HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-06-07 – 2020-06-14]. In one blog post.
HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-05-31 – 2020-06-07] in one blog post.
 Police attacks against journalists across the U.S. since May 28
 Zoom says it won’t encrypt free calls so it can work more with law enforcement
 New slats make the Golden Gate Bridge sound like a David Lynch movie
 A 1/48 scale model of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket
 P2P Matrix
 SimRefinery Recovered
 ACLU sues Minnesota for police violence against the press
 SpaceX Starlink is now its own ASN and present at the Seattle Internet Exchange
 A List of Hacker News’s Undocumented Features and Behaviors (2018)
 A History of Clojure [pdf]
 The Beauty of Unix Pipelines
 Blur Tools for Signal
 Image Scrubber: tool for anonymizing photographs taken at protests
 GitHub Classroom
 De-Escalation Keeps Protesters and Police Safer
 Lawmakers begin bipartisan push to cut off police access to military-style gear
 This Website Will Self Destruct
 Software Engineering Within SpaceX
 Stop Taking Regular Notes; Use a Zettelkasten Instead
 DEA authorized to conduct surveillance on protestors
 Crew Dragon Docks with ISS
 How to Become a Hacker
 U.S. states lean toward breaking up Google’s ad tech business
 There Are No Bugs, Just TODOs
 macOS in QEMU in Docker
 Ask HN: Who is hiring? (June 2020)
 The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes
 Anxiety in product development
 Ask HN: How does your company manage its encryption keys?
 IBM Releases Fully Homomorphic Encryption Toolkit for macOS and iOS
HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-05-24 – 2020-05-31]. In one blogpost.
 SpaceX successfully launches two humans into orbit
 The Day AppGet Died
 AWS services explained in one line each
 Google no longer providing original URL in AMP for image search results
 Facebook executives shut down efforts to make the site less divisive
 Supabase (YC S20) – An open source Firebase alternative
 Show HN: Obsidian – A knowledge base that works on local Markdown files
 Tell HN: Triplebyte reverses, emails apology
 Zero-day in Sign in with Apple
 AudioMass – free, open source, web-based Audio and Waveform editor
 Tools for Better Thinking
 Htmx – high power tools for HTML
 Trump threatens to ‘close’ down social media platforms
 Twitter hides Donald Trump tweet for “glorifying violence”
 I was blackmailed – any YouTuber could be next
 Show HN: Bear – Minimal blogging platform
 Why is Kubernetes getting so popular?
 Show HN: RoughNotation – create and animate hand-drawn annotations on a web page
 The Vintage Beauty of Soviet Control Rooms (2018)
 I wrote Task Manager and I just remembered something
 Software will eat software in a remote-first world
 Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs with thousands more planned
 I’ve collected over 600 pitch decks
 Show HN: A Firefox add-on to strip Google search results of ‘blacklisted’ URLs
 The radix 2^51 trick (2017)
 The US Army’s earth-shaking, off-road land trains
 How does the Gmail unsubscribe button work?
 Rust: Dropping heavy things in another thread can make your code 10000x faster
 Remote work has its perks, until you want a promotion
Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-17 – 2020-05-24].
 MacOS Catalina: Slow by Design?
 Google deletes “communist bandits” from comments on Youtube
 Google bans Podcast Addict app over non-approved Covid-19 content
 Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage
 Tell HN: Interviewed with Triplebyte? Your profile is about to become public
 Why Is This Website Port Scanning Me?
 New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data
 Linux Productivity Tools (2019) [pdf]
 Unable to deal with Chrome Extension Team, Kozmos is shutting down
 Notion for everyone
 Uber cuts 3000 more jobs, closes 45 offices
 EA will be releasing the C&C Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert source code under GPL3
 New.css – A classless CSS framework to write modern websites using only HTML
 Ask HN: What startup/technology is on your ‘to watch’ list?
 It’s Time to Get Back to RSS
 A Google Cloud support engineer solves a tough DNS case
 Siri, What Time Is It in London?
 John Carmack is reading and contributing to OpenBSD source code
 Ray tracing in notepad.exe at 30 FPS
 Jepsen Disputes MongoDB’s Data Consistency Claims
 Netflix stops charging customers who never watch
 US Secret Service: “Massive Fraud” Against State Unemployment Insurance Programs
 Florida scientist fired for refusing to manipulate Covid-19 data
 Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle HEIC images
 I think my BBQ just offered to be my default browser?
 DirectX is coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux
 Facebook to shift permanently toward more remote work after coronavirus
 Mount Everest is visible from Kathmandu for first time in living memory
 What Is Nix?
 The original source code of Microsoft GW-BASIC from 1983
Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-10 – 2020-05-17].
 Twitter Will Allow Employees to Work at Home Forever
 Deno 1.0
 Let’s guess what Google requires in 14 days or they kill our extension
 A first look at Unreal Engine 5
 Ask HN: What’s your quarantine side project?
