HackerNews top stories #9

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


HackerNews weekly summary [8]

HackerNews most popular stories from last week [2020-05-31 – 2020-06-07] in one blog post.

[0] Police attacks against journalists across the U.S. since May 28

https://www.niemanlab.org/2020/06/well-try-to-help-you-follow-the-police-attacks-on-journalists-across-the-country


[1] Zoom says it won’t encrypt free calls so it can work more with law enforcement

https://twitter.com/nicoagrant/status/1268020841054269440


[2] New slats make the Golden Gate Bridge sound like a David Lynch movie

https://www.kqed.org/arts/13881451/the-golden-gate-bridge-sounds-like-a-david-lynch-movie-now


[3] A 1/48 scale model of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket

https://bps.space/falcon-heavy


[4] P2P Matrix

https://matrix.org/blog/2020/06/02/introducing-p-2-p-matrix


[5] SimRefinery Recovered

https://obscuritory.com/sim/simrefinery-recovered/


[6] ACLU sues Minnesota for police violence against the press

https://www.aclu.org/news/free-speech/police-are-attacking-journalists-at-protests-were-suing/


[7] SpaceX Starlink is now its own ASN and present at the Seattle Internet Exchange

https://www.peeringdb.com/net/18747


[8] A List of Hacker News’s Undocumented Features and Behaviors (2018)

https://github.com/minimaxir/hacker-news-undocumented/blob/master/README.md


[9] A History of Clojure [pdf]

https://clojure.org/about/history


[10] The Beauty of Unix Pipelines

https://prithu.xyz/posts/unix-pipeline/


[11] Blur Tools for Signal

https://signal.org/blog/blur-tools/


[12] Image Scrubber: tool for anonymizing photographs taken at protests

https://everestpipkin.github.io/image-scrubber/


[13] GitHub Classroom

https://classroom.github.com/


[14] De-Escalation Keeps Protesters and Police Safer

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/de-escalation-keeps-protesters-and-police-safer-heres-why-departments-respond-with-force-anyway/


[15] Lawmakers begin bipartisan push to cut off police access to military-style gear

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/01/us/politics/police-military-gear.html


[16] This Website Will Self Destruct

https://www.thiswebsitewillselfdestruct.com


[17] Software Engineering Within SpaceX

https://yasoob.me/posts/software_engineering_within_spacex_launch/


[18] Stop Taking Regular Notes; Use a Zettelkasten Instead

https://eugeneyan.com/2020/04/05/note-taking-zettelkasten/


[19] DEA authorized to conduct surveillance on protestors

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/jasonleopold/george-floyd-police-brutality-protests-government


[20] Crew Dragon Docks with ISS

https://spacenews.com/crew-dragon-docks-with-iss-2/


[21] How to Become a Hacker

https://zalberico.com/essay/2020/04/19/how-to-become-a-hacker.html


[22] U.S. states lean toward breaking up Google’s ad tech business

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/06/05/states-lean-toward-pushing-to-break-up-googles-ad-tech-business.html


[23] There Are No Bugs, Just TODOs

https://almad.blog/essays/no-bugs-just-todos/


[24] macOS in QEMU in Docker

https://github.com/sickcodes/Docker-OSX


[25] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (June 2020)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23379196


[26] The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes

https://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2020/06/06/the-brave-web-browser-is-hijacking-links-and-inserting-affiliate-codes/


[27] Anxiety in product development

https://andreschweighofer.com/agile/anxiety-in-product-development/


[28] Ask HN: How does your company manage its encryption keys?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23390966


[29] IBM Releases Fully Homomorphic Encryption Toolkit for macOS and iOS

https://www.ibm.com/blogs/research/2020/06/ibm-releases-fully-homomorphic-encryption-toolkit-for-macos-and-ios-linux-and-android-coming-soon/


HackerNews weekly summary [7]

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/


HackerNews weekly summary [6]

Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-17 – 2020-05-24].

[0] MacOS Catalina: Slow by Design?

https://sigpipe.macromates.com/2020/macos-catalina-slow-by-design/


[1] Google deletes “communist bandits” from comments on Youtube

https://support.google.com/youtube/thread/19190975?hl=en


[2] Google bans Podcast Addict app over non-approved Covid-19 content

https://reclaimthenet.org/google-play-suspends-podcast-addict/


[3] Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage

https://themargins.substack.com/p/doordash-and-pizza-arbitrage


[4] Tell HN: Interviewed with Triplebyte? Your profile is about to become public

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23279837


[5] Why Is This Website Port Scanning Me?

https://nullsweep.com/why-is-this-website-port-scanning-me/


[6] New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data

https://www.axios.com/new-york-times-advertising-792b3cd6-4bdb-47c3-9817-36601211a79d.html


