Story ranking for the past week

  1. Google Safe Browsing can kill a startup | 542
  2. Amazon: Not OK – Why we had to change Elastic licensing | 629
  3. Thanks HN: You helped save a company that now helps thousands make a living | 180
  4. Response to “WireGuard: great protocol, but skip the Mac app” | 373
  5. Signal is having technical difficulties | 716
  6. IPFS Support in Brave | 303
  7. I wasted $40k on a fantastic startup idea | 376
  8. Apple removes first-party firewall exemption in macOS 11.2 beta 2 | 345
  9. Software effort estimation is mostly fake research | 302
  10. Null | 187
  11. GPT-Neo – Building a GPT-3-sized model, open source and free | 251
  12. We don't need data scientists, we need data engineers | 352
  13. HR is not your friend, and other things I think you should know | 454
  14. What You Should Know Before Leaking a Zoom Meeting | 201
  15. WRT54G History: The Router That Accidentally Went Open Source | 318
  16. Pirate Bay founder thinks Parler’s inability to stay online is 'embarrassing' | 589
  17. BeagleV – An affordable RISC-V computer designed to run Linux | 306
  18. Tell HN: Dropbox now requires access to contacts for Google login | 383
  19. Aquafaba | 295
  20. Context switching costs more than we give it credit for | 349
  21. Ask HN: Anyone else burnt out due to extended lockdown and work-from-home? | 447
  22. Intel CEO Bob Swan to step down, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger to replace him | 323
  23. BitLocker Lockscreen Bypass | 124
  24. Bill and Melinda Gates: America’s Top Farmland Owner | 442
  25. Twitter shuts down account of Sci-Hub | 315
  26. GitHub has received a DMCA from MPA about torrent tracker nyaa.si | 273
  27. Be My Eyes | 112
  28. Intel Problems | 382
  29. We are sending more foster kids to prison than to college | 381
  30. Ask HN: What are you working on? | 1221
  31. Testosterone levels show steady decrease among young US men | 678
  32. 'Rent-a-person who does nothing' in Tokyo receives endless requests, gratitude | 224
  33. New MacBook Pro models to feature magsafe, no touch bar and more ports: analyst | 457
  34. Capitol Attack Was Months in the Making on Facebook | 673
  35. Big O Notation – Explained as easily as possible | 161
  36. Machine Learning: The Great Stagnation | 212
  37. Dropbox to cut 11% of its global workforce | 447
  38. Facebook Incubated the Insurrection | 434
  39. ‘Seven Sisters’ Myths May Reach Back 100k Years | 211
  40. Workaholism leads to health problems, work addiction risk depends on occupation | 236
  41. DuckDuckGo Reaches 100M Daily Search Queries | 176
  42. Show HN: Compare prices that US hospitals charge patients, insurance companies | 373
  43. Wine 6.0 | 92
  44. WhatsApp delays privacy changes following backlash | 385
  45. JingOS: Linux Distro Inspired by the iPad | 273
  46. Running a fake power plant on the internet for a month | 102
  47. Apple reportedly dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained (2020) | 133
  48. Maximizing Developer Effectiveness | 161
  49. 10 years-ish of Elixir | 120
  50. The Buy Nothing Project | 258
  51. The values of Emacs, the Neovim revolution, and the VSCode gorilla | 338
  52. That XOR Trick (2020) | 222
  53. Parler’s de-platforming shows the exceptional power of cloud providers | 883
  54. Patient Regains Sight Following Artificial Cornea Implantation | 74
  55. Toxic positivity does more harm than good | 282
  56. Foam: A personal knowledge management and sharing system for VSCode | 107
  57. Ask HN: How to increase SWE salaries in Europe? | 941
  58. Apple M1 Assembly Language Hello World | 111
  59. Tech companies are profiling us from before birth | 135
  60. An Unlikely Database Migration | 178
  61. Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy | 234
  62. The State of State Machines | 64
  63. Apple's MacBook revival plan: Bring back old features | 550
  64. The neural network of the Stockfish chess engine | 94
  65. Amazon Warehouse Workers to Decide Whether to Form Company's First U.S. Union | 361
  66. Why cancer cells waste so much energy | 189
  67. E Ink has developed a 2nd generation Advanced Color E-Paper | 187
  68. A bot that converts Reddit threads into ace attorney scenes | 74
  69. Ask HN: Do we need a Google Customers Union? Could it work? | 169
  70. NovelWriter 1.0 – A markdown-like editor for writing novels | 254
  71. Facebook Has Been Showing Military Gear Ads Next to “Insurrection” Posts | 243
  72. Rust is a hard way to make a web API | 416
  73. The first blue pigment discovered in 200 years is now commercially available | 142
  74. Computer System Engineering | 35
  75. Escaping VirtualBox 6.1: Part 1 | 46
  76. New superconductor microprocessor yields a substantial boost in efficiency | 230
  77. Mnm – an open source project to replace email and SMTP | 203
  78. Sosumi Snap – Download and Install macOS in Ubuntu | 123
  79. Political Detox Week – No politics on HN for one week (2016) | 255
  80. Signal Is Back | 149
  81. Dungeon Magazine | 129
  82. That's not how 2FA works | 262
  83. Everything you need to know to design your own CNC router | 163
  84. The Bit Short: Inside Crypto’s Doomsday Machine | 283
  85. McDonald’s Theory on How Best to Rescue Conversations | 136
  86. Every day at the same time, my internet dies for 1 minute. How do I investigate? | 135
  87. A Nepali team has made the first winter ascent of K2 | 131
  88. Parisian Accent in 1912 | 158
  89. “Tencent QQ caught scraping all browser history on Windows” | 110
  90. Free Math Books | 67
  91. Licensing changes to Elasticsearch and Kibana | 244
  92. I made Deskreen, open source app to make any device a second screen for computer | 137
  93. How I hijacked the top-level domain of a sovereign state | 62
  94. Show HN: Virtual breadboard in the browser, inspired by Ben Eater's 6502 | 56
  95. Fitbit is now officially part of Google | 188
  96. BladeRF-wiphy: Open-source, software defined radio modem | 54
  97. GitHub Stale Bots – A False Economy | 155
  98. Bitcoin emissions alone could push global warming above 2°C (2018) | 244
  99. Open Letter from Laura Poitras | 91
  100. Julia adoption keeps climbing | 296