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Hacker News (Aug 2022)

  1. Physical buttons outperform touchscreens in new cars, test finds

    1541 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  2. Use one big server

    1384 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  3. Cramming 'Papers, Please' onto Phones

    1281 points • comment • aug 06, 2022

  4. Instagram can track anything you do on any website in their in-app browser

    1207 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  5. Man who built ISP instead of paying Comcast $50K expands to hundreds of homes

    1097 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  6. What’s the strangest thing you ever found in a book?

    1046 points • comment • aug 03, 2022

  7. I spent a year designing a low profile, minimal mechanical keyboard

    1040 points • comment • aug 18, 2022

  8. I used DALL·E 2 to generate a logo

    1021 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  9. Librarian's Letter to Google Security

    981 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  10. NSA, NIST, and post-quantum crypto: my second lawsuit against the US government

    959 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  11. To uncover a deepfake video call, ask the caller to turn sideways

    851 points • comment • aug 08, 2022

  12. An incident impacting 5M accounts and private information on Twitter

    792 points • comment • aug 09, 2022

  13. Learn Postgres at the Playground – Postgres compiled to WASM running in browser

    750 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  14. Productivity porn

    744 points • comment • aug 03, 2022

  15. “It’s time for Apple to fix texting”

    742 points • comment • aug 09, 2022

  16. RavynOS – Finesse of macOS, freedom of FreeBSD

    732 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  17. We're improving search results when you use quotes

    723 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  18. A 17-year-old designed a novel synchronous reluctance motor

    721 points • comment • aug 11, 2022

  19. 'Too many employees, but few work': Pichai, Zuckerberg sound the alarm

    685 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  20. Twilio incident: What Signal users need to know

    663 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  21. Understanding Jane Street

    658 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  22. I replaced all our blog thumbnails using DALL·E 2

    656 points • comment • aug 08, 2022

  23. I hacked my car

    655 points • comment • aug 13, 2022

  24. How I regained concentration and focus

    653 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  25. Declining quality of consumer-grade products – 2009 fridge compressor autopsy

    650 points • comment • aug 14, 2022

  26. Robinhood lays off 23% of staff

    649 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  27. GraphQL kinda sucks

    635 points • comment • aug 06, 2022

  28. The Zoom installer let a researcher hack his way to root access on macOS

    618 points • comment • aug 13, 2022

  29. Accounting For Developers, Part I

    606 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  30. Breaking all macOS security layers with a single vulnerability

    600 points • comment • aug 14, 2022

  31. It wasn't for nothing

    597 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  32. Mindustry – Open-Source Game

    594 points • comment • aug 11, 2022

  33. Learn to sew your own outdoor gear

    593 points • comment • aug 18, 2022

  34. A little exercise each day improves muscles more than one big weekly workout

    573 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  35. Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED

    573 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  36. Twitter says Musk’s spam analysis used tool that called his own account a bot

    564 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  37. Tell HN: Godaddy canceled my domain, gave me 2h to respond, then charged €150

    561 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  38. Apple becomes first tech giant to explicitly ban caste discrimination

    555 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  39. Fake IMDB credits

    542 points • comment • aug 07, 2022

  40. SSH tips and tricks

    541 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  41. Vietnam to make Apple Watch and MacBook

    538 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  42. How Discord supercharges network disks for extreme low latency

    537 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  43. No More “Insight Porn”

    535 points • comment • aug 08, 2022

  44. See what JavaScript commands get injected through an in-app browser

    534 points • comment • aug 18, 2022

  45. Is this the end of social networking?

    527 points • comment • aug 11, 2022

  46. Add ability to choose a custom coordination server

    522 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  47. OnlyFans bribed Meta to put porn stars on terror watchlist: lawsuits

    510 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  48. Why I built a dictionary app

    510 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  49. Using the same Arch Linux installation for a decade

    506 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  50. The World Excel Championship is being broadcast on ESPN

    500 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  51. “Code” 2nd Edition Now Available

