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HackerNews most popular stories from Nov 08, 2020 to Nov 15, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] macOS unable to open any non-Apple application

https://twitter.com/lapcatsoftware/status/1326990296412991489


[1] Covid vaccine: First ‘milestone’ vaccine offers 90% protection

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54873105


[2] Zoom lied to users about end-to-end encryption for years, FTC says

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2020/11/zoom-lied-to-users-about-end-to-end-encryption-for-years-ftc-says/


[3] EU Draft Council Declaration Against Encryption [pdf]

https://www.statewatch.org/media/1434/eu-council-draft-declaration-against-encryption-12143-20.pdf


[4] Apple unveils M1, its first system-on-a-chip for portable Mac computers

https://9to5mac.com/2020/11/10/apple-unveils-m1-its-first-system-on-a-chip-for-portable-mac-computers/


[5] Your Computer Isn’t Yours

https://sneak.berlin/20201112/your-computer-isnt-yours/


[6] Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft

https://twitter.com/gvanrossum/status/1326932991566700549


[7] On Apple’s Piss-Poor Documentation

https://www.caseyliss.com/2020/11/10/on-apples-pisspoor-documentation


[8] Apple Silicon M1 chip in MacBook Air outperforms high-end 16-inch MacBook Pro

https://www.macrumors.com/2020/11/11/m1-macbook-air-first-benchmark/


[9] No More Free Work from Marak: Pay Me or Fork This

https://github.com/Marak/faker.js/issues/1046


[10] Alex Trebek has died

https://twitter.com/Jeopardy/status/1325490106329751553


[11] How to get root on Ubuntu 20.04 by pretending nobody’s /home

https://securitylab.github.com/research/Ubuntu-gdm3-accountsservice-LPE


[12] So you’ve made a mistake and it’s public

https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/So_you%27ve_made_a_mistake_and_it%27s_public…


[13] Intel’s disruption is now complete

https://jamesallworth.medium.com/intels-disruption-is-now-complete-d4fa771f0f2c


[14] Don’t use third party auth to sign in

https://gurjeet.singh.im/blog/never-use-google-to-sign-in


[15] An updated daily front page of The New York Times as artwork on your wall

https://alexanderklopping.medium.com/an-updated-daily-front-page-of-the-new-york-times-as-artwork-on-your-wall-3b28c3261478


[16] I sold Baremetrics

https://baremetrics.com/blog/i-sold-baremetrics


[17] .NET 5.0

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/announcing-net-5-0/


[18] About iSH’s pending removal from the App Store

https://ish.app/app-store-removal


[19] Google Widevine Content Decryption Module DMCA

https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2020/11/2020-11-09-Google.md


[20] macOS Big Sur

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/11/macos-big-sur-is-here/


[21] Bypassing Firewalls in macOS Big Sur

https://twitter.com/patrickwardle/status/1327726496203476992


[22] Docker fails to launch on Apple Silicon

https://github.com/docker/for-mac/issues/4733


[23] Voters overwhelmingly back community broadband in Chicago and Denver

https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgzxvz/voters-overwhelmingly-back-community-broadband-in-chicago-and-denver


[24] Attention Is My Most Valuable Asset for Productivity as a Software Developer

https://zwbetz.com/attention-is-my-most-valuable-asset-for-productivity-as-a-software-developer/


[25] Introducing the next generation of Mac

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/11/introducing-the-next-generation-of-mac/


[26] Google sued: Idle Android eats mobile data to send telemetry and preload ads

https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/14/google_android_data_allowance/


[27] AltStore: An alternative app store for non-jailbroken iOS devices

https://github.com/rileytestut/AltStore


[28] The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News (2019)

https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-silicon-valley/the-lonely-work-of-moderating-hacker-news


[29] Amazon Review Scam

https://twitter.com/cperciva/status/1325882623424565248


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