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Hacker News (Dec 2018)

  1. Quora User Data Compromised

    1237 points • 503 comments • dec 04, 2018

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

    1197 points • 333 comments • dec 03, 2018

  3. Goodbye, EdgeHTML

    1140 points • 644 comments • dec 06, 2018

  4. Canada has arrested Huawei’s global chief financial officer in Vancouver

    1074 points • 572 comments • dec 05, 2018

  5. Microsoft is building a Chromium browser to replace Edge on Windows 10

    1040 points • 718 comments • dec 04, 2018

  6. Google transferred ownership of Duck.com to DuckDuckGo

    1029 points • 402 comments • dec 12, 2018

  7. JIRA is an antipattern

    993 points • 364 comments • dec 09, 2018

  8. Firefox 64 Released

    942 points • 505 comments • dec 11, 2018

  9. A Programmer's Introduction to Mathematics

    917 points • 207 comments • dec 01, 2018

  10. Announcing Open Source of WPF, Windows Forms, and WinUI

    865 points • 373 comments • dec 04, 2018

  11. Facial recognition: It’s time for action

    856 points • 266 comments • dec 07, 2018

  12. Firefox desktop market share now below 9%

    806 points • 728 comments • dec 04, 2018

  13. Tesla's giant battery saved $40M during its first year, report says

    778 points • 323 comments • dec 06, 2018

  14. An open letter to FB, Twitter, Instagram regarding algorithms and my son's birth

    760 points • 331 comments • dec 12, 2018

  15. DigitalOcean launches its container service

    756 points • 246 comments • dec 11, 2018

  16. A well-known URL for changing passwords

    740 points • 166 comments • dec 06, 2018

  17. Facebook's seized files published by MPs

    727 points • 473 comments • dec 05, 2018

  18. Why Do Hospitals Hate Sleep So Much?

    672 points • 495 comments • dec 05, 2018

  19. Choose Firefox Now, or Later You Won't Get a Choice (2014)

    668 points • 314 comments • dec 07, 2018

  20. Guide to scaling engineering organizations

    656 points • 138 comments • dec 05, 2018

  21. Samsung used my DSLR photo to fake their phone’s “portrait mode”

    651 points • 265 comments • dec 04, 2018

  22. Ask HN: What to do after $8M (all cash, post tax) exit?

    628 points • 484 comments • dec 04, 2018

  23. Super Micro says review found no malicious chips in motherboards

    627 points • 332 comments • dec 11, 2018

  24. Show HN: Visalist – Find visa requirements for countries around the world

    557 points • 249 comments • dec 09, 2018

  25. I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me happier

    555 points • 311 comments • dec 02, 2018

  26. Lyft Files for IPO

    546 points • 302 comments • dec 06, 2018

  27. Comcast rejected by small town, residents vote for municipal fiber instead

    546 points • 240 comments • dec 12, 2018

  28. Google's cross-platform Flutter UI toolkit goes 1.0

    540 points • 324 comments • dec 04, 2018

  29. Rust 2018 is here, but what is it?

    523 points • 182 comments • dec 06, 2018

  30. ATDT relief

    511 points • 139 comments • dec 12, 2018

  31. The Friendship That Made Google Huge

    495 points • 96 comments • dec 03, 2018

  32. They Rejected Us

    490 points • 347 comments • dec 07, 2018

  33. Ask HN: Books you read in 2018?

    487 points • 311 comments • dec 12, 2018

  34. Ask HN: What's the best book on modern UI/UX?

    484 points • 130 comments • dec 12, 2018

  35. Psychology’s Replication Crisis Is Real

    476 points • 269 comments • dec 01, 2018

  36. Repl.it Multiplayer

    471 points • 115 comments • dec 06, 2018

  37. A blogging style guide

    471 points • 185 comments • dec 07, 2018

  38. PyTorch 1.0 is out

    468 points • 69 comments • dec 07, 2018

  39. The Rise of Microsoft Visual Studio Code

    457 points • 304 comments • dec 06, 2018

  40. Tumblr will ban all adult content on December 17th

    457 points • 435 comments • dec 03, 2018

  41. Why Not to Use Quora

    456 points • 181 comments • dec 10, 2018

  42. Australia’s vague anti-encryption law sets a dangerous new precedent

    455 points • 249 comments • dec 08, 2018

  43. Ask HN: Which abandoned proprietary software would you resurrect?

    448 points • 778 comments • dec 08, 2018

  44. Facebook accused of striking 'secret deals over user data'

    445 points • 169 comments • dec 06, 2018

  45. Send Noncompete Agreements Back to the Middle Ages

    439 points • 236 comments • dec 05, 2018

  46. Companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds

    438 points • 168 comments • dec 10, 2018

  47. How Google Code Search Worked: Regex Matching with a Trigram Index (2012)

    432 points • 70 comments • dec 02, 2018

  48. Prions, Nearly Indestructible and Universally Lethal, Seed the Eyes of Victims

    430 points • 188 comments • dec 10, 2018

  49. Internal Tensions at Facebook Are Boiling Over

    426 points • 306 comments • dec 05, 2018

  50. Windows Server 2019 Includes OpenSSH

    426 points • 267 comments • dec 11, 2018

  51. Grafana Loki – Like Prometheus, but for logs

    421 points • 156 comments • dec 12, 2018

  52. Do I really need to get out the soldering-iron again?

    419 points • 412 comments • dec 09, 2018

  53. Absolute Beginner's Guide to Emacs (2012)

    414 points • 247 comments • dec 04, 2018

  54. Amazon’s Chips Threaten Intel

    414 points • 343 comments • dec 10, 2018

  55. Tell HN: Aaron Swartz's website is offline

    410 points • 201 comments • dec 10, 2018

  56. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (December 2018)

