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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. GitHub, fuck your name change

    3301 points • comment • mar 17, 2021

  5. “They introduce kernel bugs on purpose”

    3009 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

  6. GitHub Copilot: your AI pair programmer

    2859 points • comment • jun 29, 2021

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

    2682 points • comment • jan 28, 2021

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

    2664 points • comment • jun 30, 2021

  9. The Framework Laptop

    2557 points • comment • feb 25, 2021

  10. Valve Steam Deck

    2499 points • comment • jul 15, 2021

  11. An Unbelievable Demo

    2332 points • comment • jun 04, 2021

  12. Stack Overflow sold to Prosus for $1.8B

    2324 points • comment • jun 02, 2021

  13. Internal Combustion Engine

    2311 points • comment • apr 30, 2021

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

    2220 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  15. There are no results for tank man

    2085 points • comment • jun 04, 2021

  16. The unreasonable effectiveness of just showing up everyday

    2060 points • comment • jul 14, 2021

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

    2034 points • comment • jun 23, 2021

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

    2005 points • comment • jan 29, 2021

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

    1982 points • comment • feb 26, 2021

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

    1981 points • comment • jan 21, 2021

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

    1969 points • comment • feb 08, 2021

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

    1952 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  23. Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Breach “Catastrophic”

    1932 points • comment • mar 30, 2021

  24. Email from Jeff Bezos to employees

    1926 points • comment • feb 02, 2021

  25. Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump

    1906 points • comment • jan 08, 2021

  26. Exploiting vulnerabilities in Cellebrite UFED and Physical Analyzer

    1869 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

  27. Just Be Rich

    1802 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

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

    1790 points • comment • apr 21, 2021

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

    1778 points • comment • jun 17, 2021

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

    1776 points • comment • may 02, 2021

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

    1766 points • comment • jan 03, 2021

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

    1730 points • comment • jun 07, 2021

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

    1724 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

  34. GitHub is fully available in Iran

    1721 points • comment • jan 05, 2021

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

    1711 points • comment • feb 24, 2021

  36. Google Safe Browsing can kill a startup

    1695 points • comment • jan 16, 2021

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

    1673 points • comment • mar 11, 2021

  38. It Can Happen to You

    1670 points • comment • mar 04, 2021

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

    1670 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  40. Perseverance Rover lands on Mars [video]

    1661 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

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

    1658 points • comment • feb 09, 2021

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

    1656 points • comment • feb 20, 2021

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

    1635 points • comment • may 18, 2021

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

    1621 points • comment • jan 04, 2021

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

    1617 points • comment • may 28, 2021

  46. Firefox 85 cracks down on supercookies

    1562 points • comment • jan 26, 2021

  47. uBlock Origin works best on Firefox

    1544 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  48. Microsoft Coffee

    1540 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  49. My Experience at Apple

    1523 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

  50. Total Cookie Protection

    1519 points • comment • feb 23, 2021

  51. Why Lichess will always be free

    1514 points • comment • apr 23, 2021

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

    1491 points • comment • jan 10, 2021

  53. The Framework Laptop is now shipping

    1458 points • comment • jul 23, 2021

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

    1456 points • comment • mar 07, 2021

  55. A teenager's guide to avoiding actual work

    1437 points • comment • may 19, 2021

  56. Is that ship still stuck?

    1421 points • comment • mar 25, 2021

  57. A half-hour to learn Rust

    1421 points • comment • jan 02, 2021

  58. Welcome to Libera Chat

    1416 points • comment • may 19, 2021

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

    1410 points • comment • jan 19, 2021

  60. The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company

    1409 points • comment • jan 27, 2021

  61. TabFS: Mount your Browser Tabs as a Filesystem

    1393 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

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

    1384 points • comment • feb 25, 2021

  63. Sublime Text 4

    1378 points • comment • may 21, 2021

  64. 20% of requests for Wikimedia Commons are for one image of a flower

    1377 points • comment • feb 08, 2021

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

    1371 points • comment • jun 03, 2021

  66. Dan Kaminsky has died

    1359 points • comment • apr 24, 2021

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

    1335 points • comment • jan 15, 2021

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

    1327 points • comment • may 18, 2021

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

    1324 points • comment • mar 25, 2021

  70. Architecture.md

    1323 points • comment • feb 06, 2021

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

    1318 points • comment • apr 30, 2021

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

    1316 points • comment • jan 01, 2021

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

    1315 points • comment • may 23, 2021

  74. The architecture behind a one-person tech startup

    1312 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  75. VideoLAN is 20 years old today

    1309 points • comment • feb 01, 2021

  76. Google Drive bans distribution of “misleading content”

    1308 points • comment • jul 16, 2021

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

    1301 points • comment • jan 07, 2021

  78. AWS announces forks of Elasticsearch and Kibana

    1287 points • comment • jan 21, 2021

  79. The Animal Is Tired

    1276 points • comment • may 09, 2021

  80. 533M Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online

    1276 points • comment • apr 03, 2021

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

    1274 points • comment • jan 04, 2021

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

    1259 points • comment • jan 06, 2021

  83. NDA expired, let’s spill the beans on a weird startup

    1259 points • comment • jul 09, 2021

  84. Yayagram

    1254 points • comment • apr 29, 2021

  85. WD My Book users wake up to find their data deleted

    1250 points • comment • jun 24, 2021

  86. DALL·E: Creating Images from Text

    1248 points • comment • jan 05, 2021

  87. Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, has died

    1247 points • comment • apr 28, 2021

  88. Modern Javascript: Everything you missed over the last 10 years (2020)

    1246 points • comment • may 15, 2021

  89. Fastly Outage

    1245 points • comment • jun 08, 2021

  90. Moderna mRNA sequence released to GitHub [pdf]

    1244 points • comment • mar 29, 2021

  91. Bob Cassette Rewinder: Hacking Detergent DRM

    1241 points • comment • may 02, 2021

  92. iOS 15 Humane

    1233 points • comment • jun 10, 2021

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

    1232 points • comment • jan 11, 2021

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

    1225 points • comment • feb 18, 2021

  95. Copilot regurgitating Quake code, including sweary comments

    1222 points • comment • jul 02, 2021

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

    1210 points • comment • mar 01, 2021

  97. How to Work Hard

    1201 points • comment • jun 29, 2021

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

    1201 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  99. Hundreds of fishing vessels vanishing along Argentina’s waters

    1200 points • comment • jun 06, 2021

  100. Thanks for the Bonus, I Quit

    1199 points • comment • apr 17, 2021