HackerNews top stories #54

HackerNews most popular stories from Apr 18, 2021 to Apr 25, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Linux bans University of Minnesota for sending buggy patches in name of research

https://www.neowin.net/news/linux-bans-university-of-minnesota-for-sending-buggy-patches-in-the-name-of-research/


[1] “They introduce kernel bugs on purpose”

https://lore.kernel.org/linux-nfs/YH+zwQgBBGUJdiVK@unreal/


[2] Stranded sailor allowed to leave abandoned ship after four years

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-56842506


[3] UMN CS&E Statement on Linux Kernel Research

https://cse.umn.edu/cs/statement-cse-linux-kernel-research-april-21-2021


[4] Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (2019)

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/06/microsoft-says-mandatory-password-changing-is-ancient-and-obsolete/


[5] Ubuntu 21.04

https://ubuntu.com//blog/ubuntu-21-04-is-here


[6] Dan Kaminsky has died

https://twitter.com/marcwrogers/status/1385961838735597572


[7] IBM employee forced to stop kernel work for using personal email address

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/netdev/net.git/commit/?id=4acd47644ef1e1c8f8f5bc40b7cf1c5b9bcbbc4e


[8] YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Gets ‘Freedom Expression’ Award Sponsored by YouTube

https://www.newsweek.com/youtube-ceo-susan-wojcicki-gets-freedom-expression-award-sponsored-youtube-1585147


[9] Hire me and pay what you want, just give me interesting work

https://truzzi.me/hire-me-pay-what-you-want-interesting-work/


[10] Facebook gives money to America’s biggest news organizations

https://washingtonmonthly.com/2021/04/19/is-facebook-buying-off-the-new-york-times/


[11] The “Granny Knot”

https://www.fieggen.com/shoelace/grannyknot.htm


[12] Livebook: A collaborative and interactive code notebook for Elixir

https://dashbit.co/blog/announcing-livebook?new=1


[13] Dissecting the Apple M1 GPU, Part III

https://rosenzweig.io/blog/asahi-gpu-part-3.html


[14] A List of Hacker News’s Undocumented Features and Behaviors (2018-20)

https://github.com/minimaxir/hacker-news-undocumented


[15] Apple’s M1 Positioning Mocks the Entire x86 Business Model

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/322120-apples-m1-positioning-mocks-every-x86-cpu-amd-and-intel-have-ever-launched


[16] Apple Is Sued for Telling You That You’re “Buying” Movies

https://nofilmschool.com/apple-movie-buys


[17] Zellij – A Terminal Workspace and Multiplexer Written in Rust

http://zellij.dev/news/beta#


[18] Green vs. Brown Programming Languages

https://earthly.dev/blog/brown-green-language/


[19] Newark cops, with reform, didn’t fire a single shot in 2020

https://www.nj.com/news/2021/01/newark-cops-with-reform-didnt-fire-a-single-shot-in-2020-moran.html


[20] A new way to make maps with OpenStreetMap

https://protomaps.com/blog/new-way-to-make-maps/


[21] Spotify is Killing the Open Podcast Ecosystem (2020)

https://singhkays.com/blog/how-spotify-is-killing-the-open-podcast-ecosystem/


[22] Two people killed in fiery Tesla crash with no one driving

https://www.click2houston.com/news/local/2021/04/18/2-men-dead-after-fiery-tesla-crash-in-spring-officials-say/


[23] Monster (fun fact about me is that when I was a kid id write capital E’s with..)

https://idlnmclean.tumblr.com/post/644363337362292736/fun-fact-about-me-is-that-when-i-was-a-kid-id


[24] Tiny Container Challenge: Building a 6kB Containerized HTTP Server

https://devopsdirective.com/posts/2021/04/tiny-container-image/


[25] Beej’s Guide to C Programming [pdf]

http://beej.us/guide/bgc/pdf/bgc_usl_c_1.pdf


[26] Sleeping less than 6 hours a night in midlife raises risk of dementia 30%

https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/20/health/sleep-dementia-risk-study-wellness/index.html


[27] Light Pollution Map

https://www.lightpollutionmap.info/


[28] “Proctorio is expanding their lawsuit against me and I urgently need your help.”

https://twitter.com/Linkletter/status/1385004344903290883


[29] Large-Scale Abuse of Contact Discovery in Mobile Messengers [pdf]

https://www.ndss-symposium.org/wp-content/uploads/ndss2021_1C-3_23159_paper.pdf


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