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Hacker News (Oct 2018)

  1. Paul Allen has died

    2889 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  2. IBM acquires Red Hat

    2577 points • comment • oct 28, 2018

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

    2480 points • comment • oct 04, 2018

  4. Paper Airplane Designs

    1724 points • comment • oct 18, 2018

  5. Shutting Down Google+ for Consumers

    1595 points • comment • oct 08, 2018

  6. iPhones are allergic to helium

    1283 points • comment • oct 30, 2018

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

    1172 points • comment • oct 29, 2018

  8. Carbon Removal Technologies

    1171 points • comment • oct 23, 2018

  9. Every Byte of a TLS Connection Explained and Reproduced

    1154 points • comment • oct 12, 2018

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

    1147 points • comment • oct 09, 2018

  11. Copyright Office Ruling Imposes Sweeping Right to Repair Reforms

    1059 points • comment • oct 25, 2018

  12. Coders Automating Their Own Job

    975 points • comment • oct 02, 2018

  13. iPhones are hard to use

    969 points • comment • oct 22, 2018

  14. We posed as 100 Senators to run ads on Facebook. Facebook approved all of them

    962 points • comment • oct 30, 2018

  15. Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public

    953 points • comment • oct 08, 2018

  16. What I loved about Paul Allen

    952 points • comment • oct 16, 2018

  17. How I’ve Attracted the First 500 Paid Users for My SaaS

    910 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  18. With Proton and Steam Play, many Windows games now work on Linux

    906 points • comment • oct 29, 2018

  19. Calls between JavaScript and WebAssembly are finally fast

    902 points • comment • oct 08, 2018

  20. New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom

    867 points • comment • oct 09, 2018

  21. Ask HN: Cheap places to live with a good intellectual atmosphere?

    865 points • comment • oct 08, 2018

  22. In Groundbreaking Decision, Feds Say Hacking DRM to Fix Electronics Is Legal

    861 points • comment • oct 25, 2018

  23. Amazon increases minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 an hour

    836 points • comment • oct 02, 2018

  24. Helm: Personal Email Server

    836 points • comment • oct 17, 2018

  25. Astronauts escape malfunctioning Soyuz rocket

    828 points • comment • oct 11, 2018

  26. Compare career levels across companies

    820 points • comment • oct 31, 2018

  27. Japan's Hometown Tax

    817 points • comment • oct 19, 2018

  28. Microsoft Joins the Open Invention Network

    809 points • comment • oct 10, 2018

  29. Google paid Andy Rubin $90M while keeping silent about a misconduct claim

    796 points • comment • oct 25, 2018

  30. Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for all US employees

    765 points • comment • oct 02, 2018

  31. Hubble is back

    759 points • comment • oct 27, 2018

  32. Dear Spotify, please let me unlink my Facebook account

    730 points • comment • oct 14, 2018

  33. Making sense of the alleged Supermicro motherboard attack

    699 points • comment • oct 05, 2018

  34. Paul Buchheit on Joining Google, How to Become a Great Engineer, and Happiness

    697 points • comment • oct 18, 2018

  35. Nobody knows how to cite 4chan mathematicians who solved an interesting problem

    693 points • comment • oct 24, 2018

  36. Ask HN: What's your favorite elegant/beautiful algorithm?

    690 points • comment • oct 17, 2018

  37. Tim Cook makes blistering attack on the “data industrial complex”

    685 points • comment • oct 24, 2018

  38. My somewhat complete salary history as a software engineer

    680 points • comment • oct 31, 2018

  39. More than 9M broken links on Wikipedia are now rescued

    679 points • comment • oct 01, 2018

  40. JPEG image of Shakespeare which is also a zip file containing his complete works

    677 points • comment • oct 30, 2018

  41. Ask HN: What are some of the best technical talks you've heard?

    668 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  42. The First Rule of Microsoft Excel: Don’t Tell Anyone You’re Good at It

    643 points • comment • oct 05, 2018

  43. New Zealand travellers refusing digital search now face $5k Customs fine

    635 points • comment • oct 01, 2018

  44. Twilio to Acquire Sendgrid

    632 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  45. GitHub launches Actions, its workflow automation tool

