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[#113] Weird websites, dark skies, and spookiness galore
September 15, 2022 Patreon lays off 17% of Staff Twilio to lay off 11% of workforce Don’t be spooky Increase Show HN: I may have created a new type of puzzle Uber investigating breach of its computer systems Ask HN: How do you find the weird parts of the web? Gen Z never learned to read cursive Dark Sky shutting down:
September 27, 2022
[#112] Long live the iPhone Plus Pro Max Ultra
Queen Elizabeth has died dang's "royalist" comment The rise of workplace surveillance [audio] An HN profile worth perusing AirPods Pro 2nd Gen Globalstar SEC filing I Got Banned for Life from Airbnb (2018) Excuse me but why are you eating so many frogs Steve Jobs emails himself (2010)
September 09, 2022
[#111] Google Timer, gone and back again
Links covered: Reflections on my time in Y Combinator Removal of Heroku free product plans Google Timer is back Design the next iPhone Shazam turns 20 Fakery: An odd discovery on Spotify  Fakery: Fake IMDB credits Fakery: More content by people, for people in Search Fakery: The coming tsunami of fakery
August 27, 2022
[#110] Dots, Buttons, and Booms
Engineering Festivus Dotfiles being hidden is a UNIXv2 mistake (2012) Is there a spiritual successor to delicious Physical buttons outperform touchscreens in new cars, test finds Logistics American Airlines agrees to purchase Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft ~~~~~~~~~ Leave a Review @colinhacks @futurekennysf
August 19, 2022
[#109] Layoffs, Salt Water, and Drawings
Articles covered: Things I Have Drawn is a site in which the things kids draw are real  Dalle-2 Prompt Book  Part of my code makes Copilot crash  Robinhood lays off 23% of staff  Y Combinator narrows current cohort size by 40%, citing downturn and funding  MIT invents $4 solar desalination device  Put down devices, let your mind wander, study suggests
August 06, 2022
[#108] The music streaming wars, 1x engineers, and how to lose at Wordle
Spotify table of songs  Apple Music is the most buggy and annoying software I use GitHub user sends notification to 400k users Coinbase “Update on hiring plans” 1x Engineer Show HN: Can you lose at Wordle if you tried? Spotify podcasters are making $18k a month with nothing but white noise
June 07, 2022
[#107] Metaverses, Selling Homes, and Fusion
We discuss whether the metaverse is bullshit, is the internet, or is minecraft. What's Sam Altman up to today? And how much money can you lose from automating home sales? Links Physics Student Earns PhD at Age 89 The metaverse is bullshit The metaverse is already here, it's called the internet The metaverse is already here – it's Minecraft Review: The 14-inch MacBook Pro Resets the Timeline Google's infamous internal 2010 “I just want to serve 5TB” video now public Now you can (try to) serve five terabytes, too Backblaze S-1 IPO The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy HashiCorp – S1 IPO Zillow to stop flipping homes, loses more than $550M, lays off 25% of staff Keith Rabois's Twitter Helion
November 06, 2021
[#106] Worldcoin, a 500 Year Old Website, and a stock ticker
This Word Does Not Exist macOS Monterey Ask HN: Is the Great Resignation in tech real? If so, why? Ask HN: Best way to host a website for 500 years? Edward Snowden on Sam Altman's Worldcoin Greatest single trade of all time Architect Resigns in Protest over UCSB Mega-Dorm Facebook Renames to Meta
October 30, 2021
[#105] Be smart and look stupid
MacBook Pro 14-inch and MacBook Pro 16-inch Building an ULTRA-BRIGHT water-cooled TV Willingness to look stupid Beyond Smart Facebook chooses profits over people Facebook plans to change its name as part of company rebrand
October 22, 2021
[#104] Find a cofounder and load a website
Haiti’s President Is Assassinated Tell HN: YC will help you find a co-founder weighs 1.39MB. Here’s what that costs around the globe Show HN: Side Quest – An aggregator for not full-time tech jobs Instant water cleaning method ‘millions of times’ better: study
July 07, 2021
[#103] Copyright, copyleft, and copilot
US companies hit by 'colossal' cyberattack Copilot regurgitating quake code including sweary comments GitHub Copilot is not infringing your copyright Music for programming No more movies
July 06, 2021
[#102] How to work hard
How to Work Hard GitHub Copilot Simple solar-powered desalination
July 02, 2021
[#101] McAfee, Javascript, and iPods
John McAfee found dead in Spanish jail after court approves extradition to US How To Uninstall McAfee Antivirus YouTube Video John McAfee Fled to Belize, But He Couldn't Escape Himself (2012) JavaScript Is Weird User Inyerface – A worst-practice UI experiment Show HN: iPod.js – An online iPod that connects to Spotify and Apple Music
June 28, 2021
[#100] What's the show about?
