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Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-19 – 2020-04-26].

Ask HN: I’m a software engineer going blind, how should I prepare?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22918980


Shirt Without Stripes

https://github.com/elsamuko/Shirt-without-Stripes


Amazon scooped up data from its own sellers to launch competing products

https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-scooped-up-data-from-its-own-sellers-to-launch-competing-products-11587650015


Stripe Is Silently Recording Your Movements on Its Customers’ Websites

https://mtlynch.io/stripe-recording-its-customers/


Career advice for people with bad luck

https://chiefofstuff.substack.com/p/career-advice-for-people-with-bad


Things I wished more developers knew about databases

https://medium.com/@rakyll/things-i-wished-more-developers-knew-about-databases-2d0178464f78


Who’s behind the “reopen” domain surge?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/04/whos-behind-the-reopen-domain-surge/


If a MacBook Pro runs hot or shows high kernel CPU, try charging it on the right

https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/363933/182292


Seinfeld Adventure

https://www.seinfeldgame.com/


98.css – design system for building faithful recreations of Windows 98 UIs

https://jdan.github.io/98.css/


YouTube bans coronavirus-related content that directly contradicts WHO advice

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52388586


When in doubt: hang up, look up, and call back

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/04/when-in-doubt-hang-up-look-up-call-back/


Valve’s Proton Has Brought 6000 Windows Games to Linux So Far

https://boilingsteam.com/proton-brought-about-6000-games-to-linux-so-far/


Why are Soviet math textbooks so hardcore in comparison to US textbooks? (2017)

https://www.quora.com/Why-are-Soviet-mathematics-physics-textbooks-so-insanely-hardcore-in-comparison-to-US-textbooks/answer/Scott-Miller-307?share=1


A Third Solution

https://paulbuchheit.blogspot.com/2020/04/a-third-solution.html


In 4 US state prisons, 3,300 inmates test positive, 96% without symptoms

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-prisons-testing-in/in-four-u-s-state-prisons-nearly-3300-inmates-test-positive-for-coronavirus-96-without-symptoms-idUSKCN2270RX


Oil plunges below $5 with traders fleeing expiring contract

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-19/oil-drops-to-18-year-low-on-global-demand-crunch-storage-woes


Agile’s early evangelists wouldn’t mind watching Agile die

https://builtin.com/software-engineering-perspectives/lean-agile-methodology-software-engineering


Disabling Snaps in Ubuntu 20.04

https://www.kevin-custer.com/blog/disabling-snaps-in-ubuntu-20-04/


Time is the only real currency we have

https://blog.theboringtech.io/2020/04/16/time_is_the_real_currency.html


Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming (2018)

https://byorgey.wordpress.com/2018/05/06/conversations-with-a-six-year-old-on-functional-programming/


Magic Leap reportedly slashes jobs and steps away from consumer plans

https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/22/magic-leap-announces-layoffs-amid-covid-19-slowdown/


Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes


A possible new back end for Rust

https://jason-williams.co.uk/a-possible-new-backend-for-rust


Build a real-time Twitter clone with LiveView and Phoenix 1.5

https://www.phoenixframework.org/blog/build-a-real-time-twitter-clone-in-15-minutes-with-live-view-and-phoenix-1-5


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