    630 points • comment • oct 16, 2018

  46. Kubernetes Is a Surprisingly Affordable Platform for Personal Projects

    629 points • comment • oct 01, 2018

  47. Firefox removes core product support for RSS/Atom feeds

    626 points • comment • oct 12, 2018

  48. Apple Launches Portal for U.S. Users to Download Their Data

    623 points • comment • oct 17, 2018

  49. Facebook Says Hackers Stole Detailed Personal Data from 14M People

    603 points • comment • oct 12, 2018

  50. PostgreSQL 11 Released

    599 points • comment • oct 18, 2018

  51. Why Jupyter is data scientists’ computational notebook of choice

    596 points • comment • oct 30, 2018

  52. How Lisp Became God's Own Programming Language

    594 points • comment • oct 16, 2018

  53. Do You Really Know CORS?

    592 points • comment • oct 03, 2018

  54. Sourcegraph is now open source

    591 points • comment • oct 01, 2018

  55. JavaScript is now required to sign in to Google

    591 points • comment • oct 31, 2018

  56. Repair is as important as innovation

    590 points • comment • oct 18, 2018

  57. An artwork by Banksy shredded itself after selling for $1.3M at Sotheby’s

    590 points • comment • oct 06, 2018

  58. Fake review factories that run on Facebook and post five-star Amazon reviews

    589 points • comment • oct 20, 2018

  59. The Periodic Table of Data Structures [pdf]

    588 points • comment • oct 27, 2018

  60. Evergreen: a React UI Framework built by Segment

    588 points • comment • oct 17, 2018

  61. Denmark to ban petrol and diesel car sales by 2030

    585 points • comment • oct 03, 2018

  62. Announcing the GNU Kind Communication Guidelines

    573 points • comment • oct 22, 2018

  63. Research: The Average Age of a Successful Startup Founder Is 45

    569 points • comment • oct 14, 2018

  64. Teach Yourself to Echolocate: A beginner’s guide to navigating with sound

    566 points • comment • oct 13, 2018

  65. Ask HN: YouTube down?

    565 points • comment • oct 17, 2018

  66. Show HN: Websites in 2018

    560 points • comment • oct 23, 2018

  67. M.I.T. Plans College for Artificial Intelligence, Backed by $1B

    560 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  68. Generating custom photo-realistic faces using AI

    560 points • comment • oct 26, 2018

  69. Vigilante engineer stops Waymo from patenting key lidar technology

    557 points • comment • oct 02, 2018

  70. 'Siri I'm getting pulled over': New shortcut can automatically record the police

    554 points • comment • oct 03, 2018

  71. DEF CON report on vulnerabilities in US election infrastructure [pdf]

    540 points • comment • oct 01, 2018

  72. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (October 2018)

    537 points • comment • oct 01, 2018

  73. Microsoft open sources parts of Minecraft: Java Edition

    534 points • comment • oct 06, 2018

  74. Bing has been serving up malicious Google Chrome ads for months

    532 points • comment • oct 27, 2018

  75. Survey of YC female founders on sexual harassment, coercion by angels and VCs

    528 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  76. IBM’s Old Playbook

    527 points • comment • oct 29, 2018

  77. Apple CEO Tim Cook Calling for Bloomberg to Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story

    525 points • comment • oct 19, 2018

  78. Life Got You Down? Time to Read The Master and Margarita

    523 points • comment • oct 16, 2018

  79. A True Story

    519 points • comment • oct 15, 2018

  80. 12 Factor CLI Apps

    513 points • comment • oct 09, 2018

  81. A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley

    509 points • comment • oct 26, 2018

  82. The City of Seattle Accidentally Gave Me 32M Emails for $40

    508 points • comment • oct 19, 2018

  83. Unicode Dicks

    503 points • comment • oct 31, 2018

  84. WebAssembly’s post-MVP future

    501 points • comment • oct 22, 2018

  85. Good sleep, good learning, good life (2012)

    500 points • comment • oct 17, 2018

  86. Today Is My Wife’s First Birthday Since She Died

    498 points • comment • oct 08, 2018

  87. End-to-end implementation of a machine learning pipeline (2017)

    498 points • comment • oct 25, 2018

  88. Who Are My Investors?

    497 points • comment • oct 21, 2018

  89. Introducing Hooks

    496 points • comment • oct 25, 2018

  90. Kids’ Apps Are Crammed With Ads

    492 points • comment • oct 30, 2018

  91. A Python Library to extract tabular data from PDFs

    491 points • comment • oct 12, 2018

  92. Ask HN: Ex-FAANG developers, where are you now and why?

    490 points • comment • oct 11, 2018

  93. In Praise of Mediocrity

    489 points • comment • oct 02, 2018

  94. Sans Forgetica, a font designed to help you remember your study notes

    487 points • comment • oct 03, 2018

  95. Jeff Hawkins Is Finally Ready to Explain His Brain Research

    486 points • comment • oct 14, 2018

  96. Kubernetes for personal projects? No thanks

    479 points • comment • oct 03, 2018

  97. Show HN: Ultimate Plumber – a tool for writing Linux pipes with live preview

    478 points • comment • oct 24, 2018

  98. Humanity has wiped out 60% of animals since 1970, major report finds

    475 points • comment • oct 30, 2018

  99. InVision has no physical headquarters and all 700 employees work remotely

    474 points • comment • oct 07, 2018

  100. The highest paid workers in Silicon Valley are product managers

    472 points • comment • oct 14, 2018