the-zodiac-killer


[25] Things I’ve Learned in my 20 Years as a Software Engineer

https://www.simplethread.com/20-things-ive-learned-in-my-20-years-as-a-software-engineer/


[26] Pandora papers: biggest leak of offshore data exposes financial secrets of rich

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2021/oct/03/pandora-papers-biggest-ever-leak-of-offshore-data-exposes-financial-secrets-of-rich-and-powerful


[27] How to permanently delete your Facebook account

https://www.facebook.com/help/224562897555674/


[28] Norway to hit 100% electric vehicle sales by early next year

https://www.drive.com.au/news/norway-to-hit-100-per-cent-electric-vehicle-sales-by-next-year/


[29] Facebook is back up

https://facebook.com/


HackerNews top stories #77

HackerNews most popular stories from Sep 26, 2021 to Oct 03, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] YouTube is banning anti-vaccine activists and blocking all anti-vaccine content

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/29/youtube-ban-joseph-mercola/


[1] PostgreSQL 14

https://www.postgresql.org/about/news/postgresql-14-released-2318/


[2] Something weird is happening on Facebook

https://www.politicalorphans.com/something-weird-is-happening-on-facebook/


[3] Moiré No More

https://www.getrevue.co/profile/shift-happens/issues/moire-no-more-688319


[4] Show HN: Hacker News client with a twist

https://haxplore.pabue.co


[5] My Wife Was Dying of Brain Cancer. My Boss at Amazon Told Me to Perform or Quit

https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2021/09/my-wife-was-dying-of-brain-cancer-my-boss-at-amazon-told-me-to-perform-or-quit/


[6] Apple’s app review prevents developer from submitting fix to game for the blind

https://www.applevis.com/forum/accessibility-advocacy/apples-app-review-team-accessible-hangman


[7] NFT Projects Are Just MLMs for Tech Elites

https://every.to/napkin-math/nft-projects-are-just-mlms-for-tech-elites


[8] Congratulations, Mini, You Made the Stupidest Turn Signals Ever

https://jalopnik.com/congratulations-mini-you-made-the-stupidest-turn-sign-1847727385


[9] Cloudflare R2 storage: Rapid and reliable object storage, minus the egress fees

https://blog.cloudflare.com/introducing-r2-object-storage/


[10] Imgur Acquired by Medialab

https://imgur.com/gallery/We6yCM2


[11] Why is everything so hard in a large organization?

https://graphthinking.blogspot.com/2021/09/why-is-everything-so-hard-in-large.html


[12] Masked email from Fastmail and 1Password

https://www.fastmail.com/1password/


[13] U.S. declares more than 20 species extinct after exhaustive searches

https://www.axios.com/us-23-extinct-species-endangered-species-list-0555df01-b298-4df0-bc24-466d79530f2d.html


[14] You either die an MVP or live long enough to build content moderation

https://mux.com/blog/you-either-die-an-mvp-or-live-long-enough-to-build-content-moderation


[15] Coinbase Breach Notification

https://oag.ca.gov/ecrime/databreach/reports/sb24-545815


[16] The Art of Linear Algebra [pdf]

https://raw.githubusercontent.com/kenjihiranabe/The-Art-of-Linear-Algebra/main/The-Art-of-Linear-Algebra.pdf


[17] Google developing own CPUs for Chromebook laptops

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Tech/Semiconductors/Google-developing-own-CPUs-for-Chromebook-laptops


[18] I’m working on open source full time

https://www.willmcgugan.com/blog/tech/post/doing-open-source-full-time/


[19] Google sets burial date for legacy Chrome Extensions, fears for ad-blockers grow

https://www.theregister.com/2021/09/27/google_chrome_manifest_v2_extensions/


[20] Ruby removed “Participants will be tolerant of opposing views” from its CoC

https://github.com/ruby/www.ruby-lang.org/pull/2690


[21] TV is a cross-platform CSV pretty printer made to maximize viewer enjoyment

https://github.com/alexhallam/tv


[22] ‎Amplosion: Redirect AMP Links on the App Store

https://apps.apple.com/br/app/amplosion-redirect-amp-links/id1585734696?l=en


[23] Always-on Processor magic: How Find My works while iPhone is powered off

https://naehrdine.blogspot.com/2021/09/always-on-processor-magic-how-find-my.html