Reflecting on 100 episodes.
June 24, 2021
[#99] Sundar, Andrew, and Loki
Google executives see cracks in their company's success Brave Search beta What is ranked-choice voting and why is New York using it? Disney will send you a copyright strike if you look like Loki
June 23, 2021
[#98] Test emails, apologies, and thermal shutdowns
HBO Max accidentally sent an integration email test to users Why I no longer contribute to Racket Apology What it’s like to be cancelled Starlink dishes go into “thermal shutdown” once they hit 122° Fahrenheit Rethining TripleByte
June 22, 2021
[#97] Revery is styling but Reverie is hiring
Reverie Labs (YC W18) Is Hiring an ML Lead in Cambridge, MA Utopia, a visual design tool for React, with code as the source of truth Don't just shorten your URL, make it suspicious and frightening (2010) GitHub – nushell/nushell: A new type of shell Gooey: Turn almost any Python command line program into a GUI application
June 16, 2021
[#96] Hacks, trolls, and AI dresses
"Please don’t add any of my stuff to this project" Supreme Court revives LinkedIn bid to shield personal data Universities have formed a company that looks a lot like a patent troll Launch HN: Revery.AI (YC S21) Scalable deep learning-based virtual dressing room
June 15, 2021
[#95] The diver, the whale, and the great resignation
'I was completely inside': Lobster diver swallowed by humpback whale Stripe Identity Paul Graham’s Hype Cycle Opinion: The secret gag orders must stop HN “Why Not Simply”  “Great resignation” wave coming for companies Forget going back to the office – people are just quitting instead
June 14, 2021
[#94] Paul, Boom, and Taxes
A Project of One’s Own iOS 15 Humane United Airlines will buy 15 planes from Boom Supersonic Linus Torvalds on mRNA Vaccines Stripe Tax
June 11, 2021
[#93] Replit's Emails, WWDC's Announcements, and Facebook's Watch
Replit used legal threats to kill my open-source project How Universal Control on macOS Monterey Works iOS 15 adds offline Siri for faster query recognition Highlights of new technologies introduced at WWDC 2021 Facebook plans first smartwatch for next summer with two cameras
June 10, 2021
[#92] Fake twitter trends, Stack Overflow sells, and NEvil hacks meat
Beef Ransomware Followup Stack Overflow sold to Prosus for $1.8B Kinda a big announcement Etsy to buy fashion reseller Depop Apple asks staff to return to office 3 day a week Almost half of local Twitter trending topics in Turkey are fake – study California Bill to Decriminalize Psychedelics Is Approved by Senate
June 03, 2021
[#91] Working from home, working for yourself, and working on certificates
Employees are quitting instead of giving up working from home Making $100k as an Employee versus Being Self-Employed America Has a Drinking Problem One-Fifth of U.S. Beef Capacity Wiped Out by JBS Cyberattack GQless: A GraphQL client built for rapid iteration cert expired
June 02, 2021
[#90] Twitter Blue blows
youtude-dl can no longer download age restricted videos Twitter confirms Twitter Blue Wikipedia is swimming in money–why is it begging people to donate? Ask HN: Alternatives to Google Photos?
