Hakaran

Hacker News Rankings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  5. Best books under 200 pages for developers?

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

  6. Looking for side project ideas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. Software for producing terminal-based tutorials?

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

  11. What are your outdoor friendly remote work tips?

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

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

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

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

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

  14. The most impressive non-academic achievement?

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

  15. What interests you to work at a FAANG

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

  16. Where do HN readers spend their online downtime?

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

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

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

  18. Can't focus when writing code in dark mode

    40 points by vucetica May 30 10:20 | 49 comments

  19. What is your favorite way to read online content?

    39 points by MaximumMadness May 28 10:32 | 57 comments

  20. How did you catch Covid-19?

    39 points by blackpanda May 27 8:37 | 16 comments

  21. What was programming like before internet?

    33 points by shivekkhurana May 30 10:07 | 35 comments

  22. Simple but modern Python dev set-up?

    31 points by peruvian May 27 16:55 | 21 comments

  23. Why you do what you do?

    30 points by lnalx May 29 17:34 | 24 comments

  24. Who owns archive.is, and why are they trustworthy?

    27 points by ev1 May 26 13:35 | 8 comments

  25. Mental barrier preventing earning more $$$

    25 points by natzar May 25 1:55 | 17 comments

  26. What is your blog stack?

    18 points by fredrb May 28 3:24 | 31 comments

  27. How likely is a US revolution?

    17 points by reducesuffering May 25 20:55 | 37 comments

  28. What do you do when you get soft banned from captcha?

    16 points by chipperyman573 May 29 15:25 | 5 comments

  29. Do you think you have an actual novel idea?

    16 points by HelloFellowDevs May 26 8:05 | 11 comments

  30. What's the startup scene like in Austin?

    15 points by k00b May 25 18:29 | 19 comments

  31. How do you keep track of the architecture of a personal project?

    15 points by curiousgal May 24 0:42 | 7 comments

  32. Any current Thiel Fellows here?

    14 points by gavribirnbaum May 29 13:53 | 1 comments

  33. How to manage burnout / jadedness and job hunt?

    14 points by soburnedout May 28 11:58 | 10 comments

  34. Should I give in to voice assistants?

    14 points by dgzl May 28 7:02 | 21 comments

  35. What got you out of coding tutorials and into developing software?

    14 points by ima_banana May 28 3:39 | 6 comments

  36. Other cofounders want to split an office?

    14 points by outofoffice May 27 17:58 | 11 comments

  37. How long does it take to write a high quality technical blog post?

    14 points by diehunde May 27 12:57 | 5 comments

  38. When do you think we will be able to regenerate teeth?

    14 points by eyzer May 26 20:57 | 5 comments

  39. How does Google know police shooting target's name?

    13 points by brailsafe May 29 19:30 | 8 comments

  40. Best Tech for a Web Site in 2020

    13 points by DataJunkie May 24 23:07 | 9 comments

  41. Firing up the ole RSS reader. What are some good feeds out there?

    13 points by slovette May 24 19:50 | 7 comments

  42. Who Regrets Choosing Rust?

    13 points by DevopsQuestions May 24 13:20 | 2 comments

  43. Have affiliate commissions polluted reviews?

    12 points by doglet May 30 10:43 | 7 comments

  44. What is going on with SSL certs?

    12 points by julesie May 30 5:07 | 4 comments

  45. How do you search for revolutionary ideas?

    12 points by pytel May 29 3:45 | 3 comments

  46. How do you organize/store your personal information and documents?

    12 points by brittpart_ May 27 18:28 | 10 comments

  47. What are your pandemic-inspired startup ideas?

    12 points by pcbro141 May 26 16:49 | 4 comments

  48. What is your favorite UI design system?

    12 points by remolacha May 25 22:08 | 6 comments

  49. How is your backend instrumented?

    12 points by parthi May 24 17:04 | 7 comments

  50. How much of pay cut would you take for a more fulfilling job?

    11 points by x32n23nr May 28 13:45 | 24 comments

  51. What camera apps exist that can blur faces securely? (re: Minneapolis)

    11 points by mtae May 28 12:14 | 4 comments

  52. Will “In Person” become the new luxury item?

    11 points by mrharrison May 24 14:37 | 4 comments

  53. Poland vs. Ukraine for choosing a dev shop?

    10 points by codegeek May 28 10:48 | 11 comments

  54. Industries/Companies to Get into Today?

    10 points by Kshad May 27 13:07 | 6 comments

