HackerNews top stories #69

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 01, 2021 to Aug 08, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Apple’s plan to “think different” about encryption opens a backdoor to your life

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/08/apples-plan-think-different-about-encryption-opens-backdoor-your-private-life


[1] An open letter against Apple’s new privacy-invasive client-side content scanning

https://github.com/nadimkobeissi/appleprivacyletter


[2] On Apple’s “Expanded Protections for Children” – A Personal Story

https://areoform.wordpress.com/2021/08/06/on-apples-expanded-protections-for-children/


[3] Mozilla Common Voice Adds 16 New Languages and 4,600 New Hours of Speech

https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/mozilla-common-voice-adds-16-new-languages-and-4600-new-hours-of-speech/


[4] After DeepMind’s cofounder was placed on leave for bullying, Google promoted him

https://www.morningbrew.com/emerging-tech/stories/2021/08/04/deepminds-cofounder-placed-leave-bullying-google-promoted


[5] Apple enabling client-side CSAM scanning on iPhone tomorrow

https://twitter.com/matthew_d_green/status/1423071186616000513


[6] U.S. generates more plastic trash than any other nation, report finds (2020)

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/us-plastic-pollution


[7] Employers bow to tech workers in hottest job market since the dot-com era

https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2021-07-31/employers-bow-down-to-tech-workers-in-hottest-job-market


[8] Amazon Unlawfully Confiscated Union Literature, NLRB Finds

https://www.vice.com/en/article/bvz3kv/amazon-unlawfully-confiscated-union-literature-nlrb-finds


[9] Wealthy people are renouncing American citizenship

https://www.axios.com/wealthy-people-are-renouncing-american-citizenship-67fbada4-e2e4-4699-b106-c986839f209d.html


[10] Sci-Hub is fundraising

https://sci-hub.do/donate


[11] Launch HN: BlackOakTV (YC S21) – Netflix for black people

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28087309


[12] Apple plans to scan US iPhones for child abuse imagery

https://www.ft.com/content/14440f81-d405-452f-97e2-a81458f5411f


[13] U.S. FTC says Facebook misused privacy decree to shut down ad research

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-tech-facebook-ftc/u-s-ftc-says-facebook-misused-privacy-decree-to-shut-down-ad-research-idUSKBN2F702X


[14] Airyx OS

http://airyx.org/


[15] The Problem with Perceptual Hashes

https://rentafounder.com/the-problem-with-perceptual-hashes/


[16] Kid Pix as a JavaScript App

https://kidpix.app/


[17] New Leadership at Blizzard

https://news.blizzard.com/en-us/blizzard/23706475/new-leadership-at-blizzard


[18] Scientist says cleaning indoor air could make us healthier and smarter

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/08/scientist-says-cleaning-indoor-air-could-make-us-healthier-and-smarter


[19] Apple iPhone charger teardown: quality in a tiny expensive package (2012)

http://www.righto.com/2012/05/apple-iphone-charger-teardown-quality.html


[20] New UUID Formats – IETF Draft

https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/draft-peabody-dispatch-new-uuid-format


[21] Very fast rocket

http://makc.github.io/misc/relativity-1.html


[22] The Mysterious Street Snack That Has Baffled Botanists for Decades

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/indian-street-snack-root


[23] The rise of never-ending job interviews

https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210727-the-rise-of-never-ending-job-interviews


[24] A couple is suing eBay after employees harassed and stalked them

https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/07/31/business/it-has-be-known-what-was-done-us-natick-couple-harassed-by-ebay-tell-their-story-first-time/?p1=Article_Feed_ContentQuery


[25] Steam survey shows Linux marketshare hitting 1.0%

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Steam-Linux-July-2021


[26] Reflections on 10k Hours of Programming

https://matt-rickard.com/reflections-on-10-000-hours-of-programming/


[27] The surreal experience of my first developer job

https://bennuttall.com/the-surreal-experience-of-my-first-developer-job/


[28] An Open Letter Against Apple’s Privacy-Invasive Content Scanning Technology

https://appleprivacyletter.com/


[29] Israel tries to limit fallout from the Pegasus spyware scandal

http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20210729-israel-tries-to-limit-fallout-from-the-pegasus-spyware-scandal


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