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Hacker News (Nov 2021)

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

    3178 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

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

    1593 points • comment • nov 08, 2021

  3. Making the dislike count private across YouTube

    1431 points • comment • nov 10, 2021

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

    1343 points • comment • nov 11, 2021

  5. Apple announces Self Service Repair

    1240 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  6. What is AT&T doing at 1111340002?

    1171 points • comment • nov 07, 2021

  7. Apple sues NSO Group to curb the abuse of state-sponsored spyware

    1115 points • comment • nov 23, 2021

  8. How to grow sodium chloride crystals at home

    1107 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  9. Google's infamous internal 2010 “I just want to serve 5TB” video now public

    1100 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  10. Einstein award going to Paul Ginsparg for creating arXiv.org

    1083 points • comment • nov 26, 2021

  11. Show HN: My wife is pregnant; naturally I made a baby-name app to prepare

    1063 points • comment • nov 05, 2021

  12. Tell HN: Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

    1061 points • comment • nov 25, 2021

  13. 3D printed mirror array

    1045 points • comment • nov 11, 2021

  14. QOI: Lossless Image Compression in O(n) Time

    1040 points • comment • nov 24, 2021

  15. Thank you, GitHub

    1037 points • comment • nov 03, 2021

  16. Show HN: I'm 48 and finally learning how to be a game developer

    959 points • comment • nov 09, 2021

  17. Underrated Reasons to Be Thankful

    949 points • comment • nov 25, 2021

  18. Rich Harris joins Vercel to work on Svelte full time

    900 points • comment • nov 11, 2021

  19. The bullet effects in Terminator 2 weren’t CGI

    877 points • comment • nov 14, 2021

  20. Vertiwalk Vertical Walking

    870 points • comment • nov 20, 2021

  21. Rust Moderation Team Resigns

    857 points • comment • nov 22, 2021

  22. Show HN: Long Range E-Bike

    855 points • comment • nov 12, 2021

  23. Curves and Surfaces

    853 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  24. An oral history of Bank Python

    850 points • comment • nov 04, 2021

  25. Pfizer's oral Covid-19 antiviral cuts hospitalization, death by 85%

    841 points • comment • nov 05, 2021

  26. Microsoft calls Firefox’s browser workaround “improper,” will block it

    835 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  27. HashiCorp – S1

    827 points • comment • nov 04, 2021

  28. Physics Student Earns PhD at Age 89

    803 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  29. A terrible schema from a clueless programmer

    795 points • comment • nov 07, 2021

  30. Spy camera detection using smartphone time-of-flight sensors

    793 points • comment • nov 18, 2021

  31. Do-nothing scripting: the key to gradual automation (2019)

    782 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  32. SerenityOS demo at Handmade Seattle 2021 [video]

    776 points • comment • nov 18, 2021

  33. Fingerprints can be hacked

    773 points • comment • nov 22, 2021

  34. Memory leaks are crippling my M1 MacBook Pro

    764 points • comment • nov 07, 2021

  35. Macron says France will build new nuclear energy reactors

    762 points • comment • nov 09, 2021

  36. Individuals Matter

    757 points • comment • nov 16, 2021

  37. Why is Excalidraw so good?

    714 points • comment • nov 04, 2021

  38. Advent of Code 2021

    714 points • comment • nov 20, 2021

  39. Ivermectin: Much More Than You Wanted to Know

    691 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  40. Lesser-known Postgres features

    687 points • comment • nov 09, 2021

  41. Aaron Swartz Rememberance Day This Monday

    687 points • comment • nov 08, 2021

  42. Show HN: Pony – a messenger for mindful correspondence

    680 points • comment • nov 19, 2021

  43. Show HN: I made a Chrome extension that can automate any website

    678 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  44. Boards are dangerous to founder/CEOs

