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# Hacker News (2022-01-01–2022-06-30) Lobste.rs (2022-01-01–2022-06-30) Proggit (2022-01-01–2022-06-30)
1 Stephen Hawking has died Reverse Engineering the source code of the BioNTech/Pfizer SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70%
[discussion] 2018-03-14 | S: 6015 C: 436 [discussion] 2020-12-25 | S: 242 C: 41 [discussion] 2021-02-28 | S: 16863 C: 993
2 A Message to Our Customers Lobster burntsushi has left the site, algorithm detecting standing might be off TikTok streaming software is an illegal fork of OBS
[discussion] 2016-02-17 | S: 5771 C: 967 [discussion] 2021-06-01 | S: 224 C: 279 [discussion] 2021-12-20 | S: 15079 C: 1068
3 YouTube-dl has received a DMCA takedown from RIAA sr.ht, the hacker's forge, now open for public alpha Researchers Secretly Tried To Add Vulnerabilities To Linux Kernel, Ended Up Getting Banned
[discussion] 2020-10-23 | S: 4240 C: 1443 [discussion] 2018-11-15 | S: 210 C: 87 [discussion] 2021-04-21 | S: 14526 C: 1446
4 Mechanical Watch YouTube-DL repository taken down from GitHub by RIAA due to DMCA request Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize, Culminating Years of Activism
[discussion] 2022-05-04 | S: 4173 C: 410 [discussion] 2020-10-23 | S: 203 C: 106 [discussion] 2021-01-04 | S: 12451 C: 1388
5 Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber "They introduce kernel bugs on purpose" A single person answered 76k questions about SQL on StackOverflow. Averaging 22.8 answers per day, every day, for the past 8.6 years.
[discussion] 2017-02-19 | S: 4107 C: 1013 [discussion] 2021-04-21 | S: 194 C: 97 [discussion] 2021-09-24 | S: 12354 C: 579
6 Google’s copying of the Java SE API was fair use [pdf] Joe Armstrong passes away In 2022, YYMMDDhhmm formatted times exceed signed int range, breaking Microsoft services
[discussion] 2021-04-05 | S: 4103 C: 932 [discussion] 2019-04-20 | S: 185 C: 9 [discussion] 2022-01-01 | S: 11747 C: 1178
7 How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70% Ken Thompson's Unix password 20GB leak of Intel data: whole Git repositories, dev tools, backdoor mentions in source code
[discussion] 2021-02-28 | S: 3883 C: 697 [discussion] 2019-10-09 | S: 183 C: 33 [discussion] 2020-08-06 | S: 11531 C: 925
8 Bye, Amazon The regex [,-.] “Digging around HTML code” is criminal. Missouri Governor doubles down again in attack ad
[discussion] 2020-05-04 | S: 3816 C: 1097 [discussion] 2022-05-11 | S: 173 C: 39 [discussion] 2021-10-24 | S: 11384 C: 1370
9 Every Google result now looks like an ad How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70% Unfollow Everything developer banned for life from Facebook services for creating plug-in to clean up news feed
[discussion] 2020-01-21 | S: 3592 C: 972 [discussion] 2021-02-28 | S: 168 C: 24 [discussion] 2021-10-08 | S: 10261 C: 728
10 A search engine that favors text-heavy sites and punishes modern web design I'm going to work full-time on free software This programmer reverse engineered the Pfizer mRNA vaccine source code
[discussion] 2021-09-16 | S: 3431 C: 712 [discussion] 2019-01-15 | S: 164 C: 65 [discussion] 2020-12-26 | S: 9829 C: 587
11 F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules Linux 4.19-rc4 released, an apology, and a maintainership note hentAI: Detecting and removing censors with Deep Learning and Image Segmentation
[discussion] 2017-12-14 | S: 3384 C: 1431 [discussion] 2018-09-16 | S: 160 C: 108 [discussion] 2020-03-06 | S: 9625 C: 389
12 GitHub, fuck your name change Mechanical Watch New IBM role asks for 'Minimum 12+ years experience in Kubernetes', which it's self is only 6 years old
[discussion] 2021-03-17 | S: 3353 C: 2007 [discussion] 2022-05-05 | S: 160 C: 12 [discussion] 2020-07-13 | S: 9495 C: 619
13 Switch from Chrome to Firefox Why I no longer contribute to Racket US Politicians Want to Ban End-to-End Encryption
[discussion] 2019-05-30 | S: 3287 C: 983 [discussion] 2021-06-16 | S: 159 C: 106 [discussion] 2020-03-16 | S: 9425 C: 522
14 Cloudflare Reverse Proxies Are Dumping Uninitialized Memory Despite having just 5.8% sales, over 38% of bug reports come from the Linux community Fake resume with tech buzzwords gets 90% success rate.
