Hacker Newsletter - Hacker Newsletter #558


Issue #558 // June 11, 2021 // View in your browser


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Replit used legal threats to kill my open-source project
//intuitiveexplanations comments

An Unbelievable Demo
//brendangregg comments

The top-ranking HTML editor on Google is an SEO scam
//casparwre comments

Hundreds of fishing vessels vanishing along Argentina’s waters
//oceana comments

An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding
//medium comments

A Project of One’s Own
//paulgraham comments

Bosch opens German chip plant
//reuters comments

The story of the Tank Man photo by its photographer
//jeffwidener comments

Always Be Quitting
//jmmv comments

Apple, Mozilla, Google, Microsoft form group to standardize browser plug-ins
//appleinsider comments

Seven Years of Factorio Friday Facts
//github comments

A Lifetime of Systems Thinking
//thesystemsthinker comments

Don't create for an imaginary group of people
//sarvasvkulpati comments

#Ask HN

Post Burnout Ideas

What is the most bloated website you use

#Show HN

Stripe Tax //stripe comments

Open-source alternative to Retool, Internal.io, etc. //github comments

Mastershot – Web based video editor //mastershot comments

novelWriter – open-source plain text editor designed for writing novels //github comments

City roads – This website renders every single road within a city //github comments

Prestige, a text based HTTP client, for working with HTTP APIs //prestigemad comments


Sorry everybody, I failed with you //github comments

HTML and CSS techniques to reduce your JavaScript //perfplanet comments

The SaaS CTO Security Checklist Redux //goldfiglabs comments

How Netflix uses eBPF flow logs at scale for network insight //netflixtechblog comments

Go: Fuzzing Is Beta Ready //golang comments

Introducing chrome.scripting //chrome comments

A Random Walk Through Git //github comments


iOS 15 Humane //potential comments

Snowtrack – a new version control software for graphic designers and 3D artists //snowtrack comments


Scientists develop ‘cheap and easy’ method to extract lithium from seawater //mining comments

Stanford CS Curriculum 2021 //google comments

Photographer captures 'odd but exciting' crow behaviour known as anting //cbc comments

ST3000DM001 //wikipedia comments

The physics of financial networks //arxiv comments

Abram Petrovich Gannibal //wikipedia comments

The extraordinary story of two Pacific voyages of discovery a 1000 years apart //thenewatlantis comments


In Praise of Open Source Textbooks //ycombinator comments

Deep JavaScript //exploringjs comments

Ask HN: Books for Effective Communication //ycombinator

How to Start a Novel //granta comments

I wrote a book on practical electronics design //designingelectronics comments


PyCon US 2021 Recordings are Available //pycon comments

Compute Shader 101 //youtube comments

Epic Drone Crash into Iceland Volcano Eruption //youtube comments


Facebook extends its work-at-home policy to most employees //cnbc comments

The work-from-home future is destroying bosses' brains //substack comments

Why are American workers becoming harder to find? //economist comments

The rise of remote work may reshape college towns //chronicle comments

Anthropologists and the business of sense-making at work //theguardian comments

#Startup News

Medium sees employee exits after CEO publishes ‘culture memo’ //techcrunch comments

MoviePass settles FTC allegations that they limited usage //ftc comments

The US military is starting to get interested in Starship //arstechnica comments


Playdate pre-orders begin in July //play comments

Found at Goodwill: WebPad 1001 Prototype //huebnerob comments

Modern 8bit Computer as an Art //github comments

#Cutting Room Floor

The lab-leak theory: inside the fight to uncover Covid-19’s origins //vanityfair comments

Why we should end the data economy //thereboot comments

John Carmack on JPEG //twitter comments

Password Managers //cmpxchg8b comments

Don't let social media think for you //disgustinglyoptimistic comments

Developers can't fix bad management //iism comments

Want a killer product? Become more opinionated //medium comments

ProPublica's tax story //substack comments

Leaked Walmart memo reveals competitive threats //vox comments

The right tag for the job: why you should use semantic HTML //localghost comments

Privacy Analysis of FLoC //mozilla comments

What's in email tracking links and pixels? //bengtan comments

Writing a Technical Book //andregarzia comments

Ppl: The command line address book //github comments

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