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


HackerNews top stories #63

HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 20, 2021 to Jun 27, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] John McAfee found dead in Spanish jail after court approves extradition to US

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57589822


[1] Reddit’s disrespectful design

https://ognjen.io/reddits-disrespectful-design/


[2] Google turned me into a serial killer

https://hristo-georgiev.com/google-turned-me-into-a-serial-killer


[3] Japan government backs 4-day workweek

https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20210619/p2g/00m/0na/014000c


[4] Think before you join Amazon

https://leetcode.com/discuss/compensation/1281540/amazon-lethal-for-career-think-100-times-before-you-join-amazon


[5] User Inyerface – A worst-practice UI experiment

https://userinyerface.com/


[6] Ask HN: I was hit with a patent troll lawsuit, how do I deal with it?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27579693


[7] Costa Rica Has Run on 100% Renewable Electricity for 299 Days

https://www.under30experiences.com/blog/costa-rica-has-run-on-100-renewable-energy-for-299-days


[8] Linux Kernel maintainer to Huawei: Don’t waste maintainers time

https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/6/18/153


[9] Git undo: We can do better

https://blog.waleedkhan.name/git-undo/


[10] A dwarf planet coming within 11 AU of the sun over the next 10 years

https://groups.io/g/mpml/topic/83645454#36493


[11] Nixos-unstable’s ISO_minimal.x86_64-Linux is 100% reproducible

https://discourse.nixos.org/t/nixos-unstable-s-iso-minimal-x86-64-linux-is-100-reproducible/13723


[12] After Repeatedly Promising Not To, Facebook Keeps Recommending Political Groups

https://themarkup.org/citizen-browser/2021/06/24/after-repeatedly-promising-not-to-facebook-keeps-recommending-political-groups-to-its-users


[13] Show HN: iPod.js – An online iPod that connects to Spotify and Apple Music

https://tannerv.com/ipod


[14] Introducing Brave Search beta

https://search.brave.com/


[15] YouTube takes down Xinjiang videos, forcing rights group to seek alternative

https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-youtube-takes-down-xinjiang-videos-forces-rights-group-seek-2021-06-25/


[16] Reviews of Android TV launcher after Google added ads to the homescreen

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.tvlauncher&showAllReviews=true


[17] So you want to build a house more efficiently

https://austinvernon.eth.link/blog/construction.html


[18] I spent 5 years writing my own operating system

https://github.com/halfer53/winix


[19] A from-scratch tour of Bitcoin in Python

https://karpathy.github.io/2021/06/21/blockchain/


[20] Microsoft announces Windows 11

https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/24/22546791/microsoft-windows-11-announcement-features-updates


[21] The Most Dangerous Censorship

https://edwardsnowden.substack.com/p/on-censorship-pt-1


[22] Quad9 is forced by Sony to block DNS resolution of pirate domains

https://quad9.net/news/blog/quad9-and-sony-music-german-injunction-status/


[23] Hacker deleted all of NewsBlur’s Mongo data and is now holding the data hostage

https://newsblur.com/


[24] The blackout Palestinians are facing on social media

https://restofworld.org/2021/palestine-social-media-silence/2


[25] Microsoft Teams 2 will use half the memory, dropping Electron for Edge Webview2

https://tomtalks.blog/2021/06/microsoft-teams-2-0-will-use-half-the-memory-dropping-electron-for-edge-webview2/


[26] Types of propaganda, propaganda techniques, and propaganda strategies (2017)

http://factmyth.com/types-of-propaganda-propaganda-techniques-and-propaganda-stratigies/


[27] Burnout Is Real

https://twitter.com/denvercoder/status/1407540584223440897


[28] What’s Inside the EU Green Pass QR Code?

https://gir.st/blog/greenpass.html


[29] NASA can’t figure out what’s causing computer issues on the Hubble telescope

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/23/1009567351/hubble-trouble-nasa-cant-figure-out-whats-causing-computer-issues-on-the-telesco


