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Hacker News (Dec 2018)

  1. Bye Bye Mongo, Hello Postgres

    1536 points • comment • dec 19, 2018

  2. Please do not attempt to simplify this code

    1518 points • comment • dec 27, 2018

  3. Sandspiel – A falling sand game built in Rust and WebGL

    1305 points • comment • dec 17, 2018

  4. Quora User Data Compromised

    1237 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

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

    1197 points • comment • dec 03, 2018

  6. Goodbye, EdgeHTML

    1140 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

  7. Congress votes to make open government data the default in the United States

    1112 points • comment • dec 23, 2018

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

    1074 points • comment • dec 05, 2018

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

    1040 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

  10. Google transferred ownership of Duck.com to DuckDuckGo

    1037 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  11. JIRA is an antipattern

    993 points • comment • dec 09, 2018

  12. The Yoda of Silicon Valley

    964 points • comment • dec 17, 2018

  13. Robinhood launches 3% checking account

    964 points • comment • dec 13, 2018

  14. Firefox 64 Released

    942 points • comment • dec 11, 2018

  15. Glitter bomb tricks parcel thieves

    920 points • comment • dec 18, 2018

  16. A Programmer's Introduction to Mathematics

    917 points • comment • dec 01, 2018

  17. Introduction to Applied Linear Algebra: Vectors, Matrices, and Least Squares

    905 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

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

    865 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

  19. Slack closes account of an Iranian user living in Canada

    861 points • comment • dec 20, 2018

  20. Facial recognition: It’s time for action

    856 points • comment • dec 07, 2018

  21. CenturyLink is blocking customer internet, saying Utah legislators told them to

    820 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

  22. Firefox desktop market share now below 9%

    806 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

  23. For First Time in More Than 20 Years, Copyrighted Works Will Enter Public Domain

    798 points • comment • dec 19, 2018

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

    778 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

  25. DigitalOcean launches its container service

    762 points • comment • dec 11, 2018

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

    761 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  27. Ask HN: Favorite nonfiction books of 2018?

