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Hacker News (2020)

  1. Bye, Amazon

    3733 points • comment • may 04, 2020

  2. Every Google result now looks like an ad

    3582 points • comment • jan 21, 2020

  3. Ask HN: I'm a software engineer going blind, how should I prepare?

    3252 points • comment • apr 19, 2020

  4. Twitter Will Allow Employees to Work at Home Forever

    2938 points • comment • may 12, 2020

  5. SpaceX successfully launches two humans into orbit

    2851 points • comment • may 30, 2020

  6. Gears

    2723 points • comment • feb 12, 2020

  7. GitHub is now free for teams

    2572 points • comment • apr 14, 2020

  8. Ask HN: Am I the longest-serving programmer – 57 years and counting?

    2566 points • comment • may 31, 2020

  9. Thank HN: You helped me get a new job

    2392 points • comment • jan 15, 2020

  10. I Am Deleting the Blog

    2375 points • comment • jun 23, 2020

  11. John Conway has died

    2299 points • comment • apr 11, 2020

  12. Google tracks individual users per Chrome installation ID

    2275 points • comment • feb 04, 2020

  13. The End of the Redis Adventure

    2273 points • comment • jun 30, 2020

  14. Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained

    2270 points • comment • jan 21, 2020

  15. Oppose the Earn IT Act

    2223 points • comment • jul 01, 2020

  16. Deno 1.0

    2037 points • comment • may 13, 2020

  17. MacOS Catalina: Slow by Design?

    2015 points • comment • may 22, 2020

  18. Zoom closes account of U.S.-based Chinese activist after Tiananmen event

    1990 points • comment • jun 10, 2020

  19. Honda bucks industry trend by removing touchscreen controls

    1912 points • comment • mar 31, 2020

  20. Let's guess what Google requires in 14 days or they kill our extension

    1892 points • comment • may 13, 2020

  21. Zoom Acquires Keybase

    1879 points • comment • may 07, 2020

  22. The Day AppGet Died

    1876 points • comment • may 27, 2020

  23. Apple announces it will switch to its own processors for future Macs

    1865 points • comment • jun 22, 2020

  24. iOS14 reveals that TikTok may snoop clipboard contents every few keystrokes

    1842 points • comment • jun 24, 2020

  25. NPM Is Joining GitHub

    1823 points • comment • mar 16, 2020

  26. It’s Time to Build

    1798 points • comment • apr 18, 2020

  27. GitHub Codespaces

    1760 points • comment • may 06, 2020

  28. Google deletes “communist bandits” from comments on Youtube

    1733 points • comment • may 18, 2020

  29. A first look at Unreal Engine 5

    1715 points • comment • may 13, 2020

  30. Shirt Without Stripes

    1670 points • comment • apr 20, 2020

  31. Goodbye, Clean Code

    1642 points • comment • jan 11, 2020

  32. AWS services explained in one line each

    1641 points • comment • may 26, 2020

  33. Tricks to start working despite not feeling like it

    1605 points • comment • jan 21, 2020

  34. Wacom tablets track every app you open

    1586 points • comment • feb 05, 2020

  35. Zoom needs to clean up its privacy act

    1577 points • comment • mar 27, 2020

  36. I Add 3-25 Seconds of Latency to Every Site I Visit

    1552 points • comment • feb 13, 2020

  37. Why Discord is switching from Go to Rust

    1538 points • comment • feb 04, 2020

  38. New iPhone SE

    1535 points • comment • apr 15, 2020

  39. Tell HN: Interviewed with Triplebyte? Your profile is about to become public

    1520 points • comment • may 23, 2020

  40. Google bans Podcast Addict app over non-approved Covid-19 content

    1516 points • comment • may 18, 2020

  41. Extremely disillusioned with technology. Please help

    1511 points • comment • may 04, 2020

  42. OBS Studio: Open-source software for video recording and live streaming

    1504 points • comment • apr 01, 2020

  43. My productivity app for the past 12 years has been a single .txt file

    1502 points • comment • feb 08, 2020

  44. Which Emoji Scissors Close?

    1498 points • comment • jan 03, 2020

  45. U.S. Supreme Court deems half of Oklahoma a Native American reservation

    1481 points • comment • jul 09, 2020

  46. ICANN board withholds consent for a change of control of the .org registry

    1459 points • comment • may 01, 2020

  47. India bans TikTok, WeChat, and dozens of other Chinese apps

    1457 points • comment • jun 29, 2020

  48. I Just Hit $100k/year On GitHub Sponsors

    1451 points • comment • jun 23, 2020

  49. Broot – A new way to see and navigate directory trees

    1434 points • comment • jan 09, 2020

  50. Zoom iOS app sends data to Facebook even if you don’t have a Facebook account

    1427 points • comment • mar 26, 2020

