HackerNews top stories #67

HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 18, 2021 to Jul 25, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] An app for M1 Macs that plays the sound of a fan as CPU usage goes up

https://fanfan.rambo.codes/


[1] The Framework Laptop is now shipping

https://frame.work/blog/the-framework-laptop-is-now-shipping-and-press-reviews


[2] Hungarian journalists and critics of Orbán were targeted with Pegasus

https://telex.hu/direkt36/2021/07/19/pegasus-nso-hungary-viktor-orban-cyberweapon


[3] Germany’s national healthcare system adopts Matrix for communication

https://matrix.org/blog/2021/07/21/germanys-national-healthcare-system-adopts-matrix


[4] Akamai Edge DNS Down

https://edgedns.status.akamai.com/


[5] Amazon Shuts Down NSO Group Infrastructure

https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgx5bw/amazon-aws-shuts-down-nso-group-infrastructure


[6] Your idea is brilliant, your idea is worthless (2016)

https://stonemaiergames.com/kickstarter-lesson-204-your-idea-is-brilliant-your-idea-is-worthless/


[7] California sues Activision Blizzard over unequal pay, sexual harassment

https://www.npr.org/2021/07/22/1019293032/activision-blizzard-lawsuit-unequal-pay-sexual-harassment-video-games


[8] Syncthing: Syncing All the Things

https://lwn.net/Articles/861978/


[9] Inserting One Billion Rows in SQLite Under a Minute

https://avi.im/blag/2021/fast-sqlite-inserts/


[10] Restaurant workers quit at record rate

https://www.npr.org/2021/07/20/1016081936/low-pay-no-benefits-rude-customers-restaurant-workers-quit-at-record-rate


[11] AWS’s Egregious Egress

https://blog.cloudflare.com/aws-egregious-egress/


[12] Nvidia Shield TV Owners Are Pissed About the Banner Ads in Android TV

https://gizmodo.com/nvidia-shield-tv-owners-are-pissed-about-the-banner-ads-1847185249


[13] Baltimore Museum of Art will host an exhibition curated by the museum’s guards

https://artbma.org/about/press/release/bma-security-officers-take-center-stage-as-guest-curators-of-a-new-exhibition-opening-in-march-2022


[14] Julia Computing raises $24M Series A

https://www.hpcwire.com/off-the-wire/julia-computing-raises-24m-series-a-former-snowflake-ceo-bob-muglia-joins-board/


[15] Pelosi and a lifetime of trading

https://unusualwhales.com/i_am_the_senate/pelosi


[16] Apple sued by teen wrongly accused of shoplifting by unreliable facial-rec tech

https://www.theregister.com/2021/05/29/apple_sis_lawsuit/


[17] A YouTube chat about chess got flagged for hate speech

https://www.wired.com/story/why-youtube-chat-chess-flagged-hate-speech/


[18] SpaceX’s Starlink Review – Four months in

https://www.jeffgeerling.com/blog/2021/spacexs-starlink-review-four-months


[19] To H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks with Facebook

https://www.damninteresting.com/to-h-e-double-hockey-sticks-with-facebook/


[20] Don’t Wanna Pay Ransom Gangs? Test Your Backups

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/07/dont-wanna-pay-ransom-gangs-test-your-backups/


[21] A case against security nihilism

https://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2021/07/20/a-case-against-security-nihilism/


[22] iOS 14.6 device hacked with a zero-click iMessage exploit to install Pegasus

https://twitter.com/billmarczak/status/1416801514685796352


[23] Nepalese student learns HTML, JavaScript, CSS using just a mobile phone

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/shubham-sharma-34bbab18b_webdevelopment-css-html-activity-6820715919568961536-WApS/


[24] Salesforce completes acquisition of Slack

https://slack.com/intl/en-es/blog/news/salesforce-completes-acquisition-of-slack


[25] Why is the university of California dropping the SAT?

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/07/why-university-california-dropping-sat/619522/


[26] MAPS Celebrates California Senate Passage of Psychedelic Reform Bill

https://maps.org/news/media/9270-maps-celebrates-california-senate-passage-of-groundbreaking-psychedelic-reform-bill


[27] We don’t use Kubernetes

https://ably.com/blog/no-we-dont-use-kubernetes


[28] Leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/18/revealed-leak-uncovers-global-abuse-of-cyber-surveillance-weapon-nso-group-pegasus


[29] iMessage, Apple Music used by NSO Pegasus to attack journalist iPhones

https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/07/19/imessage-apple-music-used-by-pegasus-to-attack-journalist-iphones


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