[24] Ocean drone captures video from inside a hurricane

http://www.noaa.gov/news-release/world-first-ocean-drone-captures-video-from-inside-hurricane


[25] Former U.S. officials describe details of the CIA’s proposals to abduct Assange

https://news.yahoo.com/kidnapping-assassination-and-a-london-shoot-out-inside-the-ci-as-secret-war-plans-against-wiki-leaks-090057786.html


[26] IMGZ – Paid image sharing

https://imgz.org


[27] Gentle introduction to GPUs inner workings

https://vksegfault.github.io/posts/gentle-intro-gpu-inner-workings/


[28] Slack is experiencing a service disruption

https://status.slack.com/2021-09/06c1e17de93e7dc2


[29] DMV approves Cruise and Waymo for commercial service in parts of Bay Area

https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/news-and-media/117199-2/


HackerNews top stories #76

HackerNews most popular stories from Sep 19, 2021 to Sep 26, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Google Drive of historical footage locked and flagged as terrorist activity

https://support.google.com/drive/thread/127021326/google-has-locked-my-account-for-sharing-a-historical-archive-they-labeled-as-terrorist-activity?hl=en


[1] Disclosure of three 0-day iOS vulnerabilities

https://habr.com/en/post/579714/


[2] Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/lithuania-says-throw-away-chinese-phones-due-censorship-concerns-2021-09-21/


[3] Waydroid – Run Android containers on Ubuntu

https://waydro.id/


[4] Many believe it’s time to do away with lawmakers making stock trades

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/22/1039565467/many-believe-its-time-to-do-away-with-lawmakers-making-stock-trades


[5] Hospitals lift curtain on prices, revealing giant swings in pricing by procedure

https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/hospitals-price-transparency-spotty-compliance-swings-price/596183/


[6] Submarine cable map rendered onto a globe

https://globe.gl/example/submarine-cables/


[7] A single person answered 76k questions about SQL on StackOverflow

https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=user%3A1144035+%5Bsql%5D+is%3Aanswer


[8] How we got to LiveView

https://fly.io/blog/how-we-got-to-liveview/


[9] Leaving the Apple ecosystem behind

https://h2x.sh/apple/


[10] The Framework is the most exciting laptop I’ve ever used

https://pluralistic.net/2021/09/21/monica-byrne/#think-different


[11] Home Price to Income Ratio

https://www.longtermtrends.net/home-price-median-annual-income-ratio/


[12] Workers are often told not to talk about pay. That’s not legal

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2021/09/21/north-carolina-workers-discuss-wages-despite-workplace-rule/5796705001/


[13] Ask HN: Are you also getting extremely obvious spam bypassing Gmail’s filters?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28635313


[14] Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt

https://mastodon.social/@gerowen/106978308085702358


[15] Reasons to Quit Social Media

https://durmonski.com/life-advice/reasons-to-quit-social-media/


[16] There are six internet links on my office on wheels. Seven when Starlink arrives

https://ghuntley.com/internet/


[17] Slacktyping: I’m typing when you’re typing (2018)

https://github.com/will/slacktyping


[18] Experts Have Resigned from an FDA Committee over Alzheimer’s Drug Approval

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/11/1005567149/3-experts-have-resigned-from-an-fda-committee-over-alzheimers-drug-approval


[19] Epic launches anti-cheat support for Linux, Mac, and Steam Deck

https://dev.epicgames.com/en-US/news/epic-online-services-launches-anti-cheat-support-for-linux-mac-and-steam-deck


[20] More Casio Watch Mods (2017)

https://n-o-d-e.net/watch_mods.html


[21] FBI: Fortune seized in LA was criminals’ loot. Owners: Where’s the proof?

