HackerNews top stories #75

HackerNews most popular stories from Sep 12, 2021 to Sep 19, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] A search engine that favors text-heavy sites and punishes modern web design

https://search.marginalia.nu/


[1] Atlassian fired me while I was taking care of my wife who is fighting cancer

https://shitlassian.com/


[2] Facebook knows Instagram is toxic for teen girls, company documents show

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-knows-instagram-is-toxic-for-teen-girls-company-documents-show-11631620739


[3] Facebook has exempted high-profile users from some or all of its rules

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-files-xcheck-zuckerberg-elite-rules-11631541353


[4] Norm Macdonald has died

https://deadline.com/2021/09/norm-macdonald-dead-obituary-comedian-saturday-night-live-weekend-update-anchor-was-61-1234833212/


[5] I refuse to let Amazon define Rust

https://twitter.com/steveklabnik/status/1437441118745071617


[6] Steve Wozniak announces private space company to clean up space debris in orbit

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/apple-founder-wozniak-space-debris-company-b1919747.html


[7] NSO Group iMessage Zero-Click Exploit Captured in the Wild

https://citizenlab.ca/2021/09/forcedentry-nso-group-imessage-zero-click-exploit-captured-in-the-wild/


[8] Google, Apple remove Navalny app from stores as Russian elections begin

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/google-apple-remove-navalny-app-stores-russian-elections-begin-2021-09-17/


[9] Show HN: Time Travel Debugger

https://www.replay.io/


[10] YouTube takes down the Ig Nobel show because of a 1914 recording

https://www.improbable.com/2021/09/13/youtube-the-ig-nobel-prizes-and-the-year-1914/


[11] Video of Tesla FSD almost hitting pedestrian receives DMCA takedown

https://twitter.com/russ1mitchell/status/1438609715026530326


[12] Intuit to Acquire Mailchimp for $12B

https://www.investors.intuit.com/news/news-details/2021/Intuit-to-Acquire-Mailchimp/default.aspx


[13] The ownership and future of Mullvad VPN

https://mullvad.net/en/blog/2021/9/16/ownership-and-future-mullvad-vpn/


[14] Bespoke Synth 1.0 – open-source software modular synthesizer

http://www.bespokesynth.com/


[15] Steve Jobs: Let’s force Amazon to use our payment system (2010)

https://twitter.com/TechEmails/status/1438188756738191362/photo/1


[16] Why doesn’t natural immunity count in the US?

https://www.bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n2101


[17] France grants citizenship to 12,000 Covid frontline workers

https://www.axios.com/covid-france-frontline-workers-citizenship-df86d46d-d488-4009-b2f7-e166be464cd4.html


[18] Belgian ISP under 250 Gbps DDoS for days on end

https://issues.edpnet.be/


[19] Apple blocked the FlickType Watch keyboard then announced a clone of it

https://www.inputmag.com/tech/apple-blocked-the-flicktype-watch-keyboard-then-announced-a-clone-of-it


[20] 17B life years could be saved if air pollution was reduced to WHO standards

https://tribunemag.co.uk/2021/09/fossil-fuel-capitalism-is-cutting-our-lives-short


[21] Transmission torrent client ported to C++

https://github.com/transmission/transmission/pull/1787


[22] Women are nearly half of new gun buyers, study finds

https://www.wsj.com/articles/women-are-nearly-half-of-new-gun-buyers-study-finds-11631792761


[23] Java 17 / JDK 17: General Availability

https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2021-September/006037.html


[24] Stripe banned us for payment disputes but we never had a single dispute

https://justuseapp.com/page/stripe-ban


[25] Leaded Gas Was a Known Poison the Day It Was Invented (2016)

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/leaded-gas-poison-invented-180961368/


[26] iOS on QEMU

https://github.com/alephsecurity/xnu-qemu-arm64


[27] Lumber crash leads to ‘blowout’ sales as prices crater

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/lumber-prices-1.6177016


[28] Record number of environmental activists murdered

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-58508001


[29] Prefer the British Style of Quotation Mark Punctuation over the American

https://www.erichgrunewald.com/posts/the-american-style-of-quotation-mark-punctuation-makes-no-sense/


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