HackerNews top stories #25

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HackerNews most popular stories from Sep 27, 2020 to Oct 04, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] Social Cooling (2017)

https://www.socialcooling.com/


[1] CRDTs are the future

https://josephg.com/blog/crdts-are-the-future/


[2] My friend starts her job today, after learning to program in prison

https://twitter.com/jessicamckellar/status/1311349439479463937


[3] Samsung TV owners complain about increasingly obtrusive ads

https://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1583755244


[4] Someone has stolen my Instagram account

https://twitter.com/dannyjhall/status/1310231730591346689


[5] DigitalOcean’s Hacktoberfest Is Hurting Open Source

https://blog.domenic.me/hacktoberfest/


[6] Apple’s T2 security chip jailbreak

https://reportcybercrime.com/hackers-jailbreak-apples-t2-security-chip-powered-by-bridgeos/


[7] Gitter is joining Matrix

https://matrix.org/blog/2020/09/30/welcoming-gitter-to-matrix


[8] How to Get Promoted

https://defmacro.substack.com/p/how-to-get-promoted


[9] Say goodbye to hold music

https://blog.google/products/pixel/hold-for-me/


[10] What is the best dumb TV?

https://pointerclicker.com/best-dumb-tv/


[11] Coinbase offers exit package for employees not comfortable with its mission

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/79247/coinbase-offers-exit-package-for-employees-not-comfortable-with-its-mission


[12] Writing a book: is it worth it?

https://martin.kleppmann.com/2020/09/29/is-book-writing-worth-it.html


[13] Six Figures in 6 days

https://tr.af/6


[14] One Guy Ruined Hacktoberfest 2020

https://joel.net/how-one-guy-ruined-hacktoberfest2020-drama


[15] Compact nuclear fusion reactor is ‘very likely to work,’ studies suggest

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/29/climate/nuclear-fusion-reactor.html


[16] Google’s Search Preference Menu Eliminates DuckDuckGo

https://spreadprivacy.com/search-preference-menu-duckduckgo-elimination/


[17] USB-C was supposed to simplify our lives, but instead it’s a total mess

https://debugger.medium.com/usb-c-was-supposed-to-simplify-our-lives-instead-its-a-total-mess-626bb2ea3688#Echobox=1601499898


[18] Minecraft’s “Pack.png” Seed Reversal Methodology

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PpZqHWXPLjOsXf_T7uyH4rWuxUMxzBlxvv5gm19P_Z8/edit#


[19] My wife recently passed away. I used my time off to build her a giant bookshelf

https://www.reddit.com/r/DIY/comments/j321gz/my_wife_recently_passed_away_i_used_my_time_off/


[20] Seeing Theory: A Visual Introduction to Probability and Statistics

https://seeing-theory.brown.edu/index.html


[21] Pressing YubiKeys

https://bert.org/2020/10/01/pressing-yubikeys/


[22] Escaping strings in Bash using !:q

https://til.simonwillison.net/til/til/bash_escaping-a-string.md


[23] We learn faster when we aren’t told what choices to make

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-learn-faster-when-we-arent-told-what-choices-to-make/


[24] Universal Split Screen

https://universalsplitscreen.github.io/


[25] Hacking Grindr Accounts with Copy and Paste

https://www.troyhunt.com/hacking-grindr-accounts-with-copy-and-paste/


[26] Modi government to set up app store alternative to Google Play, Apple App Store

https://www.deccanherald.com/specials/aatmanirbhar-bharat-modi-govt-to-set-up-app-store-alternative-to-google-play-apple-app-store-895755.html?&ampcf=1


[27] Zig’s New Relationship with LLVM

https://kristoff.it/blog/zig-new-relationship-llvm/


[28] Show HN: A SQL database implemented purely in TypeScript type annotations

https://github.com/codemix/ts-sql


[29] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (October 2020)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24651639


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