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It's time to replace GIFs with AV1 video


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19870701
Posted by singhkays (karma: 52)
Post stats: Points: 107 - Comments: 126 - 2019-05-09T18:16:34Z

\#HackerNews #av1 #gifs #its #replace #time #video #with
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Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators


Patreon couldn’t survive charging all creators just a 5 percent rake on the monthly subscriptions they earn from fans while building commerce tools like CRMs and merchandise to try to stay ahead of…
Article word count: 1171

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19432758
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 13681)
Post stats: Points: 123 - Comments: 151 - 2019-03-19T16:59:38Z

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A 50-year-old design came back to haunt Boeing with its troubled 737 Max jet


Compromises required to push forward a more fuel-efficient version of Boeing's 737 — with larger engines and altered aerodynamics — led to the complex flight control software system that is now under…
Article word count: 1439

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19414164
Posted by eplanit (karma: 11072)
Post stats: Points: 126 - Comments: 114 - 2019-03-17T14:26:21Z

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Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015


Myspace lost all the music its users uploaded between 2003 and 2015
Article word count: 484

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19417640
Posted by pmoriarty (karma: 31693)
Post stats: Points: 142 - Comments: 59 - 2019-03-18T00:03:18Z

\#HackerNews #2003 #2015 #all #and #between #its #lost #... Show more...
 

ESP8266 gets its game on with open source engine


This is likely not to come as much of a shock to you, but the ESP8266 is pretty popular. At this point, we’re more surprised when a project that hits the tip line doesn’t utilize this i…
Article word count: 389

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19364015
Posted by guiambros (karma: 3833)
Post stats: Points: 113 - Comments: 19 - 2019-03-11T23:43:20Z

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China orders its airlines to suspend use of Boeing 737 Max aircraft


China's aviation regulator on Monday grounded nearly 100 Boeing Co 737 MAX ...
Article word count: 1064

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19356138
Posted by Ultramanoid (karma: 176)
Post stats: Points: 127 - Comments: 61 - 2019-03-11T02:01:17Z

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If Lyft can't keep its drivers as contractors, it may never be profitable


A key part of Lyft’s business model is not providing health insurance and other benefits
Article word count: 1262

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19349794
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 12764)
Post stats: Points: 67 - Comments: 107 - 2019-03-10T02:20:34Z

\#HackerNews #cant #contractors #drivers #its #... Show more...
 

It’s not about how many countries you have been to


Yes, you have been to 30 countries in 5 years, but have you really "been" there? How many places do you really know and understand?
Article word count: 1199

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19335853
Posted by clementmas (karma: 111)
Post stats: Points: 102 - Comments: 56 - 2019-03-08T07:40:31Z

\#HackerNews #about #been #countries #have #... Show more...
 

Notepad++ drops code signing for its releases


06 Mar 2019 14:33:00 When you install Notepad++ version 7.6.4, You might notice there's no more blue-trusted UAC popup. Here's the explanation for the reason that we remove code signing from Notepad++…
Article word count: 315

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19329330
Posted by pmh (karma: 881)
Post stats: Points: 201 - Comments: 116 - 2019-03-07T16:27:03Z

\#HackerNews #code #drops #for #its #... Show more...
 

NSA’s top policy advisor: It’s time to start putting teeth in cyber deterrence


The midterms were just a warmup, NSA's Joyce warns, as work begins to defend 2020 election.
Article word count: 569

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19321330
Posted by deanalevitt (karma: 104)
Post stats: Points: 110 - Comments: 86 - 2019-03-06T18:35:55Z

\#HackerNews #advisor #cyber #deterrence #its #... Show more...
 

