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Hacker News (Oct 2020)

  1. YouTube-dl has received a DMCA takedown from RIAA

    3274 points • comment • oct 23, 2020

  2. Show HN: I made a site where you practice typing by retyping entire novels

    1572 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  3. U.S. Accuses Google of Illegally Protecting Monopoly

    1566 points • comment • oct 20, 2020

  4. Apple tells Telegram to take down protestor channels in Belarus

    1484 points • comment • oct 10, 2020

  5. We Hacked Apple for 3 Months

    1446 points • comment • oct 08, 2020

  6. Facebook Container for Firefox

    1442 points • comment • oct 21, 2020

  7. AWS forked my project and launched it as its own service

    1422 points • comment • oct 16, 2020

  8. Show HN: I built a Rotten Tomatoes-style platform for durable products

    1377 points • comment • oct 07, 2020

  9. Bongo Cat

    1294 points • comment • oct 23, 2020

  10. Chrome exempts Google sites from user site data settings

    1263 points • comment • oct 18, 2020

  11. Trump administration announces overhaul of H1B visa program requiring higher pay

    1256 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  12. Stop the Earn IT Bill Before It Breaks Encryption

    1247 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  13. Room-Temperature Superconductivity Achieved for the First Time

    1232 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  14. A warning about Glassdoor

    1205 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  15. Apple's apps bypass firewalls like LittleSnitch and LuLu on macOS Big Sur

    1165 points • comment • oct 20, 2020

  16. My friend starts her job today, after learning to program in prison

    1037 points • comment • oct 01, 2020

  17. Missing Covid-19 test data was caused by the ill-thought-out use of Excel

    1035 points • comment • oct 05, 2020

  18. Animation of how bridges were built in Central Europe in the Middle Ages [video]

    952 points • comment • oct 16, 2020

  19. Recycling was a lie to sell more plastic, recycling industry veteran says

    944 points • comment • oct 08, 2020

  20. PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network

    941 points • comment • oct 21, 2020

  21. This page is a truly naked, brutalist HTML quine

    939 points • comment • oct 19, 2020

  22. Facebook account banned after linking Oculus account

    865 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  23. Facebook, Twitter block the NY Post from posting

    853 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  24. Dropbox Converts to Permanent WFH

    850 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  25. I reverse engineered McDonalds’ internal API

    816 points • comment • oct 22, 2020

  26. Gravity is not a force – free-fall parabolas are straight lines in spacetime

    789 points • comment • oct 18, 2020

  27. Honda quits F1, invests in carbon-free tech instead

    776 points • comment • oct 03, 2020

  28. Twitter and Facebook's action over Joe Biden article reignites bias claims

    772 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  29. AMD Zen 3/Ryzen 5000 announcement [video]

    754 points • comment • oct 08, 2020

  30. Face ID and Touch ID for the Web

    746 points • comment • oct 19, 2020

  31. Google disabled my husband's account

    734 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  32. One Guy Ruined Hacktoberfest 2020

    732 points • comment • oct 02, 2020

  33. The AMD Radeon Graphics Driver Makes Up Roughly 10.5% of the Linux Kernel

    703 points • comment • oct 11, 2020

  34. Full-Bleed Layout Using CSS Grid

    701 points • comment • oct 05, 2020

  35. They're Made Out of Meat (1991)

    685 points • comment • oct 10, 2020

  36. French bar owners arrested for offering free WiFi but not keeping logs

    683 points • comment • oct 04, 2020

  37. Congress should invest in open-source software

    681 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  38. What is the best dumb TV?

    665 points • comment • oct 02, 2020

  39. ProtonMail CEO calls Apple's forced in-app purchases 'Mafia extortion'

    648 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  40. Matt Levine makes sense of Wall Street like none other

    640 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  41. Google’s Supreme Court faceoff with Oracle was a disaster for Google

    639 points • comment • oct 08, 2020

  42. DigitalOcean App Platform

    637 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  43. IBM is splitting itself into two public companies

    635 points • comment • oct 08, 2020

  44. Please stop using CDNs for external JavaScript libraries

    622 points • comment • oct 11, 2020

  45. 2.1M of the oldest Usenet posts are now online for anyone to read

    613 points • comment • oct 13, 2020

  46. How Discord Won

    612 points • comment • oct 19, 2020

  47. Darling: macOS Translation Layer for Linux

    610 points • comment • oct 05, 2020

  48. Eddie Van Halen has died

    602 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  49. Android In a Box – Run Android applications on any GNU/Linux operating system

