HackerNews top stories #60

HackerNews most popular stories from May 30, 2021 to Jun 06, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Stack Overflow sold to Prosus for $1.8B

https://www.wsj.com/articles/software-developer-community-stack-overflow-sold-to-tech-giant-prosus-for-1-8-billion-11622648400


[1] There are no results for tank man

https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=tank+man


[2] It’s time for us in the tech world to speak out about cryptocurrency

https://twitter.com/Pinboard/status/1399058952336277505


[3] Lol just got kicked out of @ycombinator

https://twitter.com/paulbiggar/status/1400904600421535744


[4] An Unbelievable Demo

https://brendangregg.com/blog/2021-06-04/an-unbelievable-demo.html


[5] United Airlines will buy 15 planes from Boom Supersonic

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/03/united-will-buy-15-ultrafast-airplanes-from-start-up-boom-supersonic.html


[6] Drunk Post: Things I’ve Learned as a Sr Engineer

https://old.reddit.com/r/ExperiencedDevs/comments/nmodyl/drunk_post_things_ive_learned_as_a_sr_engineer/


[7] U.S. to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism, official says

https://www.reuters.com/article/cyber-usa-ransomware-idUSL2N2NC1SD


[8] YouTube-dl can no longer download age-restricted videos

https://github.com/ytdl-org/youtube-dl/issues/28578


[9] Amazon Prime inflates prices, using the false promise of ‘free shipping’

https://mattstoller.substack.com/p/amazon-primes-free-shipping-promise


[10] OBS Studio 27.0

https://github.com/obsproject/obs-studio/releases/tag/27.0.0


[11] Google removes its head of diversity after 2007 blog post surfaces

https://www.businessinsider.com/kamau-bobb-google-diversity-head-antisemitic-blog-post-2021-6


[12] Overkill objects for everyday life

https://neil.computer/notes/overkill-objects-for-everyday-life/


[13] The story of the Tank Man photo by its photographer, Jeff Widener

http://www.jeffwidener.com/stories/2016/09/tankman/


[14] Amazon US customers given one week to opt out of mass wireless sharing

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/jun/01/amazon-us-customers-given-one-week-to-opt-out-of-mass-wireless-sharing


[15] Why We Should End the Data Economy

https://thereboot.com/why-we-should-end-the-data-economy/


[16] Danish whistleblower details NSA collaboration, cable and data center spying

https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/danish-whistleblower-details-nsa-collaboration-submarine-cable-spying-surveillance-data-center/


[17] NixOS 21.05

https://nixos.org/manual/nixos/stable/release-notes.html#sec-release-21.05


[18] California Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics Is Approved by Senate

https://openstates.org/ca/bills/20212022/SB519/


[19] King County, WA bans facial recognition software

https://komonews.com/news/local/king-county-is-first-in-the-country-to-ban-facial-recognition-software


[20] Pesticides are killing the world’s soils

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/pesticides-are-killing-the-worlds-soils/


[21] Microsoft Irish subsidiary paid zero corporate tax on £220bn profit last year

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/03/microsoft-irish-subsidiary-paid-zero-corporate-tax-on-220bn-profit-last-year


[22] The Apple M1 compiles Linux 30% faster than my Intel i9

https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2021/apple-m1-compiles-linux-30-faster-my-intel-i9


[23] Driving with D

https://dlang.org/blog/2021/06/01/driving-with-d/


[24] You can not advertise on Google if you use Google Analytics Competitors

https://twitter.com/Adam_Hosker/status/1400748390355456002


[25] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (June 2021)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27355392


[26] Wikipedia is swimming in money–why is it begging people to donate?

https://www.dailydot.com/debug/wikipedia-endownemnt-fundraising/


[27] Helix: a post-modern modal text editor

https://helix-editor.com/


[28] Firefox 89 Tab Appearance

https://amitp.blogspot.com/2021/06/firefox-89-tab-appearance.html


[29] Rethinking the computer ‘desktop’ as a concept

https://onezero.medium.com/the-document-metaphor-desktop-gui-doesnt-work-anymore-d276271bfa40


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