HackerNews top stories #14

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HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 12, 2020 to Jul 19, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] Hackers take over prominent Twitter accounts in simultaneous attack

https://www.coindesk.com/hackers-take-over-prominent-crypto-twitter-accounts-in-simultaneous-attack


[1] Grant Imahara Has Died

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/grant-imahara-dead-mythbusters-host-was-49-1303101


[2] Tech sector job interviews assess anxiety, not software skills: study

https://news.ncsu.edu/2020/07/tech-job-interviews-anxiety/


[3] Etcd, or, why modern software makes me sad

https://www.roguelazer.com/2020/07/etcd-or-why-modern-software-makes-me-sad/


[4] When your coworker does great work, tell their manager

https://jvns.ca/blog/2020/07/14/when-your-coworker-does-great-work-tell-their-manager/


[5] Data structures and algorithms I actually used while working at tech companies

https://blog.pragmaticengineer.com/data-structures-and-algorithms-i-actually-used-day-to-day/


[6] You’ve only added two lines – why did that take two days?

https://www.mrlacey.com/2020/07/youve-only-added-two-lines-why-did-that.html


[7] Cloudflare was down

https://www.cloudflarestatus.com/?hn=2020


[8] Former ICANN CEO is now co-CEO of the private equity firm that tried to buy .org

https://domainnamewire.com/2020/07/16/fadi-chehade-is-now-co-ceo-of-ethos-capital/


[9] German court bans Tesla ad statements related to autonomous driving

https://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN24F1T5


[10] NewPipe – ad-free, open-source Android YouTube client

https://newpipe.schabi.org/


[11] Things I wish I’d known about CSS

https://cssfordesigners.com/articles/things-i-wish-id-known-about-css


[12] I Know What You Download on BitTorrent

http://iknowwhatyoudownload.com


[13] On Trouser Pockets

https://sambleckley.com/writing/pockets.html


[14] Who’s behind Wednesday’s epic Twitter hack?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/07/whos-behind-wednesdays-epic-twitter-hack/


[15] Show HN: Primo – all-in-one IDE, CMS, component library, static site generator

https://primo.af


[16] Twitter is at its best when verified accounts can’t tweet

https://www.wired.com/story/twitter-unverified-takeover/


[17] Orthodox Privilege

http://paulgraham.com/orth.html


[18] Twitter internal panel linked to account hijackings

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxd3d/twitter-insider-access-panel-account-hacks-biden-uber-bezos


[19] I made a robot to cut my hair with scissors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zBrbdU_y0s


[20] OpenAI’s GPT-3 may be the biggest thing since Bitcoin

https://maraoz.com/2020/07/18/openai-gpt3/


[21] Riot is now Element

https://element.io/blog/welcome-to-element/


[22] Germany’s top financial supervisor dismissed a decade of warnings about Wirecard

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-germanys-sec-dismissed-a-decade-of-warnings-about-wirecard-11594907212


[23] The most remarkable legacy system I have seen

https://thehftguy.com/2020/07/09/the-most-remarkable-legacy-system-i-have-seen/


[24] An update on our security incident

https://blog.twitter.com/en_us/topics/company/2020/an-update-on-our-security-incident.html


[25] Cloudflare outage on July 17, 2020

https://blog.cloudflare.com/cloudflare-outage-on-july-17-2020/


[26] Let’s avoid talk of ‘chemical imbalance’: it’s people in distress

https://psyche.co/ideas/lets-avoid-talk-of-chemical-imbalance-its-people-in-distress


[27] UFO VPN claims zero-logs policy, leaks 20M user logs

https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/ufo-vpn-data-exposure/


[28] The AirPods Pro “Rattlegate”

https://annoying.technology/posts/abea6876cf4f2e13/


[29] Zulip 3.0: Threaded Open Source Team Chat

https://blog.zulip.com/2020/07/16/zulip-3-0-released/


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