Story ranking for the past month

  1. WhatsApp gives users an ultimatum: Share data with Facebook or stop using app | 1146
  2. U.S. Capitol Locked Down Amid Escalating Protests | 2409
  3. Permanent suspension of @realDonaldTrump | 1952
  4. Uber discovered they’d been defrauded out of 2/3 of their ad spend | 785
  5. GitHub is fully available in Iran | 474
  6. Google Safe Browsing can kill a startup | 542
  7. A group of Google workers have announced plans to unionize | 1344
  8. My Experience at Apple | 778
  9. GNOME has no thumbnails in the file picker and my toilets are blocked | 724
  10. A half-hour to learn Rust | 329
  11. TabFS: Mount your Browser Tabs as a Filesystem | 235
  12. Amazon: Not OK – Why we had to change Elastic licensing | 629
  13. Thanks HN: You helped save a company that now helps thousands make a living | 180
  14. No meetings, no deadlines, no full-time employees | 516
  15. California law bans delivery apps from listing a restaurant without an agreement | 620
  16. Ditherpunk: The article I wish I had about monochrome image dithering | 200
  17. Tips for a Better Life | 464
  18. What I’ve Learned in 45 Years in the Software Industry | 354
  19. DALL·E: Creating Images from Text | 267
  20. Stealing Your Private YouTube Videos, One Frame at a Time | 192
  21. Just Wanted to Say Thanks | 241
  22. Do You Love Me? [video] | 453
  23. How We Saved Dot Org | 151
  24. Signal community: Reminder: Please be nice | 430
  25. Hotwire: HTML over the Wire | 545
  26. How Silicon Valley destroyed Parler | 1792
  27. Amazon, Apple and Google Cut Off Parler | 1447
  28. ECC matters | 550
  29. Ten year study: No link between violent video games and aggressive behavior | 567
  30. Europe Is Guaranteeing Citizens the Right to Repair | 356
  31. Slack is down | 481
  32. Happy New Year HN | 236
  33. How bad is your Spotify? | 607
  34. Facebook Indefinitely Suspends Trump | 1295
  35. Apple has threatened to remove Amphetamine from the App Store | 647
  36. Tell HN: Aaron Swartz died today, 8 years ago | 181
  37. Show HN: I made an alternative platform for professional profiles | 357
  38. Response to “WireGuard: great protocol, but skip the Mac app” | 373
  39. Signal is having technical difficulties | 716
  40. 70TB of Parler users’ messages, videos, and posts leaked by security researchers | 950
  41. Bitcoin is a disaster | 959
  42. IPFS Support in Brave | 303
  43. Why Is There a Bucatini Shortage in America? | 323
  44. Sci-Hub Is Now on the ‘Uncensorable Web’ | 397
  45. Write code. Not too much. Mostly functions. | 352
  46. USA vs. Julian Assange Judgment | 606
  47. I wasted $40k on a fantastic startup idea | 376
  48. What Silicon Valley gets about engineers that traditional companies do not | 324
  49. Apple removes first-party firewall exemption in macOS 11.2 beta 2 | 345
  50. Signal WhatsApp Chats Import | 271
  51. Why can’t you buy a good webcam? | 772
  52. Russian opposition leader Navalny dupes spy into revealing how he was poisoned | 248
  53. Ruby 3.0 | 281
  54. Tokio 1.0 – async runtime for Rust | 402
  55. Software effort estimation is mostly fake research | 302
  56. Show HN: I shot high-res stitched panoramas in Iceland using a thermal camera | 95
  57. EU Signs €145B Declaration to Develop Next Gen Processors and 2nm Technology | 478
  58. If it will matter after today, don't talk about it in a chat room | 315
  59. How to overcome Phone Addiction | 298
  60. Wikipedia is 20 | 370
  61. Ask HN: Best Talks of 2020? | 170
  62. Null | 187
  63. Dasung just released a 25 inch eInk monitor | 382
  64. GPT-Neo – Building a GPT-3-sized model, open source and free | 251
  65. We don't need data scientists, we need data engineers | 352
  66. HR is not your friend, and other things I think you should know | 454
  67. School or Prison | 475
  68. Open Source Smartwatch | 246
  69. Rust is now overall faster than C in benchmarks | 428
  70. Algorithms for Decision Making | 85
  71. What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting | 201
  72. I logged my activities at 15-minute intervals for the whole year | 308
  73. Ask HN: Why does Pinterest dominate Google text search results? | 312
  74. The account of realDonaldTrump will be locked for 12 hours | 1144
  75. WRT54G History: The Router That Accidentally Went Open Source | 318
  76. PeerTube v3 | 231
  77. SolarWinds hackers were able to access Microsoft source code | 384
  78. Show HN: PSX Party – Online Multiplayer Playstation 1 Emulator Using WebRTC | 171
  79. Stripe bans Trump campaign | 864
  80. Pfizer vaccine appears effective against mutation in new coronavirus variants | 231
  81. Parler drops offline after Amazon pulls support | 1260
  82. Asahi Linux: Linux on Apple Silicon project | 404
  83. Ubiquiti Networks Breach | 466
  84. Facebook buying ads for Messenger to be top result when you search for 'Signal' | 199
  85. No, Cellebrite Cannot “Break Signal Encryption” | 239
  86. Comic Mono | 216
  87. Interview advice that got me offers | 359
  88. Ticketmaster admits it hacked Songkick before it went out of business | 316
  89. Google Maps' Moat Is Evaporating | 427
  90. Pirate Bay founder thinks Parler’s inability to stay online is 'embarrassing' | 589
  91. BeagleV – An affordable RISC-V computer designed to run Linux | 306
  92. Tell HN: Dropbox now requires access to contacts for Google login | 383
  93. Sci-Hub Founder Criticizes Sudden Twitter Ban over “Counterfeit” Content | 269
  94. WSL2 corrupting Git repositories and shell history | 408
  95. Visa and Plaid Abandon Merger After Antitrust Division’s Suit to Block | 275
  96. California Public Utilities Commission fired director who exposed missing $200M | 247
  97. Nikon Is ending 70 years of camera production in Japan | 363
  98. GitHub blocks entire company because one employee was in Iran | 496
  99. Cosmopolitan Libc: build-once run-anywhere C library | 166
  100. Aquafaba | 295