HackerNews top stories #62

HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 13, 2021 to Jun 20, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Stripe Identity

https://stripe.com/identity


[1] Massachusetts health notifications app installed without users’ knowledge

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.ma.covid19.exposurenotifications.v3&showAllReviews=true


[2] Brave, the false sensation of privacy

http://ebin.city/%7Ewerwolf/posts/brave-is-shit/


[3] Wayfinder – a relaxing ‘art game’ in the browser

https://wayfinder.nfb.ca/


[4] Amazon is blocking Google’s FLoC

https://digiday.com/media/amazon-is-blocking-googles-floc-and-that-could-seriously-weaken-the-fledgling-tracking-system/


[5] Life as a public school teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2021

http://adamcadre.ac/calendar/202105m.html


[6] Senate Unanimously Approves a Bill to Make Juneteenth a Public Holiday

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/15/1006934154/senate-unanimously-approves-a-bill-to-make-juneteenth-a-public-holiday


[7] The most copied StackOverflow snippet of all time is flawed (2019)

https://programming.guide/worlds-most-copied-so-snippet.html


[8] The Elephant at WWDC

https://eclecticlight.co/2021/06/13/last-week-on-my-mac-the-elephant-at-wwdc/


[9] Doom Running on an IKEA Lamp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ybybf4tJWw


[10] HK’s Apple Daily raided by 500 officers over national security law

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/hong-kongs-apple-daily-newspaper-says-police-arrest-five-directors-2021-06-16


[11] Start Your Own ISP

https://startyourownisp.com/


[12] SNES – Super Mario World Widescreen

https://github.com/VitorVilela7/wide-snes


[13] 21st Century Baker’s Tent

https://azartiz.com/?2021-06-13T20:25:16.558Z


[14] Most hospitals aren’t complying with price transparency rule

https://www.axios.com/hospitals-price-transparency-costs-regulations-noncompliance-ebf6bd21-5709-4298-b67a-74c8a90a1ec1.html


[15] 80% of orgs that paid the ransom were hit again

https://venturebeat.com/2021/06/16/cybereason-80-of-orgs-that-paid-the-ransom-were-hit-again/


[16] Myths in cycling: wider tires are slower

https://www.renehersecycles.com/12-myths-in-cycling-1-wider-tires-are-slower/


[17] RFC for 700 HTTP Status Codes

https://github.com/joho/7XX-rfc


[18] Universities have formed a company that looks a lot like a patent troll

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/15-universities-have-formed-company-looks-lot-patent-troll


[19] 4-day workweek boosted workers’ productivity by 40%, Microsoft Japan says

https://www.npr.org/2019/11/04/776163853/microsoft-japan-says-4-day-workweek-boosted-workers-productivity-by-40


[20] Reality Winner, NSA contractor in leak case, out of prison

https://apnews.com/article/government-and-politics-europe-80600704e46e10ec53e85590d1d3fefb


[21] Why I have zero faith in crypto venture capitalists

https://bennettftomlin.com/2021/06/12/why-i-have-zero-faith-in-crypto-venture-capitalists/


[22] We’re no longer naming suspects in minor crime stories

https://blog.ap.org/behind-the-news/why-were-no-longer-naming-suspects-in-minor-crime-stories


[23] Facebook will start putting ads in Oculus Quest apps

https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/16/22535511/facebook-ads-oculus-quest-vr-apps


[24] Irish police to be given powers over passwords

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57468750


[25] Goodbye Freenode

https://nedbatchelder.com/blog/202106/goodbye_freenode.html


[26] Avoid News, Part 2: What the Stock Market Taught Me about News

http://www.bayesianinvestor.com/blog/index.php/2021/06/13/avoid-news-part-2-what-the-stock-market-taught-me-about-news/


[27] I know the secret to the quiet mind but wish I’d never learned it

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/06/car-accident-brain-injury/619227/


[28] U.S. senators propose 25% tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing

https://www.reuters.com/article/ctech-us-usa-semiconductors-congress-idCAKCN2DT29F-OCATC


