HackerNews top stories #29

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HackerNews most popular stories from Oct 25, 2020 to Nov 01, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] How journalists use youtube-dl

https://freedom.press/news/riaa-github-youtube-dl-journalist-tool/


[1] My Resignation from the Intercept

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/my-resignation-from-the-intercept


[2] Wikimedia is moving to Gitlab

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/GitLab_consultation#Outcome


[3] Vaccine hopes rise as Oxford jab prompts immune response among old and young

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-astrazeneca-vaccin/oxford-covid-19-vaccine-prompts-immune-response-among-adults-old-and-young-astrazeneca-says-idUSKBN27B0IV


[4] I Violated a Code of Conduct

https://www.fast.ai/2020/10/28/code-of-conduct/


[5] Fastly hires entire Wasmtime team from Mozilla

https://bytecodealliance.org/articles/1-year-update#the-lucet-and-wasmtime-teams-join-forces


[6] RIAA’s YouTube-dl takedown ticks off developers and GitHub’s CEO

https://torrentfreak.com/riaas-youtube-dl-takedown-ticks-of-developers-and-githubs-ceo-201027/


[7] Show HN: What would mechanical programming look like?

https://mockmechanics.com/


[8] Google’s new logos are bad

https://techcrunch.com/2020/10/06/googles-new-logos-are-bad/


[9] Sean Connery has died

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-54761824


[10] Twitter still hasn’t unlocked the New York Post’s account

https://www.melovedata.com/twitter-still-hasnt-unlocked-the-new-york-posts-account/


[11] Over 80% of Covid-19 patients in a hospital study have Vitamin D deficiency

https://www.endocrine.org/news-and-advocacy/news-room/2020/study-finds-over-80-percent-of-covid19-patients-have-vitamin-d-deficiency


[12] AMD to Acquire Xilinx

https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/xilinx-acquisition


[13] From McDonald’s to Google

https://www.protocol.com/kelsey-hightower-google-cloud


[14] Photos from inside a Typhoon class submarine

https://ru-submarine.livejournal.com/17486.html


[15] I am seriously considering going back to desktop computers

http://misc-stuff.terraaeon.com/articles/locked-down-computers.html


[16] Washington crews destroy first U.S. “murder hornet” nest

https://www.axios.com/washington-state-murder-hornets-nest-photos-39e04acb-50da-4c3d-8a8d-4993e1fe2780.html


[17] How to deal with extreme physical pain

https://www.hanselman.com/blog/how-to-deal-with-extreme-physical-pain


[18] Type in the exact number of machines to proceed

https://rachelbythebay.com/w/2020/10/26/num/


[19] Woman allegedly impersonated prosecutor, dropped charges against herself

https://www.unionleader.com/news/courts/woman-accused-of-impersonating-prosecutor-dropping-criminal-charges-against-herself/article_1fdb1551-147d-53dd-ad45-6680bfc556fa.html?block_id=897573


[20] The RIAA’s attack on YouTube-dl is not a DMCA 512 infringement

https://joindiaspora.com/posts/808cf690f8e801381778002590d8e506


[21] Facebook has sent a cease-and-desist letter to researchers

https://twitter.com/AlexanderAbdo/status/1319761452832534531


[22] A Guy Walks into an Apple Store

https://birchtree.me/blog/a-guy-walks-into-an-apple-store/


[23] Web based Windows XP desktop recreation, built with React

https://winxp.now.sh/


[24] An Intuition for Lisp Syntax

https://stopa.io/post/265


[25] Mobilizon – A free, federated tool for events and groups

https://framablog.org/2020/10/27/mobilizon-your-events-your-groups-your-data/


[26] Zoom Deleted Events Discussing Zoom “Censorship”

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/zoom-deleted-events-censorship


[27] Foundations of Software Engineering

https://cmu-313.github.io


[28] Amazon destroys $1.5m of sellers inventory – now homeless

https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/ruined-my-life-after-going-all-in-on-amazon-a-merchant-says-he-lost-everything-20201028-p5697l.html


[29] ‘Culture wars’ are fought by tiny minority – UK study

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/oct/24/culture-wars-are-fought-by-tiny-minority-uk-study


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