HackerNews top stories #85

HackerNews most popular stories from Nov 21, 2021 to Nov 28, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] Rust Moderation Team Resigns

https://github.com/rust-lang/team/pull/671


[1] Fingerprints can be hacked

https://blog.kraken.com/post/11905/your-fingerprint-can-be-hacked-for-5-heres-how/


[2] Tell HN: GitHub is down again

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29363169


[3] Apple will notify users about state-sponsored cybersecurity threats

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212960


[4] Full key extraction of Nvidia TSEC

https://gist.githubusercontent.com/plutooo/733318dbb57166d203c10d12f6c24e06/raw/15c5b2612ab62998243ce5e7877496466cabb77f/tsec.txt


[5] The Handwavy Technobabble Nothingburger of Crypto

https://www.stephendiehl.com/blog/nothing-burger.html


[6] Underrated Reasons to Be Thankful

https://dynomight.net/thanks/


[7] Einstein award going to Paul Ginsparg for creating arXiv.org

https://idw-online.de/en/news781515


[8] Heavily mutated coronavirus variant puts scientists on alert

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03552-w


[9] New German government calls for European ban on biometric mass surveillance

https://reclaimyourface.eu/new-german-government-calls-for-european-ban-on-biometric-mass-surveillance/


[10] Tell HN: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29338155


[11] Wolves make roadways safer, generating large economic returns

https://www.pnas.org/content/118/22/e2023251118


[12] The latest EU plan to outlaw encryption and introduce communication surveillance

https://mailbox.org/en/post/chat-control-the-latest-eu-plans-to-outlaw-encryption-and-introduce-telecommunications-surveillance?nl


[13] The internet is held together with spit and baling wire

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2021/11/the-internet-is-held-together-with-spit-baling-wire/


[14] Zillow lost money because they weren’t willing to lose money

https://www.stevenbuccini.com/zillow-offers


[15] PHP 8.1.0

https://www.php.net/releases/8.1/en.php


[16] Samsung plans $17B chip plant in Taylor, Texas

https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/samsung-plans-17-billion-chip-plant-in-taylor-texas/


[17] SQLite Release 3.37.0

https://www.sqlite.org/releaselog/3_37_0.html


[18] TSMC “Apple-first” 3nm policy leads to AMD and Qualcomm mutiny

https://www.club386.com/tsmc-apple-first-3nm-policy-leads-to-amd-and-qualcomm-mutiny/


[19] Books I loved reading this year

https://www.gatesnotes.com/About-Bill-Gates/Holiday-Books-2021


[20] I test in prod

https://increment.com/testing/i-test-in-production/


[21] An introverts guide to increasing energy

https://ashleyjanssen.com/the-introverts-guide-to-increasing-energy/


[22] Vercel raises $150M Series D

https://vercel.com/blog/vercel-funding-series-d-and-valuation


[23] New Concerning Variant: B.1.1.529

https://yourlocalepidemiologist.substack.com/p/new-concerning-variant-b11529


[24] VMware mouse driver for Windows 3.x

https://github.com/NattyNarwhal/vmwmouse


[25] GoDaddy Security Breach

https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1609711/000160971121000122/gddyblogpostnov222021.htm


[26] Functorio

https://bartoszmilewski.com/2021/02/16/functorio/


[27] Space colonies of the future as imagined by NASA in the 1970s

https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/nasa-space-colony-concepts/


[28] Is my cat Turing-complete?

https://belaycpp.com/2021/11/24/is-my-cat-turing-complete/


[29] Ask HN: Software Engineer hitting 40: what’s next?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29360119


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