[29] Python compiler written in Python to make standalone executables

https://github.com/Nuitka/Nuitka


HackerNews top stories #61

HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 06, 2021 to Jun 13, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Replit used legal threats to kill my open-source project

https://intuitiveexplanations.com/tech/replit/


[1] Fastly Outage

https://fastly.com/


[2] Hundreds of fishing vessels vanishing along Argentina’s waters

https://usa.oceana.org/publications/reports/oceana-finds-hundreds-vessels-vanishing-along-argentinas-waters#


[3] The top-ranking HTML editor on Google is an SEO scam

https://casparwre.de/blog/seo-scam/


[4] A New Future for Icanhazip

https://major.io/2021/06/06/a-new-future-for-icanhazip/


[5] El Salvador makes Bitcoin legal tender

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-57398274


[6] Ohio sues Google, seeks to declare the internet company a public utility

https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/politics/2021/06/08/ohio-sues-google-seeks-declare-search-engine-public-utility/7602213002/


[7] We Are Publishing the Tax Secrets of the .001%

https://www.propublica.org/article/why-we-are-publishing-the-tax-secrets-of-the-001


[8] If you sell a house these days, the buyer might be a pension fund

https://www.wsj.com/articles/if-you-sell-a-house-these-days-the-buyer-might-be-a-pension-fund-11617544801


[9] Tell HN: SMS-based two-factor authentication is not secure

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27447206


[10] Few people know that Google voluntarily removes some search results

https://twitter.com/kashhill/status/1402986015107653647


[11] Apple pays out millions to student after repair techs shared her personal images

https://9to5mac.com/2021/06/07/apple-pays-out-millions-in-compensation-to-student-after-iphone-repair-facility-shared-her-explicit-personal-images-online/


[12] Apple is threatening to remove Fanhouse unless they give 30% of creator earning

https://twitter.com/jasminericegirl/status/1402691047940100100


[13] As religious faith has declined, ideological intensity has risen

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/04/america-politics-religion/618072/


[14] Facebook extends its work-at-home policy to most employees

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/09/facebook-will-let-all-employees-who-can-work-remotely-to-request-full-time-remote-work.html


[15] Farmers Deserve the Right to Repair Their Tractors

https://www.farms.com/news/farmers-deserve-the-right-to-repair-their-tractors-168298.aspx


[16] Sorry everybody, I failed with you

https://github.com/pedronauck/docz/issues/1634


[17] “AI promised to revolutionize radiology but so far its failing”

https://statmodeling.stat.columbia.edu/2021/06/07/ai-promised-to-revolutionize-radiology-but-so-far-its-failing/


[18] Do You Really Need Redis? How to Get Away with Just PostgreSQL

https://spin.atomicobject.com/2021/02/04/redis-postgresql/


[19] How to circumvent Sci-Hub ISP block

https://fragile-credences.github.io/scihub-proxy/


[20] Althttpd: Simple webserver in a single C-code file by the author of SQLite

https://sqlite.org/althttpd/doc/trunk/althttpd.md


[21] Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax

https://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-irs-files-trove-of-never-before-seen-records-reveal-how-the-wealthiest-avoid-income-tax


[22] Seven Years of Factorio Friday Facts (2020)

https://spieswl.github.io/blog/2020/seven-years-of-factorio-friday-facts


[23] How did Replit respond to this blog post?

https://intuitiveexplanations.com/tech/replit/#how-did-replit-respond-to-this-blog-post


[24] MoviePass settles FTC allegations that they limited usage, exposed user data

https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2021/06/operators-moviepass-subscription-service-agree-settle-ftc


[25] How to Win at Risk Every Time by Using Systems Thinking

https://thesystemisdown.substack.com/p/how-to-win-at-risk-every-time-by


[26] Fewer young men are in the labor force, more are living at home

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-11/fewer-young-men-are-in-the-labor-force-more-are-living-at-home


