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Hacker News (Aug 2019)

  1. Turning a MacBook into a Touchscreen with $1 of Hardware (2018)

    1708 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  2. The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News

    1639 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  3. Ebola Is Now Curable

    1221 points • comment • aug 12, 2019

  4. All the best engineering advice I stole from non-technical people

    1195 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  5. Alan Kay's answer to ‘what are some forgotten books programmers should read?’

    1140 points • comment • aug 09, 2019

  6. Terminating Service for 8Chan

    1074 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  7. NULL license plate not such a bright idea

    985 points • comment • aug 12, 2019

  8. What Does a Coder Do If They Can't Type?

    968 points • comment • aug 10, 2019

  9. Yelp Is Replacing Restaurants’ Phone Numbers So Grubhub Can Take a Cut

    939 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  10. Cloudflare S-1

    909 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  11. Japanese anime studio Khara moving to Blender

    901 points • comment • aug 16, 2019

  12. 8chan goes dark after hardware provider discontinues service

    898 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  13. Python Is Eating the World

    872 points • comment • aug 12, 2019

  14. Verizon to Sell Tumblr to Automattic

    869 points • comment • aug 12, 2019

  15. Tasty Seaweed Reduces Cows’ Methane Emissions by 99%

    853 points • comment • aug 16, 2019

  16. Hy

    846 points • comment • aug 04, 2019

  17. AMD lands Google, Twitter as customers with newest server chip

    835 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  18. Linux Journal Ceases Publication: An Awkward Goodbye

    834 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  19. US Navy will replace touchscreen with mechanical controls on its destroyers

    820 points • comment • aug 11, 2019

  20. Sites using Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data, EU court rules

    798 points • comment • aug 04, 2019

  21. Insect 'apocalypse' in U.S. driven by 50x increase in toxic pesticides: study

    794 points • comment • aug 11, 2019

  22. Why is modern web development so complicated?

    790 points • comment • aug 07, 2019

  23. Standard Ebooks: Free public-domain ebooks, carefully produced

    775 points • comment • aug 02, 2019

  24. Apple Confirms $1M Reward for Anyone Who Can Hack an iPhone

    770 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  25. Fewer Than Half of Google Searches Now Result in a Click

    748 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  26. Why has examine.com disappeared from search results?

    738 points • comment • aug 12, 2019

  27. Ugly Gerry – Font created from congressional districts

    731 points • comment • aug 01, 2019

  28. A Walk in Hong Kong

    716 points • comment • aug 16, 2019

  29. Build Your Own Text Editor

    697 points • comment • aug 04, 2019

  30. New York City Neighbors Build Cheaper Way to Connect to Web

    678 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  31. Europe is edging towards making post-car cities a reality

    675 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  32. I've reproduced 130 research papers about “predicting the stock market”

    666 points • comment • aug 16, 2019

  33. GitHub Actions now supports CI/CD, free for public repositories

    655 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  34. Living Near Trees, Not Just Green Space, Improves Wellbeing

    654 points • comment • aug 02, 2019

  35. Facebook has been granted patent on shadow banning

    646 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  36. WeWTF

    640 points • comment • aug 17, 2019

  37. The Linux kernel's inability to gracefully handle low memory pressure

    631 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  38. Why I Turned Down an AWS Job Offer

    629 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  39. Milky Way’s Black Hole Just Flared, Growing 75 Times as Bright for a Few Hours

    603 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  40. Speaking to yourself in the third person makes you wiser

    572 points • comment • aug 11, 2019

  41. Decrement carbon: Stripe's negative emissions commitment

    560 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  42. Paged Out – a new experimental magazine about programming

    557 points • comment • aug 11, 2019

  43. Rails 6.0

    557 points • comment • aug 16, 2019

  44. Home Chip Fab

    552 points • comment • aug 09, 2019

  45. A mathematician's way of converting miles to kilometers

    552 points • comment • aug 10, 2019

  46. Google and Mozilla are failing to support browser extension developers

    551 points • comment • aug 01, 2019

  47. There is no evil like reCAPTCHA

    542 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  48. Who Owns Huawei?