Volvo is introducing a 112mph speed limiter to all its new cars


Volvo's boss says "it’s worth doing if we can even save one life."
Article word count: 265

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19302678
Posted by BerislavLopac (karma: 8580)
Post stats: Points: 72 - Comments: 183 - 2019-03-04T16:54:18Z

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Google Moves to Address Wage Equity, and Finds It’s Underpaying Many Men


After a recent study, the company gave raises to thousands of men after determining they were earning less than women in similar jobs.
Article word count: 1340

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19303039
Posted by gatsby (karma: 6617)
Post stats: Points: 120 - Comments: 60 - 2019-03-04T17:27:18Z

\#HackerNews #address #and #equity #finds #... Show more...
 

Facebook won’t let you opt-out of its phone number ‘look up’ setting


Users are complaining that the phone number Facebook hassled them to use to secure their account with two-factor authentication has also been associated with their user profile — which anyone can use…
Article word count: 751

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19298692
Posted by longdefeat (karma: 1598)
Post stats: Points: 174 - Comments: 43 - 2019-03-04T04:07:23Z

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Redis Labs Changes Its Open-Source License Again


Redis Labs, fresh off its latest funding round, today announced a change to how it licenses its Redis Modules. This may not sound like a big deal, but in the world of open-source projects, licensing…
Article word count: 581

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19221754
Posted by dankohn1 (karma: 11000)
Post stats: Points: 123 - Comments: 61 - 2019-02-21T23:44:09Z

\#HackerNews #again #changes #its #labs #... Show more...
 

What It's Like to Be a Black Mathematician


Fewer than 1 percent of doctorates in math are awarded to African-Americans. Edray Goins, who earned one of them, found the upper reaches of the math world a challenging place.
Article word count: 2092

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19193233
Posted by mykowebhn (karma: 185)
Post stats: Points: 94 - Comments: 120 - 2019-02-18T19:01:38Z

\#HackerNews #black #its #like #mathematician #... Show more...
 

How the US has hidden its empire


The long read: The United States likes to think of itself as a republic, but it holds territories all over the world – the map you always see doesn’t tell the whole story
Article word count: 3242

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19188648
Posted by unmole (karma: 1440)
Post stats: Points: 113 - Comments: 19 - 2019-02-18T04:27:52Z

\#HackerNews #empire #has #hidden #how #... Show more...
 

Payless is closing all its U.S. stores


Payless is the latest retail chain to close up shop in the United States.
Article word count: 318

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19180579
Posted by malshe (karma: 708)
Post stats: Points: 103 - Comments: 78 - 2019-02-16T19:51:54Z

\#HackerNews #all #closing #its #payless #stores
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Amazon in Its Prime: Doubles Profits, Pays $0 in Federal Income Taxes


Amazon, the ubiquitous purveyor of two-day delivery of just about everything, nearly doubled its profits to $11.2 billion in 2018 from $5.6 billion the previous year and, once again, didn’t pay a…
Article word count: 607

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19155655
Posted by djoldman (karma: 1657)
Post stats: Points: 159 - Comments: 190 - 2019-02-13T19:00:08Z

\#HackerNews #amazon #doubles #federal #... Show more...
 

Learn C and its lower levels interactively, in the browser


I made a simple virtual machine that runs C in the browser.This project is made as an experiment to see if C can be learned easier if the lower level is covered in paralel.

Sandbox: https://vasyop.github.io/miniC-hosting

Tutorial part 1: https://vasyop.github.io/miniC-hosting/?0

More info: https://github.com/vasyop/miniC-hosting/blob/master/README.md

Please support this project: https://github.com/vasyop/miniC-hosting/blob/master/support.md

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19126544
Posted by vasyop (karma: 31)
Post stats: Points: 103 - Comments: 13 - 2019-02-10T05:49:11Z

\#HackerNews #and #browser #interactively #its #learn #levels #lower #the
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Slack Says It's Filed to Go Public


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19078571
Posted by chollida1 (karma: 21165)
Post stats: Points: 192 - Comments: 66 - 2019-02-04T17:44:44Z

\#HackerNews #filed #its #public #says #slack
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If Software Is Funded from a Public Source, Its Code Should Be Open Source


If we pay for it, we should be able to use it. Perhaps because many free software coders have been outsiders and rebels, less attention is paid to the use of open source in government departments than…
Article word count: 1088

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19077913
Posted by jrepinc (karma: 1304)
Post stats: Points: 200 - Comments: 68 - 2019-02-04T16:55:50Z

\#HackerNews #code #from #funded #... Show more...
 

