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Hacker News (2021)

  1. Google’s copying of the Java SE API was fair use [pdf]

    4097 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  2. Replit used legal threats to kill my open-source project

    3922 points • comment • jun 07, 2021

  3. How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70%

    3816 points • comment • feb 28, 2021

  4. A search engine that favors text-heavy sites and punishes modern web design

    3413 points • comment • sep 16, 2021

  5. GitHub, fuck your name change

    3301 points • comment • mar 17, 2021

  6. “Click to subscribe, call to cancel” is illegal, FTC says

    3178 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  7. “They introduce kernel bugs on purpose”

    3009 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

  8. GitHub Copilot: your AI pair programmer

    2859 points • comment • jun 29, 2021

  9. Robinhood is limiting purchases of stocks: AMC, Blackberry, Nokia, and GameStop

    2682 points • comment • jan 28, 2021

  10. A foreign seller has hijacked my Amazon Klein bottle listing

    2664 points • comment • jun 30, 2021

  11. The Framework is the most exciting laptop I've used

    2650 points • comment • sep 21, 2021

  12. Facebook-owned sites were down

    2577 points • comment • oct 04, 2021

  13. The Framework Laptop

    2557 points • comment • feb 25, 2021

  14. Valve Steam Deck

    2499 points • comment • jul 15, 2021

  15. An Unbelievable Demo

    2332 points • comment • jun 04, 2021

  16. Stack Overflow sold to Prosus for $1.8B

    2324 points • comment • jun 02, 2021

  17. Internal Combustion Engine

    2311 points • comment • apr 30, 2021

  18. Apple's plan to “think different” about encryption opens a backdoor to your life

    2220 points • comment • aug 05, 2021

  19. WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using app

    2220 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  20. There are no results for tank man

    2085 points • comment • jun 04, 2021

  21. The unreasonable effectiveness of just showing up everyday

    2060 points • comment • jul 14, 2021

  22. John McAfee found dead in Spanish jail after court approves extradition to US

    2034 points • comment • jun 23, 2021

  23. Disclosure of three 0-day iOS vulnerabilities

    2029 points • comment • sep 24, 2021

  24. Element (Matrix chat app) suspended from the Google Play Store

    2005 points • comment • jan 29, 2021

  25. Show HN: Redbean – Single-file distributable web server

    1982 points • comment • feb 26, 2021

  26. Select a muscle and it provides the exercises to workout the selected muscle

    1981 points • comment • jan 21, 2021

  27. Terraria on Stadia cancelled after developer's Google account gets locked

    1969 points • comment • feb 08, 2021

  28. U.S. Capitol Locked Down Amid Escalating Protests

    1952 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  29. Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Breach “Catastrophic”

    1932 points • comment • mar 30, 2021

  30. Email from Jeff Bezos to employees

    1926 points • comment • feb 02, 2021

  31. Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump

    1906 points • comment • jan 08, 2021

  32. IoT hacking and rickrolling my high school district

    1893 points • comment • oct 12, 2021

  33. Exploiting vulnerabilities in Cellebrite UFED and Physical Analyzer

    1869 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

  34. Willingness to look stupid

    1837 points • comment • oct 21, 2021

  35. Just Be Rich

    1802 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  36. Linux bans University of Minnesota for sending buggy patches in name of research

    1790 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

  37. I wrote a children's book / illustrated guide to Apache Kafka

    1778 points • comment • jun 17, 2021

  38. Hosting SQLite databases on GitHub Pages or any static file hoster

    1776 points • comment • may 02, 2021

  39. Uber discovered they’d been defrauded out of 2/3 of their ad spend

    1766 points • comment • jan 03, 2021

  40. Apple's child protection features spark concern within its own ranks: sources

    1763 points • comment • aug 12, 2021

  41. Sir Clive Sinclair has died

    1735 points • comment • sep 16, 2021

  42. The top-ranking HTML editor on Google is an SEO scam

    1730 points • comment • jun 07, 2021

  43. Before buying a NYT subscription, here's what it'll take to cancel it

    1724 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

  44. GitHub is fully available in Iran

    1721 points • comment • jan 05, 2021

  45. My experience as a Gazan girl getting into Silicon Valley companies

    1711 points • comment • feb 24, 2021

  46. Google Safe Browsing can kill a startup

    1695 points • comment • jan 16, 2021

  47. I bought 300 emoji domain names from Kazakhstan and built an email service

    1673 points • comment • mar 11, 2021

  48. O.mg Cable

    1672 points • comment • sep 02, 2021

  49. It Can Happen to You

    1670 points • comment • mar 04, 2021

  50. Ask HN: What tech job would let me get away with the least real work possible?

    1670 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  51. Perseverance Rover lands on Mars [video]