[7] Linux Productivity Tools (2019) [pdf]

https://www.usenix.org/sites/default/files/conference/protected-files/lisa19_maheshwari.pdf


[8] Unable to deal with Chrome Extension Team, Kozmos is shutting down

https://kodfabrik.com/journal/why-am-i-shutting-down-kozmos


[9] Notion for everyone

https://www.notion.so/personal


[10] Uber cuts 3000 more jobs, closes 45 offices

https://www.wsj.com/articles/uber-cuts-3-000-more-jobs-shuts-45-offices-in-coronavirus-crunch-11589814608


[11] EA will be releasing the C&C Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert source code under GPL3

https://www.reddit.com/r/commandandconquer/comments/gnevp8/remaster_update_and_open_source_mod_support/fr97x9x/


[12] New.css – A classless CSS framework to write modern websites using only HTML

https://newcss.net/


[13] Ask HN: What startup/technology is on your ‘to watch’ list?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23276456


[14] It’s Time to Get Back to RSS

https://danielmiessler.com/blog/its-time-to-get-back-into-rss/


[15] A Google Cloud support engineer solves a tough DNS case

https://cloud.google.com/blog/topics/inside-google-cloud/google-cloud-support-engineer-solves-a-tough-dns-case


[16] Siri, What Time Is It in London?

https://daringfireball.net/linked/2020/05/22/what-time-is-it-in-london


[17] John Carmack is reading and contributing to OpenBSD source code

https://marc.info/?l=openbsd-tech&m=158965652915344&w=2


[18] Ray tracing in notepad.exe at 30 FPS

http://kylehalladay.com/blog/2020/05/20/Rendering-With-Notepad.html


[19] Jepsen Disputes MongoDB’s Data Consistency Claims

https://www.infoq.com/news/2020/05/Jepsen-MongoDB-4-2-6/


[20] Netflix stops charging customers who never watch

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52777365


[21] US Secret Service: “Massive Fraud” Against State Unemployment Insurance Programs

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/05/u-s-secret-service-massive-fraud-against-state-unemployment-insurance-programs/


[22] Florida scientist fired for refusing to manipulate Covid-19 data

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2020/05/19/florida-scientist-refused-manipulate-covid-19-data-and-fired/5219137002/


[23] Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle HEIC images

https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/20/21262302/ap-test-fail-iphone-photos-glitch-email-college-board-jpeg-heic


[24] I think my BBQ just offered to be my default browser?

https://twitter.com/kaydo/status/1259747848502960130


[25] DirectX is coming to the Windows Subsystem for Linux

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/directx/directx-heart-linux/


[26] Facebook to shift permanently toward more remote work after coronavirus

https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-to-shift-permanently-toward-more-remote-work-after-coronavirus-11590081300


[27] Mount Everest is visible from Kathmandu for first time in living memory

https://snowbrains.com/everest-visible-kathmandu-nepal-first-time/


[28] What Is Nix?

https://engineering.shopify.com/blogs/engineering/what-is-nix


[29] The original source code of Microsoft GW-BASIC from 1983

https://devblogs.microsoft.com/commandline/microsoft-open-sources-gw-basic/


HackerNews weekly summary [5]

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


HackerNews weekly summary [4]

Most popular stories from last week [2020-05-03 – 2020-05-10].

[0] Bye, Amazon

https://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/202x/2020/04/29/Leaving-Amazon


[1] Zoom Acquires Keybase

https://keybase.io/blog/keybase-joins-zoom


[2] GitHub Codespaces

https://github.com/features/codespaces


[3] Extremely disillusioned with technology. Please help

https://gist.github.com/mGBUfLn9/7cadffcf7c3c23b7376350165a67735f


[4] We Chat, They Watch

https://citizenlab.ca/2020/05/we-chat-they-watch/


[5] No cookie consent walls, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body

https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/06/no-cookie-consent-walls-and-no-scrolling-isnt-consent-says-eu-data-protection-body/


[6] Write Libraries, Not Frameworks

https://www.brandonsmith.ninja/blog/libraries-not-frameworks


[7] Ask HN: Name one idea that changed your life

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23092657


[8] Citing revenue declines, Airbnb cuts 25% of workforce

https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/05/citing-revenue-declines-airbnb-cuts-1900-jobs-or-around-25-of-its-global-workforce/


[9] Facebook iOS SDK Remotely Crashing Spotify, TikTok, Pinterest, Winno and More

https://github.com/facebook/facebook-ios-sdk/issues/1374


[10] Ask HN: Is your company sticking to on-premise servers? Why?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23089999


[11] Buttplug: An open-source software suite for teledildonics

https://buttplug.io/


[12] Show HN: Twitch Roulette – Find and chat with streamers who are streaming alone

https://twitchroulette.net/


[13] Show HN: Caddy 2

https://caddyserver.com/v2


[14] Apple, Google ban location tracking in apps using their contact-tracing system

