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HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-06-07 – 2020-06-14]. In one blog post.

[0] Zoom closes account of U.S.-based Chinese activist after Tiananmen event

https://www.axios.com/zoom-closes-chinese-user-account-tiananmen-square-f218fed1-69af-4bdd-aac4-7eaf67f34084.html


[1] MIT Ends Elsevier Negotiations

https://news.mit.edu/2020/guided-by-open-access-principles-mit-ends-elsevier-negotiations-0611


[2] A Facebook crawler was making 7M requests per day to my stupid website

https://coding.napolux.com/a-facebook-crawler-was-making-7m-requests-per-day-to-my-stupid-website/


[3] Zoom Acknowledges It Suspended Activists’ Accounts at China’s Request

https://www.npr.org/2020/06/12/876351501/zoom-acknowledges-it-suspended-activists-accounts-at-china-s-request


[4] Play Counter-Strike 1.6 in your browser

http://cs-online.club


[5] Thank HN: My startup was born here and is now 10 years old

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23466470


[6] Ask HN: My wife might lose the ability to speak in 3 weeks – how to prepare?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23490115


[7] Activists rally to save Internet Archive as lawsuit threatens site

https://decrypt.co/31906/activists-rally-save-internet-archive-lawsuit-threatens


[8] You can bypass YouTube ads by adding a dot after the domain

https://www.reddit.com/r/webdev/comments/gzr3cq/fyi_you_can_bypass_youtube_ads_by_adding_a_dot/


[9] Container technologies at Coinbase: Why Kubernetes is not part of our stack

https://blog.coinbase.com/container-technologies-at-coinbase-d4ae118dcb6c


[10] Jepsen: PostgreSQL 12.3

http://jepsen.io/analyses/postgresql-12.3


[11] Finally, I Closed My LinkedIn

https://www.pcmaffey.com/finally-i-closed-my-linkedin/


[12] Woodworking for Engineers

https://woodgears.ca/


[13] Biohacking Lite

https://karpathy.github.io/2020/06/11/biohacking-lite/


[14] NoDesign.dev – Tools and resources for non-artistic developers

https://nodesign.dev/


[15] University of the People: Tuition-Free, Accredited Online Degree Programs

https://www.uopeople.edu/


[16] Cloudflare TV

https://blog.cloudflare.com/ladies-and-gentlemen-cloudflare-tv/


[17] Most tech content is bullshit

https://www.aleksandra.codes/tech-content-consumer


[18] Create diagrams with code using Graphviz

https://ncona.com/2020/06/create-diagrams-with-code-using-graphviz/


[19] After 10 years in tech isolation, I’m now outsider to things I once had mastered

https://forklog.media/after-10-years-in-tech-isolation-im-now-outsider-to-things-i-once-had-mastered/


[20] Advice to new managers: don’t joke about firing people

https://staysaasy.com/engineering/2020/06/09/Don%27t-Joke.html


[21] A one-year moratorium on police use of Rekognition

https://blog.aboutamazon.com/policy/we-are-implementing-a-one-year-moratorium-on-police-use-of-rekognition


[22] Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

https://capitolhillautonomous.zone/


[23] SQLite as an Application File Format (2014)

https://sqlite.org/appfileformat.html


[24] Show HN: Download Hi-Res Public Domain Art, Posters and Illustrations

https://artvee.com/


[25] OpenAI API

https://beta.openai.com/


[26] The Al Jaffee / Mad Magazine Fold-In Effect in CSS

https://thomaspark.co/2020/06/the-mad-magazine-fold-in-effect-in-css/


[27] Pepsi’s $32B Typo Caused Deadly Riots

https://medium.com/better-marketing/pepsis-40-billion-typo-caused-deadly-riots-3d671295d1bd


[28] New inline assembly syntax available in Rust nightly

https://blog.rust-lang.org/inside-rust/2020/06/08/new-inline-asm.html


[29] Flow browser passes the Acid tests

https://www.ekioh.com/devblog/acid


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