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Hacker News (Apr 2021)

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

    4097 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  2. Just Be Rich

    1802 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

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

    1670 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  4. uBlock Origin works best on Firefox

    1544 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  5. Microsoft Coffee

    1540 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  6. The architecture behind a one-person tech startup

    1312 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  7. 533M Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online

    1276 points • comment • apr 03, 2021

  8. Show HN: Lofi.cafe

    1178 points • comment • apr 14, 2021

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

    1164 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  10. Embrace the Grind

    1154 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

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

    1145 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  12. Screw it, I’ll host it myself

    1012 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  13. Man who thought opening a TXT file is fine thought wrong

    982 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  14. Unusual Stock Trading by Whales in US Congress

    968 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  15. Yamauchi No.10 Family Office

    938 points • comment • apr 14, 2021

  16. Higher quality audio makes people sound smarter

    881 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  17. Breaking GitHub Private Pages for $35k

    842 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  18. Adobe charges subscription cancellation fee

    792 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  19. Et Tu, Signal?

    786 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  20. YouTube suspends account for linking to a PhD research on WPA2 vulnerability

    780 points • comment • apr 14, 2021

  21. Show HN: PDFs from HTML

    737 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  22. How People Get Rich Now

    734 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  23. Uppestcase and Lowestcase Letters

    718 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  24. Coinbase from YC to DPO

    704 points • comment • apr 14, 2021

  25. Amazon illegally fired activist workers, Labor Board finds

    701 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  26. This Blog is now hosted on a GPS/LTE modem

    700 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  27. OpenSearch: AWS fork of Elasticsearch and Kibana

    698 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  28. Use console.log() like a pro (2020)

    686 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  29. Docker without Docker

    681 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  30. Monkey MindPong

    670 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  31. Deno 1.9

    663 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  32. Microsoft buys Nuance for nearly $20B

    655 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  33. Initial M1 support merged into Linux SoC tree

    655 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  34. The Norway Problem

    649 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  35. New HIV vaccine with a 97% antibody response rate in phase I human trials

    645 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  36. Lithium battery costs have fallen by 98% in three decades

    642 points • comment • apr 03, 2021

  37. Facebook does not plan to notify half-billion users affected by data leak

    631 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  38. I hope work from home continues

    619 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  39. LG is getting out of the mobile phone business

    617 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  40. Writing tools I learned from The Economist

    607 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  41. Ubiquiti all but confirms breach response iniquity

    607 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  42. Linus Torvalds on Rust support in kernel

    575 points • comment • apr 16, 2021

  43. Scientists who say the lab-leak hypothesis for SARS-CoV-2 shouldn't be ruled out

    574 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  44. Programming is hard

    571 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  45. Yahoo Answers to shut down May 4, 2021

    568 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  46. The Real Book

    562 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  47. How Doctors Die (2013)

    560 points • comment • apr 03, 2021

  48. Particle mystery: physicists confirm the muon is more magnetic than predicted

    556 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  49. std::unique_ptr implementation backed by Ethereum NFTs

    555 points • comment • apr 11, 2021

  50. Surprisingly Slow

    551 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  51. A top-grossing scam on the App Store

    550 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  52. The Facebook phone numbers are now searchable in Have I Been Pwned

    550 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  53. An interview with the man who keeps uploading my feet to WikiFeet

    546 points • comment • apr 08, 2021

  54. Opting Your Website Out of Google's FLoC Network

    546 points • comment • apr 16, 2021

  55. Amazon workers vote against unionizing in Alabama

    544 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  56. I can only think that modern front end development has failed

    535 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  57. Signal adds a payments feature with a privacy-focused cryptocurrency

    533 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  58. Cycling is more important than electric cars for reaching net-zero cities

    531 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  59. Latest EmDrive tests at Dresden University shows it does not develop any thrust

    531 points • comment • apr 01, 2021

  60. HaveIBeenPwned adds yesterday's Facebook breach

    530 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  61. Everyone is still terrible at creating software at scale

    529 points • comment • apr 10, 2021

  62. DuckDuckGo Extension to Block FLoC, Google’s New Tracking Method in Chrome

    522 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  63. Zoom zero-day discovery

    520 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  64. SQLite the only database you will ever need in most cases

    519 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  65. Google misled consumers about the collection and use of location data

    501 points • comment • apr 16, 2021

  66. System76 Developing “Cosmic” Desktop Environment

    493 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  67. An RFC that adds support for Rust to the Linux kernel

    481 points • comment • apr 14, 2021

  68. Ask HN: How can a unhireable person get a job?

    480 points • comment • apr 15, 2021

  69. All C++20 core language features with examples

    476 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  70. Mark Zuckerberg's phone number appeared among the leaked data of Facebook users

    475 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  71. The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann (2019)

    471 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  72. Eliminating Data Races in Firefox

    467 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  73. WhatsApp's new privacy policy is so bad it might be illegal

    466 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  74. RMS addresses the free software community

    461 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  75. Prince Philip has died

    457 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  76. The Ponzi Career

    456 points • comment • apr 11, 2021

  77. Vgpu_unlock: Unlock vGPU functionality for consumer grade GPUs

    455 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  78. Wuffs’ PNG image decoder

    453 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  79. US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

    452 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  80. Fed up with the Mac, I spent six months with a Linux laptop

    450 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  81. School custodian refuses to download app that monitors location, got her fired

    447 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  82. My startup failed, then I found out I was unemployable

    445 points • comment • apr 13, 2021

  83. My apartment was built on toxic waste

    445 points • comment • apr 04, 2021

  84. Windows 95 – How Does It Look Today?

    442 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  85. Zero click vulnerability in Apple’s macOS Mail

    439 points • comment • apr 01, 2021

  86. FDA approves first test of CRISPR for genetic defect causing sickle cell disease

    436 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  87. Luca App: CCC calls for a moratorium

    433 points • comment • apr 16, 2021

  88. CPU-based algorithm trains deep neural nets up to 15 times faster than top GPU

    424 points • comment • apr 09, 2021

  89. Things I hate about PostgreSQL (2020)

    424 points • comment • apr 06, 2021

  90. Chrome zero-day released on GitHub – fixed on V8 but still works on latest

    423 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  91. Legalizing gay marriage in Crusader Kings III with Ghidra

    421 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  92. Idempotence now prevents pain later

    419 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  93. 34% of remote workers would quit rather than return to full-time office work

    418 points • comment • apr 07, 2021

  94. Show HN: My personal website is a shell

    415 points • comment • apr 05, 2021

  95. What was the point of [ “x$var” = “xval” ]?

    414 points • comment • apr 12, 2021

  96. Pro1 X: A Linux smartphone with slideout keyboard

    414 points • comment • apr 01, 2021

  97. Google’s lawyer accidentally made a sensitive document public

    410 points • comment • apr 11, 2021

  98. Best practices for writing SQL queries

    407 points • comment • apr 10, 2021

  99. Nuclear should be considered part of clean energy standard, White House says

    405 points • comment • apr 02, 2021

  100. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (April 2021)

    405 points • comment • apr 01, 2021