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-apps-idUSKBN22G28W


[15] Ask HN: Keybase Alternatives?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23103386


[16] Pose Animator: SVG animation tool using real-time TensorFlow.js models

https://github.com/yemount/pose-animator/


[17] Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Now Has S3 Compatible APIs

https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-b2-s3-compatible-api/


[18] Startup financial models – Templates compared for SaaS

https://www.stephnass.com/blog/startup-financial-model


[19] Rebuilding our tech stack for the new facebook.com

https://engineering.fb.com/web/facebook-redesign/


[20] Cross-signing and end-to-end encryption by default

https://matrix.org/blog/2020/05/06/cross-signing-and-end-to-end-encryption-by-default-is-here


[21] Convincing-looking 90s fonts in modern browsers

https://vistaserv.net/blog/90s-fonts-modern-browsers


[22] Show HN: Lite – A small, fast text editor

https://github.com/rxi/lite


[23] Show HN: SQL Police Department – Learn SQL while solving crimes

https://sqlpd.com


[24] Making Emacs Popular Again

https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/819452/1480c3a59d3d9093/


HackerNews weekly summary [3]

Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-26 – 2020-05-03].

[0] ICANN board withholds consent for a change of control of the .org registry

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann-board-withholds-consent-for-a-change-of-control-of-the-public-interest-registry-pir


[1] Medium-hard SQL interview questions

https://quip.com/2gwZArKuWk7W


[2] Disney claims anyone using a Twitter hashtag is agreeing to their terms of use

https://twitter.com/disneyplus/status/1254772307941191686


[3] Show HN: Plotting 3 years of hourly data in 150ms

https://leeoniya.github.io/uPlot/demos/time-periods.html


[4] Awk in 20 Minutes (2015)

https://ferd.ca/awk-in-20-minutes.html


[5] SSH hacks – a little sanity for remote workers

https://smallstep.com/blog/ssh-tricks-and-tips/


[6] Eloquent JavaScript 3rd Edition (2018)

https://eloquentjavascript.net/


[7] “Amazon is holding over 4.2M dollars, suffocating our business”

https://sellercentral.amazon.com/forums/t/amazon-is-holding-over-4-2-million-dollars-during-a-pandemic-suffocating-our-business/611187


[8] The Anti-Amazon Alliance

https://stratechery.com/2020/the-anti-amazon-alliance/


[9] Redis 6.0 GA

http://antirez.com/news/132


[10] Rust/WinRT Public Preview

https://blogs.windows.com/windowsdeveloper/2020/04/30/rust-winrt-public-preview/


[11] British Museum makes 1.9M images available for free

https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/blog/2020/04/28/british-museum-makes-1-9-million-images-available-for-free/


[12] WebWormHole: Send files quickly using WebRTC

https://webwormhole.io/


[13] Rust-analyzer – an IDE backend for Rust

https://rust-analyzer.github.io/blog/2020/04/20/first-release.html


[14] Lyft lays off 17% of workforce, furloughs hundreds more

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/29/lyft-lays-off-17percent-of-workforce-furloughs-hundreds-more.html


[15] textfiles.com

http://www.textfiles.com/


[16] Why Segment Went Back to a Monolith

https://www.infoq.com/news/2020/04/microservices-back-again/


[17] I’ve Consed Every Pair

https://medium.com/@peternorvig/ive-consed-every-pair-54ef5d9d93b6


[18] Memories – 256 bytes demo winner of Revision 2020

http://www.sizecoding.org/wiki/Memories


[19] Tmux for Mere Mortals

https://zserge.com/posts/tmux/


[20] Rules of thumb for a 1x developer

https://muldoon.cloud/programming/2020/04/17/programming-rules-thumb.html


[21] Bringing a decade old vector editor back to life

https://github.com/ChrisMiuchiz/Plasma-Writeup


[22] Teleforking a Process onto a Different Computer

https://thume.ca/2020/04/18/telefork-forking-a-process-onto-a-different-computer/


[23] Ask HN: Who is hiring? (May 2020)

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23042618


[24] Ask HN: What scientific phenomenon do you wish someone would explain better?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22989280


HackerNews weekly summary [2]

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?

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=22918980


Shirt Without Stripes

https://github.com/elsamuko/Shirt-without-Stripes


Amazon scooped up data from its own sellers to launch competing products

https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-scooped-up-data-from-its-own-sellers-to-launch-competing-products-11587650015


Stripe Is Silently Recording Your Movements on Its Customers’ Websites

https://mtlynch.io/stripe-recording-its-customers/


Career advice for people with bad luck

https://chiefofstuff.substack.com/p/career-advice-for-people-with-bad


Things I wished more developers knew about databases

https://medium.com/@rakyll/things-i-wished-more-developers-knew-about-databases-2d0178464f78


Who’s behind the “reopen” domain surge?

