HackerNews top stories #58

HackerNews most popular stories from May 16, 2021 to May 23, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Ethereum will use around 99.95% less energy post merge

https://blog.ethereum.org/2021/05/18/country-power-no-more/


[1] Project Starline: Feel like you’re there, together

https://blog.google/technology/research/project-starline/


[2] Welcome to Libera Chat

https://libera.chat/news/welcome-to-libera-chat


[3] Why is the Gaza Strip blurry on Google Maps?

https://www.bbc.com/news/57102499


[4] The tools and tech I use to run a one-woman hardware company

https://blog.thea.codes/winterblooms-tech-stack/


[5] Sublime Text 4

https://www.sublimetext.com/blog/articles/sublime-text-4


[6] Apple Music Announces Spatial Audio and Lossless Audio

https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2021/05/apple-music-announces-spatial-audio-and-lossless-audio/


[7] Terms and Conditions Game

https://termsandconditions.game/


[8] 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

https://www.ford.com/trucks/f150/f150-lightning/2022/


[9] Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/05/try-this-one-weird-trick-russian-hackers-hate/


[10] Extreme HTTP Performance Tuning

https://talawah.io/blog/extreme-http-performance-tuning-one-point-two-million/


[11] Nvidia cripples cryptocurrency mining on RTX 3080 and 3070 cards

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/cryptocurrency/nvidia-cripples-cryptocurrency-mining-on-rtx-3080-and-3070-cards/


[12] Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) to be retired on June 15, 2022

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/05/19/the-future-of-internet-explorer-on-windows-10-is-in-microsoft-edge/


[13] Show HN: Inflation-adjusted Hacker News

https://instruments.digital/inflation-adjusted-hn/


[14] Before the iPhone, I worked on a few games for what were called “feature phones”

https://twitter.com/id_aa_carmack/status/1395089205986988043


[15] Crypto crash deepens, stocks slip

https://www.reuters.com/business/global-markets-wrapup-4-2021-05-19/


[16] I am sick and tired of hearing tech companies complain about developer shortages

https://blog.usejournal.com/i-am-sick-and-tired-of-hearing-tech-companies-complain-about-a-developer-shortage-fd1f5aa536cc


[17] 1Password for Linux

https://blog.1password.com/welcoming-linux-to-the-1password-family/


[18] Monetizing open-source is problematic

https://marak.com/blog/2021-04-25-monetizing-open-source-is-problematic


[19] Ask HN: Favorite purchases of last two years?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27219759


[20] Systemd: The Good Parts

https://christine.website/talks/systemd-the-good-parts-2021-05-16


[21] AMP pages no longer get preferential treatment in Google search

https://plausible.io/blog/google-amp


[22] Coinbase outages

https://coinbase.com/


[23] Fierce Nerds

http://paulgraham.com/fn.html


[24] Canada declares plastics toxic, paving the way for restrictions

https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2021/05/canada-declares-plastics-toxic-ban-restrictions/


[25] How the UK’s online safety bill threatens Matrix

https://matrix.org/blog/2021/05/19/how-the-u-ks-online-safety-bill-threatens-matrix


[26] Microsoft Authenticator Chrome Extention is not from MS and is phishing

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/microsoft-authenticator/mabdjppmcjpjploliggpbonahnjjlgkf/related?hl=en-US


[27] SeaGlass: City-Wide IMSI-Catcher Detection (2017)

https://seaglass.cs.washington.edu/


[28] Five Oregon counties vote to leave state, create ‘Greater Idaho’

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/05/19/Oregon-Idaho-Donald-Trump-Joe-Biden/3341621450876/


[29] In 1982, a one-bit hack let me dodge a summer of filling in potholes

https://madned.substack.com/p/a-teenagers-guide-to-avoiding-actual


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