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-09-19/fbi-seizure-cash-beverly-hills-vault-spawns-epic-court-battle


[22] Spain will ban selling fruit and vegetables in plastic containers starting 2023

https://www.hortidaily.com/article/9357439/spain-will-ban-selling-fruit-and-vegetables-in-plastic-containers-starting-2023/


[23] Serving Netflix Video at 400Gb/s [pdf]

https://people.freebsd.org/~gallatin/talks/euro2021.pdf


[24] I started SaaS companies in 2013 and 2021 – how things have changed

https://blog.airplane.dev/i-started-a-saas-company-in-2013-and-2021-heres-how-its-changed/


[25] Freenet is a peer-to-peer platform for censorship-resistant communication

https://freenetproject.org/index.html


[26] Show HN: Motion One – New animation library, built on the Web Animations API

https://motion.dev/


[27] Google Docs in a clean-room browser

https://www.ekioh.com/devblog/google-docs-in-a-clean-room-browser/


[28] Leaked grant proposal details high-risk coronavirus research

https://theintercept.com/2021/09/23/coronavirus-research-grant-darpa/


[29] TSA’s “See cash, seize cash” policy

https://twitter.com/jodybarr/status/1440856486280785922


HackerNews top stories #75

HackerNews most popular stories from Sep 12, 2021 to Sep 19, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] A search engine that favors text-heavy sites and punishes modern web design

https://search.marginalia.nu/


[1] Atlassian fired me while I was taking care of my wife who is fighting cancer

https://shitlassian.com/


[2] Facebook knows Instagram is toxic for teen girls, company documents show

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-knows-instagram-is-toxic-for-teen-girls-company-documents-show-11631620739


[3] Facebook has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-files-xcheck-zuckerberg-elite-rules-11631541353


[4] Norm Macdonald has died

https://deadline.com/2021/09/norm-macdonald-dead-obituary-comedian-saturday-night-live-weekend-update-anchor-was-61-1234833212/


[5] I refuse to let Amazon define Rust

https://twitter.com/steveklabnik/status/1437441118745071617


[6] Steve Wozniak announces private space company to clean up space debris in orbit

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/apple-founder-wozniak-space-debris-company-b1919747.html


[7] NSO Group iMessage Zero-Click Exploit Captured in the Wild

https://citizenlab.ca/2021/09/forcedentry-nso-group-imessage-zero-click-exploit-captured-in-the-wild/


[8] Google, Apple remove Navalny app from stores as Russian elections begin

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/google-apple-remove-navalny-app-stores-russian-elections-begin-2021-09-17/


[9] Show HN: Time Travel Debugger

https://www.replay.io/


[10] YouTube takes down the Ig Nobel show because of a 1914 recording

https://www.improbable.com/2021/09/13/youtube-the-ig-nobel-prizes-and-the-year-1914/


[11] Video of Tesla FSD almost hitting pedestrian receives DMCA takedown

https://twitter.com/russ1mitchell/status/1438609715026530326


[12] Intuit to Acquire Mailchimp for $12B

https://www.investors.intuit.com/news/news-details/2021/Intuit-to-Acquire-Mailchimp/default.aspx


[13] The ownership and future of Mullvad VPN

https://mullvad.net/en/blog/2021/9/16/ownership-and-future-mullvad-vpn/


[14] Bespoke Synth 1.0 – open-source software modular synthesizer

http://www.bespokesynth.com/


[15] Steve Jobs: Let’s force Amazon to use our payment system (2010)

https://twitter.com/TechEmails/status/1438188756738191362/photo/1


[16] Why doesn’t natural immunity count in the US?

https://www.bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n2101


[17] France grants citizenship to 12,000 Covid frontline workers

https://www.axios.com/covid-france-frontline-workers-citizenship-df86d46d-d488-4009-b2f7-e166be464cd4.html


[18] Belgian ISP under 250 Gbps DDoS for days on end

https://issues.edpnet.be/


[19] Apple blocked the FlickType Watch keyboard then announced a clone of it

https://www.inputmag.com/tech/apple-blocked-the-flicktype-watch-keyboard-then-announced-a-clone-of-it


[20] 17B life years could be saved if air pollution was reduced to WHO standards

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2021/09/fossil-fuel-capitalism-is-cutting-our-lives-short


[21] Transmission torrent client ported to C++

https://github.com/transmission/transmission/pull/1787


[22] Women are nearly half of new gun buyers, study finds

https://www.wsj.com/articles/women-are-nearly-half-of-new-gun-buyers-study-finds-11631792761


