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HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-05-24 – 2020-05-31]. In one blogpost.

[0] SpaceX successfully launches two humans into orbit

https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-astronauts-launch-from-america-in-historic-test-flight-of-spacex-crew-dragon


[1] The Day AppGet Died

https://keivan.io/the-day-appget-died/


[2] AWS services explained in one line each

https://adayinthelifeof.nl/2020/05/20/aws.html


[3] Google no longer providing original URL in AMP for image search results

https://twitter.com/zenexer/status/1265633022709301249


[4] Facebook executives shut down efforts to make the site less divisive

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-knows-it-encourages-division-top-executives-nixed-solutions-11590507499


[5] Supabase (YC S20) – An open source Firebase alternative

https://supabase.io/


[6] Show HN: Obsidian – A knowledge base that works on local Markdown files

https://obsidian.md/


[7] Tell HN: Triplebyte reverses, emails apology

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23303037


[8] Zero-day in Sign in with Apple

https://bhavukjain.com/blog/2020/05/30/zeroday-signin-with-apple/


[9] AudioMass – free, open source, web-based Audio and Waveform editor

https://audiomass.co/


[10] Tools for Better Thinking

https://untools.co


[11] Htmx – high power tools for HTML

https://htmx.org/


[12] Trump threatens to ‘close’ down social media platforms

https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/27/after-twitter-fact-check-trump-threatens-to-regulate-or-close-down-social-media-platforms/


[13] Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet for “glorifying violence”

https://twitter.com/bjoewolf/status/1266268435647852553


[14] I was blackmailed – any YouTuber could be next

https://www.gamefromscratch.com/post/2020/05/26/I-Was-Blackmailed-Any-YouTuber-Could-Be-Next.aspx


[15] Show HN: Bear – Minimal blogging platform

https://bearblog.dev


[16] Why is Kubernetes getting so popular?

https://stackoverflow.blog/2020/05/29/why-kubernetes-getting-so-popular/


[17] Show HN: RoughNotation – create and animate hand-drawn annotations on a web page

https://roughnotation.com/


[18] The Vintage Beauty of Soviet Control Rooms (2018)

https://designyoutrust.com/2018/01/vintage-beauty-soviet-control-rooms/


[19] I wrote Task Manager and I just remembered something

https://old.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/gqb915/i_wrote_task_manager_and_i_just_remembered/


[20] Software will eat software in a remote-first world

https://themargins.substack.com/p/software-will-eat-software-in-a-remote


[21] Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs with thousands more planned

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-jobs/boeing-laying-off-6700-u-s-workers-with-thousands-more-planned-idUSKBN2332EP


[22] I’ve collected over 600 pitch decks

https://starthouse.xyz?ref=hn


[23] Show HN: A Firefox add-on to strip Google search results of ‘blacklisted’ URLs

https://github.com/davidahmed/wiper


[24] The radix 2^51 trick (2017)

https://www.chosenplaintext.ca/articles/radix-2-51-trick.html


[25] The US Army’s earth-shaking, off-road land trains

https://www.thedrive.com/news/33645/the-incredible-story-of-the-us-armys-earth-shaking-off-road-land-trains


[26] Speed.cloudflare.com

https://speed.cloudflare.com/


[27] How does the Gmail unsubscribe button work?

https://blog.leavemealone.app/how-does-the-gmail-unsubscribe-button-work/


[28] Rust: Dropping heavy things in another thread can make your code 10000x faster

https://abramov.io/rust-dropping-things-in-another-thread


[29] Remote work has its perks, until you want a promotion

https://www.wired.com/story/remote-work-perks-until-want-promotion/


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