Snopes pulls out of its fact-checking partnership with Facebook


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Article word count: 858

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19057742
Posted by pulisse (karma: 2825)
Post stats: Points: 102 - Comments: 80 - 2019-02-01T19:45:22Z

\#HackerNews #facebook #fact-checking #its #out #partnership #... Show more...
 

Apple blocks Google from running its internal iOS apps


Google joins Facebook in Apple’s banning spree
Article word count: 204

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19048976
Posted by rising-sky (karma: 903)
Post stats: Points: 236 - Comments: 130 - 2019-01-31T21:20:26Z

\#HackerNews #apple #apps #blocks #from #google #... Show more...
 

Facebook Referred to Kids as Young as Five as “Whales” for Its Monetized Games


Facebook wouldn't refund large purchases made by underage gamers.
Article word count: 402

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19044900
Posted by throwaway2048 (karma: 6670)
Post stats: Points: 118 - Comments: 50 - 2019-01-31T14:31:03Z

\#HackerNews #facebook #five #for #games #its #... Show more...
 

Apple blocks Facebook from running its internal iOS apps


Facebook’s internal iOS apps simply don’t launch anymore.
Article word count: 428

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19035834
Posted by epaga (karma: 6531)
Post stats: Points: 291 - Comments: 106 - 2019-01-30T15:32:40Z

\#HackerNews #apple #apps #blocks #facebook #from #... Show more...
 

Facebook will shut down its controversial market research app for iOS


Facebook Research paid users $20 gift cards for near total access to data on their phones
Article word count: 364

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19033451
Posted by flylib (karma: 1102)
Post stats: Points: 119 - Comments: 87 - 2019-01-30T08:00:16Z

\#HackerNews #app #controversial #down #facebook #for... Show more...
 

Google Takes Its First Steps Toward Killing the URL


Google wants to get rid of URLs. But first, it needs to show you why.
Article word count: 972

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19031237
Posted by glassworm (karma: 468)
Post stats: Points: 162 - Comments: 96 - 2019-01-30T00:06:53Z

\#HackerNews #first #google #its #killing #steps #... Show more...
 

Microsoft decides IE 10 has had its fun: Termination set for Jan 2020


Windows Server 2012 admins should crank it up to 11
Article word count: 355

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19026335
Posted by myinnerbanjo (karma: 3341)
Post stats: Points: 189 - Comments: 60 - 2019-01-29T14:08:08Z

\#HackerNews #2020 #decides #for #fun #had #has #... Show more...
 

Facebook Watch Isn’t Living Up to Its Name


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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19021574
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 7732)
Post stats: Points: 122 - Comments: 52 - 2019-01-28T22:14:01Z

\#HackerNews #facebook #isnt #its #living #name #watch
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The potential risk to ZFS created by the shift in its userbase


The obvious conclusion we can draw from FreeBSD ZFS's shift to being based on ZFS on Linux is that the center of gravity of open source ZFS development has shifted to ZFS on Linux. FreeBSD ZFS is…
Article word count: 546

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19018185
Posted by zdw (karma: 32112)
Post stats: Points: 128 - Comments: 73 - 2019-01-28T15:33:47Z

\#HackerNews #created #its #potential #risk #... Show more...
 

What it’s like to pursue a dream for 30 years and fail


For every successful, hot-selling invention, there are a million others that don’t make it. But what does ‘failure’ really mean?
Article word count: 26

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19012237
Posted by davesailer (karma: 1943)
Post stats: Points: 135 - Comments: 42 - 2019-01-27T16:14:55Z

\#HackerNews #and #dream #fail #for #its #... Show more...
 

