HackerNews top stories #64

HackerNews most popular stories from Jun 27, 2021 to Jul 04, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] GitHub Copilot: your AI pair programmer

https://copilot.github.com/


[1] The ‘Fuck You’ Pattern

https://cedwards.xyz/the-fuck-you-pattern/


[2] I do not agree with Github’s use of copyrighted code as training for Copilot

https://thelig.ht/abandoning-github/


[3] How to Work Hard

http://paulgraham.com/hwh.html


[4] Challenges in the diagnosis of magnesium status

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6163803/


[5] Intuit to share payroll data from 1.4M small businesses with Equifax

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/intuit-to-share-payroll-data-from-1-4m-small-businesses-with-equifax/


[6] A foreign seller has hijacked Cliff Stoll’s Amazon Klein bottle listing

https://kleinbottle.com/#AMAZON%20BRAND%20HIJACKING


[7] Acer disables BIOS for laptops sold through Amazon? (2020)

https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RKILN7HFLF4CS/


[8] Cuba′s Covid vaccine rivals Pfizer, Moderna

https://www.dw.com/en/cubas-covid-vaccine-rivals-biontech-pfizer-moderna/a-58052365


[9] Mexico’s Supreme Court has decriminalised the private use of cannabis by adults

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-57645016


[10] Simple, solar-powered water desalination (2020)

https://news.mit.edu/2020/passive-solar-powered-water-desalination-0207


[11] British right to repair law excludes smartphones and computers

https://9to5mac.com/2021/07/01/british-right-to-repair-law/


[12] Windows 11, Amazon, and Uncomfortable Questions

https://commonsware.com/blog/2021/06/26/windows-11-amazon-uncomfortable-questions.html


[13] Virtual DOM is pure overhead (2018)

https://svelte.dev/blog/virtual-dom-is-pure-overhead


[14] Brickit – scans your Lego bricks and helps you build new creations

https://twitter.com/AlexanderNL/status/1410253599502962692


[15] Ohio GOP ends attempt to ban municipal broadband after protest from residents

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/06/ohio-gop-ends-attempt-to-ban-municipal-broadband-after-protest-from-residents/


[16] Dear Google: Public domain compositions exist

https://blog.dbmiller.org/2021-06-28-dear-google-public-domain-compositions-exist


[17] Judge dismisses FTC antitrust complaint against Facebook

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/28/judge-dismisses-ftc-antitrust-complaint-against-facebook.html


[18] US companies hit by ‘colossal’ cyber-attack

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57703836


[19] Global minimum corporate tax: 130 nations to support U.S. proposal

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/01/nations-agree-to-support-us-proposal-for-global-minimum-tax-on-corporations.html


[20] ‘Great Resignation’ gains steam as return-to-work plans take effect

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/29/more-people-plan-to-quit-as-return-to-work-plans-go-into-effect-.html


[21] GPT-J “the open source cousin of GPT-3 everyone can use”

https://github.com/kingoflolz/mesh-transformer-jax


[22] SparkFun Hooks a Patent Troll

https://www.sparkfun.com/news/3917


[23] Let’s code a TCP/IP stack (2016)

https://www.saminiir.com/lets-code-tcp-ip-stack-1-ethernet-arp/


[24] I Will Never Use a Microsoft Account to Log into My Own PC

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/324134-i-will-never-use-a-microsoft-account-to-log-into-my-own-pc


[25] Hackers exploited 0-day, not 2018 bug, to mass-wipe My Book Live devices

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/06/hackers-exploited-0-day-not-2018-bug-to-mass-wipe-my-book-live-devices


[26] OpenStreetMap looks to relocate to EU due to Brexit limitations

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jun/30/openstreetmap-looks-to-relocate-to-eu-due-to-brexit-limitations


[27] Temporal: Getting started with JavaScript’s new date time API

https://2ality.com/2021/06/temporal-api.html


[28] RateOurCops – Like Yelp, but for Cops

https://rateourcops.org/


[29] Intuit sabotages the Child Tax Credit

https://pluralistic.net/2021/06/29/three-times-is-enemy-action/#ctc


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