HackerNews top stories #57

HackerNews most popular stories from May 09, 2021 to May 16, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Google Docs will now use canvas based rendering

https://workspaceupdates.googleblog.com/2021/05/Google-Docs-Canvas-Based-Rendering-Update.html


[1] FragAttacks: new security vulnerabilities that affect wi-fi devices

https://www.fragattacks.com/


[2] DarkSide ransomware gang quits after servers, Bitcoin stash seized

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/darkside-ransomware-gang-quits-after-servers-bitcoin-stash-seized/


[3] Emulating AirTags to upload arbitrary data via Apple’s FindMy network

https://positive.security/blog/send-my


[4] Scala 3.0

https://github.com/lampepfl/dotty/releases/tag/3.0.0


[5] The Animal Is Tired

http://www.robinhobb.com/blog/posts/38429


[6] Babel is used by millions, so why are we running out of money?

https://babeljs.io/blog/2021/05/10/funding-update.html


[7] Modern Javascript: Everything you missed over the last 10 years (2020)

https://turriate.com/articles/modern-javascript-everything-you-missed-over-10-years


[8] Tesla has suspended vehicle purchases using Bitcoin

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1392602041025843203


[9] The Ultimate Guide to Inflation

https://www.lynalden.com/inflation/


[10] Game developers sharing their salaries on Twitter

https://www.axios.com/salaries-game-developers-break-silence-8f03c4aa-216e-4043-80dc-0376c606b926.html


[11] Neural implant lets paralyzed person type by imagining writing

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/05/neural-implant-lets-paralyzed-person-type-by-imagining-writing/


[12] Vulnerability allows cross-browser tracking in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Tor

https://fingerprintjs.com/blog/external-protocol-flooding/


[13] Amazon Echo will start sharing your Internet with neighbors in June

https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Sidewalk/b?node=21328123011


[14] Google fined 100M by Italian antitrust over Google Play abuse of dominance

https://www.repubblica.it/economia/2021/05/13/news/antitrust_sanzione_google-300745107


[15] Vue 3 drops IE11 support plan

https://github.com/vuejs/rfcs/blob/master/active-rfcs/0038-vue3-ie11-support.md


[16] Instagram, Twitter blame glitches for deleting Palestinian posts

https://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-socialmedia-idUSL8N2MU624


[17] You Can’t Buy a Thermapen on Amazon (2016)

https://blog.thermoworks.com/thermometer/new-warning-thermoworks-website-2/


[18] The one where writing books is not really a good idea

https://ellegriffin.substack.com/p/creator-economy-for-fiction-authors


[19] China lands rover on Mars

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-57122914


[20] Can I Email?

https://www.caniemail.com/


[21] Lasting immunity found after recovery from Covid-19

https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/lasting-immunity-found-after-recovery-covid-19


[22] Fuck the Bread. The Bread Is Over (2020)

https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2020/05/07/fuck-the-bread-the-bread-is-over/


[23] We’ll stop selling our Code Editor app for iOS soon

https://panic.com/blog/the-future-of-code-editor/


[24] Haiku OS ported and running on RISC-V

https://discuss.haiku-os.org/t/my-haiku-risc-v-port-progress/10663/86?u=return_0e


[25] The FBI Seized Safe Deposit Boxes Knowing ‘Some’ Belonged to ‘Honest Citizens’

https://reason.com/2021/05/10/the-fbi-seized-heirlooms-coins-and-cash-from-hundreds-of-safe-deposit-boxes-in-beverly-hills-despite-knowing-some-belonged-to-honest-citizens/


[26] Why are modern 50mm lenses so damned complicated?

https://www.dpreview.com/news/9236543269/why-are-modern-50mm-lenses-so-damned-complicated


[27] Show HN: I wrote my own RTS game engine in 70k SLOC of C

https://github.com/eduard-permyakov/permafrost-engine


[28] Using PostgreSQL as a Data Warehouse

https://www.narrator.ai/blog/using-postgresql-as-a-data-warehouse/


[29] Rescue Mission for Sci-Hub and Open Science: We are the library

https://old.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/nc27fv/rescue_mission_for_scihub_and_open_science_we_are/


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