Story ranking for the past week

  1. Instagram ads Facebook won't show you | 176
  2. The Animal Is Tired | 389
  3. LiveLeak shuts down after 15 years online | 672
  4. Crazy New Ideas | 766
  5. I’ve had the same supper for 10 years | 742
  6. Please fix the AWS free tier before somebody gets hurt | 438
  7. ClearURLs – automatically remove tracking elements from URLs | 305
  8. HTML Tips (2020) | 133
  9. Hatetris – Tetris which always gives you the worst piece | 245
  10. The Ultimate Guide to Inflation | 328
  11. Show HN: A portfolio website simulating macOS's GUI using React | 184
  12. Send: A Fork of Mozilla's Firefox Send | 139
  13. Why I Work on Ads | 862
  14. Cinder: Instagram's performance-oriented fork of CPython | 259
  15. White House eyes subsidies for nuclear plants to help meet climate targets | 564
  16. 60% of school apps are sending student data with third parties without consent | 155
  17. The global chip shortage is starting to have consequences | 708
  18. US passes emergency waiver over fuel pipeline cyber-attack | 440
  19. Rufus: Reliable USB Formatting Utility | 200
  20. Efficiency Is the Enemy | 322
  21. IBM creates 2nm chip | 213
  22. Chrome extension recommends local businesses while shopping on Amazon or eBay | 289
  23. FBI subpoenaed Apple for data of Sci-Hub founder | 258
  24. On incels, dead bedrooms and the hard problems of loneliness | 1020
  25. Opposition to net neutrality was faked, New York says | 260
  26. Pandora says laboratory-made diamonds are forever | 654
  27. Writing books is not really a good idea | 525
  28. Multitasking hurts performance and may even damage the brain (2018) | 293
  29. Facebook threatens to make iOS users pay. Please do it, Mr. Zuckerberg | 255
  30. Amazon Fake Reviews Scam Exposed in Data Breach | 265
  31. The origin of Covid: Did people or nature open Pandora’s box? | 534
  32. "To our surprise" | 173
  33. How I Practice Piano | 176
  34. Beyond Meat’s Beyond Burger life cycle assessment (2018) | 750
  35. Is this what enterprise means? | 117
  36. Searching the web for under $1000/month | 146
  37. Show HN: Control your Bose headphones from your Mac's menubar | 239
  38. How Big Tech got so big: hundreds of acquisitions | 328
  39. Observable Plot | 51
  40. WhatsApp will progressively kill features until users accept new privacy policy | 270
  41. Apple brass discussed disclosing 128M iPhone hack, then decided not to | 208
  42. Analytics suggest 96% of users leave app tracking disabled in iOS 14.5 | 347
  43. Orbit: an experimental platform for small tasks repeated over time | 57
  44. Google Dataset Search | 42
  45. JavaScript for Shell Scripting | 180
  46. Dear EU: Please Don't Ruin the Root | 171
  47. uLisp | 87
  48. Starting a crypto project | 352
  49. Blizzard has lost almost 29% of its overall active playerbase in three years | 539
  50. Show HN: I wrote the book Building Mobile Apps at Scale | 50
  51. Game developers sharing their salaries on Twitter | 401
  52. Signal Tries to Run the Most Honest Facebook Ad Campaign Ever, Gets Banned | 92
  53. New book contends that Catch Me If You Can is mostly made up | 138
  54. Why do we buy into the 'cult' of overwork? | 402
  55. Talk cancelled due to slides critical of Google and Facebook | 98
  56. Belgian farmer accidentally moves French border | 281
  57. Netflix's “Love Is Blind” Wants Unpaid Photographer for Five Weddings | 401
  58. AMD server CPUs capture highest market share gains from Intel in 15 years | 113
  59. Branch predictor: How many “if”s are too many? | 101
  60. If I fits I sits: illusory contour susceptibility in domestic cats | 86
  61. Linux Foundation starts AgStack, an open-source agtech initiative | 98
  62. Is your son a computer hacker? (2001) | 234
  63. Ex-Netflix VP found guilty of awarding tech contracts in exchange for bribes | 276
  64. Gravity is a double copy of other forces | 197
  65. Live feed of Starship SN15 flight test [video] | 194
  66. Doctors investigate mystery brain disease in Canada | 301
  67. Why are modern 50mm lenses so damned complicated? | 262
  68. The Byte Order Fiasco | 350
  69. Berkshire Hathaway’s stock price is too high for Nasdaq computers | 287
  70. TimescaleDB raises $40M | 138
  71. Honeywell gets hit with $13M fine for defense export violations | 174
  72. A review of correlations between big five personality types and life outcomes | 239
  73. Tesla Car Hacked Remotely from Drone via Zero-Click Exploit | 199
  74. The mortifying ordeal of pairing all day | 278
  75. Using PostgreSQL as a Data Warehouse | 110
  76. Wikipedia is up (2001) | 196
  77. iPad Camera Multitasking | 158
  78. MH370 pilot made many turns and speed changes, new report reveals | 163
  79. The word “decide” has deadly origins | 111
  80. The Case of the 50ms request | 79
  81. Simple bank shutdown goes awry, leaving customers without account access | 210
  82. Over 96% of Apple Users Have Blocked Facebook from Tracking Them | 132
  83. The Pinecone Overlay Network | 46
  84. Archivists Are Trying to Make Sure a ‘Pirate Bay of Science’ Never Goes Down (2019) | 80
  85. I Hacked Google App Engine: Anatomy of a Java Bytecode Exploit | 40
  86. Pyston v2.2: faster and open source | 99
  87. Estimation of total mortality due to COVID-19 | 363
  88. Anime2Sketch: A sketch extractor for illustration, anime art, manga | 53
  89. Evidence from leaked account data on how elites use offshore banking [pdf] | 307
  90. Apple Silicon Hardware: SPRR and Guarded Exception Levels (GXF) | 93
  91. There’s no such thing as a tree, phylogenetically | 198
  92. Peloton recalling all treadmills after reports of injuries, one death | 237
  93. U.S.'s Biggest Gasoline Pipeline Halted After Cyberattack | 111
  94. How we use web components | 80
  95. Why People Feel Like Victims | 468
  96. California is not in drought | 200
  97. The FBI seized safe deposit boxes knowing ‘some’ belonged to ‘honest citizens’ | 197
  98. Advanced Situational Awareness [pdf] | 132
  99. Use Alacritty instead of Termite | 320
  100. WinBox: Window manager in a web browser | 111