    536 points • comment • aug 09, 2019

  49. The Horror of Microsoft Teams

    534 points • comment • aug 12, 2019

  50. The IT Guy vs. the Con Artist

    526 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  51. Regex for Noobs – An Illustrated Guide

    524 points • comment • aug 04, 2019

  52. Death Note: L, Anonymity and Eluding Entropy (2017)

    522 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  53. Amazon Is a Monopoly

    518 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  54. AMD Rome Second Generation EPYC Review: 2x 64-core Benchmarked

    514 points • comment • aug 07, 2019

  55. Scientists Discover a Cure for the Deadliest Strain of Tuberculosis

    510 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  56. Proteins That May Restore Damaged Sound-Detecting Cells in the Ear

    502 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  57. Show HN: Divjoy – React Codebase and UI Generator

    493 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  58. Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US

    470 points • comment • aug 02, 2019

  59. Mercedes-Benz pre-safe sound

    468 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  60. Planet: Imaging the entire Earth every day

    457 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  61. I feel like im talking to the borg

    457 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  62. Knuth on Huang's Sensitivity Proof: “I've got the proof down to one page” [pdf]

    455 points • comment • aug 01, 2019

  63. Supercentenarians are concentrated into regions with no birth certificates

    454 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  64. CutiePi – All-in-one Raspberry Pi tablet

    453 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  65. Ask HN: How can we destroy AMP?

    450 points • comment • aug 03, 2019

  66. I completed Ultimate Go, took good notes and commented directly on source code

    439 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  67. Speed matters: Why working quickly is more important than it seems (2015)

    436 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  68. Google Chrome Incognito Mode Can Still Be Detected

    435 points • comment • aug 11, 2019

  69. A Guide to Recording 660FPS Video on a $6 Raspberry Pi Camera

    434 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  70. Information Theory for Intelligent People (2018) [pdf]

    433 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  71. Psytrance Guide

    431 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  72. Tell HN: Danny Cohen Has Died

    430 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  73. iTerm2 3.3

    429 points • comment • aug 01, 2019

  74. Eat less meat: UN climate change report calls for change to human diet

    428 points • comment • aug 09, 2019

  75. Why do developers at Google consider Agile development to be nonsense? (2016)

    426 points • comment • aug 03, 2019

  76. Rust Language Cheat Sheet

    426 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  77. Down the Rabbit-Hole

    419 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  78. The Fully Remote Attack Surface of the iPhone

    418 points • comment • aug 07, 2019

  79. Google to Offer a Best Price Guarantee on Certain Flights

    417 points • comment • aug 09, 2019

  80. Three Kinds of Good Tech Debt

    413 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  81. Berlin’s Popular Shopping Streets Will Go Car-Free

    412 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  82. Toni Morrison Has Died

    411 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  83. Programmers: Before you turn 40, get a plan B (2009)

    411 points • comment • aug 02, 2019

  84. Uber Posts $5.2B Loss and Slowest Ever Growth Rate

    411 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  85. The not so hidden cost of sharing code between iOS and Android

    407 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  86. Ask HN: Your favourite tutorial for total beginners?

    404 points • comment • aug 01, 2019

  87. Steam Windows Client Local Privilege Escalation 0day

    399 points • comment • aug 07, 2019

  88. I wasn’t getting hired as a data scientist, so I sought data on who is

    398 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  89. AI startup claims to automate app making but actually just uses humans

    395 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  90. WebKit Tracking Prevention Policy

    395 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  91. Black Hat: GDPR privacy law exploited to reveal personal data

    394 points • comment • aug 08, 2019

  92. GitHub stars won’t pay your rent

    390 points • comment • aug 13, 2019

  93. People Simply Empty Out (1986)

    388 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  94. A Boeing Code Leak Exposes Security Flaws Deep in a 787's Guts

    385 points • comment • aug 07, 2019

  95. Yield Curves Invert in U.S., U.K

    385 points • comment • aug 14, 2019

  96. Amazon offered ‘Amazon’s Choice’ to vendors who bought ads and lowered prices

    384 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  97. Rust 1.37.0

    383 points • comment • aug 15, 2019

  98. Show HN: I trained a deep learning model to build sites for me

    382 points • comment • aug 06, 2019

  99. Calculus For The People

    379 points • comment • aug 05, 2019

  100. Anime4K: Real time high quality video upscaling

    377 points • comment • aug 14, 2019