[27] Vivaldi 4.0

https://vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-4-0/


[28] Always Be Quitting

https://jmmv.dev/2021/04/always-be-quitting.html


[29] Try APL

https://tryapl.org


HackerNews top stories #60

HackerNews most popular stories from May 30, 2021 to Jun 06, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Stack Overflow sold to Prosus for $1.8B

https://www.wsj.com/articles/software-developer-community-stack-overflow-sold-to-tech-giant-prosus-for-1-8-billion-11622648400


[1] There are no results for tank man

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=tank+man


[2] It’s time for us in the tech world to speak out about cryptocurrency

https://twitter.com/Pinboard/status/1399058952336277505


[3] Lol just got kicked out of @ycombinator

https://twitter.com/paulbiggar/status/1400904600421535744


[4] An Unbelievable Demo

https://brendangregg.com/blog/2021-06-04/an-unbelievable-demo.html


[5] United Airlines will buy 15 planes from Boom Supersonic

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/03/united-will-buy-15-ultrafast-airplanes-from-start-up-boom-supersonic.html


[6] Drunk Post: Things I’ve Learned as a Sr Engineer

https://old.reddit.com/r/ExperiencedDevs/comments/nmodyl/drunk_post_things_ive_learned_as_a_sr_engineer/


[7] U.S. to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism, official says

https://www.reuters.com/article/cyber-usa-ransomware-idUSL2N2NC1SD


[8] YouTube-dl can no longer download age-restricted videos

https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/issues/28578


[9] Amazon Prime inflates prices, using the false promise of ‘free shipping’

https://mattstoller.substack.com/p/amazon-primes-free-shipping-promise


[10] OBS Studio 27.0

https://github.com/obsproject/obs-studio/releases/tag/27.0.0


[11] Google removes its head of diversity after 2007 blog post surfaces

https://www.businessinsider.com/kamau-bobb-google-diversity-head-antisemitic-blog-post-2021-6


[12] Overkill objects for everyday life

https://neil.computer/notes/overkill-objects-for-everyday-life/


[13] The story of the Tank Man photo by its photographer, Jeff Widener

http://www.jeffwidener.com/stories/2016/09/tankman/


[14] Amazon US customers given one week to opt out of mass wireless sharing

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/jun/01/amazon-us-customers-given-one-week-to-opt-out-of-mass-wireless-sharing


[15] Why We Should End the Data Economy

https://thereboot.com/why-we-should-end-the-data-economy/


[16] Danish whistleblower details NSA collaboration, cable and data center spying

https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/danish-whistleblower-details-nsa-collaboration-submarine-cable-spying-surveillance-data-center/


[17] NixOS 21.05

https://nixos.org/manual/nixos/stable/release-notes.html#sec-release-21.05


[18] California Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics Is Approved by Senate

https://openstates.org/ca/bills/20212022/SB519/


[19] King County, WA bans facial recognition software

https://komonews.com/news/local/king-county-is-first-in-the-country-to-ban-facial-recognition-software


[20] Pesticides are killing the world’s soils

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/pesticides-are-killing-the-worlds-soils/


[21] Microsoft Irish subsidiary paid zero corporate tax on £220bn profit last year

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/03/microsoft-irish-subsidiary-paid-zero-corporate-tax-on-220bn-profit-last-year


[22] The Apple M1 compiles Linux 30% faster than my Intel i9

https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2021/apple-m1-compiles-linux-30-faster-my-intel-i9


[23] Driving with D

https://dlang.org/blog/2021/06/01/driving-with-d/


[24] You can not advertise on Google if you use Google Analytics Competitors

https://twitter.com/Adam_Hosker/status/1400748390355456002


[25] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (June 2021)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27355392


[26] Wikipedia is swimming in money–why is it begging people to donate?

https://www.dailydot.com/debug/wikipedia-endownemnt-fundraising/


[27] Helix: a post-modern modal text editor

https://helix-editor.com/


[28] Firefox 89 Tab Appearance

https://amitp.blogspot.com/2021/06/firefox-89-tab-appearance.html


[29] Rethinking the computer ‘desktop’ as a concept

https://onezero.medium.com/the-document-metaphor-desktop-gui-doesnt-work-anymore-d276271bfa40