[23] Java 17 / JDK 17: General Availability

https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2021-September/006037.html


[24] Stripe banned us for payment disputes but we never had a single dispute

https://justuseapp.com/page/stripe-ban


[25] Leaded Gas Was a Known Poison the Day It Was Invented (2016)

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/leaded-gas-poison-invented-180961368/


[26] iOS on QEMU

https://github.com/alephsecurity/xnu-qemu-arm64


[27] Lumber crash leads to ‘blowout’ sales as prices crater

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/lumber-prices-1.6177016


[28] Record number of environmental activists murdered

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-58508001


[29] Prefer the British Style of Quotation Mark Punctuation over the American

https://www.erichgrunewald.com/posts/the-american-style-of-quotation-mark-punctuation-makes-no-sense/


HackerNews top stories #74

HackerNews most popular stories from Sep 05, 2021 to Sep 12, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Court issues permanent injunction in Epic vs. Apple case

https://www.theverge.com/2021/9/10/22662320/epic-apple-ruling-injunction-judge-court-app-store


[1] Climate activist arrested after ProtonMail provided his IP address

https://twitter.com/tenacioustek/status/1434604102676271106


[2] Hong Kong: Police Raid Tiananmen Square Museum

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-58506598


[3] Windy.com

https://windy.com


[4] Paid influencers must label posts as ads, German court rules

https://www.reuters.com/technology/paid-influencers-must-label-posts-ads-german-court-rules-2021-09-09/


[5] Germany wants smartphone makers to offer 7 years of software updates

https://www.xda-developers.com/germany-smartphone-makers-7-years-software-updates/


[6] Htmlq: like jq, but for html

https://github.com/mgdm/htmlq


[7] My £4 a month server can handle 4.2M requests a day

https://mark.mcnally.je/blog/post/My%20%C2%A34%20a%20month%20server%20can%20handle%204.2%20million%20requests%20a%20day


[8] Google illegally underpaid thousands of workers

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/sep/10/google-underpaid-workers-illegal-pay-disparity-documents


[9] Revolt: Open-source alternative to Discord written in Rust

https://revolt.chat/


[10] 20 years after 9/11: Will we ever stop taking our shoes off at airports?

https://www.ocregister.com/2021/09/07/20-years-after-9-11-will-we-ever-stop-taking-our-shoes-off-at-airports/


[11] September 11, 2001 media synced in real-time

https://911realtime.org/


[12] LAPD officers told to collect social media data on every civilian they stop

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/sep/08/revealed-los-angeles-police-officers-gathering-social-media


[13] MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy

https://news.mit.edu/2021/MIT-CFS-major-advance-toward-fusion-energy-0908


[14] Steam Top 50 Games: Over 70% now work on Linux

https://boilingsteam.com/steam-top-50-games-72-work-on-linux-in-sept-2021/


[15] Art student’s 407-piece hand-carved wooden clock (2016)

https://www.ablogtowatch.com/suzuki-kango-plock-wooden-automaton-time-writing-clock/


[16] ProtonMail: Important clarifications regarding arrest of climate activist

https://protonmail.com/blog/climate-activist-arrest/


[17] Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI

https://github.com/microsoft/wslg


[18] Three near-identical Boris Vishnevskys on St Petersburg election ballot

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/06/three-near-identical-boris-vishnevskys-on-st-petersburg-election-ballot


[19] Deploy a website on imgur.com

https://github.com/etherdream/web2img


[20] ProtonMail logged IP address of French activist after order by Swiss authorities

https://techcrunch.com/2021/09/06/protonmail-logged-ip-address-of-french-activist-after-order-by-swiss-authorities/


[21] 60x speed-up of Linux “perf”

https://eighty-twenty.org/2021/09/09/perf-addr2line-speed-improvement


[22] Sci-Hub new published papers are now available

https://sci-hub.ru/release


[23] Sri Lanka’s overnight flip to organic farming has led to an economic disaster

https://theprint.in/world/how-sri-lankas-overnight-flip-to-total-organic-farming-has-led-to-an-economic-disaster/728414/


[24] My university sacrificed ideas for ideology, so today I quit

https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/my-university-sacrificed-ideas-for