June 01, 2021
[#89] UFOs, Lab Leaks, and boring boring avatars
Boring Avatars – React library to generate custom avatars Radar data confirms: USS Omaha was surrounded by swarm of UFOs The media's lab leak fiasco Paul Graham Article-Edit Tweet Second-guessing the modern web (2020) Google Docs will now use canvas based rendering
May 28, 2021
[#88] MDN Plus
OpenAI announces funding for startups MDN Plus Have you ever hurt yourself from your own code? Collusion rings threaten the integrity of CS research
May 27, 2021
[#87] Links, lions, and Libera
Launch HN: Fig - Autocomplete for the terminal Stripe Payment Links Upheaval at freenode One week at Libera Chat Amazon acquires MGM for $8.45B Hosted by @colinhacks and @futurekennysf
May 26, 2021
[#86] You have to serve somebody
Airbnb announces a big new update focused on flexibility Sublime Text 4 Why I prefer making useless stuff Gotta Serve Somebody
May 25, 2021
[#85] Fancy Tools, Flamin Hot Cheetos, and TikTok
The Return of Fancy Tools The man who didn't invent Flamin' Hot Cheetos A URL Lengthener I have a lot to say about Signal’s Cellebrite hack TikTok Remix Culture
May 17, 2021
[#84] Elon crashes crypto for the second time this week
Vaccinated Americans can go without masks in most places, the CDC says Tesla no longer accepting Bitcoin due to climate impact $365B wiped off crypto markets after Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin Midair collision over Denver Notion API in public beta To understand Amazon, we must understand Jeff Bezos
May 14, 2021
[#84] Cracks in the tower of Babel
NTSB: Crashed Tesla couldn't have been using Autopilot Can I Email? Babel is used by millions, so why are we running out of money? Game developers sharing their salaries on Twitter
May 11, 2021
[#83] Elon lands on SNL
Elon Musk Monologue - SNL The Hypnotic World of Degenerate Spirals Apple brass discussed disclosing 128M iPhone hack, then decided not to Crazy New Ideas Simple bank shutdown goes awry, leaving customers without account access
May 10, 2021
[#82] Thoughts on Thoughts on Flash
Orbit: an experimental platform for small tasks repeated over time Andy Matuschak notetaking app Apple deletes Steve Jobs's "Thoughts on Flash" Netflix's "Love is Blind" want unpaid photographer for five weddings LiveLeak shuts down
May 06, 2021
[#81] Catch me if you can't
Instagram ads Facebook won't show you ( Berkshire Hathaway stock price is too high for Nasdaq computers Facebook's "Trump ban" "upheld" by "Oversight Board" Please fix the AWS free tier before somebody gets hurt New book contends that Catch Me If You Can was mostly made up
May 05, 2021
[#80] Basecamp, What Free Words, and 1 Million Commits
“About one-third of Basecamp employees accepted buyouts today” What3Words sends legal threat to security researcher for sharing an alternative Edward Snowden ousts a scammer during live stream [video] Internal Combustion Engine The Linux kernel has surpassed one million git commits
May 04, 2021
[#79] Sent from my Yayagram
An Update on the UMN Affair Artist faked being a billionaire to photograph New York City’s best views Yayagram
April 30, 2021
[#78] We're still talking about Mighty for some reason
Apple reports second quarter results Mighty makes Google Chrome faster (round 2) Grand jury subpoena for Signal user data Truly unified inbox—Blackberry got it right GitHub blocks FLoC across all of GitHub Pages Dan Kaminsky has died Michael Collins has died
April 29, 2021
[#77] Mighty is a browser in the cloud
An HNTLDR deep dive: Mighty Makes Google Chrome Faster
April 28, 2021
[#76] Lasers, clean code, and politics at work
Farming robot kills 100k weeds per hour with lasers Changes at Basecamp Nobody cares about your clean code
April 27, 2021
[#75] Talkin' Oscars (and trains and ice cream)
