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Hacker News (Apr 2019)

  1. I Sell Onions on the Internet

    2946 points • comment • apr 23, 2019

  2. Julian Assange arrested in London

    2341 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  3. Otonomo, with nearly $55M in funding, is cloning our product

    2284 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  4. Unveiling the first-ever image of a black hole [video]

    2160 points • comment • apr 10, 2019

  5. I tried creating a web browser, and Google blocked me

    1907 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  6. Joe Armstrong has died

    1892 points • comment • apr 20, 2019

  7. You Are Not Google (2017)

    1611 points • comment • apr 04, 2019

  8. CityBound – An open source city simulation game in Rust

    1321 points • comment • apr 05, 2019

  9. Public Sans – A strong, neutral typeface for text or display

    1299 points • comment • apr 08, 2019

  10. We Don't Have a Talent Shortage. We Have a Sucker Shortage

    1228 points • comment • apr 20, 2019

  11. Warp – Mobile VPN

    1191 points • comment • apr 01, 2019

  12. It seems that Google is forgetting the old web

    1091 points • comment • apr 08, 2019

  13. Ask HN: What is your money-making side project outside programming?

    1088 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  14. Post-surgical deaths in Scotland drop by a third, attributed to a checklist

    1028 points • comment • apr 17, 2019

  15. Congress Is About to Ban the US Government from Offering Free Online Tax Filing

    1024 points • comment • apr 09, 2019

  16. Notre-Dame cathedral: Firefighters tackle blaze in Paris

    964 points • comment • apr 15, 2019

  17. Goodbye Joe

    869 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  18. Netlify Dev

    864 points • comment • apr 09, 2019

  19. Burger King is introducing a vegetarian patty from the start-up Impossible Foods

    836 points • comment • apr 01, 2019

  20. Katie Bouman, the computer scientist behind the first black hole image

    826 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  21. I found two identical packs of Skittles among 468 packs

    819 points • comment • apr 17, 2019

  22. Adventures of putting 16 GB of RAM in a motherboard that doesn’t support it

    812 points • comment • apr 04, 2019

  23. Reducing notification permission prompt spam in Firefox

    776 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  24. Let’s Build a Simple Database (2017)

    763 points • comment • apr 05, 2019

  25. Google’s constant product shutdowns are damaging its brand

    748 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  26. 1060-hour image of the Large Magellanic Cloud captured by amateur astronomers

    742 points • comment • apr 15, 2019

  27. 58 Bytes of CSS to look great nearly everywhere

    740 points • comment • apr 08, 2019

  28. Microsimulation of Traffic Flow

    738 points • comment • apr 16, 2019

  29. Facebook Asking for Some New Users' Email Passwords

    735 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  30. Animating URLs with JavaScript and Emojis

    728 points • comment • apr 17, 2019

  31. I Lied When I Said We Did Everything We Could

    717 points • comment • apr 07, 2019

  32. How Apple, Google, and other tech companies conspired against their own workers

    708 points • comment • apr 15, 2019

  33. Uber S-1

    706 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  34. Source code for Zork, Hitchhiker’s Guide, and other Infocom games

    698 points • comment • apr 16, 2019

  35. French ISPs Ordered to Block Sci-Hub and LibGen

    690 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  36. 93% of Paint Splatters Are Valid Perl Programs

    675 points • comment • apr 04, 2019

  37. Ask HN: What Hacker News comments have you bookmarked?

    675 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  38. Nuclear power is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions, decarbonize

    673 points • comment • apr 06, 2019

  39. Startup Stock Options – Why a Good Deal Has Gone Bad

    668 points • comment • apr 10, 2019

  40. PySnooper: Never use print for debugging again

    666 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  41. Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model

    658 points • comment • apr 16, 2019

  42. Manim – 3Blue1Brown's animation engine for explanatory math videos

    658 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  43. Ask HN: One-person SaaS apps that are profitable?

    655 points • comment • apr 19, 2019

  44. 5G Is Likely to Put Weather Forecasting at Risk

    650 points • comment • apr 16, 2019

  45. Why OO Sucks by Joe Armstrong (2000)

    638 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  46. Foundations of Databases (1995)

    630 points • comment • apr 23, 2019

  47. Computer Graphics from Scratch (2017)

    630 points • comment • apr 05, 2019

  48. Svelte 3: Rethinking Reactivity

    626 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  49. Protections Against Fingerprinting and Crypto Mining in Firefox Nightly and Beta

    623 points • comment • apr 09, 2019

  50. Sweden Wants to Revive Europe’s Overnight Trains

    618 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  51. “I worked at Boeing for about 1.5 years in the 2008-9 time period”