[25] Amazon to pay full college tuition for its front-line employees

https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/workplace/amazon-to-pay-full-college-tuition-for-front-line-employees


[26] TikTok overtakes YouTube for average watch time in US and UK

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-58464745


[27] What if I were 1% charged? (2013)

https://gravityandlevity.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/what-if-i-were-1-charged/


[28] Show HN: Web browser to help programmers think clearly

https://bonsaibrowser.com


[29] Native Rust Support on Cloudflare Workers

https://blog.cloudflare.com/workers-rust-sdk/


HackerNews top stories #73

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 29, 2021 to Sep 05, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Apple Delays Rollout of Child Safety Features

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/09/03/apple-delaying-rollout-of-child-safety-features/


[1] Google Chrome to remove detailed cookie and site data controls

https://lapcatsoftware.com/articles/chrome-cookie.html


[2] Linux on the Framework Laptop

https://frame.work/blog/linux-on-the-framework-laptop


[3] China has forbidden under-18s from playing games for more than three hours/week

https://www.reuters.com/world/china/china-rolls-out-new-rules-minors-online-gaming-xinhua-2021-08-30/


[4] 58% of Hacker News, Reddit and tech-savvy audiences block Google Analytics

https://plausible.io/blog/google-analytics-adblockers-missing-data


[5] Lenovo tablet forced update shows un-dismissable, un-mutable, ad notifications

https://twitter.com/benkrasnow/status/1433096367992295427


[6] Show HN: We built an end-to-end encrypted alternative to Google Photos

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28347439


[7] System76 Pangolin Linux-first laptop with AMD internals now in stock

https://system76.com/laptops/pangolin


[8] Dutch cities want to ban property investors in all neighborhoods

https://nltimes.nl/2021/09/02/dutch-cities-want-ban-property-investors-neighborhoods


[9] Apple banned a pay equity Slack channel

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/31/22650751/apple-bans-pay-equity-slack-channel


[10] Software Piracy and IP Management: Strategic Responses to Imitation

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3912074


[11] Amazon asked FCC to reject Starlink plan because it can’t compete, SpaceX says

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/09/spacex-slams-amazons-obstructionist-ploy-to-block-starlink-upgrade-plan/


[12] How I re–over-engineered my home network for privacy and security

https://ben.balter.com/2021/09/01/how-i-re-over-engineered-my-home-network/


[13] Mozilla VPN Completes Independent Security Audit by Cure53

https://blog.mozilla.org/en/mozilla/news/mozilla-vpn-completes-independent-security-audit-by-cure53/


[14] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (September 2021)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28380661


[15] O.mg Cable

https://shop.hak5.org/products/o-mg-cable-usb-a


[16] The Red Warning Light on Richard Branson’s Space Flight

https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-red-warning-light-on-richard-bransons-space-flight


[17] 65k fake students applied for financial aid in wide community college scam

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-09-01/california-college-financial-aid-scam-fake-students


[18] The NSA’s Backdoor in Dual EC

https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/1433470109742518273


[19] Facebook Is the AOL of 2021

https://www.zdnet.com/article/facebook-is-the-aol-of-2021/


[20] William Gibson is a literary genius

https://thewalrus.ca/why-william-gibson-is-a-literary-genius/


[21] The Sackler Family Wins Immunity from Future Opioid Lawsuits

https://www.npr.org/2021/09/01/1031053251/sackler-family-immunity-purdue-pharma-oxcyontin-opioid-epidemic


[22] Rejected Internal Job Applicants Are Twice as Likely to Quit

https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2021/08/rejected-internal-applicants-twice-likely-quit


[23] European Union recommends halting non-essential travel from the U.S.

https://www.axios.com/eu-travel-restrictions-us-6f8f73f7-af1e-4614-a73e-46404ee0b085.html


[24] Replay-based attack on Honda and Acura vehicles

https://github.com/HackingIntoYourHeart/Unoriginal-Rice-Patty


[25] French Appeal Court affirms decision that copyright claims on GPL are invalid

https://thehftguy.com/2021/08/30/french-appeal-court-affirms-decision-that-copyright-claims-on-gpl-are-invalid-must-be-enforced-via-contractual-dispute/