Amtrak's 2035 map has people talking Feynman: I am burned out and I'll never accomplish anything Red and blue functions are a good thing What color is your function? Investigating why McDonald's ice cream machines are always broken
April 26, 2021
[#74] Going postal
The USPS is running a covert program to monitor Americans' social media posts Convicted UK Post Office workers have names cleared Stranded sailor allowed to leave ship after 4 years "Proctorio is expanding their lawsuit against me" EFF sues Proctorio on behalf of student falsely DMCA'd The real reason to end the death penalty Wildtype: Sushi grade salmon grown from Pacific Salmon cells
April 23, 2021
[#73] New Apple products, new emoji, and new bugs in Linux
We cover the Apple event from Tuesday and the 34th most upvoted HN story of all time: "They introduces kernel bugs on purpose". Apple introduces the AirTag M1 iMac M1 iPad Pro "They introduce kernel bugs on purpose" Linux bans University of Minnesota Unicode proposal for Textile Care symbols List of pending emoji requests
April 22, 2021
[#72] The browser wars get a new entrant
Additional details on Tesla crash The Hotdog web browser How often do people copy and paste from Stack Overflow? A list of Hacker News's undocumented features and behaviors
April 20, 2021
[#71] Teslas, Lambdas, and Bonuses
Patriots' Day Ask HN: Does anyone else find the AWS Lambda developer experience frustrating? Two people killed in fiery Tesla crash with no one driving Thanks for the Bonus, I Quit SpaceX wins contract to develop spacecraft to land astronauts on the moon Proposal: Treat FLoC as a security concern
April 19, 2021
[#70] Lo-fi beats, 3D sites, and IPOs
Actually it's a DPO but who's counting. Show HN: Lofi Cafe SQLite is the only database you will ever need in most cases Coinbase from YC to IPO Yamauchi No.10 family office The value of downvoting, or how Hacker News gets it wrong Higher quality audio makes you sound smarter My simple GitHub project went viral awesome-selfhosted
April 15, 2021
[#69] Vaccines, crypto surveillance, and the marbles that will outlast us all
US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine Marbles (2016) My startup failed, then I found out I was unemployable Update on beta testing payments in Signal Bitcoin is a ‘boon for surveillance’, says former CIA director
April 14, 2021
[#68] How people get rich and how to just be rich
How People Get Rich Now Just Be Rich Facebook takes down official page for French town of Bitche CEO: Intel in talks to produce chips for automakers within six to nine months Kaboom – JavaScript game programming library and environment RMS addresses the free software community
April 13, 2021
[#67] 15 technologies I thought my son would never use
Technologies I thought my son would never use Microsoft in advanced talks to buy Nuance Microsoft buys Nuance Clubhouse data leak Tesla hikes solar roof price on contracts signed over a year ago
April 12, 2021
[#66] Prince Philip breaks the internet (again)
Prince Philip has died How Prince Philip created the Computer Misuse Act W3C slaps down Google's "same-party cookies" proposal Monkey MindPong You don't need a GUI
April 09, 2021
[#65] Python packages, working at places, and I hear Facebook leaked some data
Facebook does not plan to notify half-billion users affected by data leak How to make a Python package in 2021 34% of remote workers would quit rather than return to full-time office work After working at Google, I’ll never let myself love a job again New Mexico is the second state to ban qualified immunity
April 08, 2021
[#64] Facebook's hack, Signal's crypto, and how to work very little
The Facts on the News Reports about Facebook What Caused Facebook's 500M-User Data Leak? WTF: Signal Adds Cryptocurrency Support Et Tu, Signal? Ask HN: What tech job would let me get away with the least real work possible?