HackerNews top stories #59

HackerNews most popular stories from May 23, 2021 to May 30, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] YouTube approves ad by Belarusian gov with journalist from hijackd Ryanair plane

https://twitter.com/TadeuszGiczan/status/1397200848145559552


[1] Amazon acquires MGM for $8.5B

https://www.reuters.com/technology/amazon-snaps-up-james-bond-owner-mgm-845-bln-streaming-war-heats-up-2021-05-26/


[2] One man’s fight for the right to repair broken MacBooks

https://columbianewsservice.com/2021/05/21/one-mans-fight-for-the-right-to-repair-broken-macbooks/


[3] Booking.com gives €28m in bonuses to three top execs; Took €65m in State aid

https://nltimes.nl/2021/05/28/bookingcom-gives-eu28m-bonuses-three-top-execs-took-eu65m-state-aid


[4] I quit my job to focus on SerenityOS full time

https://awesomekling.github.io/I-quit-my-job-to-focus-on-SerenityOS-full-time/


[5] It’s virtually impossible to read old iMessages and they take up tons of storage

https://keydiscussions.com/2021/05/28/apple-charges-for-storing-gigabytes-worth-of-old-imessages-you-cant-reliably-access/


[6] Life after an internet mob attack

https://pasquale.cool/internet-mob


[7] M1racles: An Apple M1 covert channel vulnerability

https://m1racles.com/


[8] It’s probably time to stop recommending Clean Code (2020)

https://qntm.org/clean?tw=


[9] EU bans Belarusian airlines from European skies

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57236489


[10] Belarus ‘diverts Ryanair flight to arrest journalist’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57219860


[11] MDN Plus

https://developer.mozilla.org/en/plus


[12] Neovim 0.5 is overpowering

https://crispgm.com/page/neovim-is-overpowering.html


[13] Trials begin on lozenge that rebuilds tooth enamel

https://dental.washington.edu/trials-begin-on-lozenge-that-rebuilds-tooth-enamel/


[14] Belarus diverts Ryanair flight to arrest journalist

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57219860


[15] Use native context menus on Mac OS

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=34572


[16] Baltic airlines reroute flights to avoid Belarus airspace

https://www.lrt.lt/en/news-in-english/19/1416084/baltic-airlines-reroute-flights-to-avoid-belarus-airspace


[17] The phrase “welcome back” on a page causes Safari to autofill a password

https://github.com/livewire-ui/spotlight/issues/25


[18] Gentoo Freenode channels have been hijacked

https://www.gentoo.org/news/2021/05/26/gentoo-freenode-channels-hijacked.html


[19] Collusion rings threaten the integrity of computer science research

https://m-cacm.acm.org/magazines/2021/6/252840-collusion-rings-threaten-the-integrity-of-computer-science-research/fulltext


[20] The media’s lab leak fiasco

https://www.slowboring.com/p/the-medias-lab-leak-fiasco


[21] World Now Likely to Hit Watershed 1.5 °C Rise in Next 5 Years

https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/05/1092842


[22] Launch HN: Fig (YC S20) – Autocomplete for the Terminal

https://fig.io?ref=hn


[23] Twitter confirms Twitter Blue

https://twitter.com/wongmjane/status/1398022730553860102


[24] Y Combinator backed MMO metaverse game is a blatant scam

https://www.pcgamer.com/dreamworld-infinite-world-mmo-kickstarter-fiasco/


[25] Benzene detected in many sunscreen products

https://www.valisure.com/blog/valisure-news/valisure-detects-benzene-in-sunscreen/


[26] Rare Vietnam War images from the winning side, 1965-1975

https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/vietnam-war-images-from-vietnamese-photographers/