    671 points • comment • nov 23, 2021

  45. Security issue related to the NPM registry

    656 points • comment • nov 16, 2021

  46. Blacksmith – Rowhammer bit flips on all DRAM devices today despite mitigations

    653 points • comment • nov 15, 2021

  47. 90% of Black Friday deals were the same price or cheaper six months before

    652 points • comment • nov 25, 2021

  48. Report on Stablecoins [pdf]

    649 points • comment • nov 01, 2021

  49. We saved millions in SSD costs by upgrading our filesystem

    634 points • comment • nov 09, 2021

  50. Sign arbitrary data with your SSH keys

    630 points • comment • nov 13, 2021

  51. There is currently no way to drive between Vancouver and the rest of Canada

    624 points • comment • nov 16, 2021

  52. Full key extraction of Nvidia TSEC

    617 points • comment • nov 23, 2021

  53. New German government calls for European ban on biometric mass surveillance

    615 points • comment • nov 25, 2021

  54. Only 90s web developers remember this (2014)

    605 points • comment • nov 21, 2021

  55. Business Essentials

    594 points • comment • nov 10, 2021

  56. OpenLGTV: Legal reverse engineering and research of LG TVs firmware

    589 points • comment • nov 25, 2021

  57. American spy hacked Booking.com, company stayed silent

    588 points • comment • nov 11, 2021

  58. Elfshaker: Version control system fine-tuned for binaries

    587 points • comment • nov 19, 2021

  59. Pinterest ruined photo search on the internet

    585 points • comment • nov 08, 2021

  60. Samsung plans $17B chip plant in Taylor, Texas

    582 points • comment • nov 24, 2021

  61. How credit cards make money

    580 points • comment • nov 05, 2021

  62. Ask HN: What you up to? (Who doesn't want to be hired?)

    580 points • comment • nov 01, 2021

  63. How to make a CPU – a simple picture-based explanation

    578 points • comment • nov 10, 2021

  64. The gradual extinction of softness

    577 points • comment • nov 10, 2021

  65. ProctorU is dystopian spyware

    573 points • comment • nov 09, 2021

  66. Restic – Backups Done Right

    562 points • comment • nov 13, 2021

  67. Cocaine Paraphernalia Ads in the 70s

    559 points • comment • nov 23, 2021

  68. Remix – A framework focused on web fundamentals and modern UX

    558 points • comment • nov 22, 2021

  69. Zillow to stop flipping homes, loses more than $550M, lays off 25% of staff

    555 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  70. The Invisible JavaScript Backdoor

    554 points • comment • nov 10, 2021

  71. Crypto Wash Trading

    551 points • comment • nov 19, 2021

  72. I hate password rules

    551 points • comment • nov 16, 2021

  73. The World's Deadliest Thing

    549 points • comment • nov 22, 2021

  74. The Stroad

    538 points • comment • nov 21, 2021

  75. Microsoft Edge’s new ‘Buy now, pay later’ feature is the definition of bloatware

    537 points • comment • nov 20, 2021

  76. The metaverse is already here – it's Minecraft

    535 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  77. Twitter rolls back AMP support, no longer sends users to AMP pages

    532 points • comment • nov 18, 2021

  78. Don’t be spooky

    530 points • comment • nov 06, 2021

  79. How my genius roommate changed my perspective

    530 points • comment • nov 09, 2021

  80. ISO should make all standards Publicly Available

    526 points • comment • nov 12, 2021

  81. Don’t do interviews, do discussions

    525 points • comment • nov 07, 2021

  82. Six Palestinian organizations hacked with NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware

    523 points • comment • nov 08, 2021

  83. Useful sed scripts and patterns

    519 points • comment • nov 12, 2021

  84. Things I learned from building a production database

    518 points • comment • nov 23, 2021

  85. YouTube takes down independent court livestreams

    514 points • comment • nov 15, 2021

  86. Apple will notify users about state-sponsored cybersecurity threats

    506 points • comment • nov 24, 2021

  87. Stockholm parents built their own school app, then the city called the cops

    506 points • comment • nov 04, 2021

  88. Helion

    502 points • comment • nov 05, 2021

  89. .plan

    501 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  90. The OBS project has accused Streamlabs of copying their name and trademark

    499 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  91. Octopuses, crabs and lobsters to be recognised as sentient beings under UK law

    498 points • comment • nov 22, 2021

  92. Scan of the Month: Lego Minifigures

    498 points • comment • nov 17, 2021

  93. Space debris forces astronauts on space station to take shelter in return ships

    494 points • comment • nov 15, 2021

  94. Wolves make roadways safer

    493 points • comment • nov 21, 2021

  95. Trump’s new social media platform found using Mastodon code

    482 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  96. Zillow lost money because they weren't willing to lose money

    480 points • comment • nov 24, 2021

  97. Tasking developers with creating detailed estimates is a waste of time (2020)

    478 points • comment • nov 19, 2021

  98. People prefer friendliness, trustworthiness in teammates over skill competency

    477 points • comment • nov 02, 2021

  99. Xerox scanners/photocopiers randomly alter numbers in scanned documents (2013)

    476 points • comment • nov 15, 2021

  100. ‘Trojan Source’ Bug Threatens the Security of All Code

    474 points • comment • nov 01, 2021