[26] OpenMoji: Open-source emojis for designers, developers and everyone else

https://openmoji.org


[27] GateBoy – a gate-level Game Boy simulator

https://github.com/aappleby/MetroBoy


[28] Apple and Google must allow other payment systems, new Korean law declares

https://www.theverge.com/2021/8/31/22643800/apple-google-south-korea-app-store-payment-legislation-passes


[29] If software engineering is in demand, why is it so hard to get a job?

https://betterprogramming.pub/if-software-engineering-is-in-demand-why-is-it-so-hard-to-get-a-software-engineering-job-c043a964e463


HackerNews top stories #72

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 22, 2021 to Aug 29, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] How I Experience Web Today

https://how-i-experience-web-today.com/


[1] Burning out and quitting

https://mayakaczorowski.com/blogs/burnout


[2] Twitter starts to require login to view tweets

https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/pa6dra/twitter_starts_to_require_login_to_view_tweets/


[3] Prettymaps: Small Python library to draw customized maps from OpenStreetMap data

https://github.com/marceloprates/prettymaps


[4] PAM Duress – Alternate passwords for panic situations

https://github.com/nuvious/pam-duress


[5] Yt-dlp – A YouTube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp


[6] I switched from macOS to Linux after 15 years of Apple

https://markosaric.com/linux/


[7] Googlespeak – How Google limits thought about antitrust

https://zyppy.com/googlespeak/


[8] Welcoming our first riders in San Francisco

https://blog.waymo.com/2021/08/welcoming-our-first-riders-in-san.html


[9] The Coronavirus Is Here Forever

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/08/how-we-live-coronavirus-forever/619783/


[10] Iced: A cross-platform GUI library for Rust, inspired by Elm

https://github.com/hecrj/iced/


[11] FB messenger silently censoring links, claims they were sent

https://twitter.com/kylejohnmorris/status/1431714982782066688


[12] Sailfish 4

https://sailfishos.org/


[13] Silent changes to Western Digital’s budget SSD may lower speeds by up to 50%

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/08/silent-changes-to-western-digitals-budget-ssd-may-lower-speeds-by-up-to-50/


[14] Work Hard (2007)

https://terrytao.wordpress.com/career-advice/work-hard/


[15] A man spent a year in jail on murder charge that hinged on disputed AI evidence

https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/22/in_brief_ai/


[16] Apple’s Bizarre Crackdown on Multicast

https://thomask.sdf.org/blog/2021/08/24/apples-bizarre-crackdown-on-multicast.html


[17] Is Hacker News a good predictor of future tech trends?

https://jamespotter.dev/hacker-news-tech-trends/


[18] Watch Windows 95 crash live as it exceeds 49.7 days uptime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdrRoSdBM5M


[19] Rent control isn’t working in Sweden

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-58317555


[20] Ask HN: Where can I live off 1k USD per month?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28309520


[21] Haiku has hired an existing contributor to work on Haiku full-time

https://www.haiku-os.org/news/2021-08-25_hiring_waddlesplash/


[22] Big oil coined ‘carbon footprints’ to blame us for their greed

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/aug/23/big-oil-coined-carbon-footprints-to-blame-us-for-their-greed-keep-them-on-the-hook


[23] Why Are Hyperlinks Blue?

https://blog.mozilla.org/en/internet-culture/deep-dives/why-are-hyperlinks-blue/


[24] The Semiconductor Heist of the Century – Arm China Has Gone Completely Rogue

https://semianalysis.substack.com/p/the-semiconductor-heist-of-the-century


[25] Apple can read your iMessages (even though they’re E2E encrypted)

https://old.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/pcb3ej/a_timely_reminder_that_apple_can_read_your/


[26] Razer bug lets you become a Windows 10 admin by plugging in a mouse

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/razer-bug-lets-you-become-a-windows-10-admin-by-plugging-in-a-mouse/


[27] On the link between great thinking and obsessive walking

https://lithub.com/on-the-link-between-great-thinking-and-obsessive-walking/


[28] Launch HN: Hotswap (YC S21) – Easily migrate customers away from competitors