    408 points • 796 comments • dec 03, 2018

  57. Hacker News Highlights, August to November 2018

    408 points • 53 comments • dec 04, 2018

  58. How I Wrote a Modern C++ Library in Rust

    404 points • 115 comments • dec 03, 2018

  59. Nasa's Voyager 2 probe 'leaves the Solar System'

    403 points • 99 comments • dec 10, 2018

  60. What we learned from 3 years of bra engineering, and what's next

    402 points • 222 comments • dec 04, 2018

  61. Hashicorp Vault v1.0

    402 points • 92 comments • dec 04, 2018

  62. 'Dark fluid' with negative mass could dominate the universe

    400 points • 269 comments • dec 05, 2018

  63. Robinhood launches 3% checking account

    397 points • 242 comments • dec 13, 2018

  64. UBlock Origin 1.17.4 released

    397 points • 137 comments • dec 03, 2018

  65. Rocket v0.4: Typed URIs, Database Support, Revamped Queries

    393 points • 82 comments • dec 08, 2018

  66. StateOfTheArt.ai

    392 points • 32 comments • dec 06, 2018

  67. Archive.org donations are currently matched by a generous supporter 2-to-1

    382 points • 59 comments • dec 12, 2018

  68. Tech company patterns

    381 points • 36 comments • dec 04, 2018

  69. The U.S. Yield Curve Has Inverted

    373 points • 250 comments • dec 03, 2018

  70. Gut bacteria may offer a treatment for autism

    372 points • 246 comments • dec 08, 2018

  71. Ask HN: How do you manage UI/UX for your side projects?

    367 points • 191 comments • dec 07, 2018

  72. PhysX SDK 4.0, an Open-Source Physics Engine

    366 points • 115 comments • dec 03, 2018

  73. Show HN: Dark Reader extension – Dark mode for every website

    362 points • 175 comments • dec 04, 2018

  74. Ant Colonies Retain Memories That Outlast the Lifespans of Individuals

    361 points • 64 comments • dec 12, 2018

  75. AlphaFold: Using AI for scientific discovery

    358 points • 118 comments • dec 03, 2018

  76. Microsoft Edge and open source collaboration

    358 points • 285 comments • dec 06, 2018

  77. Tracking leaks on NDA beta Xbox 360s by embedding serial number on-screen

    355 points • 140 comments • dec 09, 2018

  78. Australian parliament passes encryption laws unamended

    355 points • 375 comments • dec 06, 2018

  79. The Game Engine Black Book: Doom

    353 points • 145 comments • dec 09, 2018

  80. The Cube Rule of Food Identification

    352 points • 176 comments • dec 11, 2018

  81. Measuring the “Filter Bubble”: How Google is influencing what you click

    349 points • 125 comments • dec 05, 2018

  82. MIT team develops 3D printer that's 10x faster than comparable 3D printers

    347 points • 76 comments • dec 08, 2018

  83. How Does React Tell a Class from a Function?

    345 points • 124 comments • dec 03, 2018

  84. Google personalizes search results even when you’re logged out, new study finds

    344 points • 162 comments • dec 04, 2018

  85. Thieves boosting signal from key fobs inside homes to steal vehicles

    343 points • 431 comments • dec 05, 2018

  86. How the Dreamcast Copy Protection Was Defeated

    343 points • 159 comments • dec 11, 2018

  87. Write good git commit messages

    342 points • 173 comments • dec 12, 2018

  88. China Announces Punishments for Intellectual-Property Theft

    336 points • 198 comments • dec 04, 2018

  89. The cold start problem: how to build your machine learning portfolio

    335 points • 96 comments • dec 10, 2018

  90. AMD’s aggressive pricing update on the EPYC 7371

    334 points • 199 comments • dec 07, 2018

  91. Facebook’s Very Bad Month Just Got Worse

    332 points • 228 comments • dec 06, 2018

  92. C.S. Lewis on the Reading of Old Books

    331 points • 168 comments • dec 03, 2018

  93. Crypto Market Crash Leaving Bankrupt Startups in Its Wake

    324 points • 457 comments • dec 09, 2018

  94. Waymo One: The next step on our self-driving journey

    323 points • 168 comments • dec 05, 2018

  95. Just tell me how to use Go Modules

    322 points • 122 comments • dec 11, 2018

  96. FreeBSD 12.0 is now available

    316 points • 136 comments • dec 11, 2018

  97. 50 CVEs in 50 Days: Fuzzing Adobe Reader

    312 points • 142 comments • dec 13, 2018

  98. Why I'm usually unnerved when modern SSDs die on us

    311 points • 245 comments • dec 11, 2018

  99. The EU Copyright Directive: What Redditors in Europe Need to Know

    310 points • 260 comments • dec 01, 2018

  100. PracticalAI – A practical approach to learning machine learning

    310 points • 8 comments • dec 11, 2018