HackerNews top stories #87

HackerNews most popular stories from Dec 05, 2021 to Dec 12, 2021. In one blog post.

[0] AWS us-east-1 outage

https://us-east-1.console.aws.amazon.com/console/home


[1] Tailwind CSS v3.0

https://tailwindcss.com/blog/tailwindcss-v3


[2] CT scans of AirPods evolution

https://scanofthemonth.com/


[3] We will be retiring Alexa.com

https://support.alexa.com/hc/en-us/articles/4410503838999


[4] Pixel prevented me from calling 911

https://old.reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comments/r4xz1f/pixel_prevented_me_from_calling_911/


[5] Chrome users beware: Manifest v3 is deceitful and threatening

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/12/chrome-users-beware-manifest-v3-deceitful-and-threatening


[6] Professional maintainers: a wake-up call

https://blog.filippo.io/professional-maintainers/


[7] Rust Support in the Linux Kernel

https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/12/6/461


[8] Django 4.0

https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2021/dec/07/django-40-released/


[9] Twitter suspends account tracking Maxwell trial without explanation

https://twitter.com/TrackerTrial


[10] PSA: uBlock/AdBlocks on Chrome to lose function thanks to Manifestv3

https://old.reddit.com/r/YouShouldKnow/comments/rdaz50/ysk_ublock_and_other_adblocks_in_chrome_will_lose/


[11] HashiCorp IPO today

https://www.hashicorp.com/blog/a-new-chapter-for-hashicorp


[12] Pfizer and Biontech provide update on Omicron variant

https://www.pfizer.com/news/press-release/press-release-detail/pfizer-and-biontech-provide-update-omicron-variant


[13] Amazon packages pile up after AWS outage spawns delivery havoc

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/2021/12/07/amazon-aws-cloud-users-report-issues-accessing-websites/6419088001/


[14] Log4j: Between a rock and a hard place

https://crawshaw.io/blog/log4j


[15] Inflation rises to 6.8% year over year

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/cpi.nr0.htm


[16] Hetzner now provides IPv6 only dedicated servers

https://www.hetzner.com/news/12-21-ipv6-only/


[17] Turning a MacBook into a Touchscreen with $1 of Hardware (2018)

https://www.anishathalye.com/2018/04/03/macbook-touchscreen/


[18] Masayuki Uemura has died

https://www.thegamer.com/masayuki-uemura-creator-nes-snes-dies/


[19] Tell HN: You can’t add “no ads” in your Play Store app’s title

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29497680


[20] The $11B Webb telescope aims to probe the early universe

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-03620-1


[21] NASA returns Hubble to full science operations

https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2021/nasa-returns-hubble-to-full-science-operations/


[22] Amazon’s search results are full of ads ‘unlawfully deceiving’ consumers

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/12/08/amazon-search-results-ftc-complaint/


[23] Ikea Vindriktning Air Quality Sensor Review and Accuracy

https://www.airgradient.com/resources/ikea-vindriktning-accuracy/


[24] “Open source” is broken

https://christine.website/blog/open-source-broken-2021-12-11


[25] FAQs: Why we don’t have them (2013)

https://gds.blog.gov.uk/2013/07/25/faqs-why-we-dont-have-them/


[26] In 2019 40% of San Francisco traffic fatalities are from left turns

https://www.saferleftturns.org


[27] Is “KAX17” performing de-anonymization Attacks against Tor Users?

https://nusenu.medium.com/is-kax17-performing-de-anonymization-attacks-against-tor-users-42e566defce8


[28] WebAssembly and Back Again: Fine-Grained Sandboxing in Firefox 95

https://hacks.mozilla.org/2021/12/webassembly-and-back-again-fine-grained-sandboxing-in-firefox-95/


[29] Rockstar: a language for programs that are also hair metal power ballads

https://codewithrockstar.com/


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