April 07, 2021
[#63] Yahoo Answers Says Goodbye and Getting Facebook'ed'ed
Links Google’s copying of the Java SE API was fair use [pdf] Yahoo Answers to shut down May 4, 2021 Django 3.2 Have I Been Facebooked? Breaking GitHub Private Pages for $35k
April 06, 2021
[#62] Google v. Oracle, typography, and jam
Ubiquiti breach "catastrophic" Facebook leak Google v. Oracle decision Space Jam 2 Stitchfix: Move slow and make things Practical Typography
April 05, 2021
[#61] Collectives, cooperatives, and an update on that boat
Plus a weirdly vicious tag team takedown of Google Reader. I like that the boat is still stuck SQLite is not a toy database All my servers have an empty 8gb file on disk RIP Google Reader Funds for open source The Drivers Cooperative
March 26, 2021
[#60] Node.js, Y Combinator, and the Suez canal
Plus Colin's 1-sentence review of the new Selena Gomez EP. Links: Suez canal blocked by a massive ship They just moved to Austin. Now the want to end one of its traditions. This music video does not exist I escaped Node Scaling YC
March 24, 2021
[#59] Beauty quarks, Fagradalsfjall, and the Discord acquisition
Listen to the end to hear Kenny's journalistic deep dive (AKA conspiracy theory) on the Discord acquisition! Links: Live feed from Icelandic volcanic eruption Result from LHCb experiment challenges the standard model Substack UI bug cost me $2k Crystal 1.0 released Microsoft in talks to buy Discord for $10B
March 23, 2021
[#58] March 22, 2021
Basketball, Richard Stallman, Menus, and of course, Basketball. Links Cancel We The Web? (2020) Richard Stallman is coming back to the board of the FSF My self-study plan for electrical engineering Don't End the Week with Nothing (2014) In Praise of the Unambiguous Click Menu
March 22, 2021
[#57] March 19, 2021
Apes together strong. But single ape very strong too. Probably too strong to be safely or successfully raised by a rando on Reddit. Show HN: Sorted CSS Colors Audacity 3.0.0 released Super Resolution WallStreetBets members adopt 3,500 gorillas in 6 days
March 19, 2021
[#56] March 17, 2021
A Sam Altman deep dive. Also, we talk about Github's name change. Links Moore's Law for Everything GitHub, f*** your name change
March 17, 2021
[#55] March 16, 2021
Let me tell you the difference between Hacker News and everybody else. We don't crash ever! Links: HN was down Tail Call Optimization: The Musical Why the new USPS mail trucks look so weird Austin McConnell's postal truck re-design One year alone in the forest of Sweden building a log cabin Animated knots
March 16, 2021
[#54] March 15, 2021
M*****s. M****is. M***his. M**phis. M*mphis. M*mphi Links Tweeting “Memphis” autolocks your Twitter account Is Being Salaried a Scam? Spain to launch modest trial of four-day working week Why are tar.xz files 15x smaller when using Python's tar compared to macOS tar? HN front page ranked using only votes from early users (2009)
March 15, 2021
[#53] March 12, 2021
What's the difference between Maine and San Francisco? And, what's worth $10 a month. Links A lost tourist who thought Maine was San Francisco Launch HN: Superpowered (YC W21) – Calendar in your menu bar Has Y Combinator lost its way when the latest company is a Mac only widget? Bitcoin miners in Abkhazia are causing blackouts in remote villages [video]
March 12, 2021
[#52] March 11, 2021
How to write, how to cook, and how to go viral on TikTok — in 18 minutes or less. Links: I earn a living selling my open-source software Why I didn't open-source my second SaaS 1Write Simply Thought leaders and chicken sexers Some schools are blocking to prevent kids from coding I bought 300 email domains from Kazakhstan and built an email service Based Cooking
March 11, 2021
[#51] March 10, 2021
Another day, another hack. Hackers breach thousands of security cameras, exposing Tesla, jails, hospitals I don't want to learn your query language ISO 8601 date format reference not publicly available The Railsification of SaaS
March 10, 2021
[#50] March 9, 2021
Elon Claims, Atkinson codes, and Bill Gates says... something... about Bitcoin. Links Tesla Admits Current ‘Full Self-Driving Beta’ Will Always Be Level 2 F*' user interface design, I swear -2000 Lines of Code Interview with Patrick Collison Bill Gates Says that Bitcoin is bad For the Planet When did writing in major newspapers become so bad?
