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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. How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70%

    3816 points • comment • feb 28, 2021

  3. GitHub, fuck your name change

    3301 points • comment • mar 17, 2021

  4. “They introduce kernel bugs on purpose”

    3009 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

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

    2682 points • comment • jan 28, 2021

  6. The Framework Laptop

    2557 points • comment • feb 25, 2021

  7. Internal Combustion Engine

    2311 points • comment • apr 30, 2021

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

    2220 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

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

    2005 points • comment • jan 29, 2021

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

    1982 points • comment • feb 26, 2021

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

    1981 points • comment • jan 21, 2021

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

    1969 points • comment • feb 08, 2021

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

    1952 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  14. Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Breach “Catastrophic”

    1932 points • comment • mar 30, 2021

  15. Email from Jeff Bezos to employees

    1926 points • comment • feb 02, 2021

  16. Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump

    1906 points • comment • jan 08, 2021

  17. Exploiting vulnerabilities in Cellebrite UFED and Physical Analyzer

    1869 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

  18. Just Be Rich

    1802 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

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

    1790 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

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

    1776 points • comment • may 02, 2021

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

    1766 points • comment • jan 03, 2021

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

    1724 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

  23. GitHub is fully available in Iran

    1721 points • comment • jan 05, 2021

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

    1711 points • comment • feb 24, 2021

  25. Google Safe Browsing can kill a startup

    1695 points • comment • jan 16, 2021

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

    1673 points • comment • mar 11, 2021

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

    1670 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  28. It Can Happen to You

    1670 points • comment • mar 04, 2021

  29. Perseverance Rover lands on Mars [video]

    1661 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

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

    1658 points • comment • feb 09, 2021

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

    1656 points • comment • feb 20, 2021

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

    1621 points • comment • jan 04, 2021

  33. Firefox 85 cracks down on supercookies

    1562 points • comment • jan 26, 2021

  34. uBlock Origin works best on Firefox

    1544 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  35. Microsoft Coffee

    1540 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  36. My Experience at Apple

    1523 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

  37. Total Cookie Protection

    1519 points • comment • feb 23, 2021

  38. Why Lichess will always be free

    1514 points • comment • apr 23, 2021

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

    1491 points • comment • jan 10, 2021

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

    1456 points • comment • mar 07, 2021

  41. Is that ship still stuck?

    1421 points • comment • mar 25, 2021

  42. A half-hour to learn Rust

    1421 points • comment • jan 02, 2021

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

    1410 points • comment • jan 19, 2021

  44. The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company

    1409 points • comment • jan 27, 2021

  45. TabFS: Mount your Browser Tabs as a Filesystem

    1393 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

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

    1384 points • comment • feb 25, 2021

  47. 20% of requests for Wikimedia Commons are for one image of a flower

    1377 points • comment • feb 08, 2021

  48. Dan Kaminsky has died

    1359 points • comment • apr 24, 2021

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

    1335 points • comment • jan 15, 2021

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

    1324 points • comment • mar 25, 2021

  51. Architecture.md

    1323 points • comment • feb 06, 2021

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

    1318 points • comment • apr 30, 2021

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

    1316 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

  54. The architecture behind a one-person tech startup

    1312 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  55. VideoLAN is 20 years old today

    1309 points • comment • feb 01, 2021

  56. No meetings, no deadlines, no full-time employees

    1301 points • comment • jan 07, 2021

  57. AWS announces forks of Elasticsearch and Kibana

    1287 points • comment • jan 21, 2021

  58. The Animal Is Tired

    1276 points • comment • may 09, 2021

  59. 533M Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online

    1276 points • comment • apr 03, 2021

  60. Ditherpunk: The article I wish I had about monochrome image dithering

    1274 points • comment • jan 04, 2021

  61. What I’ve Learned in 45 Years in the Software Industry

    1259 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  62. Yayagram

    1254 points • comment • apr 29, 2021

  63. DALL·E: Creating Images from Text

    1248 points • comment • jan 05, 2021

  64. Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, has died

    1247 points • comment • apr 28, 2021

  65. Moderna mRNA sequence released to GitHub [pdf]

    1244 points • comment • mar 29, 2021

  66. Bob Cassette Rewinder: Hacking Detergent DRM

    1241 points • comment • may 02, 2021

  67. Stealing Your Private YouTube Videos, One Frame at a Time

    1232 points • comment • jan 11, 2021

  68. Judge: Citibank isn't entitled to $500M it sent to various creditors last August

    1225 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

  69. Are Xiaomi browsers spyware? Yes, they are (2020)

    1210 points • comment • mar 01, 2021

  70. Time flies in Google Earth’s biggest update in years

    1201 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  71. Thanks for the Bonus, I Quit

    1199 points • comment • apr 17, 2021

  72. My Current HTML Boilerplate

    1181 points • comment • apr 27, 2021

  73. Show HN: Lofi.cafe

    1178 points • comment • apr 14, 2021

  74. Google have declared Droidscript is malware

    1174 points • comment • apr 27, 2021

  75. Help users in Iran reconnect to Signal

    1164 points • comment • feb 04, 2021

  76. I refused to become an FBI informant, the government put me on the no fly list

    1164 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  77. IPFS Support in Brave

    1163 points • comment • jan 19, 2021

  78. Google Docs will now use canvas based rendering

    1158 points • comment • may 12, 2021

  79. Embrace the Grind

    1154 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  80. Why the Wuhan lab leak theory shouldn't be dismissed

    1149 points • comment • mar 22, 2021

  81. Signal community: Reminder: Please be nice

    1143 points • comment • jan 13, 2021

  82. A URL Lengthener

    1142 points • comment • may 14, 2021

  83. Fire declared in OVH SBG2 datacentre building

    1138 points • comment • mar 10, 2021

  84. Mars becomes the 2nd planet that has more computers running Linux than Windows

    1132 points • comment • feb 19, 2021

  85. CDC website built by Deloitte at a cost of $44M is abandoned due to bugs

    1126 points • comment • jan 31, 2021

  86. Robinhood now has a 1-Star rating on the Google Play Store

    1125 points • comment • jan 28, 2021

  87. “I saw that you spun up an Ubuntu image in Azure”

    1117 points • comment • feb 12, 2021

  88. Instagram ads Facebook won't show you

    1115 points • comment • may 04, 2021

  89. Demoscene accepted as UNESCO cultural heritage in Germany

    1105 points • comment • mar 20, 2021

  90. Tauri: An Electron alternative written in Rust

    1103 points • comment • feb 19, 2021

  91. The Endless Acid Banger: algorithmic self-composing acid techno music

    1101 points • comment • apr 20, 2021

  92. Dependency Confusion: How I Hacked Into Apple, Microsoft and Other Companies

    1092 points • comment • feb 10, 2021

  93. Show HN: I wrote my own RTS game engine in C

    1085 points • comment • may 12, 2021

  94. Daft Punk Break Up

    1081 points • comment • feb 22, 2021

  95. Click

    1077 points • comment • mar 19, 2021

  96. Beyond Meat signs global supply deals with McDonald’s, KFC and Pizza Hut

    1075 points • comment • mar 02, 2021

  97. Suez Canal says traffic in channel resumes after stranded ship refloated

    1065 points • comment • mar 29, 2021

  98. Backblaze submitting names and sizes of files in B2 buckets to Facebook

    1057 points • comment • mar 22, 2021

  99. GameStop Is Rage Against the Financial Machine

    1043 points • comment • jan 27, 2021

  100. Suez canal blocked by a massive ship

    1041 points • comment • mar 23, 2021