HackerNews top stories #90

HackerNews most popular stories from Dec 26, 2021 to Jan 02, 2022. In one blog post.

[0] “Play-to-Earn” and Bullshit Jobs

https://paulbutler.org/2021/play-to-earn-and-bullshit-jobs/


[1] Ask HN: How did my LastPass master password get leaked?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29705957


[2] LastPass users warned their master passwords are compromised

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lastpass-users-warned-their-master-passwords-are-compromised/


[3] Boeing 777 departing Dubai nearly had a major incident after takeoff

https://onemileatatime.com/news/emirates-terrifying-boeing-777-flight-washington/


[4] Don’t Waste the Good Days

https://seths.blog/2021/12/dont-waste-the-good-days/


[5] Ontario bans non-competes and creates right to disconnect from work

https://gowlingwlg.com/en/insights-resources/articles/2021/ontario-legislation-bill-27-non-competes/


[6] Using HTTP Basic Auth in 2022

https://joeldare.com/why-im-using-http-basic-auth-in-2022.html


[7] A single line of code made a 24-core server slower than a laptop

https://pkolaczk.github.io/server-slower-than-a-laptop/


[8] Help HN: Stripe shutting us down with 48 hours notice on a holiday skeleton crew

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29712023


[9] FAA investigating controversial crash video

https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/plane-crash-video-sparks-online-backlash/


[10] iPhone camera app replaces person’s head with a leaf in photo

https://twitter.com/mitchcohen/status/1476351601862483968


[11] Sequencing your DNA with a USB dongle and open source code

https://stackoverflow.blog/2021/12/24/sequencing-your-dna-with-a-usb-dongle-and-open-source-code/


[12] Poll: Did you know that HN allows you to make polls?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29755614


[13] Facebook Said My Article Was False. Now the Fact-Checkers Admit They Were Wrong

https://reason.com/2021/12/29/facebook-masks-false-information-science-feedback-wrong-covid/


[14] Italian Courts Find Open Source Software Terms Enforceable

http://ifthisbetreason.com/2021/12/italian-courts-find-open-source-software-terms-enforceable/


[15] Consider SQLite

https://blog.wesleyac.com/posts/consider-sqlite


[16] Please don’t use Discord for FOSS projects

https://drewdevault.com/2021/12/28/Dont-use-Discord-for-FOSS.html


[17] CPM MagnaCut – The Next Breakthrough in Knife Steel

https://knifesteelnerds.com/2021/03/25/cpm-magnacut/


[18] Ten Years of Logging My Life

https://chaidarun.com/ten-years-of-logging-my-life


[19] “Widevine Dump”:Leaked Code Downloads HD Video from Disney+, Amazon, and Netflix

https://torrentfreak.com/widevine-dump-leaked-code-downloads-hd-video-from-disney-amazon-and-netflix-211227/


[20] The State of External Retina Displays

https://www.caseyliss.com/2021/12/7/monitor-liss


[21] All of Wittgenstein is now public domain

https://www.wittgensteinproject.org/w/index.php?title=Project:All_texts


[22] Swedes were fooled by one of the biggest scientific bluffs of our time (2020)

https://soccermatics.medium.com/how-swedes-were-fooled-by-one-of-the-biggest-scientific-bluffs-of-our-time-de47c82601ad


[23] Real-Time Tokyo Subway Map

https://minitokyo3d.com


[24] Anti-mimetic tactics for living a counter-cultural life

https://www.epsilontheory.com/25-anti-mimetic-tactics-for-living-a-counter-cultural-life/


[25] Alexa suggests lethal challenge to child

https://twitter.com/klivdahl/status/1475220450598924297


[26] An mRNA-based anti-tick vaccine

https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scitranslmed.abm2504


[27] Ask HN: Why doesn’t YC list compensation for their own open positions?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=29720803


[28] DeepCreamPy- Decensoring Hentai with Deep Neural Networks (2018)

https://github.com/liaoxiong3x/DeepCreamPy


[29] 37% of the world’s population have still never used the internet

https://www.itu.int/hub/2021/11/facts-and-figures-2021-2-9-billion-people-still-offline/


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