HackerNews top stories #48

HackerNews most popular stories from Mar 07, 2021 to Mar 14, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Dhcpcd Will Need a New Maintainer

https://roy.marples.name/archives/dhcpcd-discuss/0003457.html


[1] “ISO obstructs adoption of standards by paywalling them”

https://twitter.com/TimSweeneyEpic/status/1368637789248626699


[2] Apple has gone to extraordinary lengths to make scroll bars invisible

https://twitter.com/simonw/status/1369708900216270849


[3] U.S. senators reintroduce bill to make daylight saving time permanent

https://fox8.com/news/u-s-senators-reintroduce-bill-to-make-daylight-saving-time-permanent/


[4] Bill Gates Says that Bitcoin is bad For the Planet

https://www.technologyelevation.com/2021/03/bill-gates-says-that-bitcoin-is-bad-for.html


[5] Modern action films fetishize the body even as they desexualize it

https://bloodknife.com/everyone-beautiful-no-one-horny/


[6] UK to depart from GDPR

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/uk-to-depart-from-gdpr/5107685.article


[7] Baserow.io – Self-hosted Airtable alternative

https://baserow.io/


[8] Israel, Cyprus and Greece agree to link power grids via subsea cable

https://www.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN2B015M


[9] What’s New in SQLite 3.35

https://nalgeon.github.io/sqlite-3-35/


[10] Has Y Combinator lost its way when the latest company is a Mac only widget?

https://www.reddit.com/r/Entrepreneur/comments/m2ypbx/has_y_combinator_lost_its_way_as_a_leading/


[11] Write libraries instead of services, where possible

http://catern.com/services.html


[12] My bank sent me 64 copies of the same debit card

https://old.reddit.com/r/mildlyinteresting/comments/m2x83h/my_bank_sent_me_64_copies_of_the_same_debit_card/


[13] Webmention.io

https://webmention.io/


[14] Julia Receives DARPA Award to Accelerate Electronics Simulation by 1,000x

https://juliacomputing.com/media/2021/03/darpa-ditto/


[15] Four times I felt discriminated against for being a female developer

https://betterprogramming.pub/4-times-i-felt-discriminated-against-for-being-a-female-developer-b9579f696a5


[16] New algorithm breaks speed limit for solving linear equations

https://www.quantamagazine.org/new-algorithm-breaks-speed-limit-for-solving-linear-equations-20210308/


[17] Fire declared in OVH SBG2 datacentre building

http://travaux.ovh.net/?do=details&id=49471&


[18] UK businesses caught buying five-star Google reviews

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-56321576


[19] T-Mobile to share customers’ data with advertisers unless they opt out

https://thehill.com/policy/technology/542303-t-mobile-to-share-customers-web-mobile-app-data-with-advertisers-unless


[20] Zapier reached a $5B valuation with $1.3M of funding

https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2021/03/08/zapier-bootstraps-to-5-billion-valuation/


[21] Why asynchronous Rust doesn’t work

https://theta.eu.org/2021/03/08/async-rust-2.html


[22] When did writing in major newspapers become so bad?

https://mleverything.substack.com/p/when-did-writing-in-major-newspapers


[23] Git: Malicious repositories can execute remote code while cloning

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/03/09/3


[24] Write Simply

http://paulgraham.com/simply.html


[25] Why I don’t like Tailwind CSS

https://www.aleksandrhovhannisyan.com/blog/why-i-dont-like-tailwind-css


[26] Vitalik escalates ETH 2.0 merge as miners plan a 51% attack

https://our.status.im/vitalik-escalates-eth-2-0-merge-as-miners-plan-a-51-attack/


[27] Shops return to rural Sweden but are now staff-free

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56237988


[28] When the prison banned board games, we played chess in our minds

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2021/02/11/when-the-prison-banned-board-games-we-played-chess-in-our-minds


[29] I Bought a Business for $0

https://every.to/superorganizers/how-i-bought-a-business-for-0


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