    610 points • comment • apr 16, 2019

  52. Mozilla WebThings

    605 points • comment • apr 18, 2019

  53. Termshark – A terminal UI for tshark, inspired by Wireshark

    599 points • comment • apr 23, 2019

  54. Arabsat-6A mission [video]

    599 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  55. Learn more programming languages, even if you won't use them

    588 points • comment • apr 12, 2019

  56. Great developers are raised, not hired

    586 points • comment • apr 12, 2019

  57. Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks

    584 points • comment • apr 14, 2019

  58. Zuckerberg’s Rules Would Hurt Everyone but Facebook

    583 points • comment • apr 03, 2019

  59. Show HN: I made a platform for journalists to “open source” their fact checking

    581 points • comment • apr 04, 2019

  60. TurboTax Uses Dark Patterns to Trick You into Paying to File Your Taxes

    579 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  61. Amazon ‘flooded by fake five-star reviews’ – report

    562 points • comment • apr 15, 2019

  62. Its butterfly keyboard design has failed, but Apple has yet to admit its mistake

    562 points • comment • apr 19, 2019

  63. Ex-Mozilla CTO: I was grilled for three hours at US airport by border cops

    541 points • comment • apr 03, 2019

  64. The Web is missing an essential part of infrastructure: an open web index

    539 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  65. Dieter Rams designed products to last, is horrified how we throw things away

    529 points • comment • apr 06, 2019

  66. South Korea now recycles 95% of its food waste

    528 points • comment • apr 13, 2019

  67. Making Video Games Is Not a Dream Job

    523 points • comment • apr 05, 2019

  68. LeBron James school that was considered an experiment is showing promise

    522 points • comment • apr 15, 2019

  69. Facebook 'unintentionally uploaded' 1.5M people's email contacts without consent

    521 points • comment • apr 18, 2019

  70. Elixir, Phoenix, Absinthe, GraphQL, React, and Apollo

    517 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  71. Org-Mode Is One of the Most Reasonable Markup Languages to Use for Text (2018)

    514 points • comment • apr 10, 2019

  72. How the Boeing 737 Max disaster looks to a software Developer

    505 points • comment • apr 18, 2019

  73. Julian Assange Deserves First Amendment Protection

    504 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  74. Changes to Models S and X allow them to travel longer without larger batteries

    500 points • comment • apr 24, 2019

  75. The Urgent Quest for Slower, Better News

    500 points • comment • apr 10, 2019

  76. EU Agencies Falsely Report More Than 550 Archive.org URLs as Terrorist Content

    499 points • comment • apr 10, 2019

  77. Austrian government seeks to eliminate internet anonymity, with severe penalties

    499 points • comment • apr 19, 2019

  78. Applied Category Theory

    497 points • comment • apr 19, 2019

  79. Google AMP lowered our page speed, and there's no choice but to use it

    495 points • comment • apr 10, 2019

  80. SpaceX nails triple booster landing after satellite delivery

    489 points • comment • apr 12, 2019

  81. OpenShot – Open-Source Video Editor

    485 points • comment • apr 23, 2019

  82. Joe the office mate

    482 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  83. Show HN: Tree of Reddit Sex Life

    480 points • comment • apr 12, 2019

  84. Ask HN: Amazon delisted me – what do I do?

    479 points • comment • apr 02, 2019

  85. Show HN: Water.css – A just-add-css collection of styles to make websites nicer

    477 points • comment • apr 07, 2019

  86. Emacs 26.2 Released

    477 points • comment • apr 12, 2019

  87. Cambridge's Ambitious Protected Bike Lane Law

    472 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  88. Beyond Meat S-1

    470 points • comment • apr 22, 2019

  89. Qualcomm and Apple agree to drop all litigation

    470 points • comment • apr 16, 2019

  90. 26 States Now Ban or Restrict Community Broadband

    470 points • comment • apr 19, 2019

  91. Vendors must start adding physical on/off switches to devices that can spy on us

    467 points • comment • apr 20, 2019

  92. The 3dfx Voodoo1

    466 points • comment • apr 05, 2019

  93. I Can't Do Anything for Fun Anymore; Every Hobby Is an Attempt to Make Money

    459 points • comment • apr 23, 2019

  94. All of Toyota’s electric vehicle patents are now royalty-free

    455 points • comment • apr 07, 2019

  95. VPN – Very Precarious Narrative

    454 points • comment • apr 08, 2019

  96. Gimli – A Visual Studio Code extension for front-end developers

    453 points • comment • apr 03, 2019

  97. Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

    448 points • comment • apr 17, 2019

  98. SuperTuxKart 1.0 Release

    446 points • comment • apr 21, 2019

  99. Web Components could replace frontend frameworks?

    446 points • comment • apr 11, 2019

  100. Why there’s so little left of the early internet

    445 points • comment • apr 03, 2019