    755 points • comment • dec 23, 2018

  28. A well-known URL for changing passwords

    740 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

  29. Facebook's seized files published by MPs

    727 points • comment • dec 05, 2018

  30. Things I Don’t Know as of 2018

    702 points • comment • dec 28, 2018

  31. MailChimp deleted my account with no warning

    701 points • comment • dec 19, 2018

  32. DOOMBA

    673 points • comment • dec 25, 2018

  33. Why Do Hospitals Hate Sleep So Much?

    672 points • comment • dec 05, 2018

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

    668 points • comment • dec 07, 2018

  35. How Facebook tracks you on Android [video]

    661 points • comment • dec 30, 2018

  36. Guide to scaling engineering organizations

    656 points • comment • dec 05, 2018

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

    651 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

  38. Inter UI, a typeface designed for user interfaces

    651 points • comment • dec 29, 2018

  39. Larry Roberts has died

    649 points • comment • dec 30, 2018

  40. Ask HN: Best talks of 2018?

    630 points • comment • dec 22, 2018

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

    628 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

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

    628 points • comment • dec 11, 2018

  43. Show HN: Fully-automatic image background removal tool

    625 points • comment • dec 17, 2018

  44. How DOOM fire was done

    623 points • comment • dec 29, 2018

  45. Ask HN: Which tool do you use to create beautiful diagrams?

    618 points • comment • dec 30, 2018

  46. UCLA asked faculty to consider declining to review for Elsevier journals

    611 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

  47. Ask HN: What technologies did you learn in 2018?

    602 points • comment • dec 23, 2018

  48. Hospital prices are about to go public in the U.S.

    586 points • comment • dec 27, 2018

  49. We should replace Facebook with personal websites

    586 points • comment • dec 20, 2018

  50. Virgin Galactic successfully reaches space

    585 points • comment • dec 13, 2018

  51. Windows Sandbox

    581 points • comment • dec 19, 2018

  52. Google’s Secret China Project “Effectively Ended” After Internal Confrontation

    580 points • comment • dec 17, 2018

  53. Netflix stops paying the ‘Apple tax’ on its $853M in annual iOS revenue

    575 points • comment • dec 31, 2018

  54. Fridge 0.2

    575 points • comment • dec 27, 2018

  55. SpaceX Is Raising $500M at a $30.5B Valuation

    563 points • comment • dec 18, 2018

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

    557 points • comment • dec 09, 2018

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

    555 points • comment • dec 02, 2018

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

    546 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  59. Lyft Files for IPO

    546 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

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

    540 points • comment • dec 04, 2018

  61. Changes to U.S. federal authorities relating to production and marketing of hemp

    532 points • comment • dec 21, 2018

  62. Write Your Own Virtual Machine

    530 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

  63. How the Valley treats experienced people

    526 points • comment • dec 30, 2018

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

    523 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

  65. ATDT relief

    522 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  66. Guesstimate – A Spreadsheet for things that aren't certain

    515 points • comment • dec 29, 2018

  67. Windows file access performance compared to Linux

    507 points • comment • dec 29, 2018

  68. AT&T will put a fake 5G logo on its 4G LTE phones

    504 points • comment • dec 21, 2018

  69. Seeing Theory: A visual introduction to probability and statistics (2017)

    503 points • comment • dec 27, 2018

  70. MIPS Goes Open Source

    502 points • comment • dec 17, 2018

  71. My one-liner Linux Dropbox client

    496 points • comment • dec 24, 2018

  72. The Friendship That Made Google Huge

    495 points • comment • dec 03, 2018

  73. Facebook says new bug allowed apps access to private photos of up to 6.8M users

    494 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

  74. Fish shell 3.0

    493 points • comment • dec 28, 2018

  75. Crypto 101 – Introductory course on cryptography

    492 points • comment • dec 28, 2018

  76. They Rejected Us

    490 points • comment • dec 07, 2018

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

    489 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  78. Ask HN: Books you read in 2018?

    487 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  79. Facebook open-sources a speech-recognition system and a machine learning library

    485 points • comment • dec 21, 2018

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

    484 points • comment • dec 12, 2018

  81. Stop Learning Frameworks

    484 points • comment • dec 18, 2018

  82. As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants

    481 points • comment • dec 19, 2018

  83. SIPC Says It Has Serious Concerns About Robinhood's New Product

    476 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

  84. Psychology’s Replication Crisis Is Real

    476 points • comment • dec 01, 2018

  85. Amazon Sends 1,700 Alexa Voice Recordings to a Random Person

    472 points • comment • dec 20, 2018

  86. Repl.it Multiplayer

    471 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

  87. A blogging style guide

    471 points • comment • dec 07, 2018

  88. PyTorch 1.0 is out

    468 points • comment • dec 07, 2018

  89. New Office Hours Aim for Well Rested, More Productive Workers

    465 points • comment • dec 26, 2018

  90. How to Grow Old (1951)

    464 points • comment • dec 14, 2018

  91. Neural Networks as Ordinary Differential Equations

    464 points • comment • dec 17, 2018

  92. Introducing Project Mu

    463 points • comment • dec 19, 2018

  93. My Dad's Friendship with Charles Barkley

    462 points • comment • dec 16, 2018

  94. Blender 2.8

    461 points • comment • dec 24, 2018

  95. The Rise of Microsoft Visual Studio Code

    457 points • comment • dec 06, 2018

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

    457 points • comment • dec 03, 2018

  97. Why Not to Use Quora

    456 points • comment • dec 10, 2018

  98. An Apology and an Update

    456 points • comment • dec 22, 2018

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

    455 points • comment • dec 08, 2018

  100. Dotsies (2012)

    451 points • comment • dec 18, 2018