March 09, 2021
[#49] March 8, 2021
New cities, same dumb podcast! Links: Remembering Allan McDonald, who refused to approve Challenger launch The new Google Pay repeats all the mistakes of Google Allo 30k U.S. organizations newly hacked via holes in Microsoft Exchange Server Someone is hacking the hackers Animated Engines 507 Mechanical Movements
March 08, 2021
[#48] March 5, 2021
The web is a mess, regulations surrounding the web are a mess, and it may shortly become even more of a mess. Links: Senators call on FCC to quadruple base high-speed internet speeds Google's FLoC is a terrible idea How to operate an airport in Antarctica HTTP WTF
March 05, 2021
[#47] Mar 2, 2021
Who pays for the Texas grid disaster? Is a thread worth it? Is an audience worth it? Lots of questions, very few answers.  Links Texas electric firm files for bankruptcy citing $1.8B in claims I built a 5K iMac Display Show HN: Ten seconds to ponder if a thread is worth it Sharing an article with a Retweet or Quote Tweet? If you haven't already read the article, we may ask if you'd like to open it first. Build a Business, Not an Audience MailChimp: A side project that turned into a $700m/year revenue business Generate Flowcharts from Text
March 02, 2021
[#46] March 1, 2021
New month, same gimmick!  Links: SolarWinds CEO blames intern for password leak  Actually Portable Executables (Lua edition!) WASM3 switches to Cosmopolitan libc How I cut GTA Online loading times by 70% The Last Message Sent on AIM Boston public schools suspend advanced learning classes Not Lisp again... (2009)
March 01, 2021
[#45] Feb 26, 2021
Extra-long Friday episode capped off with a classic not-so-speedy Show HN speed round! Links: The Framework Laptop Twitter announces Super Followers 1000 True Fans A solo journey to $100k in revenue Show HN: Redbean — Single-file distributable web server Show HN: Jiga 3D — View CAD files directly in Gmail browser Show HN: NotionDog — Build a website with nothing but Notion Show HN: Peer Ideas — A new site for domain name appraisals
February 26, 2021
[#44] Feb 25, 2021
S-1, S-2 and the battle of the century, Google Cloud v. AWS. Links My experience as a Gazan girl getting into Silicon Valley companies Google Cloud vs. AWS Onboarding Comparison Show HN: Can’t afford Bloomberg Terminal? No prob, I built the next best thing GameStop Is Happening Again Coinbase S-1 DigitalOcean S-1
February 25, 2021
[#43] Feb 24, 2021
Maker space schemes, Tesla memes, and lucid dreams.
February 24, 2021
[#42] Feb 23, 2021
We cover the vices and virtues of mind uploading, electric jets, and the Arizona correctional system in 15 minutes or less. Spoiler alert there are no virtues. Links: Perseverance landing video New York bans Bitfinex I Am Bezos Ethereum isn't fun anymore Software bug keeping hundreds of inmates in Arizona prisons beyond release dates Launch HN: H3X - High power density electric aircraft motors Lena: brain uploading
February 23, 2021
[#41] Feb 22, 2021
You know what's cool, Kia Motors is a trillion dollar company... in Won.
February 22, 2021
[#40] Feb 19, 2021
It's episode 40! We're over the hill. It's all downhill from here. Links: The Texas power outage is a nationwide problem GitHub Skyline Fracture I am a heroin user. I do not have a drug problem. Perseverance lands on Mars Mars Photo Booth Colin on Mars [photo] Launch HN: MindsDB
February 19, 2021
[#39] Feb 18, 2021
Rovers, satellites, and the rocketship growth of Clubhouse. What an episode. Citibank just got a $500 million lesson in the importance of UI design Perseverance rover landing How to cancel a New York Times subscription Why did I leave Google, or why did I stay so long? John Carmack at Oculus Connect (2019, 2020) Starlink now available for pre-order Pixar In A Box on Khan Academy Buying a Tesla with Bitcoin Blitz.js in beta
February 19, 2021
[#38] Feb 17, 2021
Clubhouse, Texas, and anti-minimalism. It's a speed round, light on the speed. Links What went wrong with the Texas power grid?  Python Pattern Matching  Jacquard by Google  Clubhouse Bio Generator  The designer behind Paper (by FiftyThree) is calling for an end to minimalism 
February 17, 2021
[#37] Feb 16, 2021
TikTok takes another hit, and a couple new essays from familiar names.  TikTok hit with consumer law breaches complaints across Europe Clubhouse's inevitability What I worked on (Paul Graham) Comma Two
February 16, 2021
[#36] Feb 15, 2021
Snow everywhere. Hackers everywhere. Journalism everywhere. Links SolarWinds hack was 'largest and most sophisticated attack' ever: MSFT president Show HN: – open-source tax filing webapp Launch HN: Noya — Direct air capture of CO2 using cooling towers Launch HN: Prometheus – Remove CO2 from Air and Turn It into Gasoline AirPods Causing Tinnitus (600+ reports since 2019?) Silicon Valley’s Safe Space Statement on New York Times Article
February 15, 2021
[#35] Feb 11, 2021
Kenny announces his upcoming book! Plus, Dalio gives us his unsolicited thoughts on Bitcoin. What I think of Bitcoin (Dalio) Do things that don't scale (HN comments) DIY box fan air filter vs Dyson
February 11, 2021
[#34] Feb 10, 2021
Elon, Bitcoin, and Reddit. It's memes all the way down. But don't worry, thinking too much is bad for you. Links Elon Musk wants clean power. But Tesla's carrying Bitcoin's dirty baggage  Bitcoin now uses more electricity than Argentina  Reddit valued at $6B on a $250M round  Police playing music while being filmed, seemingly to trigger copyright filters  Github1s – One second to read GitHub code with VS Code  90-year-old man spends $10k on 2 ads in WSJ to tell AT&T CEO about slow internet Thinking too much can be bad for you (2012) Where are All the Successful Rationalists?
