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Hacker News (2018)

  1. Stephen Hawking has died

    5967 points • 427 comments • mar 14, 2018

  2. SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy successfully launches

    2960 points • 868 comments • feb 06, 2018

  3. Paul Allen has died

    2889 points • 278 comments • oct 15, 2018

  4. Microsoft Is Said to Have Agreed to Acquire GitHub

    2843 points • 1389 comments • jun 03, 2018

  5. IBM acquires Red Hat

    2577 points • 1025 comments • oct 28, 2018

  6. Linus Torvalds apologizes for his behavior, takes time off

    2525 points • 978 comments • sep 16, 2018

  7. The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate Amazon and Apple

    2480 points • 762 comments • oct 04, 2018

  8. Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street

    2343 points • 1727 comments • mar 19, 2018

  9. Chrome 69 will keep Google Cookies when you tell it to delete all cookies

    2329 points • 787 comments • sep 25, 2018

  10. Why I’m done with Chrome

    2314 points • 821 comments • sep 23, 2018

  11. Apple open-sources FoundationDB

    2124 points • 430 comments • apr 19, 2018

  12. Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming

    2043 points • 281 comments • may 07, 2018

  13. “I'm basically giving myself a permanent vacation from being BDFL”

    1997 points • 698 comments • jul 12, 2018

  14. Machine Learning Crash Course

    1887 points • 221 comments • mar 01, 2018

  15. Google Duplex: An AI System for Accomplishing Real World Tasks Over the Phone

    1870 points • 743 comments • may 08, 2018

  16. 1.1.1.1: Fast, privacy-first consumer DNS service

    1869 points • 636 comments • apr 01, 2018

  17. Linus Torvalds: “Somebody is pushing complete garbage for unclear reasons.”

    1840 points • 656 comments • jan 22, 2018

  18. EU copyright law proposal rejected

    1837 points • 313 comments • jul 05, 2018

  19. Google Tried to Patent My Work After a Job Interview

    1759 points • 478 comments • nov 30, 2018

  20. Farewell, Google Maps

    1728 points • 516 comments • jul 19, 2018

  21. Paper Airplane Designs

    1724 points • 202 comments • oct 18, 2018

  22. EU approves internet copyright law, including ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’

    1720 points • 986 comments • sep 12, 2018

  23. GitLab sees huge spike in project imports

    1717 points • 449 comments • jun 03, 2018

  24. Facebook Network Breach Impacts Up to 50M Users

    1661 points • 598 comments • sep 28, 2018

  25. Why I Quit Google to Work for Myself

    1659 points • 718 comments • feb 28, 2018

  26. We are Google employees – Google must drop Dragonfly

    1633 points • 829 comments • nov 27, 2018

  27. Ask HN: How to self-learn electronics?

    1631 points • 297 comments • apr 06, 2018

  28. How to be a Manager – A step-by-step guide to leading a team

    1611 points • 222 comments • jun 05, 2018

  29. US cell carriers are selling access to real-time phone location data

    1607 points • 615 comments • may 16, 2018

  30. Docker cannot be downloaded without logging into Docker Store

    1601 points • 418 comments • aug 20, 2018

  31. Shutting Down Google+ for Consumers

    1595 points • 692 comments • oct 08, 2018

  32. Ask HN: What are the best MOOCs you've taken?

    1555 points • 294 comments • apr 03, 2018

  33. Firefox is back. It's time to give it a try

    1541 points • 705 comments • jun 21, 2018

  34. Congrats Dropbox

    1537 points • 262 comments • mar 23, 2018

  35. Chrome 69: “www.” subdomain missing from URL

    1534 points • 855 comments • sep 06, 2018

  36. Let's Encrypt Root Trusted by All Major Root Programs

    1527 points • 144 comments • aug 06, 2018

  37. Hello, GitHub

    1495 points • 638 comments • jun 04, 2018

  38. It's time to head back to RSS?

    1494 points • 484 comments • mar 31, 2018

  39. John Perry Barlow has died

    1474 points • 124 comments • feb 07, 2018

  40. Blender is testing PeerTube after YouTube blocks their videos worldwide

    1463 points • 423 comments • jun 19, 2018

  41. The Stuxnet worm may be the most sophisticated software ever written

    1453 points • 471 comments • may 18, 2018

  42. The Machine Fired Me

    1446 points • 547 comments • jun 19, 2018

  43. Twitter ‘smytes’ customers

    1421 points • 551 comments • jun 22, 2018

  44. Two Photographers Unknowingly Shot the Same Millisecond in Time

    1385 points • 215 comments • mar 08, 2018

  45. Google Workers Urge C.E.O. To Pull Out of Pentagon A.I. Project

    1362 points • 1055 comments • apr 04, 2018

  46. EU to stop changing the clocks in 2019

    1362 points • 700 comments • sep 17, 2018

  47. Google Memory Loss

    1355 points • 536 comments • jan 15, 2018

  48. Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access To Your Shadow Contact Information

