HackerNews top stories #41

HackerNews most popular stories from Jan 17, 2021 to Jan 24, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Select a muscle and it provides the exercises to workout the selected muscle

https://musclewiki.com/


[1] Amazon: Not OK – Why we had to change Elastic licensing

https://www.elastic.co/blog/why-license-change-AWS


[2] AWS announces forks of Elasticsearch and Kibana

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/stepping-up-for-a-truly-open-source-elasticsearch


[3] IPFS Support in Brave

https://brave.com/ipfs-support/


[4] Show HN: Beeper – All Your Chats in One App

https://www.beeperhq.com/?hn


[5] I no longer trust The Great Suspender

https://dafoster.net/articles/2021/01/20/i-no-longer-trust-the-great-suspender/


[6] Brad Cox has died

https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/scnow/name/brad-cox-obituary?pid=197454225


[7] Rust for Windows

https://github.com/microsoft/windows-rs


[8] Still alive

https://astralcodexten.substack.com/p/still-alive


[9] Kids find a security flaw in Linux Mint by mashing keys

https://github.com/linuxmint/cinnamon-screensaver/issues/354


[10] I wasted $40k on a fantastic startup idea

https://tjcx.me/p/i-wasted-40k-on-a-fantastic-startup-idea


[11] New Intel CEO rehiring retired CPU architects

https://www.anandtech.com/show/16438/new-intel-ceo-making-waves-rehiring-retired-cpu-architects


[12] Software effort estimation is mostly fake research

http://shape-of-code.coding-guidelines.com/2021/01/17/software-effort-estimation-is-mostly-fake-research/


[13] GPT-Neo – Building a GPT-3-sized model, open source and free

https://www.eleuther.ai/gpt-neo


[14] What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting

https://theintercept.com/2021/01/18/leak-zoom-meeting/


[15] Software engineering topics I changed my mind on

https://chriskiehl.com/article/thoughts-after-6-years


[16] Pidgin – A Universal Chat Client

https://www.pidgin.im/plugins


[17] Atomic resolution video of salt crystals forming in real time

https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/focus/en/press/z0508_00161.html


[18] Ask HN: Anyone else burnt out due to extended lockdown and work-from-home?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25833639


[19] Porting Firefox to Apple Silicon

https://hacks.mozilla.org/2021/01/porting-firefox-to-apple-silicon/


[20] Show HN: I built an online interactive course that helps you learn Vim faster

https://www.vim.so


[21] Ask HN: Anyone know any funny programming jokes?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=25850739


[22] HR is not your friend, and other things I think you should know

http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2021/01/17/woe/


[23] Capitol Attack Was Months in the Making on Facebook

https://www.techtransparencyproject.org/articles/capitol-attack-was-months-making-facebook


[24] Google Blocking Web Privacy Proposals at W3C (2019)

https://www.cpomagazine.com/data-privacy/google-blocking-web-privacy-proposals-at-w3c/


[25] Context switching costs more than we give it credit for

https://thinkingthrough.substack.com/p/context-switching-cost-more-than


[26] GitHub has received a DMCA from MPA about torrent tracker nyaa.si

https://github.com/github/dmca/blob/master/2021/01/2021-01-14-mpa.md


[27] Dissecting the Apple M1 GPU, Part II

https://rosenzweig.io/blog/asahi-gpu-part-2.html


[28] Intel Problems

https://stratechery.com/2021/intel-problems/


[29] Retiring Tucows Downloads

https://tucows.com/retired/


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