February 10, 2021
[#33] Feb 9, 2021
Colin is filled with regret.  Show HN: Clerk Tesla buys $1.5bn in Bitcoin Don't underestimate the power of a walk Stop swiss-cheesing your calendar 20% of requests for Wikimedia Commons are for one image of a flower
February 09, 2021
[#32] Feb 8, 2021
To have a free plan or not to have a free plan, that is the question. For some reason. A visual guide to SSH tunnels Inside TurboTax’s 20-year fight to stop Americans from filing their taxes for free Programming for cats Don't offer a free plan Do offer a free plan Science fiction hasn't prepared us to imaging machine learning
February 08, 2021
[#31] Feb 4, 2021
Bezos and Bees. Bees? They don't allow you to have bees in here. Links Email from Jeff Bezos to Employees  I still use RSS  Computer Graphics from Scratch  Apple urged to root out rating scams as developer highlights enforcement failure  Collection of Human Interface and Software Design Guides 20k honey bees took over a tech company’s empty office during lockdown 
February 04, 2021
[#30] Feb 2, 2021
It's groundhog day. Here are the stories we discuss: A 25-Year-Old Bet Comes Due: Has Tech Destroyed Society? Publishing is Back to the Future Just because I have a vertical screen, doesn’t mean I’m on a phone  Apple watch keyboard developer put off by app store scammers Google Stadia shuts down internal studios, changing business focus Also, it's groundhog day.
February 02, 2021
[#29] Feb 1, 2021
New month, new news! We give the people what they've been clamoring for: a detailed breakdown of the Chrome 89 Beta. It's actually a gamechanger. Why Robinhood disabled buys not sells Robinhood raises another $2.4bn Myanmar coup Deloitte CDC website is trash Chrome 89 Beta
February 01, 2021
[#28] Jan 29, 2021
Robin Hood a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film. Robinhood is... different. Links Robinhood now has a 1-Star rating on the Google Play Store  Robinhood Play Store listing went from 329K reviews to 180K in few hours Robinhood is said to draw on bank credit lines amid tumult  Robinhood, in Need of Cash, Raises $1 Billion From Its Investors Robinhood denies claims that it sold GameStop shares out from under its traders High Short Interest Stocks
January 29, 2021
[#27] Jan 28, 2021
There's only one story today: Robinhood. But don't worry, we talk about some other stuff too. Links Discord Bans r/WallStreetBets Robinhood Limits Purchasing GameStop Is Rage Against the Financial Machine AOC Considers Investigation Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company Let's Not Dumb Down the History of Computer Science (2014) Hotwire: HTML over the Wire WebRTC is now a W3C and IETF standard Data Fetching on the Web Still Sucks
January 28, 2021
[#26] Jan 27, 2021
The one where r/wallstreetbets breaks the simulation AMC share price quadruples Meet the Censored: Status Coup (Taibbi) Launch HN: Axle Health Telephoto fear: Japanese photojournalist shows how lenses affect views of crowds amid virus A bootstrapped SaaS journey to 10k MRR (Bannerbear)
January 27, 2021
[#25] Jan 26, 2021
⚡️ SPEED ROUND ⚡️ Twitter acquires Revue Twitter announces Birdwatch Everything I know (HN comments) Otokichi The 1983 Johnny Cash classic Kairei Halt and Catch Fire syllabus Backblaze Hard Drive Stats (2020)
January 26, 2021
[#24] Jan 25, 2021
Death, revolution, and CSS. Happy monday. Larry King has died Brad Cox has died The computer revolution hasn't happened yet (Alan Kay, OOPSLA 1997) An incomplete list of mistakes in the design of CSS
January 25, 2021
[#23] Jan 21, 2021
A combination plate: new hardware, new science, and new social media services. Everything a growing HNTLDR listener needs. Ultraleap Haptic Feedback Sundayy Longwave Vitamin D study Mendelian Randomization (Wikipedia) Youtube DL Summary 90% of everything is crap MuscleWiki
January 21, 2021
[#22] Jan 20, 2021
New & Old: a new president and old dream of a single unified chat app.
