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HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 05, 2020 to Jul 12, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] U.S. Supreme Court deems half of Oklahoma a Native American reservation

https://www.reuters.com/article/usa-court-oklahoma/us-supreme-court-deems-half-of-oklahoma-a-native-american-reservation-idUSKBN24A2BE


[1] Linux Mint drops Ubuntu Snap packages

https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/825005/6440c82feb745bbe/


[2] Reddit’s website uses DRM for fingerprinting

https://smitop.com/post/reddit-whiteops/


[3] Google offers free fabbing for 130nm open-source chips

https://fossi-foundation.org/2020/06/30/skywater-pdk


[4] We can’t send email more than 500 miles (2002)

http://web.mit.edu/jemorris/humor/500-miles


[5] 1:60 scale Boeing 777 made from manila folders

https://www.lucaiaconistewart.com/model-777


[6] Don’t close your MacBook with a cover over the camera

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211148


[7] New German law would force ISPs to allow secret service to install trojans

https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/new-german-law-would-force-isps-to-allow-secret-service-to-install-trojans-on-user-devices/


[8] YouTube deleted an electronics repair channel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0mMOHrftgU


[9] Ennio Morricone has died

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/ennio-morricone-dead-prolific-italian-composer-was-91-858358


[10] The Wrong Abstraction (2016)

https://www.sandimetz.com/blog/2016/1/20/the-wrong-abstraction


[11] How Developers Stop Learning: Rise of the Expert Beginner (2012)

https://daedtech.com/how-developers-stop-learning-rise-of-the-expert-beginner/


[12] How to Understand Things

https://nabeelqu.co/understanding


[13] A terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad day at Slack

https://slack.engineering/a-terrible-horrible-no-good-very-bad-day-at-slack-dfe05b485f82


[14] Only 9% of visitors give GDPR consent to be tracked

https://markosaric.com/gdpr-consent/


[15] App suddenly crashing on startup due to FBSDKRestrictiveDataFilterManager.m

https://github.com/facebook/facebook-ios-sdk/issues/1427


[16] Amazon says email banning TikTok from employee phones was ‘sent in error’

https://twitter.com/scotthickle/status/1281631749533990914


[17] Tell HN: Google drops blogspot.in, breaking hundreds of thousands of permalinks

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23767781


[18] Fujitsu announces permanent work-from-home plan

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-53303364


[19] New Stuff

https://www.thefarside.com/new-stuff


[20] Hong Kong: books by pro-democracy activists disappear from library shelves

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/05/hong-kong-books-by-pro-democracy-activists-disappear-from-library-shelves


[21] Searchable PPP Loan Data

https://pppreport.org/


[22] UASP makes Raspberry Pi 4 disk IO 50% faster

https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2020/uasp-makes-raspberry-pi-4-disk-io-50-faster


[23] Moving from TypeScript to Rust / WebAssembly

https://nicolodavis.com/blog/typescript-to-rust/


[24] Unit Testing Is Overrated

https://tyrrrz.me/blog/unit-testing-is-overrated


[25] Ask HN: What’s the worst piece of software you use everyday?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23803539


[26] H.266/Versatile Video Coding (VVC)

https://newsletter.fraunhofer.de/-viewonline2/17386/465/11/14SHcBTt/V44RELLZBp/1


[27] Portland approves 10% cap on fees that food delivery apps can charge restaurants

https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/2020/07/portland-approves-10-cap-on-fees-that-food-delivery-apps-can-charge-restaurants.html


[28] Flutter for Linux

https://snapcraft.io/blog/canonical-enables-linux-desktop-app-support-with-flutter


[29] Help Message for Shell Scripts

https://samizdat.dev/help-message-for-shell-scripts/


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