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28327660


[29] My Tungsten Cube (2019)

https://thume.ca/2019/03/03/my-tungsten-cube/


HackerNews top stories #71

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 15, 2021 to Aug 22, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Moderna Is About to Begin Trials for HIV Vaccine

https://www.them.us/story/moderna-begins-hiv-vaccine-trials-covid-19-research


[1] Facebook hacker beat my 2FA, bricked my Oculus, and hit the company credit card

https://codewriteplay.com/2021/08/20/a-facebook-hacker-beat-my-2fa-bricked-my-oculus-quest-and-hit-the-company-credit-card/


[2] Apple explicitly asks employees to merge their personal and work accounts

https://twitter.com/oilyraincloud/status/1428497203253833731


[3] Hash collision in Apple NeuralHash model

https://github.com/AsuharietYgvar/AppleNeuralHash2ONNX/issues/1


[4] Show HN: Neural-hash-collider – make your own NeuralHash collisions

https://github.com/anishathalye/neural-hash-collider


[5] EFF Joins Global Coalition Asking Apple CEO Tim Cook to Stop Phone-Scanning

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/08/eff-joins-global-coalition-asking-apple-ceo-tim-cook-stop-phone-scanning


[6] A lot of people are getting the OnlyFans story wrong

https://twitter.com/postcultrev/status/1428584131835748359


[7] U.S. opens probe into Tesla’s Autopilot over emergency vehicle crashes

https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/us-opens-formal-safety-probe-into-tesla-autopilot-crashes-2021-08-16/


[8] Ask HN: Why does Zoom Desktop examine all processes and arguments?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28213292


[9] T-Mobile Confirms It Was Hacked

https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3d4dw/t-mobile-confirms-it-was-hacked


[10] ImageNet contains naturally occurring Apple NeuralHash collisions

https://blog.roboflow.com/nerualhash-collision/


[11] SEC charges Netflix insider trading ring

https://www.sec.gov/news/press-release/2021-158


[12] The US federal government has spent $6.4T dollars on the post-9/11 wars

https://watson.brown.edu/costsofwar/costs/economic


[13] Show HN: Imba – I have spent 7 years creating a programming language for the web

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28207662


[14] OpenAI’s Codex sure knows a lot about HN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aneK0TUUAfA


[15] T-Mobile: Breach Exposed SSN/DOB of 40M+ People

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/08/t-mobile-breach-exposed-ssn-dob-of-40m-people/


[16] Princeton Researchers Who Built a CSAM Scanning System Urge Apple to Not Use It

https://www.macrumors.com/2021/08/20/university-researchers-csam-dangerous/


[17] India is leading IPv6 migration with 61.67% adoption

https://www.aelius.com/njh/google-ipv6/


[18] Apple’s device surveillance plan is a threat to user privacy – and press freedom

https://freedom.press/news/apples-device-surveillance-plan-is-a-threat-to-user-privacy-and-press-freedom/


[19] Stop using Zoom, Hamburg’s data protection agency warns state government

https://techcrunch.com/2021/08/17/stop-using-zoom-hamburgs-dpa-warns-state-government/


[20] AppleNeuralHash2ONNX: Convert Apple NeuralHash Model for CSAM Detection to ONNX

https://github.com/AsuharietYgvar/AppleNeuralHash2ONNX


[21] Many Americans not aware of being tracked with facial recognition while shopping

https://www.techradar.com/news/many-americans-arent-aware-theyre-being-tracked-with-facial-recognition-while-shopping


[22] Patterns in Confusing Explanations

https://jvns.ca/blog/confusing-explanations/


[23] Alda – Text-Based Programming Language for Music Composition

https://alda.io/tutorial/


[24] Performance Improvements in .NET 6

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/performance-improvements-in-net-6/


[25] Exploring Clang/LLVM optimization on programming horror

https://blog.matthieud.me/2020/exploring-clang-llvm-optimization-on-programming-horror/


[26] FTC files new antitrust complaint against Facebook

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2021/08/ftc-alleges-facebook-resorted-illegal-buy-or-bury-scheme-crush


