HackerNews top stories #33

HackerNews most popular stories from Nov 22, 2020 to Nov 29, 2020. In one blog post.

[0] Tell HN: Thank You Dang

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25225775


[1] Tony Hsieh has died

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/tony-hsieh-zappos-luminary-revolutionized-045239863.html


[2] How to Think for Yourself

http://paulgraham.com/think.html


[3] Email a Dumpster Fire

https://hey.science/dumpster-fire/


[4] I spent eleven years working on this Line Rider track

https://delu.medium.com/i-spent-11-years-working-on-this-line-rider-track-96742fc0b709


[5] Apple Silicon M1: Black Magic Fuckery

https://www.singhkays.com/blog/apple-silicon-m1-black-magic/


[6] Building Your Color Palette

https://refactoringui.com/previews/building-your-color-palette/


[7] Metal monolith found by helicopter crew in Utah desert

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-55056570


[8] Microsoft 365 has employee surveillance and analytics built in

https://twitter.com/WolfieChristl/status/1331221942850949121


[9] Zoomquilt (2004)

https://zoomquilt.org/


[10] WTF Happened in 1971? (2019)

https://wtfhappenedin1971.com/


[11] Another free CA as an alternative to Let’s Encrypt

https://scotthelme.co.uk/introducing-another-free-ca-as-an-alternative-to-lets-encrypt/


[12] How io_uring and eBPF Will Revolutionize Programming in Linux

https://www.scylladb.com/2020/05/05/how-io_uring-and-ebpf-will-revolutionize-programming-in-linux/


[13] Apple’s head of security indicted in Santa Clara County CCW case

https://morganhilltimes.com/apples-head-of-security-indicted-in-santa-clara-county-ccw-case/


[14] Solomon Islands set to ban Facebook in the name of ‘national unity’

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-11-23/solomon-islands-set-to-ban-facebook-for-sake-of-national-unity/12910786


[15] hCaptcha now runs on fifteen percent of the internet

https://www.hcaptcha.com/post/hcaptcha-now-the-largest-independent-captcha-service


[16] macOS has checked app signatures online for over 2 years

https://eclecticlight.co/2020/11/25/macos-has-checked-app-signatures-online-for-over-2-years/


[17] CAPTCHAs don’t prove you’re human – they prove you’re American (2017)

https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2017/11/captchas-dont-prove-youre-human-they-prove-youre-american/


[18] Oxford University breakthrough on global COVID-19 vaccine

https://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-11-23-oxford-university-breakthrough-global-covid-19-vaccine


[19] Modern storage is plenty fast, but the APIs are bad

https://itnext.io/modern-storage-is-plenty-fast-it-is-the-apis-that-are-bad-6a68319fbc1a


[20] AWS Cognito is having issues and health dashboards are still green

https://status.aws.amazon.com/##


[21] Microsoft’s Creepy New ‘Productivity Score’ Gamifies Workplace Surveillance

https://gizmodo.com/microsofts-creepy-new-productivity-score-gamifies-workp-1845763063


[22] The Nintendo Switch uses my open source code

https://twitter.com/feross/status/1330582600813924352


[23] DevTerm – An Open Source Portable Terminal for Every Dev

https://www.clockworkpi.com/


[24] ‘Tokenized’: Black Workers’ Struggles at Coinbase

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/technology/coinbase-cryptocurrency-black-employees.html#click=https://t.co/akHbGxS2QL


[25] The Tech Stack of a One-Man SaaS

https://panelbear.com/blog/tech-stack/


[26] PHP 8

https://www.php.net/archive/2020.php#2020-11-26-3


[27] Why AWS loves Rust, and how we’d like to help

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/why-aws-loves-rust-and-how-wed-like-to-help/


[28] Due to a problem with AWS, many “smart” vacuums or doorbells will stop working

https://eminetra.com.au/people-cant-vacuum-or-use-their-doorbell-because-amazons-cloud-servers-are-down/74505/


[29] An ex-Googler’s guide to dev tools

https://about.sourcegraph.com/blog/ex-googler-guide-dev-tools/


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