HackerNews top stories #45

HackerNews most popular stories from Feb 14, 2021 to Feb 21, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Before buying a NYT subscription, here’s what it’ll take to cancel it

https://imgur.com/a/K8m7p2t


[1] Mars becomes the 2nd planet that has more computers running Linux than Windows

https://twitter.com/mikko/status/1362763793042972673


[2] Perseverance Rover lands on Mars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gm0b_ijaYMQ


[3] Ask HN: Advice for finding an entry-level remote job?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26171008


[4] Citibank just got a $500M lesson in the importance of UI design

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/02/citibank-just-got-a-500-million-lesson-in-the-importance-of-ui-design/


[5] Starlink is now Accepting General Pre-orders

https://www.starlink.com/


[6] “User Engagement” Is Code for “Addiction”

https://craigwritescode.medium.com/user-engagement-is-code-for-addiction-a2f50d36d7ac


[7] Why did I leave Google or, why did I stay so long?

https://paygo.media/p/25171


[8] Visualization of 40M Cell Towers

https://alpercinar.com/open-cell-id/


[9] WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy update despite backlash

https://www.reuters.com/article/facebook-whatsapp-privacy-idUSL4N2KP0XY


[10] Functorio

https://bartoszmilewski.com/2021/02/16/functorio/.


[11] ‘Sexual favours were the norm in music industry’

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-56029660


[12] Draw an iceberg and see how it would float in water

https://joshdata.me/iceberger.html


[13] Changes to sharing and viewing news on Facebook in Australia

https://about.fb.com/news/2021/02/changes-to-sharing-and-viewing-news-on-facebook-in-australia/


[14] How can you not be romantic about programming?

https://thorstenball.com/blog/2020/09/08/how-can-you-not-be-romantic-about-programming/


[15] Facebook reported fake numbers to advertisers

https://news.yahoo.com/unsealed-court-document-claims-facebook-203236002.html


[16] United B772 at Denver on Feb 20th 2021, engine inlet separates from engine

https://avherald.com/h?article=4e35503b&opt=0


[17] Mitigating Memory Safety Issues in Open Source Software

https://security.googleblog.com/2021/02/mitigating-memory-safety-issues-in-open.html


[18] Epic Games steps up Apple fight with EU antitrust complaint

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-apple-epic-games-antitrust/epic-games-takes-apple-fight-to-eu-antitrust-regulators-idUSKBN2AH0MO


[19] Monolith First

https://martinfowler.com/bliki/MonolithFirst.html


[20] Done Answering Questions Stack Overflow

https://games.greggman.com/game/done-with-stackoverflow/


[21] Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day (2014)

http://www.righto.com/2014/09/mining-bitcoin-with-pencil-and-paper.html


[22] A Dishonest, Indifferent, and Toxic Culture

https://huixiangvoice.medium.com/a-dishonest-indifferent-and-toxic-culture-113339aa67e9


[23] How this Ends

https://avc.com/2021/02/how-this-ends/


[24] Nvidia announces mining GPUs, cuts the hash rate of RTX-3060 in half

https://blogs.nvidia.com/blog/2021/02/18/geforce-cmp/


[25] Why is it so hard to see code from 5 minutes ago?

https://web.eecs.utk.edu/~azh/blog/yestercode.html


[26] Google Open-Sources Trillion-Parameter AI Language Model Switch Transformer

https://www.infoq.com/news/2021/02/google-trillion-parameter-ai/


[27] 31.2˝ Color EPaper Display

https://shopkits.eink.com/product/31-2%CB%9D-color-epaper-display-sb1452-qab/


[28] Show HN: Khan-dl – Khan Academy Course Downloader

https://github.com/rand-net/khan-dl


[29] Fake Amazon reviews ‘being sold in bulk’ online

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-56069472


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