HackerNews top stories #11

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HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 21, 2020 to Jun 28, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] I Am Deleting the Blog

https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/06/22/nyt-is-threatening-my-safety-by-revealing-my-real-name-so-i-am-deleting-the-blog/


[1] iOS14 reveals that TikTok may snoop clipboard contents every few keystrokes

https://twitter.com/jeremyburge/status/1275896482433040386


[2] Apple announces it will switch to its own processors for future Macs

https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/22/21295475/apple-mac-processors-arm-silicon-chips-wwdc-2020


[3] I Just Hit $100k/year On GitHub Sponsors

https://calebporzio.com/i-just-hit-dollar-100000yr-on-github-sponsors-heres-how-i-did-it


[4] When you type realty.com into Safari it takes you to realtor.com

https://www.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157161487396994&id=501751993


[5] An even worse anti-encryption bill than EARN IT

https://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog/2020/06/there%E2%80%99s-now-even-worse-anti-encryption-bill-earn-it-doesn%E2%80%99t-make-earn-it-bill-ok


[6] Santa Cruz, California bans predictive policing in U.S. first

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-police-tech-trfn/california-city-bans-predictive-policing-in-u-s-first-idUSKBN23V2XC


[7] Lemmy, an open-source federated Reddit alternative, gets funding for development

https://dev.lemmy.ml/post/35293


[8] Why the US military usually punishes misconduct but police often close ranks

https://theconversation.com/why-the-us-military-usually-punishes-misconduct-but-police-often-close-ranks-127898


[9] Google Blew a Ten-Year Lead

https://secondbreakfast.co/google-blew-a-ten-year-lead


[10] My family saw a police car hit a kid, then I learned how NYPD impunity works

https://www.propublica.org/article/my-family-saw-a-police-car-hit-a-kid-on-halloween-then-i-learned-how-nypd-impunity-works


[11] Olympus quits camera business after 84 years

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53165293


[12] Elevator.js – A “back to top” button that behaves like a real elevator

http://tholman.com/elevator.js/


[13] Software reuse is more like an organ transplant than snapping Lego blocks (2011)

https://www.johndcook.com/blog/2011/02/03/lego-blocks-and-organ-transplants/


[14] Facial Recognition Leads To False Arrest Of Black Man In Detroit

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/24/882683463/the-computer-got-it-wrong-how-facial-recognition-led-to-a-false-arrest-in-michig


[15] Face ID and Touch ID for the Web

https://developer.apple.com/videos/play/wwdc2020/10670/


[16] Blackballed by PayPal, Sci-Hub switches to Bitcoin

https://www.coindesk.com/blackballed-by-paypal-scientific-paper-pirate-takes-bitcoin-donations


[17] Perl 7 is going to be Perl 5.32, mostly

https://www.perl.com/article/announcing-perl-7/


[18] Reflections on Being a Female Founder

https://tracy.posthaven.com/reflections-on-being-a-female-founder


[19] Amazon Honeycode – build web and mobile apps without writing code

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/introducing-amazon-honeycode-build-web-mobile-apps-without-writing-code/


[20] Show HN: A Reddit reader that looks like the frontpage of a print newspaper

https://unim.press/#dataisbeautiful


[21] Palm – The best small phone for minimalists, athletes, and kids

https://palm.com/pages/product


[22] The War on Upstart Fiber Internet Providers

http://chrishacken.com/the-war-on-upstart-fiber-optic-internet-providers/


[23] Boston bans use of facial recognition technology

https://www.wbur.org/news/2020/06/23/boston-facial-recognition-ban


[24] Symbian Won

https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2020/06/symbian-won/


[25] Almost 1 in 3 pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses, aviation minister says

https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/25/business/pakistan-fake-pilot-intl-hnk/index.html


[26] Verizon suspends advertising on Facebook, joins growing boycott

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-facebook-ads-boycott-verizon/verizon-suspends-advertising-on-facebook-joins-growing-boycott-idUSKBN23W3HK


[27] Most employees of NYT won’t be required back in physical offices until 2021

https://twitter.com/Sulliview/status/1275074784351543298


[28] Quora goes permanently remote-first

https://twitter.com/adamdangelo/status/1276210618786168833


[29] Xi-Editor Retrospective

https://raphlinus.github.io/xi/2020/06/27/xi-retrospective.html


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