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HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 14, 2020 to Jun 21, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] Mozilla VPN

https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2020/06/18/introducing-firefox-private-network-vpns-official-product-the-mozilla-vpn/


[1] Time to Upgrade Your Monitor

https://tonsky.me/blog/monitors/


[2] Adobe to remove Flash Player from web site after December 2020

https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html


[3] Zoom to bring end-to-end encryption to all users, including non-paying

https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/06/17/end-to-end-encryption-update/


[4] Apple Music on Android requires its own payment details to avoid Google 30% cut

https://support.apple.com/library/content/dam/edam/applecare/images/en_US/appleid/android-apple-music-account-payment-none.jpg


[5] Written communication is remote work super power

https://snir.dev/blog/remote-async-communication/


[6] The Return of the 90s Web

https://mxb.dev/blog/the-return-of-the-90s-web/


[7] Drive through cities in the browser while listening to local radio stations

https://driveandlisten.herokuapp.com/


[8] Lightweight Alternatives to Google Analytics

https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/822568/61d29096a4012e06/


[9] The Next Step for Generics

https://blog.golang.org/generics-next-step


[10] Amazon added a non-compete after the employee entered the U.S. on an L1B visa

https://twitter.com/dvassallo/status/1157729616259235840


[11] After GitHub CEO backs Black Lives Matter, workers demand an end to ICE contract

https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2020-06-12/github-ceo-black-lives-matter-employees-demand-end-ice-contract


[12] GitHub isn’t fun anymore

https://jaredpalmer.com/github-isnt-fun-anymore


[13] Bootstrap 5 alpha

https://blog.getbootstrap.com/2020/06/16/bootstrap-5-alpha/


[14] For black CEOs in Silicon Valley, humiliation is a part of doing business

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-16/black-lives-matter-highlights-adversity-facing-black-tech-ceos


[15] Six eBay executives and employees charged over alleged cyberstalking campaign

https://boston.cbslocal.com/2020/06/15/ebay-employees-arrested-u-s-attorney-andrew-lelling-cyberstalking/


[16] GitHub Super Linter: one linter to rule them all

https://github.blog/2020-06-18-introducing-github-super-linter-one-linter-to-rule-them-all/


[17] How many of you know that the team is working on something that no-one wants?

https://iism.org/article/how-many-of-you-know-deep-down-that-the-team-is-working-on-something-that-no-customer-wants-54


[18] Ask HN: A way to adblock “we’re using cookies” popups?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23521399


[19] Woman makes $420k by buying insurance on flights she predicted would get delayed

https://mothership.sg/2020/06/woman-china-scam-insurance-delayed-flights/


[20] FFmpeg 4.3

http://ffmpeg.org/download.html#release_4.3


[21] Facebook to let users turn off political adverts

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53074995


[22] Procrastination is driven by our desire to avoid difficult emotions, says expert

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/thesundayedition/the-sunday-edition-for-june-14-2020-1.5604357/there-s-a-reason-we-procrastinate-and-it-s-not-laziness-1.5604433


[23] On Coding, Ego and Attention

https://josebrowne.com/on-coding-ego-and-attention/


[24] Show HN: My daughter and I made a site to explore the photos from the ISS

https://callumprentice.github.io/apps/iss_photo_explorer_flat/index.html?lat=30&lng=-60&pn=6&ph=0#


[25] 536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’ (2018)

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/11/why-536-was-worst-year-be-alive


[26] BTFS – mount any .torrent file or magnet link as directory

https://github.com/johang/btfs


[27] Free Textbooks from Springer, Categorised

https://hnarayanan.github.io/springer-books/


[28] AWS Snowcone

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/introducing-aws-snowcone-small-lightweight-edge-storage-and-processing/


[29] A grandmaster who got Twitch hooked on chess

https://www.wired.com/story/hikaru-nakamura-twitch-chess


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