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Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-10 – 2020-05-17].

[0] Twitter Will Allow Employees to Work at Home Forever

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alexkantrowitz/twitter-will-allow-employees-to-work-at-home-forever


[1] Deno 1.0

https://deno.land/v1


[2] Let’s guess what Google requires in 14 days or they kill our extension

https://blog.pushbullet.com/2020/05/13/lets-guess-what-google-requires-in-14-days-or-they-kill-our-extension/


[3] A first look at Unreal Engine 5

https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/blog/a-first-look-at-unreal-engine-5


[4] Ask HN: What’s your quarantine side project?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23170881


[5] We at $Famous_company switched to $Hyped_technology

https://saagarjha.com/blog/2020/05/10/why-we-at-famous-company-switched-to-hyped-technology/


[6] Show HN: SHA-256 Animation

https://github.com/in3rsha/sha256-animation


[7] Patio11’s Law: The software economy is bigger than you think

https://secondbreakfast.co/patio11-s-law


[8] 92 of top 500 subreddits controlled by same 5 people

https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/gitwbo/pointing_out_how_much_power_few_people_have_gets/


[9] Facebook to Buy Giphy for $400M

https://www.axios.com/scoop-facebook-to-buy-giphy-for-400-million-4a75a359-833b-484d-b15b-87e94d3de017.html


[10] Show HN: This Word Does Not Exist

https://www.thisworddoesnotexist.com/


[11] If I could bring one thing back to the internet it would be blogs

http://tttthis.com/blog/if-i-could-bring-one-thing-back-to-the-internet-it-would-be-blogs


[12] Do not Draw a Penis

https://donotdrawapenis.com/


[13] A small restaurant owner on Google, DoorDash, and Grubhub

https://www.saddlebackbbq.com/how-google-doordash-grubhub-conspire-screw-local-restaurants


[14] Security Flaws in Adobe Acrobat Reader Allow Gaining Root on macOS Silently

https://rekken.github.io/2020/05/14/Security-Flaws-in-Adobe-Acrobat-Reader-Allow-Malicious-Program-to-Gain-Root-on-macOS-Silently/


[15] A 2020 Vision of Linear Algebra

https://ocw.mit.edu/resources/res-18-010-a-2020-vision-of-linear-algebra-spring-2020/index.htm


[16] React Native for Windows and Mac

https://microsoft.github.io/react-native-windows/


[17] MS Flight Simulator 2020 vs. Real life

https://imgur.com/a/hdWw4ds


[18] Second-Guessing the Modern Web

https://macwright.org/2020/05/10/spa-fatigue.html


[19] Thank you for helping us increase our bandwidth

https://blog.archive.org/2020/05/11/thank-you-for-helping-us-increase-our-bandwidth/


[20] Ask HN: Mind bending books to read and never be the same as before?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23151144


[21] Redditor finds unsecured surveillance cameras seemingly placed by US government

https://old.reddit.com/r/conspiracy_commons/comments/gin79z/i_made_an_alt_because_this_is_sketchy_so_i_can


[22] Ask HN: Dark mode for HN please?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23197966


[23] Make LLVM Fast Again

https://nikic.github.io/2020/05/10/Make-LLVM-fast-again.html


[24] Create Diagrams in VS Code with Draw.io

https://github.com/hediet/vscode-drawio


[25] Show HN: Make Your PDF Look Scanned

http://www.scanyourpdf.com


[26] Game Programming Patterns (2014)

http://gameprogrammingpatterns.com/


[27] Tell HN: Call Mom

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23133553


[28] Senate narrowly rejects plan to require a warrant for Americans’ browsing data

https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/13/senate-warrant-americans-web-browsing-data/


[29] Elon Musk reopening Tesla factory despite Alameda County order

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1259945593805221891


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