[discussion] 2017-02-23 | S: 3238 C: 992 [discussion] 2021-10-28 | S: 158 C: 6 [discussion] 2021-10-30 | S: 9289 C: 469
15 “Click to subscribe, call to cancel” is illegal, FTC says When you browse Instagram and find former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's passport number Google resumes its senseless attack on the URL bar, hides full addresses on Chrome 85
[discussion] 2021-11-17 | S: 3189 C: 860 [discussion] 2020-09-16 | S: 157 C: 35 [discussion] 2020-06-14 | S: 9164 C: 1017
16 UK votes to leave EU Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber Humanity wastes about 500 years per day on CAPTCHAs. It’s time to end this madness
[discussion] 2016-06-24 | S: 3125 C: 2530 [discussion] 2017-02-19 | S: 155 C: 24 [discussion] 2021-05-15 | S: 8956 C: 855
17 Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided U.S. Libera Chat Youtube-dl just received a DMCA takedown from RIAA
[discussion] 2020-11-07 | S: 3089 C: 4576 [discussion] 2021-05-19 | S: 154 C: 86 [discussion] 2020-10-23 | S: 8683 C: 1474
18 Tim Cook Speaks Up It Takes a Village to Separate A Family From August, Chrome will start blocking ads that consume 4MB of network data, 15 seconds of CPU usage in any 30 second period, or 60 seconds of total CPU usage
[discussion] 2014-10-30 | S: 3086 C: 974 [discussion] 2018-06-19 | S: 152 C: 84 [discussion] 2020-05-14 | S: 8119 C: 587
19 Announcing the first SHA-1 collision Google Is Eating Our Mail Facebook's reputation is so bad, the company must pay even more now to hire and retain talent. Some are calling it a 'brand tax' as tech workers fear a 'black mark' on their careers.
[discussion] 2017-02-23 | S: 3030 C: 485 [discussion] 2019-04-26 | S: 151 C: 50 [discussion] 2021-12-22 | S: 7672 C: 1063
20 “They introduce kernel bugs on purpose” Get that "client side render" look Mozilla: The Greatest Tech Company Left Behind
[discussion] 2021-04-21 | S: 3023 C: 1912 [discussion] 2022-01-15 | S: 148 C: 20 [discussion] 2020-08-14 | S: 7329 C: 1043
21 I Sell Onions on the Internet Why I'm not collaborating with Kenneth Reitz Bubble sort visualization
[discussion] 2019-04-23 | S: 3015 C: 435 [discussion] 2019-05-04 | S: 147 C: 59 [discussion] 2019-12-02 | S: 7216 C: 274
22 macOS High Sierra: Anyone can login as “root” with empty password GitHub will natively support Mermaid diagrams Italy declares Google Analytics illegal
[discussion] 2017-11-28 | S: 3001 C: 1056 [discussion] 2022-01-13 | S: 146 C: 35 [discussion] 2022-06-25 | S: 6987 C: 489
23 SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy successfully launches A Pipeline Made of Airbags Stack Overflow just started limiting copying code from the site
[discussion] 2018-02-06 | S: 2968 C: 872 [discussion] 2020-09-24 | S: 144 C: 31 [discussion] 2021-04-01 | S: 6929 C: 414
24 Twitter Will Allow Employees to Work at Home Forever Embrace the Grind “If software engineering is in demand, why is it so hard to get a software engineering job?”
[discussion] 2020-05-12 | S: 2953 C: 1339 [discussion] 2021-04-10 | S: 143 C: 33 [discussion] 2021-08-31 | S: 6832 C: 1740
25 No Cookie for You Meltdown and Spectre During lockdown my wife has been suffering mentally from pressure to stay at her desk 100% of the time otherwise after a few minutes her laptop locks and she is recorded as inactive. I wrote this small app to help her escape her desk by periodically moving the cursor. Hopefully it can help others.