When a Bike Company Put a TV on Its Box, Shipping Damages Went Down (2017)


Dutch bike manufacturer VanMoof got fed up with how often U.S. shippers damaged its products—so they got creative
Article word count: 379

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19008470
Posted by edward (karma: 21256)
Post stats: Points: 175 - Comments: 57 - 2019-01-26T21:01:10Z

\#HackerNews #2017 #bike #box #company #damages #... Show more...
 

We Can't Just Assume that Facebook Will Do Its Best


Being treated as lab rats for algorithms is not an option, says the German justice minister in a response to Mark Zuckerberg and explains how Facebook must be regulated.
Article word count: 1143

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19005833
Posted by Quanttek (karma: 929)
Post stats: Points: 101 - Comments: 24 - 2019-01-26T11:18:07Z

\#HackerNews #assume #best #cant #faceboo... Show more...
 

It’s Time to Move on from Two Phase Commit


The two-phase commit protocol (2PC) has been used in enterprise software systems for over three decades . It has been an an incredibly impa...
Article word count: 3534

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18999520
Posted by evanweaver (karma: 986)
Post stats: Points: 260 - Comments: 112 - 2019-01-25T16:31:09Z

\#HackerNews #commit #from #its #move #pha... Show more...
 

Oslo made its city center basically car-free


It was a huge success: Parking spots are now bike lanes, transit is fast and easy, and the streets (and local businesses) are full of people.
Article word count: 54

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19000076
Posted by prostoalex (karma: 71638)
Post stats: Points: 98 - Comments: 67 - 2019-01-25T17:20:16Z

\#HackerNews #basically #car-free #center #city #... Show more...
 

BuzzFeed to Cut 15% of Its Workforce


BuzzFeed is planning to lay off about 15% of its workforce, as the company seeks to reorient itself in a shifting digital-media landscape.
Article word count: 74

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18984631
Posted by taytus (karma: 3553)
Post stats: Points: 128 - Comments: 118 - 2019-01-24T00:08:32Z

\#HackerNews #buzzfeed #cut #its #workforce
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Trouble hiring senior engineers? It's probably you


Undeniably, hiring senior software engineers is hard. However, I don’t buy into the narrative that the market is completely dried out. Throughout my career, I’ve worked with many different engineering…
Article word count: 100

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18955731
Posted by ashitlerferad (karma: 7168)
Post stats: Points: 118 - Comments: 81 - 2019-01-20T21:30:37Z

\#HackerNews #engineers #hiring #its #proba... Show more...
 

It's Time for Action on Data Privacy


We all deserve control over our digital lives

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18951475
Posted by deca6cda37d0 (karma: 51)
Post stats: Points: 96 - Comments: 69 - 2019-01-20T06:14:15Z

\#HackerNews #action #data #for #its #privacy #time
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Apple resumes selling iPhone SE at lower $249 price on its clearance store


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18949366
Posted by whitepoplar (karma: 2756)
Post stats: Points: 102 - Comments: 86 - 2019-01-19T21:42:39Z

\#HackerNews #249 #apple #clearance #iphone #its #lower #price #resumes #selling #store
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Mastercard will stop free trials from automatically billing you once it's over


Plus, merchants will be required to send you monthly updates
Article word count: 201

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18927650
Posted by hbcondo714 (karma: 603)
Post stats: Points: 158 - Comments: 63 - 2019-01-17T01:58:23Z

\#HackerNews #automatically #billing #free #from #it... Show more...
 

South Korea's program of higher wages and taxes – so far, it's not working


In contrast to President Trump, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has embraced a pro-labor program of higher wages and taxes. The early results have been discouraging.
Article word count: 1455

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18885855
Posted by aetherson (karma: 5711)
Post stats: Points: 147 - Comments: 195 - 2019-01-11T18:55:50Z

\#HackerNews #and #far #higher #its #... Show more...
 

