Hakaran

Hacker News Rankings

  1. What's your quarantine side project?

    1336 points by dhr May 13 12:38 | 2248 comments

  2. Name one idea that changed your life

    1084 points by yarapavan May 6 9:08 | 814 comments

  3. What startup/technology is on your 'to watch' list?

    998 points by iameoghan May 22 13:17 | 667 comments

  4. Mind bending books to read and never be the same as before?

    961 points by behnamoh May 11 23:43 | 719 comments

  5. Dark mode for HN please?

    780 points by krm01 May 15 14:56 | 445 comments

  6. Is your company sticking to on-premise servers? Why?

    779 points by aspyct May 6 5:02 | 755 comments

  7. Am I the longest-serving programmer – 57 years and counting?

    731 points by genedangelo May 30 18:53 | 139 comments

  8. Keybase Alternatives?

    726 points by capableweb May 7 7:34 | 228 comments

  9. How do you manage self-study?

    666 points by ruph123 May 3 0:14 | 222 comments

  10. Is there a search engine which excludes the world's biggest websites?

    578 points by cJ0th May 16 5:28 | 228 comments

  11. What are your favorite developer-efficiency tips?

    566 points by kanyethegreat May 8 13:14 | 522 comments

  12. Who is hiring? (May 2020)

    549 points by whoishiring May 1 8:01 | 697 comments

  13. Is there still a place for native desktop apps?

    524 points by Jaruzel May 17 6:31 | 751 comments

  14. Any job boards and age-friendly companies for older developers?

    445 points by nonines May 27 2:03 | 440 comments

  15. Dear open source devs how do you sustain yourself

    409 points by mraza007 May 17 23:13 | 309 comments

  16. Has anybody shipped a web app at scale with 1 DB per account?

    406 points by bradgessler May 25 14:19 | 258 comments

  17. Ways to generate income when you're at home without pay?

    383 points by throwawayt856 May 21 6:35 | 286 comments

  18. I've been promoted to Architect. What do I need to learn/do to excel?

    373 points by dotdi May 12 2:28 | 214 comments

  19. If you could work remote where would you live?

    349 points by sloaken May 24 14:06 | 738 comments

  20. Best books under 200 pages for developers?

    342 points by erkanerol May 30 11:52 | 64 comments

  21. Who regrets choosing Elixir?

    325 points by seancoleman May 23 8:26 | 323 comments

  22. How long has Google been censoring YouTube comments critical of China?

    324 points by alfiedotwtf May 18 5:03 | 108 comments

  23. I work for AWS. How do I encourage change for Amazon warehouse workers?

    320 points by awscompassion May 5 11:58 | 212 comments

  24. What collaborative whiteboard are you using?

    314 points by simonmales May 22 6:53 | 163 comments

  25. Looking for side project ideas

    310 points by mraza007 May 24 3:20 | 154 comments

  26. How to stop anxiety from too many choices?

    287 points by dennisy May 10 4:57 | 104 comments

  27. How do you brand yourself as a freelancer?

    269 points by bluewalt May 23 5:12 | 101 comments

  28. Do you ever go back and admire a piece of code you wrote?

    257 points by grimwall May 7 5:01 | 259 comments

  29. Any good FOSS alternative to Google's reCAPTCHA?

    241 points by paulintrognon May 6 3:55 | 133 comments

  30. What is your learning strategy?

    234 points by erkanerol May 17 4:12 | 99 comments

  31. Examples of great ‘productized consulting’ landing pages?

    227 points by rahimnathwani May 25 11:36 | 45 comments

  32. Production Lisp in 2020?

    222 points by dhab May 18 23:00 | 215 comments

  33. Why can't I send faxes from my phone?

    218 points by throwlaplace May 2 15:17 | 163 comments

  34. What programming skills are required by HFT or Trading firms

    217 points by mraza007 May 15 3:22 | 214 comments

  35. Learning the business-side of things as a developer?

    211 points by hvasilev May 2 3:08 | 48 comments

  36. What is the point of “© 2020 CompanyName” in website footers?

    209 points by truetaurus May 16 4:33 | 77 comments

  37. Intellectually simulating Podcasts/conversations/Talk

    196 points by gajju3588 May 2 4:33 | 99 comments

  38. Do you still use MongoDB?

    194 points by macando May 22 3:14 | 234 comments

  39. Who wants to be hired? (May 2020)

    191 points by whoishiring May 1 8:01 | 354 comments

  40. What interesting stuff are you browsing?

    190 points by strooper May 17 9:57 | 109 comments

  41. Why isn’t visual programming a bigger thing?

    185 points by remolacha May 20 15:01 | 294 comments

  42. I'd like to learn vocals, any suggestion on how I can do this?

    184 points by kevindeasis May 29 23:52 | 75 comments

  43. Your must-read HN post?

    169 points by imheretolearn May 18 11:38 | 29 comments

  44. How come there is no example code for B2B-SaaS apps?

    159 points by node-bayarea May 2 14:03 | 90 comments

  45. OCR framework for extracting formatted text?

    146 points by crocodiletears May 22 4:33 | 42 comments

  46. “Git” for Microsoft Office?