[discussion] 2020-12-17 | S: 2941 C: 608 [discussion] 2018-01-03 | S: 142 C: 66 [discussion] 2020-04-29 | S: 6828 C: 833

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# Hacker News (2022-01-01–2022-06-30) Lobste.rs (2022-01-01–2022-06-30) Proggit (2022-01-01–2022-06-30)
1 Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided U.S. Lobster burntsushi has left the site, algorithm detecting standing might be off Dolphin Emulator - Temptation of the Apple: Dolphin on macOS M1
[discussion] 2020-11-07 | S: 3089 C: 4576 [discussion] 2021-06-01 | S: 224 C: 279 [discussion] 2021-05-24 | S: 498 C: 16439
2 Amazon, Apple and Google Cut Off Parler Microsoft is building a Chromium-powered web browser for Windows 10 Blockchain, the amazing solution for almost nothing (2020)
[discussion] 2021-01-10 | S: 1058 C: 3676 [discussion] 2018-12-04 | S: 23 C: 219 [discussion] 2021-12-07 | S: 6699 C: 2986
3 Supreme Court Overturns Roe vs. Wade Remove Richard Stallman Cryptocurrency is an abject disaster
[discussion] 2022-06-24 | S: 1765 C: 3463 [discussion] 2019-09-18 | S: 16 C: 207 [discussion] 2021-04-27 | S: 5585 C: 2421
4 Twitter set to accept Musk's $43B offer – sources I am leaving LLVM There aren't that many uses for blockchains
[discussion] 2022-04-25 | S: 2250 C: 3279 [discussion] 2018-05-03 | S: 58 C: 201 [discussion] 2022-08-11 | S: 6245 C: 2194
5 YouTube to remove content that alleges widespread election fraud Upcoming Git changes the default of init.defaultBranch to main Software development topics I've changed my mind on after 6 years in the industry
[discussion] 2020-12-09 | S: 1183 C: 3064 [discussion] 2020-11-17 | S: 93 C: 182 [discussion] 2021-08-28 | S: 5366 C: 2013
6 Elon Musk makes $43B unsolicited bid to take Twitter private Rust, Zig, and the Futility of "Replacing" C “If software engineering is in demand, why is it so hard to get a software engineering job?”
[discussion] 2022-04-14 | S: 2688 C: 2996 [discussion] 2021-02-28 | S: 49 C: 163 [discussion] 2021-08-31 | S: 6832 C: 1740
7 UK votes to leave EU Use plaintext email Free software advocates seek removal of Richard Stallman and entire FSF board
[discussion] 2016-06-24 | S: 3125 C: 2530 [discussion] 2019-07-24 | S: 111 C: 156 [discussion] 2021-03-24 | S: 1283 C: 1591
8 U.S. Capitol Locked Down Amid Escalating Protests Is it time to look past Git? Red Hat is suspending all their funding to the FSF in response to Richard Stallman’s returning to the FSF board
[discussion] 2021-01-06 | S: 1986 C: 2422 [discussion] 2022-07-06 | S: 64 C: 152 [discussion] 2021-03-26 | S: 1334 C: 1582
9 Google Fires Employee Behind Controversial Diversity Memo What's Your Most Controversial Technical Opinion? DOOM Captcha - Captchas don't have to be boring
[discussion] 2017-08-08 | S: 1697 C: 2373 [discussion] 2014-11-06 | S: 49 C: 151 [discussion] 2021-05-25 | S: 2208 C: 1572
10 Donald Trump is the president-elect of the U.S. Give Up GitHub Article says that today's students are unfamiliar with the concept of files and folders, is this your experience?
