HackerNews top stories #80

HackerNews most popular stories from Oct 17, 2021 to Oct 24, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Fed to ban policymakers from owning individual stocks

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/21/fed-to-ban-policymakers-from-owning-individual-stocks-restrict-trading-following-controversy.html


[1] California tried to save the nation from tax filing, then Intuit stepped in

https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2021-10-21/california-tried-to-save-the-nation-from-the-misery-of-tax-filing-then-intuit-stepped-in


[2] Evidence for European presence in the Americas in AD 1021

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03972-8


[3] Long Beach has temporarily suspended container stacking limitations

https://twitter.com/typesfast/status/1451673736877428742


[4] RSS is wonderful

https://quakkels.com/posts/rss-is-wonderful/


[5] John Carmack pushes out unlocked OS for defunct Oculus Go headset

https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/10/john-carmack-pushes-out-unlocked-os-for-defunct-oculus-go-headset/


[6] Gov Parson pushes to prosecute reporter who found security flaw in state site

https://missouriindependent.com/2021/10/21/parson-doubles-down-on-push-to-prosecute-reporter-who-found-security-flaw-in-state-site/


[7] $1M bounty for details on Tether’s backing

https://hindenburgresearch.com/tether/


[8] The wealthiest 10% of Americans own a record 89% of all U.S. stocks

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/18/the-wealthiest-10percent-of-americans-own-a-record-89percent-of-all-us-stocks.html


[9] YouTube deletes rapper’s ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ song claiming medical misinformation

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/youtube-deletes-rappers-lets-go-brandon-song-medical-misinformation


[10] Former Netflix executive convicted of receiving bribes from contractors

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndca/pr/former-netflix-executive-convicted-receiving-bribes-and-kickbacks-companies-contracting


[11] We analyzed 425k favicons

https://iconmap.io/blog


[12] We Just Gave $155k to Open Source Maintainers

https://blog.sentry.io/2021/10/21/we-just-gave-154-999-dollars-and-89-cents-to-open-source-maintainers/


[13] Magit, the Magical Git Interface

https://emacsair.me/2017/09/01/the-magical-git-interface/


[14] Amazon warehouse employee in Poland dies at work

https://gloswielkopolski.pl/smierc-w-amazonie-potraktowali-go-jak-typowy-odpad-jak-smiecia-czy-49letni-pracownik-amazona-musial-umrzec/ar/c1-15844965


[15] Vscode.dev

https://code.visualstudio.com/blogs/2021/10/20/vscode-dev


[16] Willingness to Look Stupid

https://danluu.com/look-stupid/


[17] Rust 1.56.0 and Rust 2021

https://blog.rust-lang.org/2021/10/21/Rust-1.56.0.html


[18] Web Browser Engineering

https://browser.engineering/


[19] Can we trust Microsoft with open source?

https://dusted.codes/can-we-trust-microsoft-with-open-source


[20] It’s been 42 years since ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide’ answered the ultimate question

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/17/1046593657/its-been-42-years-since-the-hitchhikers-guide-answered-the-ultimate-question


[21] Playstation 3 Architecture

https://www.copetti.org/writings/consoles/playstation-3/


[22] Leaded fuel reduced IQ of children born before 1990

https://twitter.com/emollick/status/1450591638796087296


[23] MacBook Pro 14-inch and MacBook Pro 16-inch

https://www.apple.com/macbook-pro-14-and-16/


[24] Netflix’s new player breaks the ability to modify the seeking of a playing video

https://plopdown.video/blog/netflix-open-web-failure


[25] What software engineers should know about search (2017)

https://scribe.rip/p/what-every-software-engineer-should-know-about-search-27d1df99f80d


[26] Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/oct/20/facebook-plans-to-change-its-name-as-part-of-company-rebrand-report


[27] Software Freedom Conservancy files GPL lawsuit against Vizio

https://sfconservancy.org/copyleft-compliance/vizio.html


[28] U.S. tightens export controls on items used in surveillance of private citizens

https://www.commerce.gov/news/press-releases/2021/10/commerce-tightens-export-controls-items-used-surveillance-private


[29] .NET Hot Reload Support via CLI

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/net-hot-reload-support-via-cli/


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