Story ranking for the past month

  1. Google’s copying of the Java SE API was fair use [pdf] | 930
  2. GitHub, fuck your name change | 2010
  3. Ask HN: What tech job would let me get away with the least real work possible? | 1082
  4. Whistleblower: Ubiquiti Breach “Catastrophic” | 785
  5. Just Be Rich | 998
  6. uBlock Origin works best on Firefox | 504
  7. Microsoft Coffee | 371
  8. Is that ship still stuck? | 1236
  9. All my servers have an 8 GB empty file on disk | 696
  10. The architecture behind a one-person tech startup | 315
  11. 533M Facebook users' phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online | 495
  12. Moderna mRNA sequence released to GitHub [pdf] | 367
  13. I refused to become an FBI informant, the government put me on the no fly list | 487
  14. Why the Wuhan lab leak theory shouldn't be dismissed | 986
  15. Embrace the Grind | 306
  16. Demoscene accepted as UNESCO cultural heritage in Germany | 136
  17. Click | 242
  18. Suez Canal says traffic in channel resumes after stranded ship refloated | 569
  19. Audacity 3.0 | 219
  20. Backblaze submitting names and sizes of files in B2 buckets to Facebook | 517
  21. Suez canal blocked by a massive ship | 427
  22. Rockstar thanks GTA Online player who fixed load times, official update coming | 321
  23. Screw it, I’ll host it myself | 477
  24. Female Founder Secrets: Men Clamming Up | 1447
  25. SQLite is not a toy database | 354
  26. Man who thought opening a TXT file is fine thought wrong | 304
  27. Firefox 87 trims HTTP Referrers by default to protect user privacy | 251
  28. Only Google is really allowed to crawl the web | 346
  29. Charts.css | 141
  30. Louvre makes its entire collection available online | 205
  31. Show HN: I wrote a book about Go | 157
  32. Let’s fix font size | 347
  33. Manim – an animation engine for explanatory math videos | 75
  34. The Deno Company | 431
  35. Et Tu, Signal? | 442
  36. The Drivers Cooperative | 320
  37. Plan 9 from Bell Labs in Cyberspace | 261
  38. Breaking GitHub Private Pages for $35k | 106
  39. 'Fake' Amazon workers defend company on Twitter | 405
  40. Richard Stallman is coming back to the board of the FSF | 855
  41. Don't End the Week with Nothing (2014) | 268
  42. Duke Nukem 3D Mirror Universe | 199
  43. Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS | 441
  44. Google Removed ClearURLs Extension from Chrome Web Store | 363
  45. Inside a viral website | 294
  46. Young female Japanese biker is 50-year-old man using FaceApp | 494
  47. Adobe charges subscription cancellation fee | 565
  48. How People Get Rich Now | 874
  49. Show HN: PDFs from HTML | 265
  50. Crystal 1.0 – What to expect | 340
  51. Reddit is banning any Aimee Challenor mention. UK public figure and Reddit admin | 376
  52. RIP Google Reader | 408
  53. Permission.site | 178
  54. Uppestcase and Lowestcase Letters | 164
  55. Amazon illegally fired activist workers, Labor Board finds | 380
  56. This Blog is now hosted on a GPS/LTE modem | 201
  57. Apt Encounters of the Third Kind | 146
  58. Gallup: U.S. church membership dips below 50% for first time | 1405
  59. Focalboard – a self-hosted alternative to Trello, Notion, and Asana | 174
  60. Employees are happier when led by people with deep expertise (2016) | 203
  61. WallStreetBets members adopt 3,500 gorillas in six days | 309
  62. Docker without Docker | 207
  63. The solution of the Zodiac killer’s 340-character cipher | 164
  64. OpenSearch: AWS fork of Elasticsearch and Kibana | 413
  65. I hope work from home continues | 471
  66. Monkey MindPong | 276
  67. Signed Char Lotte | 79
  68. Facebook does not plan to notify half-billion users affected by data leak | 298
  69. Use console.log() like a pro (2020) | 148
  70. New HIV vaccine with a 97% antibody response rate in phase I human trials | 256
  71. Milky Way, 12 years, 1250 hours of exposures and 125 x 22 degrees of sky | 139
  72. Chrome’s address bar will use https:// by default | 444
  73. The Norway Problem | 325
  74. Initial M1 support merged into Linux SoC tree | 327
  75. Interview with CEO of rsync.net: “no firewalls and no routers” | 334
  76. Microsoft buys Nuance for nearly $20B | 386
  77. Lithium battery costs have fallen by 98% in three decades | 411
  78. Android's new Bluetooth stack rewrite (Gabeldorsh) is written with Rust | 377
  79. Ubiquiti starts serving ads in their management interface | 319
  80. Writing tools I learned from The Economist | 246
  81. Live feed from Iceland erupting volcano [video] | 158
  82. LG is getting out of the mobile phone business | 680
  83. Ubiquiti all but confirms breach response iniquity | 310
  84. Show HN: Video Game in a Font | 76
  85. Programming is hard | 444
  86. Scientists who say the lab-leak hypothesis for SARS-CoV-2 shouldn't be ruled out | 618
  87. How Doctors Die (2013) | 319
  88. We found and fixed a rare race condition in our session handling | 192
  89. Phones and apps reduce your ability to focus even when they don’t distract you | 219
  90. Yahoo Answers to shut down May 4, 2021 | 367
  91. A hacker got all my texts for $16 | 288
  92. The Real Book | 140
  93. Unsplash is being acquired by Getty Images | 272
  94. In Stockholm there's currently an IT battle underway | 231
  95. The S in IoT is for Security | 282
  96. The Facebook phone numbers are now searchable in Have I Been Pwned | 226
  97. An interview with the man who keeps uploading my feet to WikiFeet | 277
  98. The absolute worst scenario happened | 545
  99. Jump in cancer diagnoses at 65 implies patients wait for Medicare: study | 528
  100. Amazon workers vote against unionizing in Alabama | 1211