[discussion] 2016-11-09 | S: 1817 C: 2215 [discussion] 2022-06-30 | S: 103 C: 149 [discussion] 2021-09-23 | S: 3108 C: 1486
11 Dr. Seuss books deemed offensive will be delisted from eBay Back to Microsoft · Using Windows again so I can use Linux effectively Crypto miners are killing free CI
[discussion] 2021-03-04 | S: 881 C: 2211 [discussion] 2020-01-15 | S: 42 C: 144 [discussion] 2021-04-25 | S: 3794 C: 1484
12 Richard M. Stallman resigns Richard Stallman announcing his return to the FSF's Board of Directors Survey Says Developers Are Definitely Not Interested In Crypto Or NFTs | 'How this hasn’t been identified as a pyramid scheme is beyond me'
[discussion] 2019-09-17 | S: 1747 C: 2180 [discussion] 2021-03-24 | S: 36 C: 143 [discussion] 2022-01-24 | S: 4126 C: 1477
13 GitHub, fuck your name change Generics arent ready for Go Youtube-dl just received a DMCA takedown from RIAA
[discussion] 2021-03-17 | S: 3353 C: 2007 [discussion] 2019-02-18 | S: 51 C: 140 [discussion] 2020-10-23 | S: 8683 C: 1474
14 Universal Basic Income is Capitalism 2.0 RCE 0-day exploit found in log4j, a popular Java logging package Researchers Secretly Tried To Add Vulnerabilities To Linux Kernel, Ended Up Getting Banned
[discussion] 2020-07-30 | S: 1105 C: 1979 [discussion] 2021-12-10 | S: 131 C: 139 [discussion] 2021-04-21 | S: 14526 C: 1446
15 “About one-third of Basecamp employees accepted buyouts today” Where Did Software Go Wrong? Blockchain, the amazing solution for almost nothing
[discussion] 2021-04-30 | S: 1361 C: 1956 [discussion] 2020-05-27 | S: 55 C: 137 [discussion] 2020-10-20 | S: 6533 C: 1427
16 Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump The RuboCop Name Drama Redux Hundreds of Google Employees Unionize, Culminating Years of Activism
[discussion] 2021-01-08 | S: 1961 C: 1950 [discussion] 2020-06-08 | S: 78 C: 136 [discussion] 2021-01-04 | S: 12451 C: 1388
17 Tesla Cybertruck We can do better than Signal “Digging around HTML code” is criminal. Missouri Governor doubles down again in attack ad
[discussion] 2019-11-22 | S: 1765 C: 1929 [discussion] 2021-01-17 | S: 76 C: 135 [discussion] 2021-10-24 | S: 11384 C: 1370
18 “They introduce kernel bugs on purpose” The Internet Has a Huge C/C++ Problem and Developers Don't Want to Deal With It Never trust a programmer who says he knows C++
[discussion] 2021-04-21 | S: 3023 C: 1912 [discussion] 2018-11-15 | S: 43 C: 135 [discussion] 2021-11-21 | S: 2651 C: 1343
19 AirPods Max Rust: A Critical Retrospective Cryptocurrency is an abject disaster
[discussion] 2020-12-08 | S: 996 C: 1831 [discussion] 2022-05-19 | S: 86 C: 134 [discussion] 2021-08-15 | S: 2653 C: 1339
20 Russian forces invade Ukraine after Putin orders attack The Anti-Capitalist Software License How To Spot Toxic Software Jobs From Their Descriptions
[discussion] 2022-02-24 | S: 2278 C: 1812 [discussion] 2020-08-21 | S: 56 C: 133 [discussion] 2020-09-02 | S: 6285 C: 1255
21 Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index Counting the Countless: Why data science is a profound threat for queer people Is Web3 a Scam?
[discussion] 2021-02-10 | S: 982 C: 1810 [discussion] 2019-10-14 | S: 36 C: 133 [discussion] 2022-01-11 | S: 1727 C: 1244
22 How Silicon Valley destroyed Parler Fucking laptops GitHub default name branch changes (but you can opt out!)
[discussion] 2021-01-12 | S: 1060 C: 1795 [discussion] 2020-02-19 | S: 68 C: 132 [discussion] 2020-09-18 | S: 927 C: 1244
23 SpaceX said to fire employees involved in letter rebuking Elon Musk Announcing the Hare programming language What Problem Blockchains Actually Solve
[discussion] 2022-06-17 | S: 614 C: 1783 [discussion] 2022-04-25 | S: 91 C: 129 [discussion] 2021-12-21 | S: 1454 C: 1198
24 Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street If you could re-design Rust from scratch today, what would you change? Getting GPLv2 compliance from a Chinese company- in person
[discussion] 2018-03-19 | S: 2361 C: 1766 [discussion] 2021-04-27 | S: 41 C: 129 [discussion] 2021-08-22 | S: 6063 C: 1188
25 iPhone X Rust is not a good C replacement Linus Torvalds rails against 80-character-lines as a de facto programming standard
[discussion] 2017-09-12 | S: 995 C: 1746 [discussion] 2019-03-25 | S: 102 C: 128 [discussion] 2021-01-03 | S: 5621 C: 1184

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