Retro game engine for developers that enjoy creating games like it's 1997


Retro game engine for developers that enjoy creating games like it's 1997. - klaussilveira/qengine
Article word count: 43

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18886022
Posted by openbasic (karma: 172)
Post stats: Points: 157 - Comments: 64 - 2019-01-11T19:16:37Z

\#HackerNews #1997 #creating #developers #engine #enjoy #for #game #games #its #like #retro #that
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Bungie takes back its Destiny and departs from Activision


Bungie, creator of the popular Halo and Destiny franchises, is splitting from publisher Activision and will go its own way, the company announced today. It's almost certainly good news for gamers and…
Article word count: 566

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18880127
Posted by kposehn (karma: 11790)
Post stats: Points: 120 - Comments: 68 - 2019-01-11T01:04:10Z

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Toyota Lifts the Veil on Its Guardian Driver-Assist System


The driver-assist system will mimic a technique used in fighter jets to serve as a smart intermediary between driver and car

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18852256
Posted by pross356 (karma: 140)
Post stats: Points: 75 - Comments: 73 - 2019-01-08T01:41:21Z

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Birding Like It’s 1899: Inside a Blockbuster American West Video Game


In "Red Dead Redemption 2," a birder finds joy and despair in a realistic portrayal of wildlife in the pre-conservation era.
Article word count: 1581

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18818014
Posted by alexlrobertson (karma: 108)
Post stats: Points: 136 - Comments: 31 - 2019-01-03T18:58:05Z

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Ethereum Plans to Cut Its Energy Consumption by 99 Percent


The cryptocurrency is going on an energy diet to compete with more efficient blockchains

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18811864
Posted by sohkamyung (karma: 21789)
Post stats: Points: 145 - Comments: 68 - 2019-01-03T00:48:40Z

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Courier Prime: It’s Courier, Just Better


Since the beginning, screenplays have been written in Courier. Its uniformity allows filmmakers to make handy comparisons and estimates, such as 1 page = 1 minute of screen time. But there’s no reason…
Article word count: 53

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18802628
Posted by ingve (karma: 94435)
Post stats: Points: 156 - Comments: 38 - 2019-01-01T21:53:28Z

\#HackerNews #better #courier #its #just #prime
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Since the beginning, screenplays have been written in Courier. Its uniformity allows filmmakers to make handy comparisons and estimates, such as 1 page = 1 minute of screen time.

But there’s no reason Courier has to look terrible. We set out to make the best damn Courier ever.

We call it Courier Prime.

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It’s time to reappraise the humble Choose Your Own Adventure book


Behind the recent wave of 80s revivals are real questions about the types of stories we enjoy—and how they teach us to approach the world
Article word count: 1091

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18799900
Posted by glassworm (karma: 351)
Post stats: Points: 128 - Comments: 72 - 2019-01-01T12:15:26Z

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Fuzzing Like It’s 1989


With 2019 a day away, let’s reflect on the past to see how we can improve. Yes, let’s take a long look back 30 years and reflect on the original fuzzing paper, An Empirical Study of the Reliability…
Article word count: 1844

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18794609
Posted by ploggingdev (karma: 2191)
Post stats: Points: 121 - Comments: 16 - 2018-12-31T14:30:02Z

\#HackerNews #1989 #fuzzing #its #like
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Netflix stops paying the ‘Apple tax’ on its $853M in annual iOS revenue


Earlier this year, Netflix was seen testing a bypass of iTunes billing across dozens of markets worldwide. As 2018 draws to a close, Netflix — the App Store’s top grossing app — has ditched the…
Article word count: 564

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=18797174
Posted by pseudolus (karma: 3835)
Post stats: Points: 193 - Comments: 102 - 2018-12-31T21:33:23Z

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