[27] The Polar Bear – Open-Source, Multipurpose CNC Machine with a Rotary Axis

https://www.kadirilkimen.com/thepolarbear/


[28] Mastodon now a non-profit organisation

https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2021/08/mastodon-now-a-non-profit-organisation/


[29] The US should be held accountable: Gitmo survivor on the war on terror’s failure

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/aug/16/guantanamo-detainee-mansoor-adayfi


HackerNews top stories #70

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 08, 2021 to Aug 15, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] FOSS app removed from the Play Store for linking to the project’s website

https://github.com/language-transfer/lt-app/pull/44


[1] Climate change: IPCC report is ‘code red for humanity’

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-58130705


[2] Apple’s Mistake

https://stratechery.com/2021/apples-mistake/


[3] TikTok overtakes Facebook as most downloaded app

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Technology/TikTok-overtakes-Facebook-as-world-s-most-downloaded-app


[4] The deceptive PR behind Apple’s “expanded protections for children”

https://piotr.is/2021/08/12/apple-csam/


[5] Major U.K. science funder to require grantees to make papers immediately free

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/08/major-uk-science-funder-require-grantees-make-papers-immediately-free-all


[6] An Old Hacker’s Tips on Staying Employed

https://madned.substack.com/p/an-old-hackers-tips-on-staying-employed


[7] Apps Getting Worse

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2021/08/07/Apps-Get-Worse


[8] Apple’s child protection features spark concern within its own ranks: sources

https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-apples-child-protection-features-spark-concern-within-its-own-ranks-2021-08-12/


[9] Firefox 91 introduces enhanced cookie clearing

https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/08/10/firefox-91-introduces-enhanced-cookie-clearing/


[10] A future for SQL on the web

https://jlongster.com/future-sql-web


[11] Apple Regrets Confusion over ‘iPhone Scanning’

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58206543


[12] One Bad Apple

https://www.hackerfactor.com/blog/index.php?/archives/929-One-Bad-Apple.html


[13] Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained (2020)

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-apple-fbi-icloud-exclusive-idUSKBN1ZK1CT


[14] Asahi Linux for Apple M1 progress report, August 2021

https://asahilinux.org/2021/08/progress-report-august-2021/


[15] Reducing CO2 emissions by targeting the world’s hyper-polluting power plants

https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Top-5-Polluting-Power-Plants-Account-For-73-Of-Global-Emissions.html


[16] Debian 11

https://www.debian.org/releases/bullseye/amd64/release-notes/


[17] Culdesac Tempe: The first car-free neighborhood built from scratch in the US

https://culdesac.com/


[18] GitHub’s Engineering Team has moved to Codespaces

https://github.blog/2021-08-11-githubs-engineering-team-moved-codespaces/


[19] Please Log in with Router’s Password

https://www.google.com/search?q=%22Please+log+in+with+router%27s+password%22


[20] New carnivorous plant discovered in Pacific Northwest

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/09/1026091196/this-sweet-white-flower-is-actually-a-sneaky-carnivore-scientists-discovered


[21] “My scooter was stolen. Unknown to the thief, I hid two AirTags inside it.”

https://twitter.com/dguido/status/1424921645483966466


[22] Happy Birthday, OpenStreetMap

https://www.tomtom.com/blog/maps/tomtom-openstreetmaps-mapmetrics-map-editing/


[23] Co-founder of Snopes was writing plagiarized articles under a fake name

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/deansterlingjones/snopes-cofounder-plagiarism-mikkelson


[24] Elementary OS 6 Odin Available Now

https://blog.elementary.io/elementary-os-6-odin-released/


[25] Wildfire restored a Yosemite watershed

https://news.berkeley.edu/2021/08/09/how-wildfire-restored-a-yosemite-watershed/


[26] Mexico is phasing out imports of glyphosate and GMO corn

https://thecounter.org/mexico-phaseout-glyphosate-genetically-engineered-corn-united-states/


[27] Australia is becoming a surveillance state

https://ia.acs.org.au/article/2021/australia-is-becoming-a-surveillance-state.html


[28] Git password authentication is shutting down

https://github.blog/changelog/2021-08-12-git-password-authentication-is-shutting-down/


[29] End of the line for Uber?

https://pluralistic.net/2021/08/10/unter/#bezzle-no-more