    1661 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

  52. Github1s – One second to read GitHub code with VS Code

    1658 points • comment • feb 09, 2021

  53. Draw an iceberg and see how it would float in water

    1656 points • comment • feb 20, 2021

  54. MacBook Pro 14-inch and MacBook Pro 16-inch

    1639 points • comment • oct 18, 2021

  55. Ethereum will use around 99.95% less energy post merge

    1635 points • comment • may 18, 2021

  56. A group of Google workers have announced plans to unionize

    1621 points • comment • jan 04, 2021

  57. I quit my job to focus on SerenityOS full time

    1617 points • comment • may 28, 2021

  58. Use forums rather than Slack/Discord to support developer community

    1593 points • comment • nov 08, 2021

  59. Google Drive of historical footage locked and flagged as terrorist activity

    1571 points • comment • sep 22, 2021

  60. Firefox 85 cracks down on supercookies

    1562 points • comment • jan 26, 2021

  61. Things I’ve learned in my 20 years as a software engineer

    1553 points • comment • oct 08, 2021

  62. uBlock Origin works best on Firefox

    1544 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  63. Microsoft Coffee

    1540 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  64. My Experience at Apple

    1523 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

  65. Total Cookie Protection

    1519 points • comment • feb 23, 2021

  66. Why Lichess will always be free

    1514 points • comment • apr 23, 2021

  67. GNOME has no thumbnails in the file picker and my toilets are blocked

    1491 points • comment • jan 10, 2021

  68. Facebook bans, sends C&D letter to developer of Unfollow Everything extension

    1469 points • comment • oct 08, 2021

  69. One Bad Apple

    1469 points • comment • aug 08, 2021

  70. The Framework Laptop is now shipping

    1458 points • comment • jul 23, 2021

  71. Remembering Allan McDonald, who refused to approve the Challenger launch

    1456 points • comment • mar 07, 2021

  72. A teenager's guide to avoiding actual work

    1437 points • comment • may 19, 2021

  73. Climate change: IPCC report is 'code red for humanity'

    1432 points • comment • aug 09, 2021

  74. Making the dislike count private across YouTube

    1431 points • comment • nov 10, 2021

  75. A half-hour to learn Rust

    1421 points • comment • jan 02, 2021

  76. Is that ship still stuck?

    1421 points • comment • mar 25, 2021

  77. Welcome to Libera Chat

    1416 points • comment • may 19, 2021

  78. Court issues permanent injunction in Epic vs. Apple case

    1411 points • comment • sep 10, 2021

  79. Amazon: Not OK – Why we had to change Elastic licensing

    1410 points • comment • jan 19, 2021

  80. The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company

    1409 points • comment • jan 27, 2021

  81. TabFS: Mount your Browser Tabs as a Filesystem

    1393 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

  82. Apple Delays Rollout of Child Safety Features

    1391 points • comment • sep 03, 2021

  83. Show HN: Can’t afford Bloomberg Terminal? No prob, I built the next best thing

    1384 points • comment • feb 25, 2021

  84. YouTube is banning anti-vaccine activists and blocking all anti-vaccine content

    1379 points • comment • sep 29, 2021

  85. Sublime Text 4

    1378 points • comment • may 21, 2021

  86. 20% of requests for Wikimedia Commons are for one image of a flower

    1377 points • comment • feb 08, 2021

  87. The lab-leak theory: inside the fight to uncover Covid-19’s origins

    1371 points • comment • jun 03, 2021

  88. Google has a secret deal with FB called “Jedi Blue” that they knew was illegal

    1359 points • comment • oct 24, 2021

  89. Dan Kaminsky has died

    1359 points • comment • apr 24, 2021

  90. I'm “still afraid to use spaces in file names” years old

    1343 points • comment • nov 11, 2021

  91. Apple and Google must allow other in-app payment systems, Korean law declares

    1343 points • comment • aug 31, 2021

  92. Hash collision in Apple NeuralHash model

    1341 points • comment • aug 18, 2021

  93. Thanks HN: You helped save a company that now helps thousands make a living

    1335 points • comment • jan 15, 2021

  94. Show HN: 40k HN comments mentioning books, extracted using deep learning

    1334 points • comment • sep 20, 2021

  95. Project Starline: Feel like you're there, together

    1327 points • comment • may 18, 2021

  96. All my servers have an 8 GB empty file on disk

    1324 points • comment • mar 25, 2021

  97. Architecture.md

    1323 points • comment • feb 06, 2021

  98. “About one-third of Basecamp employees accepted buyouts today”

    1318 points • comment • apr 30, 2021

  99. California law bans delivery apps from listing a restaurant without an agreement

    1316 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

  100. One man’s fight for the right to repair broken MacBooks

    1315 points • comment • may 23, 2021