HackerNews top stories from 7 to 14 Aug, 2022.

[0] Instagram can track anything you do on any website in their in-app browser

[1] Man who built ISP instead of paying Comcast $50K expands to hundreds of homes

[2] To uncover a deepfake video call, ask the caller to turn sideways

[3] An incident impacting 5M accounts and private information on Twitter

[4] A 17-year-old designed a novel synchronous reluctance motor

[5] “It’s time for Apple to fix texting”

[6] ‘Too many employees, but few work’: Pichai, Zuckerberg sound the alarm

[7] I replaced all our blog thumbnails using DALL·E 2

[8] Hyundai car software update private keys came from easily Googleable sample code

[9] The Zoom installer let a researcher hack his way to root access on macOS

[10] Mindustry – Open-Source Game

[11] No More “Insight Porn”

[12] Is this the end of social networking?

[13] The case of fake IMDB credits

[14] “Code” 2nd Edition Now Available

[15] It’s raining PFAS: rainwater is unsafe to drink even in Antarctica and Tibet

[16] Freeciv – open-source Civilization clone

[17] The Story of Mel, a Real Programmer (1983)

[18] OnlyFans bribed Meta to put porn stars on terror watchlist: lawsuits

[19] The World Excel Championship is being broadcast on ESPN

[20] Astro 1.0 – a web framework for building fast, content-focused websites

[21] Redis explained

[22] Spent $15 in DALL·E 2 credits creating this AI image, and here’s what I learned

[23] Study finds link between ‘forever chemicals’ in cookware and liver cancer

[24] Let websites framebust out of native apps

[25] Goat Rental – Hire Goats

[26] From novice to master, and back again (2014)

[27] Open AirPlay 2 Receiver

[28] CEO Shadow Program

[29] The hacking of Starlink terminals has begun