  51. New Google SRE book: Building Secure and Reliable Systems

    1415 points • comment • apr 08, 2020

  52. Google Maps Hacks

    1399 points • comment • feb 02, 2020

  53. Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage

    1382 points • comment • may 18, 2020

  54. We Chat, They Watch

    1381 points • comment • may 08, 2020

  55. Mozilla VPN

    1357 points • comment • jun 18, 2020

  56. Google no longer providing original URL in AMP for image search results

    1353 points • comment • may 27, 2020

  57. Procrastination is about managing emotions, not time

    1343 points • comment • jan 23, 2020

  58. Larry Tesler Has Died

    1343 points • comment • feb 18, 2020

  59. Amazon scooped up data from its own sellers to launch competing products

    1341 points • comment • apr 23, 2020

  60. Ask HN: I've been slacking off at Google for 6 years. How can I stop this?

    1306 points • comment • jan 05, 2020

  61. Ask HN: What's your quarantine side project?

    1301 points • comment • may 13, 2020

  62. Why Is This Website Port Scanning Me?

    1269 points • comment • may 20, 2020

  63. What Happened to Lee

    1265 points • comment • apr 15, 2020

  64. Zoom rolled their own encryption scheme, transmit keys through servers in China

    1238 points • comment • apr 03, 2020

  65. New York Times phasing out all 3rd-party advertising data

    1233 points • comment • may 19, 2020

  66. Freeman Dyson Has Died

    1228 points • comment • feb 28, 2020

  67. Facebook executives shut down efforts to make the site less divisive

    1220 points • comment • may 26, 2020

  68. Linux Productivity Tools (2019) [pdf]

    1216 points • comment • may 18, 2020

  69. SETI@home shuts down after 21 years

    1211 points • comment • mar 03, 2020

  70. Covid-19 is now officially a pandemic, WHO says

    1208 points • comment • mar 11, 2020

  71. Mathematics for the Adventurous Self-Learner

    1208 points • comment • feb 23, 2020

  72. Finland adds the demoscene as a UNESCO intangible world cultural heritage

    1207 points • comment • apr 15, 2020

  73. What's SAP?

    1196 points • comment • feb 05, 2020

  74. Time to Upgrade Your Monitor

    1196 points • comment • jun 17, 2020

  75. A Sad Day for Rust

    1195 points • comment • jan 17, 2020

  76. Medium-hard SQL interview questions

    1195 points • comment • may 02, 2020

  77. Zoom meetings aren’t end-to-end encrypted, despite marketing

    1195 points • comment • mar 31, 2020

  78. If I could bring one thing back to the internet it would be blogs

    1175 points • comment • may 16, 2020

  79. Apple Faceshield

    1163 points • comment • apr 07, 2020

  80. Teach Yourself Computer Science

    1154 points • comment • jun 21, 2020

  81. Not everyone has an internal monologue

    1153 points • comment • jan 30, 2020

  82. Let's Encrypt Has Issued a Billion Certificates

    1150 points • comment • feb 27, 2020

  83. Unable to deal with Chrome Extension Team, Kozmos is shutting down

    1135 points • comment • may 23, 2020

  84. We at $Famous_company switched to $Hyped_technology

    1132 points • comment • may 11, 2020

  85. How to manage HTML DOM with vanilla JavaScript only?

    1130 points • comment • apr 02, 2020

  86. Stripe records user movements on its customers' websites

    1127 points • comment • apr 21, 2020

  87. DuckDuckGo is good enough for regular use

    1118 points • comment • mar 06, 2020

  88. Supabase (YC S20) – An open source Firebase alternative

    1115 points • comment • may 27, 2020

  89. The missing semester of CS education

    1113 points • comment • feb 03, 2020

  90. Smithsonian Releases 2.8M Images into Public Domain

    1108 points • comment • feb 25, 2020

  91. Linux Mint drops Ubuntu Snap packages

    1104 points • comment • jul 08, 2020

  92. Where Am I? NYTimes or Google?

    1104 points • comment • jul 04, 2020

  93. No cookie consent walls, scrolling isn’t consent, says EU data protection body

    1104 points • comment • may 06, 2020

  94. How to Exit Vim

    1101 points • comment • jan 08, 2020

  95. MIT Ends Elsevier Negotiations

    1100 points • comment • jun 11, 2020

  96. Police attacks against journalists across the U.S. since May 28

    1094 points • comment • jun 02, 2020

  97. Reddit's website uses DRM for fingerprinting

    1093 points • comment • jul 08, 2020

  98. Forget Google, time to end the Visa-MasterCard duopoly

    1082 points • comment • jun 29, 2020

  99. Zoom says it won’t encrypt free calls so it can work more with law enforcement

    1076 points • comment • jun 03, 2020

  100. A Facebook crawler was making 7M requests per day to my stupid website

    1071 points • comment • jun 11, 2020