[27] The Limits to Blockchain Scalability

https://vitalik.ca/general/2021/05/23/scaling.html


[28] Freenode are now routinely hijacking channels that indicate they moved to Libera

https://lwn.net/Articles/857252/


[29] Magit 3.0 Released

https://emacsair.me/2021/05/25/magit-3.0/


HackerNews top stories #58

HackerNews most popular stories from May 16, 2021 to May 23, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Ethereum will use around 99.95% less energy post merge

https://blog.ethereum.org/2021/05/18/country-power-no-more/


[1] Project Starline: Feel like you’re there, together

https://blog.google/technology/research/project-starline/


[2] Welcome to Libera Chat

https://libera.chat/news/welcome-to-libera-chat


[3] Why is the Gaza Strip blurry on Google Maps?

https://www.bbc.com/news/57102499


[4] The tools and tech I use to run a one-woman hardware company

https://blog.thea.codes/winterblooms-tech-stack/


[5] Sublime Text 4

https://www.sublimetext.com/blog/articles/sublime-text-4


[6] Apple Music Announces Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2021/05/apple-music-announces-spatial-audio-and-lossless-audio/


[7] Terms and Conditions Game

https://termsandconditions.game/


[8] 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

https://www.ford.com/trucks/f150/f150-lightning/2022/


[9] Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/try-this-one-weird-trick-russian-hackers-hate/


[10] Extreme HTTP Performance Tuning

https://talawah.io/blog/extreme-http-performance-tuning-one-point-two-million/


[11] Nvidia cripples cryptocurrency mining on RTX 3080 and 3070 cards

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/cryptocurrency/nvidia-cripples-cryptocurrency-mining-on-rtx-3080-and-3070-cards/


[12] Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) to be retired on June 15, 2022

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/05/19/the-future-of-internet-explorer-on-windows-10-is-in-microsoft-edge/


[13] Show HN: Inflation-adjusted Hacker News

https://instruments.digital/inflation-adjusted-hn/


[14] Before the iPhone, I worked on a few games for what were called “feature phones”

https://twitter.com/id_aa_carmack/status/1395089205986988043


[15] Crypto crash deepens, stocks slip

https://www.reuters.com/business/global-markets-wrapup-4-2021-05-19/


[16] I am sick and tired of hearing tech companies complain about developer shortages

https://blog.usejournal.com/i-am-sick-and-tired-of-hearing-tech-companies-complain-about-a-developer-shortage-fd1f5aa536cc


[17] 1Password for Linux

https://blog.1password.com/welcoming-linux-to-the-1password-family/


[18] Monetizing open-source is problematic

https://marak.com/blog/2021-04-25-monetizing-open-source-is-problematic


[19] Ask HN: Favorite purchases of last two years?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27219759


[20] Systemd: The Good Parts

https://christine.website/talks/systemd-the-good-parts-2021-05-16


[21] AMP pages no longer get preferential treatment in Google search

https://plausible.io/blog/google-amp


[22] Coinbase outages

https://coinbase.com/


[23] Fierce Nerds

http://paulgraham.com/fn.html


[24] Canada declares plastics toxic, paving the way for restrictions

https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2021/05/canada-declares-plastics-toxic-ban-restrictions/


[25] How the UK’s online safety bill threatens Matrix

https://matrix.org/blog/2021/05/19/how-the-u-ks-online-safety-bill-threatens-matrix


[26] Microsoft Authenticator Chrome Extention is not from MS and is phishing

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/microsoft-authenticator/mabdjppmcjpjploliggpbonahnjjlgkf/related?hl=en-US


[27] SeaGlass: City-Wide IMSI-Catcher Detection (2017)

https://seaglass.cs.washington.edu/


[28] Five Oregon counties vote to leave state, create ‘Greater Idaho’

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/05/19/Oregon-Idaho-Donald-Trump-Joe-Biden/3341621450876/


[29] In 1982, a one-bit hack let me dodge a summer of filling in potholes

https://madned.substack.com/p/a-teenagers-guide-to-avoiding-actual


HackerNews top stories #57

HackerNews most popular stories from May 09, 2021 to May 16, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Google Docs will now use canvas based rendering

https://workspaceupdates.googleblog.com/2021/05/Google-Docs-Canvas-Based-Rendering-Update.html


