HackerNews top stories #62

HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 13, 2021 to Jun 20, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Stripe Identity

https://stripe.com/identity


[1] Massachusetts health notifications app installed without users’ knowledge

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.ma.covid19.exposurenotifications.v3&showAllReviews=true


[2] Brave, the false sensation of privacy

http://ebin.city/%7Ewerwolf/posts/brave-is-shit/


[3] Wayfinder – a relaxing ‘art game’ in the browser

https://wayfinder.nfb.ca/


[4] Amazon is blocking Google’s FLoC

https://digiday.com/media/amazon-is-blocking-googles-floc-and-that-could-seriously-weaken-the-fledgling-tracking-system/


[5] Life as a public school teacher in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2021

http://adamcadre.ac/calendar/202105m.html


[6] Senate Unanimously Approves a Bill to Make Juneteenth a Public Holiday

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/15/1006934154/senate-unanimously-approves-a-bill-to-make-juneteenth-a-public-holiday


[7] The most copied StackOverflow snippet of all time is flawed (2019)

https://programming.guide/worlds-most-copied-so-snippet.html


[8] The Elephant at WWDC

https://eclecticlight.co/2021/06/13/last-week-on-my-mac-the-elephant-at-wwdc/


[9] Doom Running on an IKEA Lamp

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ybybf4tJWw


[10] HK’s Apple Daily raided by 500 officers over national security law

https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/hong-kongs-apple-daily-newspaper-says-police-arrest-five-directors-2021-06-16


[11] Start Your Own ISP

https://startyourownisp.com/


[12] SNES – Super Mario World Widescreen

https://github.com/VitorVilela7/wide-snes


[13] 21st Century Baker’s Tent

https://azartiz.com/?2021-06-13T20:25:16.558Z


[14] Most hospitals aren’t complying with price transparency rule

https://www.axios.com/hospitals-price-transparency-costs-regulations-noncompliance-ebf6bd21-5709-4298-b67a-74c8a90a1ec1.html


[15] 80% of orgs that paid the ransom were hit again

https://venturebeat.com/2021/06/16/cybereason-80-of-orgs-that-paid-the-ransom-were-hit-again/


[16] Myths in cycling: wider tires are slower

https://www.renehersecycles.com/12-myths-in-cycling-1-wider-tires-are-slower/


[17] RFC for 700 HTTP Status Codes

https://github.com/joho/7XX-rfc


[18] Universities have formed a company that looks a lot like a patent troll

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/15-universities-have-formed-company-looks-lot-patent-troll


[19] 4-day workweek boosted workers’ productivity by 40%, Microsoft Japan says

https://www.npr.org/2019/11/04/776163853/microsoft-japan-says-4-day-workweek-boosted-workers-productivity-by-40


[20] Reality Winner, NSA contractor in leak case, out of prison

https://apnews.com/article/government-and-politics-europe-80600704e46e10ec53e85590d1d3fefb


[21] Why I have zero faith in crypto venture capitalists

https://bennettftomlin.com/2021/06/12/why-i-have-zero-faith-in-crypto-venture-capitalists/


[22] We’re no longer naming suspects in minor crime stories

https://blog.ap.org/behind-the-news/why-were-no-longer-naming-suspects-in-minor-crime-stories


[23] Facebook will start putting ads in Oculus Quest apps

https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/16/22535511/facebook-ads-oculus-quest-vr-apps


[24] Irish police to be given powers over passwords

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57468750


[25] Goodbye Freenode

https://nedbatchelder.com/blog/202106/goodbye_freenode.html


[26] Avoid News, Part 2: What the Stock Market Taught Me about News

http://www.bayesianinvestor.com/blog/index.php/2021/06/13/avoid-news-part-2-what-the-stock-market-taught-me-about-news/


[27] I know the secret to the quiet mind but wish I’d never learned it

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/06/car-accident-brain-injury/619227/


[28] U.S. senators propose 25% tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing

https://www.reuters.com/article/ctech-us-usa-semiconductors-congress-idCAKCN2DT29F-OCATC


[29] Python compiler written in Python to make standalone executables

https://github.com/Nuitka/Nuitka


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