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/04/whos-behind-the-reopen-domain-surge/


If a MacBook Pro runs hot or shows high kernel CPU, try charging it on the right

https://apple.stackexchange.com/a/363933/182292


Seinfeld Adventure

https://www.seinfeldgame.com/


98.css – design system for building faithful recreations of Windows 98 UIs

https://jdan.github.io/98.css/


YouTube bans coronavirus-related content that directly contradicts WHO advice

https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-52388586


When in doubt: hang up, look up, and call back

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/04/when-in-doubt-hang-up-look-up-call-back/


Valve’s Proton Has Brought 6000 Windows Games to Linux So Far

https://boilingsteam.com/proton-brought-about-6000-games-to-linux-so-far/


Why are Soviet math textbooks so hardcore in comparison to US textbooks? (2017)

https://www.quora.com/Why-are-Soviet-mathematics-physics-textbooks-so-insanely-hardcore-in-comparison-to-US-textbooks/answer/Scott-Miller-307?share=1


A Third Solution

https://paulbuchheit.blogspot.com/2020/04/a-third-solution.html


In 4 US state prisons, 3,300 inmates test positive, 96% without symptoms

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-prisons-testing-in/in-four-u-s-state-prisons-nearly-3300-inmates-test-positive-for-coronavirus-96-without-symptoms-idUSKCN2270RX


Oil plunges below $5 with traders fleeing expiring contract

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-19/oil-drops-to-18-year-low-on-global-demand-crunch-storage-woes


Agile’s early evangelists wouldn’t mind watching Agile die

https://builtin.com/software-engineering-perspectives/lean-agile-methodology-software-engineering


Disabling Snaps in Ubuntu 20.04

https://www.kevin-custer.com/blog/disabling-snaps-in-ubuntu-20-04/


Time is the only real currency we have

https://blog.theboringtech.io/2020/04/16/time_is_the_real_currency.html


Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming (2018)

https://byorgey.wordpress.com/2018/05/06/conversations-with-a-six-year-old-on-functional-programming/


Magic Leap reportedly slashes jobs and steps away from consumer plans

https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/22/magic-leap-announces-layoffs-amid-covid-19-slowdown/


Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FocalFossa/ReleaseNotes


A possible new back end for Rust

https://jason-williams.co.uk/a-possible-new-backend-for-rust


Build a real-time Twitter clone with LiveView and Phoenix 1.5

https://www.phoenixframework.org/blog/build-a-real-time-twitter-clone-in-15-minutes-with-live-view-and-phoenix-1-5


HackerNews weekly summary [1]

Most popular stories from last week [2020-04-12 – 2020-04-19].

Show HN: A basketball hoop to maximize shots that go in

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtN4tkvcBMA


The Decline of Usability

https://datagubbe.se/decusab/


Learning to See in the Dark (2018)

https://github.com/cchen156/Learning-to-See-in-the-Dark


TablePlus – Modern, Native Tool for Database Management

https://tableplus.com/


Is BGP Safe Yet?

https://isbgpsafeyet.com/


I’ve been writing TILs for 5 years

https://github.com/jbranchaud/til/blob/master/README.md


Avatarify lets users run realtime deepfakes on live video calls

https://www.inputmag.com/tech/open-source-program-will-let-you-run-deepfakes-on-live-video-calls


U.S. judge blocks Twitter’s bid to reveal government surveillance requests

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-twitter-lawsuit/u-s-judge-blocks-twitters-bid-to-reveal-government-surveillance-requests-idUSKBN2200CS


X410 – X Server for Windows 10

https://x410.dev


Scuttlebot: Peer-to-peer database, identity provider, and messaging system

http://scuttlebot.io/


Why do we need Flask, Celery, and Redis? (2019)

https://ljvmiranda921.github.io/notebook/2019/11/08/flask-redis-celery-mcdo/


A Taste of GPU Compute

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqkAaplKBc4


iPhone 7 boots postmarketOS

https://blog.project-insanity.org/2020/04/16/running-postmarketos-on-iphone-7/


A Guide to Pricing Plans

https://capitalandgrowth.org/answers/Article/3169972/The-Definitive-Guide-to-Pricing-Plans


Exceptionally gifted children: long-term outcomes of acceleration (2006) [pdf]

http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ746290.pdf


We’ve Built Cities We Can’t Afford

https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2020/4/8/weve-built-cities-we-cant-afford


Show HN: Gentle is a social app where you give and get kindness (TestFlight)

https://gentle.app/


Covid-19’s impact on Tor

https://blog.torproject.org/covid19-impact-tor


Toshiba, Seagate Shipping Slower SMR Drives Without Disclosure, Too

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/sneaky-marketing-toshiba-seagate-wd-smr-drives-without-disclosure