    602 points • comment • oct 05, 2020

  50. Running a Unix-like OS on a home-built CPU with a home-built C compiler

    600 points • comment • oct 04, 2020

  51. Hands-Free Coding: How I develop software using dictation and eye-tracking

    597 points • comment • oct 21, 2020

  52. Rust After the Honeymoon

    589 points • comment • oct 11, 2020

  53. James Randi Has Died

    586 points • comment • oct 21, 2020

  54. USB-C was supposed to simplify our lives, but instead it’s a total mess

    572 points • comment • oct 01, 2020

  55. HashiCorp Boundary

    568 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  56. No-till no-herbicide farming system in trial since 1981

    563 points • comment • oct 19, 2020

  57. Early Work

    559 points • comment • oct 20, 2020

  58. I built a lay-down desk

    557 points • comment • oct 05, 2020

  59. The Serverless Revolution Has Stalled

    550 points • comment • oct 12, 2020

  60. You can no longer reinstall CS 2 or 3 even if you have the original disks

    540 points • comment • oct 23, 2020

  61. Waypoint: Build, deploy, and release applications across any platform

    538 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  62. Leaving Mozilla

    530 points • comment • oct 07, 2020

  63. How I remember what I learn

    528 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  64. Twilio set to acquire Segment for $3.2B

    526 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  65. Python 3.9

    525 points • comment • oct 05, 2020

  66. So you want to build an embedded Linux system?

    522 points • comment • oct 16, 2020

  67. Reading too much political news is bad for your well-being

    521 points • comment • oct 18, 2020

  68. Cameras and secret trackers reveal where Amazon returns end up

    521 points • comment • oct 10, 2020

  69. Hum to Search Song

    517 points • comment • oct 15, 2020

  70. Ferrari is bricked during upgrade due to no mobile reception while underground

    507 points • comment • oct 12, 2020

  71. Notes on My Colon Cancer

    506 points • comment • oct 21, 2020

  72. My wife recently passed away. I used my time off to build her a giant bookshelf

    506 points • comment • oct 01, 2020

  73. Pressing YubiKeys

    503 points • comment • oct 02, 2020

  74. Spotify revises TOS to allow transfers of user-created playlists

    502 points • comment • oct 23, 2020

  75. Microsoft is letting employees work from home permanently

    497 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  76. There are only four billion floats, so test them all (2014)

    490 points • comment • oct 11, 2020

  77. We learn faster when we aren’t told what choices to make

    489 points • comment • oct 01, 2020

  78. Tom Lehrer releases song lyrics to public domain

    485 points • comment • oct 20, 2020

  79. PS5 Teardown [video]

    484 points • comment • oct 07, 2020

  80. Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin

    484 points • comment • oct 19, 2020

  81. Escaping strings in Bash using !:q

    482 points • comment • oct 02, 2020

  82. iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro

    482 points • comment • oct 13, 2020

  83. ElectronJS alternative: SciterJS – HTML/CSS/JS in 4.5 MB executable

    478 points • comment • oct 16, 2020

  84. Quibi Is Shutting Down

    473 points • comment • oct 21, 2020

  85. PRISM – NSA surveillance program did not prevent a single terrorist attack

    465 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  86. 100k Stars

    464 points • comment • oct 06, 2020

  87. Git scraping: track changes over time by scraping to a Git repository

    460 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  88. If pay had kept pace with productivity gains, minimum wage would be $24 an hour

    460 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  89. “35-50% of clicks on Reddit Ads are fraudulent”

    459 points • comment • oct 09, 2020

  90. YouTube bans coronavirus vaccine misinformation

    457 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  91. Fuck You Sunday

    455 points • comment • oct 11, 2020

  92. Google employees are free to speak up, except on antitrust

    452 points • comment • oct 13, 2020

  93. We Need a Nuclear New Deal, Not a Green New Deal

    452 points • comment • oct 11, 2020

  94. Hacking Grindr Accounts with Copy and Paste

    451 points • comment • oct 02, 2020

  95. Show HN: I made earrings that work like earphones

    444 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  96. Palo Alto Networks sends cease-and-desist letter to take down review videos

    443 points • comment • oct 20, 2020

  97. Netflix is creating a problem by cancelling TV shows too soon

    439 points • comment • oct 14, 2020

  98. Modi government to set up app store alternative to Google Play, Apple App Store

    439 points • comment • oct 03, 2020

  99. Nokia selected by NASA to build cellular network on the moon

    434 points • comment • oct 20, 2020

  100. Today’s Webcams Are Boring, So I Brought Back a Classic

    432 points • comment • oct 10, 2020