    1350 points • 458 comments • sep 27, 2018

  49. Elon Musk Deletes Own, SpaceX and Tesla Facebook Pages After #deletefacebook

    1344 points • 484 comments • mar 23, 2018

  50. Blocklist Facebook domains

    1344 points • 346 comments • mar 20, 2018

  51. Mozilla Files Suit Against FCC to Protect Net Neutrality

    1344 points • 183 comments • jan 16, 2018

  52. Reddit just passed Facebook as #3 most popular website in US

    1336 points • 573 comments • may 30, 2018

  53. Thank you HN

    1323 points • 132 comments • aug 12, 2018

  54. Amazon device recorded private conversation, sent it out to random contact

    1311 points • 703 comments • may 24, 2018

  55. Signal Foundation

    1307 points • 279 comments • feb 21, 2018

  56. Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant to Track Your Cellphone

    1301 points • 265 comments • jun 22, 2018

  57. The Importance of Deep Work and the 30-Hour Method for Learning a New Skill

    1300 points • 193 comments • may 26, 2018

  58. Intel Publishes Microcode Patches, No Benchmarking or Comparison Allowed

    1299 points • 480 comments • aug 23, 2018

  59. Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips in Macs from 2020, Replacing Intel

    1291 points • 1076 comments • apr 02, 2018

  60. iPhones are allergic to helium

    1283 points • 339 comments • oct 30, 2018

  61. Google YOLO clickjacking

    1281 points • 224 comments • may 11, 2018

  62. Facebook Container for Firefox

    1258 points • 391 comments • apr 17, 2018

  63. Learn how to design large-scale systems

    1249 points • 185 comments • jul 13, 2018

  64. Goodbye Microservices: From 100s of problem children to 1 superstar

    1246 points • 735 comments • jul 10, 2018

  65. Email is your electronic memory

    1240 points • 281 comments • feb 14, 2018

  66. Apple's New Map

    1240 points • 364 comments • nov 01, 2018

  67. Quora User Data Compromised

    1237 points • 503 comments • dec 04, 2018

  68. Life in the Spanish city that banned cars

    1230 points • 677 comments • sep 18, 2018

  69. Microsoft intercepting Firefox, Chrome installation on Windows 10 Insider build

    1224 points • 737 comments • sep 12, 2018

  70. Montana becomes first state to implement net neutrality after FCC repeal

    1221 points • 153 comments • jan 22, 2018

  71. Theranos, CEO Holmes, and Former President Balwani Charged with Fraud

    1206 points • 512 comments • mar 14, 2018

  72. Amazon threatens to suspend Signal's AWS account over censorship circumvention

    1205 points • 492 comments • may 01, 2018

  73. LocationSmart Leaked Location Data for All Major U.S. Carriers in Real Time

    1204 points • 270 comments • may 17, 2018

  74. Ask HN: What are your “brain hacks” that help you manage everyday situations?

    1197 points • 333 comments • dec 03, 2018

  75. Facebook Secretly Saved Videos Users Deleted

    1181 points • 388 comments • mar 31, 2018

  76. Founder to CEO: How to build a great company from the ground up

    1177 points • 238 comments • jul 03, 2018

  77. Productivity

    1177 points • 389 comments • apr 10, 2018

  78. Facebook exodus: Nearly half of young users have deleted the app

    1172 points • 550 comments • oct 29, 2018

  79. Carbon Removal Technologies

    1171 points • 653 comments • oct 23, 2018

  80. Show HN: Six Degrees of Wikipedia

    1168 points • 316 comments • feb 26, 2018

  81. Every Byte of a TLS Connection Explained and Reproduced

    1154 points • 101 comments • oct 12, 2018

  82. Alternatives to Google Products

    1153 points • 500 comments • jun 10, 2018

  83. How to Get Things Done When You Don't Feel Like It

    1147 points • 180 comments • oct 09, 2018

  84. Fred's ImageMagick Scripts

    1140 points • 100 comments • mar 24, 2018

  85. Goodbye, EdgeHTML

    1140 points • 644 comments • dec 06, 2018

  86. Apple Engineers Its Own Downfall with the Macbook Pro Keyboard

    1137 points • 863 comments • jun 28, 2018

  87. Story of a failed pentest

    1131 points • 165 comments • nov 17, 2018

  88. AMP for email is a terrible idea

    1131 points • 460 comments • feb 14, 2018

  89. “Pinterest needs to be removed from Google IMO”

    1129 points • 262 comments • mar 18, 2018

  90. Tell HN: Slack decides to close down IRC and XMPP gateways

    1128 points • 594 comments • mar 07, 2018

  91. Ursula Le Guin has died

    1124 points • 187 comments • jan 23, 2018

  92. YouTube’s Piracy Filter Blocks MIT Courses, Blender Videos, and More

    1124 points • 248 comments • jun 18, 2018

  93. Ask HN: Pros and cons of working at a startup in 2018?

    1122 points • 929 comments • jun 11, 2018

  94. DuckDuckGo Traffic

    1122 points • 372 comments • sep 29, 2018

  95. Microsoft acquires Github

    1109 points • 713 comments • jun 04, 2018

  96. Tempe Police Release Video of Uber Accident

    1106 points • 1318 comments • mar 21, 2018

  97. FTC Probing Facebook for Use of Personal Data, Source Says

    1105 points • 368 comments • mar 20, 2018

  98. Liquid water 'lake' revealed on Mars

    1100 points • 464 comments • jul 25, 2018

  99. Modifications to Google Chromium for removing Google integration

    1099 points • 304 comments • sep 23, 2018

  100. Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall

    1093 points • 441 comments • jun 25, 2018