    145 points by toyg May 20 4:20 | 139 comments

  47. Did Google turn off IMAP access for good over the weekend?

    143 points by JetSpiegel May 4 4:01 | 81 comments

  48. No formal software education – is there hope for me?

    143 points by polishdude20 May 3 12:30 | 157 comments

  49. What are the other websites you visit daily?

    133 points by flashyfaffe2 May 8 13:21 | 39 comments

  50. Production Prolog in 2020?

    131 points by timxor May 19 5:20 | 70 comments

  51. What are some hard-tech blogs that you follow?

    126 points by sarthakjshetty May 16 12:08 | 13 comments

  52. Best resources for non-technical founders to understand hacker mindset?

    115 points by jamiecollinson May 15 3:25 | 104 comments

  53. Is there any open source tool for creating simple CRUD Apps?

    114 points by aswinmohanme May 21 13:38 | 51 comments

  54. Did Reddit ever end up giving equity to any of its users?

    112 points by jimhi May 24 23:40 | 52 comments

  55. My mother has shaky hands – guidance on iPhone accessibility settings?

    106 points by frereubu May 21 4:24 | 62 comments

  56. How to self-host comments on your otherwise static blog?

    104 points by abdullahkhalids May 6 12:31 | 51 comments

  57. Best resources to understand enterprise networking and security?

    103 points by geewee May 19 5:03 | 20 comments

  58. How to be fluent in functional language speak?

    103 points by _448 May 5 2:40 | 107 comments

  59. Do kids drag your career down?

    99 points by giantg2 May 17 18:23 | 125 comments

  60. Best practices (and examples) for designing client libraries for APIs?

    97 points by akudha May 23 8:09 | 20 comments

  61. Software for producing terminal-based tutorials?

    95 points by plg May 27 5:22 | 41 comments

  62. How to Study Mathematics?

    94 points by hypersurface May 4 15:44 | 31 comments

  63. I'm a software engineer diagnosed with Alzheimer's,how should I prepare?

    84 points by charlieporter May 12 8:17 | 36 comments

  64. Online Compiler Courses?

    81 points by brundolf May 14 16:57 | 17 comments

  65. How do I create that mental reset effect Monday has on me?

    70 points by noobrunner May 11 8:06 | 37 comments

  66. What are your outdoor friendly remote work tips?

    69 points by nsho May 25 12:19 | 43 comments

  67. How do you answer “where do you see yourself in 5 years?”

    69 points by mud_dauber May 16 9:49 | 68 comments

  68. Is your employer paying for your new office space, your home?

    66 points by throwaway1654 May 24 15:54 | 48 comments

  69. What is wrong with Google Chrome?

    66 points by isthispermanent May 11 7:05 | 33 comments

  70. Has anyone been fired because they were job hunting?

    62 points by jgwil2 May 23 14:50 | 53 comments

  71. Which product/design blogs do you follow?

    62 points by steamboiler May 9 19:34 | 11 comments

  72. What PostgreSQL client do you use?

    61 points by iameoghan May 16 16:51 | 57 comments

  73. What's your Django side project?

    60 points by rasulkireev May 14 7:23 | 90 comments

  74. Do you maintain a log of what you learn? How often do you go over them?

    59 points by deepan_s May 11 7:04 | 37 comments

  75. Freelancer? Seeking freelancer? (May 2020)

    58 points by whoishiring May 1 8:01 | 169 comments

  76. People who rejected a FAANG offer. Why?

    57 points by imheretolearn May 17 17:33 | 47 comments

  77. Can you still achieve FIRE if you start planning at 40?

    56 points by amazonavocado May 7 10:59 | 43 comments

  78. Why are you against open plan offices?

    54 points by gmtx725 May 12 1:20 | 149 comments

  79. How do you set a goal and stay focused?

    53 points by ipiz0618 May 23 6:41 | 21 comments

  80. What news aggregator like HN do you visit every day?

    52 points by romaintailhurat May 29 6:58 | 26 comments

  81. What's the biggest time waste on your workday?

    52 points by andriosr May 16 8:46 | 83 comments

  82. Is YouTube Working Properly?

    51 points by asib May 14 16:21 | 27 comments

  83. Why do we pay taxes if the Fed can just print money?

    50 points by xoxoy May 20 15:27 | 57 comments

  84. I've saved up $80k USD. What should I do with it?

    50 points by neilgodwin May 6 3:22 | 107 comments

  85. Any ideas for children education at home?

    48 points by plafl May 15 1:44 | 40 comments

  86. I found out a hacker's phone number. Now what?

    46 points by throwawaySaaS1 May 12 20:49 | 27 comments

  87. Where to Host Dedicated Servers?

    46 points by byefruit May 7 1:33 | 19 comments

  88. Are we downvoting comments because we disagree?

    46 points by leonroy May 5 6:59 | 39 comments

  89. How will more corporate acceptance of remote work play out?

    45 points by taurath May 21 11:56 | 19 comments

  90. How do you keep notes of things you learn

    45 points by mraza007 May 10 20:05 | 42 comments

  91. One-man teams that got into YC, etc., without much self-capital?

    45 points by archibaldJ May 2 12:03 | 18 comments

  92. The most impressive non-academic achievement?

    44 points by neilshevlin May 25 7:21 | 56 comments

  93. What interests you to work at a FAANG

    43 points by mraza007 May 26 1:44 | 36 comments

  94. Now we're staying inside with Wi-Fi, have you changed your cell plan?

    43 points by behnamoh May 18 21:23 | 70 comments

  95. Is deep learning obsession in college ill founded?

    43 points by muazzam May 11 8:26 | 35 comments

  96. What's your #1 productivity hack?

    42 points by lluis_m_ventura May 7 0:11 | 49 comments

  97. Best Book for Personal Finance and Investment

    42 points by r0f1 May 2 7:45 | 12 comments

  98. Where do HN readers spend their online downtime?

    41 points by mnoorani May 28 9:40 | 29 comments

  99. If you are fully/partially remote, would you hire devs in India?

    41 points by sachingupta006 May 25 15:44 | 49 comments

  100. I just started my first real workday, any tips?

    41 points by melvinroest May 18 10:01 | 56 comments