    492 points • comment • aug 07, 2022

  52. Ask HN: In 2022, what is the proper way to get into machine/deep learning?

    485 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  53. It’s raining PFAS: rainwater is unsafe to drink even in Antarctica and Tibet

    482 points • comment • aug 13, 2022

  54. Why I left Pine64

    482 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  55. Second-Order Thinking

    479 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  56. MacBook Air M1 screen crack for no apparent reason

    474 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  57. Tell HN: I interviewed my dad before he died

    474 points • comment • aug 04, 2022

  58. Show HN: I made a web-based notepad with a built in unit calculator

    471 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  59. Freeciv – open-source Civilization clone

    466 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  60. VPNs on iOS are a scam

    466 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  61. Amazon to acquire maker of Roomba vacuum for roughly $1.7B

    457 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  62. You want to know something about how bullshit insane our brains are? (2018)

    456 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  63. Ask HN: What's the next big thing that few people are talking about?

    447 points • comment • aug 07, 2022

  64. Marc Andreessen says he’s for new housing, but records tell a different story

    445 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  65. MIT invents $4 solar desalination device

    445 points • comment • aug 03, 2022

  66. How and why I built Japan Dev

    445 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  67. The Story of Mel (1983)

    441 points • comment • aug 09, 2022

  68. Win32 Is the Only Stable ABI on Linux?

    439 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  69. Ask HN: Who is hiring? (August 2022)

    436 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  70. DALL·E 2 prompt book [pdf]

    434 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  71. Astro 1.0 – a web framework for building fast, content-focused websites

    434 points • comment • aug 09, 2022

  72. Big changes ahead for Deno

    431 points • comment • aug 15, 2022

  73. Spent $15 in DALL·E 2 credits creating this AI image

    429 points • comment • aug 11, 2022

  74. Arrest of suspected developer of Tornado Cash

    426 points • comment • aug 12, 2022

  75. Things I've learned building a modern TUI framework

    426 points • comment • aug 03, 2022

  76. What’s going on with Google and Facebook hiring freezes?

    425 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  77. Redis explained

    422 points • comment • aug 11, 2022

  78. DreamWorks Animation to release MoonRay as open source

    421 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  79. Adventure game graphics with DALL-E 2

    419 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  80. Study finds link between 'forever chemicals' in cookware and liver cancer

    417 points • comment • aug 12, 2022

  81. My favorite iPhone feature was removed, long live its subpar replacement

    417 points • comment • aug 05, 2022

  82. Open AirPlay 2 Receiver

    412 points • comment • aug 08, 2022

  83. FauxPilot – an attempt to build a locally hosted version of GitHub Copilot

    412 points • comment • aug 03, 2022

  84. Man arrested for promoting jury nullification wins federal case

    409 points • comment • aug 09, 2022

  85. Goat Rental – Hire Goats

    408 points • comment • aug 12, 2022

  86. Show HN: Reduce SQLite database size by up to 80% with transparent compression

    406 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  87. Let websites framebust out of native apps

    404 points • comment • aug 10, 2022

  88. CEO Shadow Program

    404 points • comment • aug 12, 2022

  89. From novice to master, and back again (2013)

    403 points • comment • aug 09, 2022

  90. Botspam apocalypse

    403 points • comment • aug 04, 2022

  91. American Airlines agrees to purchase Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft

    400 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  92. Crimes with Python's pattern matching

    400 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  93. Hikaru Nakamura's Forbidden Platform

    400 points • comment • aug 03, 2022

  94. Programming breakthroughs we need

    400 points • comment • aug 17, 2022

  95. What's TypeScript compiling? Use a treemap to find out

    398 points • comment • aug 01, 2022

  96. Raft Consensus Animated (2014)

    398 points • comment • aug 16, 2022

  97. Oracle Suspended My Account

    395 points • comment • aug 02, 2022

  98. Ask HN: Anyone else feels the commoditization of real estate is unethical?

    394 points • comment • aug 13, 2022

  99. Show HN: Figure is a daily logic puzzle game

    394 points • comment • aug 07, 2022

  100. I still love PHP and JavaScript

    393 points • comment • aug 02, 2022