[1] FragAttacks: new security vulnerabilities that affect wi-fi devices

https://www.fragattacks.com/


[2] DarkSide ransomware gang quits after servers, Bitcoin stash seized

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/darkside-ransomware-gang-quits-after-servers-bitcoin-stash-seized/


[3] Emulating AirTags to upload arbitrary data via Apple’s FindMy network

https://positive.security/blog/send-my


[4] Scala 3.0

https://github.com/lampepfl/dotty/releases/tag/3.0.0


[5] The Animal Is Tired

http://www.robinhobb.com/blog/posts/38429


[6] Babel is used by millions, so why are we running out of money?

https://babeljs.io/blog/2021/05/10/funding-update.html


[7] Modern Javascript: Everything you missed over the last 10 years (2020)

https://turriate.com/articles/modern-javascript-everything-you-missed-over-10-years


[8] Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases using Bitcoin

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1392602041025843203


[9] The Ultimate Guide to Inflation

https://www.lynalden.com/inflation/


[10] Game developers sharing their salaries on Twitter

https://www.axios.com/salaries-game-developers-break-silence-8f03c4aa-216e-4043-80dc-0376c606b926.html


[11] Neural implant lets paralyzed person type by imagining writing

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/05/neural-implant-lets-paralyzed-person-type-by-imagining-writing/


[12] Vulnerability allows cross-browser tracking in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Tor

https://fingerprintjs.com/blog/external-protocol-flooding/


[13] Amazon Echo will start sharing your Internet with neighbors in June

https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Sidewalk/b?node=21328123011


[14] Google fined 100M by Italian antitrust over Google Play abuse of dominance

https://www.repubblica.it/economia/2021/05/13/news/antitrust_sanzione_google-300745107


[15] Vue 3 drops IE11 support plan

https://github.com/vuejs/rfcs/blob/master/active-rfcs/0038-vue3-ie11-support.md


[16] Instagram, Twitter blame glitches for deleting Palestinian posts

https://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-socialmedia-idUSL8N2MU624


[17] You Can’t Buy a Thermapen on Amazon (2016)

https://blog.thermoworks.com/thermometer/new-warning-thermoworks-website-2/


[18] The one where writing books is not really a good idea

https://ellegriffin.substack.com/p/creator-economy-for-fiction-authors


[19] China lands rover on Mars

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-57122914


[20] Can I Email?

https://www.caniemail.com/


[21] Lasting immunity found after recovery from Covid-19

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/lasting-immunity-found-after-recovery-covid-19


[22] Fuck the Bread. The Bread Is Over (2020)

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2020/05/07/fuck-the-bread-the-bread-is-over/


[23] We’ll stop selling our Code Editor app for iOS soon

https://panic.com/blog/the-future-of-code-editor/


[24] Haiku OS ported and running on RISC-V

https://discuss.haiku-os.org/t/my-haiku-risc-v-port-progress/10663/86?u=return_0e


[25] The FBI Seized Safe Deposit Boxes Knowing ‘Some’ Belonged to ‘Honest Citizens’

https://reason.com/2021/05/10/the-fbi-seized-heirlooms-coins-and-cash-from-hundreds-of-safe-deposit-boxes-in-beverly-hills-despite-knowing-some-belonged-to-honest-citizens/


[26] Why are modern 50mm lenses so damned complicated?

https://www.dpreview.com/news/9236543269/why-are-modern-50mm-lenses-so-damned-complicated


[27] Show HN: I wrote my own RTS game engine in 70k SLOC of C

https://github.com/eduard-permyakov/permafrost-engine


[28] Using PostgreSQL as a Data Warehouse

https://www.narrator.ai/blog/using-postgresql-as-a-data-warehouse/


[29] Rescue Mission for Sci-Hub and Open Science: We are the library

https://old.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/nc27fv/rescue_mission_for_scihub_and_open_science_we_are/