Ask HN ranking for the past month

  1. Who is hiring? (September 2021) | 984
  2. What could a modern database do that PostgreSQL and MySQL can't | 321
  3. Companies of one, what is your tech stack? | 320
  4. Where can I live off 1k USD per month? | 531
  5. How Do You Learn? | 171
  6. What problem are you close to solving and how can we help? | 472
  7. Managing career progression for those with no interest in progressing? | 241
  8. Books that teach you programming languages via systems projects? | 66
  9. Do you still miss your RIM BlackBerry? | 258
  10. Advice on bringing community broadband to Los Alamos? | 67
  11. How much is Google collecting and keeping on Android if not signed in? | 52
  12. How did Google botch messaging/video/hangouts so badly? | 91
  13. Why is Confluence Wiki Search so bad? | 104
  14. How do I get fit and healthy as a software engineer? | 196
  15. How to negotiate stock options? | 85
  16. Graduating CS soon, how do I find a job? | 137
  17. Who wants to be hired? (September 2021) | 248
  18. Who was the most competent person you worked or collaborated with? | 13
  19. Why don’t you use Linux as your daily driver OS? | 296
  20. What type of personal NAS would you recommend? | 111
  21. Has web development become insane or am I stuck in my ways? | 69
  22. Any successful transitions from a tech/IT career to working in the arts? | 80
  23. Is anyone monitoring popular apps to check if they're listening? | 91
  24. How do you create a cross-platform GUI without using Electron? | 110
  25. Books that teach you logic building skills | 25
  26. Host of Software Engineering Daily is not well. Can anyone in SF help? | 19
  27. Where is the open source smart TV firmware? | 39
  28. Neurological Effects of Computer Programming? | 103
  29. It seems like everyone is getting rich? | 108
  30. Why Did Pascal Fail? | 163
  31. Have you found it difficult to get quality technical content on YouTube? | 53
  32. Is there a recruiter email blocklist somewhere? | 63
  33. How do you take notes throughout your work day? | 86
  34. Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (September 2021) | 118
  35. Book Recommendations | 19
  36. Suspended by Google Domains | 49
  37. Best books on modern distributed systems | 21
  38. Where can you apply for a programming job when you are a Class A asshole | 49
  39. Why does validating a user require 14000 files? | 49
  40. Why is the touchpad on MacBooks still ahead of other manufacturers? | 55
  41. Books that impacted your work that few other people seem to care about? | 37
  42. What is the highest consulting rate that you have come across, in tech? | 48
  43. What is your strongest contrarian opinion? | 366
  44. How do you handle user-generated content in your apps? | 87
  45. I love coding, but I hate web development. How can I “jump ship”? | 41
  46. How did you become a software engineer? | 75
  47. How do FAANGs document their infrastructure? | 8
  48. Are you terrified of Plaid’s account verification approach? | 24
  49. What’s the server architecture of Hacker News? | 16
  50. One Person, $1M Company | 46
  51. What do you think of System76? | 99
  52. London High-End Salaries | 9
  53. How to bypass learning CSS? | 54
  54. Does privacy and data protection law apply to the inside of your home? | 19
  55. Why is Reddit so slow and unreliable? | 44
  56. How are you onboarding new team members? | 26
  57. What are some good Raspberry Pi alternatives? | 49
  58. What are your non-tech hobbies? | 84
  59. Any Good Alternative for Docker? | 27
  60. Do any discussion boards that aren't Facebook/Reddit still exist? | 74
  61. Who else sick of “Rich” people teaching moral/life philosophy? | 48
  62. Can you be openly politically right-leaning in tech in North America? | 57
  63. What does database (internals) development look like? | 14
  64. How has GraphQL panned out for your organization? | 18
  65. Why Bother with All This? | 43
  66. Is Google, as an employer, losing its prestige? | 37
  67. What is the most interesting FOSS that most people don't know about? | 12
  68. How do you track your billable working hours? | 37
  69. How many of you changed your mind about Bitcoin? | 49
  70. What can I do to actively fight climate change? | 79
  71. How do I get my question on Hacker News to show up in the “ask” section? | 7
  72. Remote Work for Refugees and Asylum Seekers? | 27
  73. What would you be working on if money were no object? | 59
  74. My lack of dating prospects is severly impacting my career. What to do? | 24
  75. What's your approach to personal data archiving and backups? | 31
  76. Vetted homeschooling resources for kids (5-10) to learn coding? | 18
  77. Any way for everyday programmers to help solve important problems? | 19
  78. Protonmail Alternatives? | 25
  79. Have you ever written code that you later regretted for ethical reasons? | 13
  80. What are your opinions on modern BASIC dialects? | 36
  81. Dear Non-tech founders, how do you build MVPs? | 30
  82. I am 34 years old refugee how Can I find a job | 23
  83. Any recourse for a f***ed contract? | 26
  84. How to Get into Crypto as a Programmer? | 13
  85. How much recurring income do you generate and from what? | 31
  86. How did you recover from a burnout? | 21
  87. Is there a search engine that performs “Exact Search”? | 24
  88. What happened to the “Node with some other JavaScript engine” projects? | 6
  89. Are there contemporary notebooks up for tinkerers? | 13
  90. How to Stay Organized? | 23
  91. What do you think of B-Corp (balance profit with people and planet) | 18
  92. I'm a solo founder and a billion dollar company wants to use my SaaS | 41
  93. Most secure way to run Nextcloud? | 10
  94. How to deal with loved ones that are affected by fake news? | 49
  95. Does your job make the world a better place? | 42
  96. What news sources do you use to maintain a broad perspective? | 64
  97. What's the best way to learn mathematics outside of formal education? | 19
  98. What was your best passive income in 2021? | 15
  99. Software engineers who have been promoted with a large salary increase? | 46
  100. What can you do when “unsubscribe” doesn't work? | 34