 We at $Famous_company switched to $Hyped_technology
 Show HN: SHA-256 Animation
 Patio11’s Law: The software economy is bigger than you think
 92 of top 500 subreddits controlled by same 5 people
 Facebook to Buy Giphy for $400M
 Show HN: This Word Does Not Exist
 If I could bring one thing back to the internet it would be blogs
 Do not Draw a Penis
 A small restaurant owner on Google, DoorDash, and Grubhub
 Security Flaws in Adobe Acrobat Reader Allow Gaining Root on macOS Silently
 A 2020 Vision of Linear Algebra
 React Native for Windows and Mac
 MS Flight Simulator 2020 vs. Real life
 Second-Guessing the Modern Web
 Thank you for helping us increase our bandwidth
 Ask HN: Mind bending books to read and never be the same as before?
 Redditor finds unsecured surveillance cameras seemingly placed by US government
 Ask HN: Dark mode for HN please?
 Make LLVM Fast Again
 Create Diagrams in VS Code with Draw.io
 Show HN: Make Your PDF Look Scanned
 Game Programming Patterns (2014)
 Tell HN: Call Mom
 Senate narrowly rejects plan to require a warrant for Americans’ browsing data
 Elon Musk reopening Tesla factory despite Alameda County order
Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-03 – 2020-05-10].
 Bye, Amazon
 Zoom Acquires Keybase
 GitHub Codespaces
 Extremely disillusioned with technology. Please help
 We Chat, They Watch
 No cookie consent walls, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body
 Write Libraries, Not Frameworks
 Ask HN: Name one idea that changed your life
 Citing revenue declines, Airbnb cuts 25% of workforce
 Facebook iOS SDK Remotely Crashing Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Winno and More
 Ask HN: Is your company sticking to on-premise servers? Why?
 Buttplug: An open-source software suite for teledildonics
 Show HN: Twitch Roulette – Find and chat with streamers who are streaming alone
 Show HN: Caddy 2
 Apple, Google ban location tracking in apps using their contact-tracing system
 Ask HN: Keybase Alternatives?
 Pose Animator: SVG animation tool using real-time TensorFlow.js models
 Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Now Has S3 Compatible APIs
 Startup financial models – Templates compared for SaaS
 Rebuilding our tech stack for the new facebook.com
 Cross-signing and end-to-end encryption by default
 Convincing-looking 90s fonts in modern browsers
 Show HN: Lite – A small, fast text editor
 Show HN: SQL Police Department – Learn SQL while solving crimes
 Making Emacs Popular Again
Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-26 – 2020-05-03].
 ICANN board withholds consent for a change of control of the .org registry
 Medium-hard SQL interview questions
 Show HN: Plotting 3 years of hourly data in 150ms
 Awk in 20 Minutes (2015)
 SSH hacks – a little sanity for remote workers
 “Amazon is holding over 4.2M dollars, suffocating our business”
 The Anti-Amazon Alliance
 Redis 6.0 GA
 Rust/WinRT Public Preview
 British Museum makes 1.9M images available for free
 WebWormHole: Send files quickly using WebRTC
 Rust-analyzer – an IDE backend for Rust
 Lyft lays off 17% of workforce, furloughs hundreds more
 Why Segment Went Back to a Monolith
 I’ve Consed Every Pair
 Memories – 256 bytes demo winner of Revision 2020
 Tmux for Mere Mortals
 Rules of thumb for a 1x developer
 Bringing a decade old vector editor back to life
 Teleforking a Process onto a Different Computer
 Ask HN: Who is hiring? (May 2020)
 Ask HN: What scientific phenomenon do you wish someone would explain better?
Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-19 – 2020-04-26].
Ask HN: I’m a software engineer going blind, how should I prepare?
Shirt Without Stripes
Amazon scooped up data from its own sellers to launch competing products
Stripe Is Silently Recording Your Movements on Its Customers’ Websites
Career advice for people with bad luck
Things I wished more developers knew about databases
Who’s behind the “reopen” domain surge?
If a MacBook Pro runs hot or shows high kernel CPU, try charging it on the right
98.css – design system for building faithful recreations of Windows 98 UIs
YouTube bans coronavirus-related content that directly contradicts WHO advice
When in doubt: hang up, look up, and call back
Valve’s Proton Has Brought 6000 Windows Games to Linux So Far
Why are Soviet math textbooks so hardcore in comparison to US textbooks? (2017)
A Third Solution
In 4 US state prisons, 3,300 inmates test positive, 96% without symptoms
Oil plunges below $5 with traders fleeing expiring contract
Agile’s early evangelists wouldn’t mind watching Agile die
Disabling Snaps in Ubuntu 20.04
Time is the only real currency we have
Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming (2018)
Magic Leap reportedly slashes jobs and steps away from consumer plans
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
A possible new back end for Rust
Build a real-time Twitter clone with LiveView and Phoenix 1.5
Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-12 – 2020-04-19].