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Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-03 – 2020-05-10].

[0] Bye, Amazon

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/04/29/Leaving-Amazon


[1] Zoom Acquires Keybase

https://keybase.io/blog/keybase-joins-zoom


[2] GitHub Codespaces

https://github.com/features/codespaces


[3] Extremely disillusioned with technology. Please help

https://gist.github.com/mGBUfLn9/7cadffcf7c3c23b7376350165a67735f


[4] We Chat, They Watch

https://citizenlab.ca/2020/05/we-chat-they-watch/


[5] No cookie consent walls, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body

https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/06/no-cookie-consent-walls-and-no-scrolling-isnt-consent-says-eu-data-protection-body/


[6] Write Libraries, Not Frameworks

https://www.brandonsmith.ninja/blog/libraries-not-frameworks


[7] Ask HN: Name one idea that changed your life

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23092657


[8] Citing revenue declines, Airbnb cuts 25% of workforce

https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/05/citing-revenue-declines-airbnb-cuts-1900-jobs-or-around-25-of-its-global-workforce/


[9] Facebook iOS SDK Remotely Crashing Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Winno and More

https://github.com/facebook/facebook-ios-sdk/issues/1374


[10] Ask HN: Is your company sticking to on-premise servers? Why?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23089999


[11] Buttplug: An open-source software suite for teledildonics

https://buttplug.io/


[12] Show HN: Twitch Roulette – Find and chat with streamers who are streaming alone

https://twitchroulette.net/


[13] Show HN: Caddy 2

https://caddyserver.com/v2


[14] Apple, Google ban location tracking in apps using their contact-tracing system

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps-idUSKBN22G28W


[15] Ask HN: Keybase Alternatives?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23103386


[16] Pose Animator: SVG animation tool using real-time TensorFlow.js models

https://github.com/yemount/pose-animator/


[17] Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Now Has S3 Compatible APIs

https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-b2-s3-compatible-api/


[18] Startup financial models – Templates compared for SaaS

https://www.stephnass.com/blog/startup-financial-model


[19] Rebuilding our tech stack for the new facebook.com

https://engineering.fb.com/web/facebook-redesign/


[20] Cross-signing and end-to-end encryption by default

https://matrix.org/blog/2020/05/06/cross-signing-and-end-to-end-encryption-by-default-is-here


[21] Convincing-looking 90s fonts in modern browsers

https://vistaserv.net/blog/90s-fonts-modern-browsers


[22] Show HN: Lite – A small, fast text editor

https://github.com/rxi/lite


[23] Show HN: SQL Police Department – Learn SQL while solving crimes

https://sqlpd.com


[24] Making Emacs Popular Again

https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/819452/1480c3a59d3d9093/


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