HackerNews top stories #68

HackerNews most popular stories from Jul 25, 2021 to Aug 01, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Who Owns My Name?

https://amandamarieknox.medium.com/who-owns-my-name-93561f83e502


[1] Facebook is now claiming official CDC.gov links are “False Information”

https://i.postimg.cc/CLBCNx0Q/D4Hg99zw.jpg


[2] Crafting Interpreters is available in print

http://craftinginterpreters.com/


[3] Element raises $30M to boost Matrix

https://matrix.org/blog/2021/07/27/element-raises-30-m-to-boost-matrix


[4] Capitol Hill’s mystery soda machine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitol_Hill%27s_mystery_soda_machine


[5] IPv4 pricing

https://docs.hetzner.com/general/others/ipv4-pricing/


[6] Grand jury indicts Trevor Milton, Nikola founder, on three counts of fraud

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/29/us-prosecutors-charge-trevor-milton-founder-of-electric-carmaker-nikola-with-three-counts-of-fraud.html


[7] France issues moratorium on prion research after fatal brain disease strikes

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/07/france-issues-moratorium-prion-research-after-fatal-brain-disease-strikes-two-lab


[8] Evil programmer’s tip: avoid “easy” things (2016)

http://yosefk.com/blog/evil-tip-avoid-easy-things.html


[9] Static.wiki – read-only Wikipedia using a 43GB SQLite file

http://static.wiki/


[10] Finland provides housing and counseling to the homeless (2020)

https://scoop.me/housing-first-finland-homelessness/


[11] Activision Blizzard Hires Notorious Union-Busting Firm WilmerHale

https://www.promethean.news/news/activision-hires-notorious-union-busting-firm-wilmerhale


[12] Tether executives said to face criminal probe into bank fraud

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-07-26/tether-executives-said-to-face-criminal-probe-into-bank-fraud


[13] 700k lines of code, 20 years, and one developer: How Dwarf Fortress is built

https://stackoverflow.blog/2021/07/28/700000-lines-of-code-20-years-and-one-developer-how-dwarf-fortress-is-built/


[14] Toyota has stepped up lobbying to preserve its investments in hybrids, hydrogen

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/07/toyota-bet-wrong-on-evs-so-now-its-lobbying-to-slow-the-transition/


[15] Toyota is quietly pushing Congress to slow the shift to electric vehicles

https://www.theverge.com/2021/7/26/22594235/toyota-lobbying-dc-ev-congress-biden-donation


[16] Why does NBC make it so difficult to watch the Olympics?

https://mleverything.substack.com/p/why-does-nbc-make-it-so-difficult


[17] Windows Defender blocks qBittorrent

https://github.com/qbittorrent/qBittorrent/issues/14489


[18] 16/30 Google results for PHP tutorials contain SQL injection vulnerabilities

https://waritschlager.de/sqlinjections-in-google-results.html


[19] The Assange case is collapsing but it remains a travesty of justice

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2021/07/the-assange-case-is-collapsing-but-it-remains-a-travesty-of-justice


[20] Hosting SQLite Databases on GitHub Pages

https://phiresky.netlify.app/blog/2021/hosting-sqlite-databases-on-github-pages/


[21] Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence for Releasing Drone Documents

https://thedissenter.org/daniel-hale-receives-harshest-sentence-ever-for-a-leak/


[22] Anna Kiesenhofer: Mathematician, amateur cyclist, Olympic champion

https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/anna-kiesenhofer-mathematician-amateur-cyclist-olympic-champion/


[23] Curated list of personal blogs

https://refined.blog/


[24] The Inter typeface family

https://rsms.me/inter/


[25] Techdirt Is Now Without Any Google Ads or Tracking Code

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210726/09441047251/techdirt-is-now-entirely-without-any-google-ads-tracking-code.shtml


[26] Whistleblower Craig Murray Will Surrender Himself for Prison

https://thedissenter.org/whistleblower-craig-murray-will-surrender-himself-for-prison/


[27] TSMC eyes Germany as possible location for first Europe chip plant

https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Tech/Semiconductors/TSMC-eyes-Germany-as-possible-location-for-first-Europe-chip-plant


[28] Father builds exoskeleton to help wheelchair-bound son walk

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/father-builds-exoskeleton-help-wheelchair-bound-son-walk-2021-07-26/


[29] Please Bring Back Our Downvotes: Society Desperately Needs It

https://theapeiron.co.uk/please-bring-back-our-downvotes-society-desperately-needs-it-5119e8d7547c


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