HackerNews top stories #82

HackerNews most popular stories from Oct 31, 2021 to Nov 07, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Pfizer’s oral Covid-19 antiviral cuts hospitalization, death by 85%

https://www.fiercebiotech.com/biotech/pfizer-s-oral-covid-19-antiviral-cuts-hospitalization-death-by-85-sending-team-barreling-to


[1] Thank you, GitHub

https://github.blog/2021-11-03-thank-you-github/


[2] Show HN: My wife is pregnant; naturally I made a baby-name app to prepare

https://nomdebebe.app/


[3] Report on Stablecoins [pdf]

https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/StableCoinReport_Nov1_508.pdf


[4] What is AT&T doing at 1111340002?

https://scribe.rip/telecom-expert/what-is-at-t-doing-at-1111340002-c418876c212c


[5] Wacom drawing tablets track the name of every application that you open

https://robertheaton.com/2020/02/05/wacom-drawing-tablets-track-name-of-every-application-you-open/


[6] Zillow to stop flipping homes, loses more than $550M, lays off 25% of staff

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/zillow-to-stop-flipping-homes-for-good-as-it-stands-to-lose-more-than-550-million-will-lay-off-a-quarter-of-staff-11635885027


[7] Firefox 94

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/94.0/releasenotes/


[8] Tell HN: Tesla rear-ended me on autopilot, no one will investigate

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29072408


[9] Finishing my first game while working full-time

https://jasont.co/finishing-games/


[10] Stockholm parents built their own school app, then the city called the cops

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/sweden-stockholm-school-app-open-source


[11] US puts Israeli spyware firm NSO Group on trade blacklist

https://www.ft.com/content/e381b556-c859-4a3b-8f7c-5fe80d3272d2


[12] Ask HN: Who’s not sucky to work for?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29099746


[13] Google’s infamous internal 2010 “I just want to serve 5TB” video now public

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t6L-FlfeaI


[14] University of Florida bars professors from testifying in a voting rights case

https://www.npr.org/2021/10/30/1050817670/university-florida-professors-free-speech-voting-rights


[15] People prefer friendliness, trustworthiness in teammates over skill competency

https://www.binghamton.edu/news/story/3318/research-people-prefer-friendliness-trustworthiness-in-teammates-over-skill-competency


[16] Trump’s new social media platform violates Mastodon’s licence

https://blog.joinmastodon.org/2021/10/trumps-new-social-media-platform-found-using-mastodon-code/


[17] Physics Student Earns PhD at Age 89

https://www.brown.edu/academics/physics/news/2021/11/brown-physics-student-manfred-steiner-earns-phd-age-89


[18] Are daily standups hurting your team?

https://ideas.krishnan.ca/are-daily-standups-hurting-your-team


[19] Reporter who told Missouri officials of website flaw did ‘nothing out of line’

https://statescoop.com/missouri-parson-reporter-did-nothing-wrong/


[20] New 3D FPS released for 1979 Atari 800

https://atari8.dev/final_assault/


[21] SPARCbook 3000ST: The coolest 90s laptop (2019)

https://jasoneckert.github.io/myblog/sparcbook3000st-the-coolest-90s-laptop/


[22] Helion

https://blog.samaltman.com/helion


[23] MangoDB: An open-source MongoDB alternative

https://www.mangodb.io/


[24] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (November 2021)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29067493


[25] Happy birthday Vim (2020)

https://groups.google.com/g/vim_announce/c/bQtQSHTK1sg


[26] CT Scan of a Pumpkin

http://randomfootage.homestead.com/pumpkinctscan.html


[27] Avoiding bot detection: How to scrape the web without getting blocked?

https://github.com/niespodd/browser-fingerprinting


[28] An intact slave’s room found in Pompeii’s ruins

http://pompeiisites.org/en/comunicati/the-room-of-the-slaves-the-latest-discovery-at-civita-giuliana/


[29] Our self imposed scarcity of nice places

https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2021/11/3/our-self-imposed-scarcity-of-nice-places


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