HackerNews top stories #88

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

[0] TikTok streaming software is an illegal fork of OBS

https://twitter.com/Naaackers/status/1471494415306788870


[1] AWS appears to be down again

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29567170


[2] President Daniels responds to Chinese student’s harassment

https://www.purdueexponent.org/campus/article_aa3e67de-5de9-11ec-9246-af6384980cbb.html


[3] I started a paper website business

https://daily.tinyprojects.dev/paper_website


[4] Toyota owners have to pay $8/mo to keep using their key fob for remote start

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2021/12/toyota-owners-have-to-pay-8-mo-to-keep-using-their-key-fob-for-remote-start/


[5] From Node to Ruby on Rails

https://nikodunk.com/a-node-js-developer-discovers-rails/


[6] Log4jmemes.com: for those of us that need a laugh

https://log4jmemes.com


[7] Go Replaces Interface{} with ‘Any’

https://github.com/golang/go/commit/2580d0e08d5e9f979b943758d3c49877fb2324cb


[8] Tqdm (Python)

https://tqdm.github.io/


[9] Apple Helps Asahi Linux

https://twitter.com/marcan42/status/1471799568807636994


[10] Linux Touchpad Like MacBook Update: Touchpad Gestures Now Shipping

https://www.gitclear.com/blog/linux_touchpad_update_december_2021


[11] Ask HN: Why have we accepted the cookie pop-up situation across the web?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29529062


[12] Pelosi defends stock trading by lawmakers. ‘We are a free-market economy’

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/pelosi-defends-lawmakers-and-their-spouses-trading-stocks-we-are-a-free-market-economy-01639606786


[13] Ask HN: Best Way to Contact YouTube

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29540708


[14] Ask HN: Why is building Windows apps so complicated?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29529267


[15] Reddit files to go public

https://www.reuters.com/markets/us/reddit-files-us-ipo-2021-12-16/


[16] Lapce – Fast and Powerful Code Editor written in Rust

https://github.com/lapce/lapce


[17] Don’t start with microservices – monoliths are your friend

https://arnoldgalovics.com/microservices-in-production/


[18] My Bose QC-35 II headphones burst into flames and left me with chemical burns

https://recursive-public-rants.blogspot.com/2021/12/my-bose-qc-35-ii-headphones-suddenly.html


[19] Tell HN: If you use Verizon, opt out of “Custom Experience”

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29582686


[20] A deep dive on a Facebook reseller of bikes stolen in Colorado

https://bikeindex.org/news/closing-the-loop-a-deep-dive-on-a-facebook-reseller-of-bikes-stolen-in


[21] Cryptocurrency scams cost owners $7.7B in 2021, driven by DeFi-based “rug pulls”

https://blog.chainalysis.com/reports/2021-crypto-scam-revenues/


[22] Netflix Executive Sentenced to 30 Months for 700K Bribes, Kickbacks from Vendors

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndca/pr/former-netflix-executive-sentenced-30-months-bribes-and-kickbacks-netflix-vendors


[23] Fredrik Lundh has died

https://lwn.net/ml/python-dev/CAP7+vJLbxJY-SPPzaoT4qnhF9MRkXDuhmr8wxZ=Es1X2ob3gMg@mail.gmail.com/


[24] Rails 7 Released

https://rubyonrails.org/2021/12/15/Rails-7-fulfilling-a-vision


[25] Uncomfortable Truths in Software Engineering

https://buttondown.email/hillelwayne/archive/uncomfortable-truths-in-software-engineering/


[26] How to build large-scale end-to-end encrypted group video calls

https://signal.org/blog/how-to-build-encrypted-group-calls/


[27] Dell and HPE switches come with ‘American Megatrands’ stickers

https://www.servethehome.com/dude-dell-hpe-ami-american-megatrands/


[28] Ask HN: Apple revoked developer account for 2.5 years and counting

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29569561


[29] GitHub taking down tools allowing defenders to reproduce the Log4j vulnerability

https://twitter.com/christophetd/status/1470287687265529861


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