January 20, 2021
[#21] Jan 15, 2021
It’s a Show HN sandwich! Kenny highlights the best and worst products launched on HN in the past 24 hours and Colin finally learns about the Google acquisition of Fitbit. Show HNs: HitTheFrontPage Haxplore Nothingly Supernotes Articles: Rent a person who does nothing Fitbit join Google Open letter from Laura Poitras The used to post selfies. Now they're trying to overturn the election.
January 15, 2021
[#20] Jan 12, 2021
More on the Parler takedown and associated avalanche of thoughtpieces! Plus Sci-Hub starts using distributed DNS service Handshake on the 8th anniversary of Aaron Swartz's death. We need a new media system (Taibbi) How Silicon Valley, in a Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed Parler (Greenwald) The Lies That Can Undermine Democracy (Martin Fowler) The original fluent interface blog post Sci-Hub using Handshake Aaron Swartz commemoration
January 12, 2021
[#19] Jan 11, 2021
Did you see that Donald Trump tweet last night? 🔥 The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News What Silicon Valley "Gets" about Software Engineers that Traditional Companies Do Not Working off grid efficiently Will the US Really Experience a Violent Upheaval in 2020?
January 11, 2021
[#18] Jan 8, 2021
We're finally at the end of this totally normal week! We talk Gumroad's approach to the workplace, the WhatsApp exodus, and more.
January 08, 2021
[#17] Jan 7, 2021
Well that escalated...steadily over four years. 
January 07, 2021
[#16] Jan 6, 2021
Kenny learns the difference between Bridgerton and Paddington. We also talk DALL·E, Iran, behavioral psychology, and Nat Friedman being pretty cool.
January 06, 2021
[#15] Jan 5, 2021
Speed round! Google changes its algorithm, LinkedIn gets a new competitor, and America continues to suck at healthcare.
January 05, 2021
[#14] Jan 4, 2021
Slack is down, so there's no way to work. Just sit back and listen up.
January 04, 2021
[#13] Jan 1, 2021
Happy new year! Starting off 2021 figuring out browser tabs and bitcoin. 
January 01, 2021
[#12] Dec 31, 2020
Closing out the year with dancing robots and unprofitable side projects.
December 31, 2020
[#11] Dec 29, 2020
The recommendations from the scientific advisory have been rejected.
December 29, 2020
[#10] Dec 28, 2020
After the holiday break, we talk money (SaaS products), money (SF rent), and money (global reserve currency).
December 28, 2020
[#9] Dec 18, 2020
How to get a college degree in a month (plus or minus 37 months). And more.
December 18, 2020
[#8] Dec 17, 2020
Robinhood steals from the poor and gives to the SEC, and much more
December 17, 2020
[#7] Dec 16, 2020
Bitcoin is high but spirits are low.
December 16, 2020
[#6] Dec 15, 2020
Does Elon Musk want more money or less money? Tune in to find out.
December 15, 2020
[#5] Dec 14, 2020
The government has been hacked but at least we'll get some good book recommendations.
December 14, 2020
[#4] Dec 11, 2020
Google Stories. What!? And some other things.
December 11, 2020
[#3] Dec 10, 2020
Elon, Explorable Explanations, and Errors. 
December 10, 2020
[#2] Dec 9, 2020
GitHub Universe, Twitter Threads, and more.
December 09, 2020
[#1] Dec 8, 2020
Airpods Max and whatever Kafka is.
December 08, 2020