  55. Where to report about software taking pictures without permission?

    10 points by Shinobuu May 25 7:06 | 2 comments

  56. How to grow as an engineering leader with mid-level hands-on experience?

    10 points by quantamiser May 24 8:47 | 5 comments

  57. How does Clearbit Reveal know who I am?

    9 points by rahimnathwani May 30 14:20 | 4 comments

  58. What book/s have you read more than once?

    9 points by e19293001 May 28 23:17 | 9 comments

  59. Duckduckgo Is Advertising?

    9 points by rubidium May 27 5:15 | 9 comments

  60. How to find clients to start working remotely while you have a job?

    9 points by blueterminal May 26 5:15 | 9 comments

  61. Is the iPad ready as a SSH-centric development machine?

    9 points by nextos May 25 12:26 | 8 comments

  62. How do I find legit, quality products on Amazon?

    9 points by vz8 May 24 16:59 | 12 comments

  63. Ever wonder if you would be happier doing something else?

    8 points by neurotic_coder May 30 9:06 | 2 comments

  64. My company is being acquired. How can I maximize my upside as an IC?

    8 points by liquidate_this May 29 6:33 | 7 comments

  65. What proprietary / SaaS product do you wish was open source?

    8 points by ksj2114 May 27 11:09 | 2 comments

  66. What is your Work From Home setup

    8 points by magneticz May 26 0:16 | 14 comments

  67. What Is Your Worldview?

    8 points by lookinward May 25 12:31 | 6 comments

  68. Where are some good IRC/IM places hackers hang out?

    7 points by redact207 May 30 20:59 | 2 comments

  69. When to claim you know a programming language?

    7 points by bluemooner May 29 10:34 | 9 comments

  70. What style guides are there for technical documentation?

    7 points by bitofhope May 29 7:43 | 7 comments

  71. Making meetings compete with each other (not with your ability to work)?

    7 points by genevpd May 28 16:53 | 1 comments

  72. Any good book for dealing with young adult anxiety?

    7 points by Kshad May 28 10:08 | 4 comments

  73. How do I build a robust social media profile data scraper?

    7 points by nerdynapster May 26 10:50 | 5 comments

  74. What tech stack do you use for quick web side projects?

    7 points by chrisshroba May 26 5:29 | 12 comments

  75. Do you remove UTM parameters from links when including them in messages?

    7 points by crones May 24 17:22 | 9 comments

  76. When do you hire UX professionals, and why?

    6 points by meristem May 29 12:47 | 1 comments

  77. I discovered my co-founder has a history of sexual harassment

    6 points by harassthrowaway May 28 23:31 | 6 comments

  78. Has your company noticed a productivity dip since going remote?

    6 points by hsavit1 May 28 11:59 | 6 comments

  79. I'm confused by my success given how horrible a student I was in college

    6 points by d33lio May 28 9:45 | 12 comments

  80. Could fake web browsing fool web tracking?

    6 points by f055 May 27 8:40 | 1 comments

  81. How do you monitor your backups?

    6 points by nicolaslem May 24 7:55 | 5 comments

  82. Good books/courses for an up-to-date introduction to NLP?

    5 points by mnjn May 30 12:00 | 1 comments

  83. What are your best purchases under $100?

    5 points by ozres1 May 30 11:28 | 7 comments

  84. Are indie game devs happy with Apple Arcade 6 months after its launch?

    5 points by spenvo May 28 9:35 | 0 comments

  85. Technical choices shopping for desktop virtualization solutions?

    5 points by xtiansimon May 28 6:32 | 2 comments

  86. Laptop Recommendation?

    5 points by ian0 May 28 4:08 | 2 comments

  87. Why someone would use a nocode tool vs. a cloud CMS?

    5 points by amorsly May 28 0:08 | 3 comments

  88. What is your one line wisdom you would like to share?

    5 points by bsldld May 27 20:00 | 4 comments

  89. Does a genius.com-like app to annotate ArXiv papers exist?

    5 points by loltyler1 May 27 18:44 | 4 comments

  90. Do you think you are smarter than average person?

    5 points by m0ck May 27 4:45 | 3 comments

  91. Unrecognized Google Cloud charge – scared to chargeback

    5 points by throwaway2019V May 26 20:53 | 1 comments

  92. When did GitHub releases start redirecting to S3?

    5 points by verdverm May 26 14:55 | 2 comments

  93. How do you choose a startup to work at?

    5 points by k00b May 26 11:59 | 4 comments

  94. How often do you think about death as a concept?

    5 points by ayakura May 25 18:48 | 2 comments

  95. Toptal, it is worth the effort? Any story?

    5 points by iot_devs May 25 12:45 | 2 comments

  96. Any advice on standing desk use?

    4 points by takizawa11 May 30 14:43 | 5 comments

  97. In what condition, company will consider to use system other than x86?

    4 points by mikewang May 28 17:46 | 9 comments

  98. Service for secure SMS verification for websites?

    4 points by sweatygrapes May 28 5:25 | 5 comments

  99. What's a great starter project to learn Go?

    4 points by aloukissas May 26 15:02 | 4 comments

  100. What is your pen and paper productivity system?

    4 points by admiral33 May 24 11:29 | 6 comments