HackerNews top stories #72

HackerNews most popular stories from Aug 22, 2021 to Aug 29, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] How I Experience Web Today

https://how-i-experience-web-today.com/


[1] Burning out and quitting

https://mayakaczorowski.com/blogs/burnout


[2] Twitter starts to require login to view tweets

https://www.reddit.com/r/DataHoarder/comments/pa6dra/twitter_starts_to_require_login_to_view_tweets/


[3] Prettymaps: Small Python library to draw customized maps from OpenStreetMap data

https://github.com/marceloprates/prettymaps


[4] PAM Duress – Alternate passwords for panic situations

https://github.com/nuvious/pam-duress


[5] Yt-dlp – A YouTube-dl fork with additional features and fixes

https://github.com/yt-dlp/yt-dlp


[6] I switched from macOS to Linux after 15 years of Apple

https://markosaric.com/linux/


[7] Googlespeak – How Google limits thought about antitrust

https://zyppy.com/googlespeak/


[8] Welcoming our first riders in San Francisco

https://blog.waymo.com/2021/08/welcoming-our-first-riders-in-san.html


[9] The Coronavirus Is Here Forever

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/08/how-we-live-coronavirus-forever/619783/


[10] Iced: A cross-platform GUI library for Rust, inspired by Elm

https://github.com/hecrj/iced/


[11] FB messenger silently censoring links, claims they were sent

https://twitter.com/kylejohnmorris/status/1431714982782066688


[12] Sailfish 4

https://sailfishos.org/


[13] Silent changes to Western Digital’s budget SSD may lower speeds by up to 50%

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/08/silent-changes-to-western-digitals-budget-ssd-may-lower-speeds-by-up-to-50/


[14] Work Hard (2007)

https://terrytao.wordpress.com/career-advice/work-hard/


[15] A man spent a year in jail on murder charge that hinged on disputed AI evidence

https://www.theregister.com/2021/08/22/in_brief_ai/


[16] Apple’s Bizarre Crackdown on Multicast

https://thomask.sdf.org/blog/2021/08/24/apples-bizarre-crackdown-on-multicast.html


[17] Is Hacker News a good predictor of future tech trends?

https://jamespotter.dev/hacker-news-tech-trends/


[18] Watch Windows 95 crash live as it exceeds 49.7 days uptime

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdrRoSdBM5M


[19] Rent control isn’t working in Sweden

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-58317555


[20] Ask HN: Where can I live off 1k USD per month?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28309520


[21] Haiku has hired an existing contributor to work on Haiku full-time

https://www.haiku-os.org/news/2021-08-25_hiring_waddlesplash/


[22] Big oil coined ‘carbon footprints’ to blame us for their greed

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/aug/23/big-oil-coined-carbon-footprints-to-blame-us-for-their-greed-keep-them-on-the-hook


[23] Why Are Hyperlinks Blue?

https://blog.mozilla.org/en/internet-culture/deep-dives/why-are-hyperlinks-blue/


[24] The Semiconductor Heist of the Century – Arm China Has Gone Completely Rogue

https://semianalysis.substack.com/p/the-semiconductor-heist-of-the-century


[25] Apple can read your iMessages (even though they’re E2E encrypted)

https://old.reddit.com/r/privacy/comments/pcb3ej/a_timely_reminder_that_apple_can_read_your/


[26] Razer bug lets you become a Windows 10 admin by plugging in a mouse

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/razer-bug-lets-you-become-a-windows-10-admin-by-plugging-in-a-mouse/


[27] On the link between great thinking and obsessive walking

https://lithub.com/on-the-link-between-great-thinking-and-obsessive-walking/


[28] Launch HN: Hotswap (YC S21) – Easily migrate customers away from competitors

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=28327660


[29] My Tungsten Cube (2019)

https://thume.ca/2019/03/03/my-tungsten-cube/


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