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Hacker News digest

Show me the best stories with a score of at least that are at least hours old and from the last days.

Limited to 50 stories (≈20 per day). More were found.

Kickstarter employees vote to unionize (www.vice.com) 1071 Comments 2 days 905+1071=1976
Larry Tesler Has Died (gizmodo.com) 141 Comments 2 days 1265+141=1406
Stop Using Encrypted Email (latacora.micro.blog) 484 Comments 34 hours 435+484=919
Why SQLite succeeded as a database (2016) (changelog.com) 267 Comments 36 hours 559+267=826
Almost everything on computers is perceptually slower than it was in 1983 (threadreaderapp.com) 275 Comments 38 hours 518+275=793
Explorabl.es (explorabl.es) 32 Comments 34 hours 744+32=776
Computer vision basics in Excel, using just formulas (github.com) 92 Comments 2 days 679+92=771
Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months (krebsonsecurity.com) 222 Comments 36 hours 506+222=728
Bloomberg bankrolls a social-media army (www.wsj.com) 473 Comments 36 hours 209+473=682
Bert Sutherland Has Died (en.wikipedia.org) 30 Comments 30 hours 645+30=675
ADS-B Exchange – Co-op of unfiltered flight data (www.adsbexchange.com) 192 Comments 2 days 427+192=619
Lambda School’s Misleading Promises (nymag.com) 224 Comments 37 hours 384+224=608
Facebook asks for a moat of regulations it already meets (techcrunch.com) 243 Comments 2 days 361+243=604
Docker for Windows won't run if Razer Synapse driver management tool is running (twitter.com) 184 Comments 2 days 412+184=596
Stripe refunds: fees from the original charge are not returned (stripe.com) 241 Comments 29 hours 350+241=591
Let's Encrypt has turned on stricter validation requirements (community.letsencrypt.org) 134 Comments 36 hours 455+134=589
How 1500 bytes became the MTU of the internet (blog.benjojo.co.uk) 162 Comments 40 hours 424+162=586
Help the Graphics team track down an interesting WebRender bug (mozillagfx.wordpress.com) 154 Comments 2 days 427+154=581
Teardown of a $1.25 LED Lightbulb (electronupdate.blogspot.com) 266 Comments 38 hours 315+266=581
A group of ex-NSA and Amazon engineers are building a ‘GitHub for data’ (techcrunch.com) 231 Comments 13 hours 346+231=577
IRS sues Facebook for $9B, says company offshored profits to Ireland (www.foxbusiness.com) 174 Comments 37 hours 374+174=548
Facebook tax court trial begins over Ireland offshore deal (www.reuters.com) 306 Comments 2 days 205+306=511
Indian police open case against hundreds in Kashmir for using VPN (techcrunch.com) 202 Comments 2 days 307+202=509
Internet Society told to halt .org sale by its own advisory council (www.theregister.co.uk) 108 Comments 45 hours 399+108=507
New AMD EPYC-based Compute Engine family, now in beta (cloud.google.com) 136 Comments 2 days 340+136=476
What happens to a mail-order mattress after you return it (fivethirtyeight.com) 216 Comments 12 hours 260+216=476
Poolside.fm (poolside.fm) 74 Comments 28 hours 400+74=474
The Problem with Palm Oil (ethical.net) 205 Comments 37 hours 264+205=469
I Worked for a Criminal Organization (openmonstervision.github.io) 202 Comments 2 days 258+202=460
Google users in UK to lose EU data protection – sources (www.reuters.com) 185 Comments 31 hours 269+185=454
show Show HN: Kasaya – A scripting language and runtime for browser automation (github.com) 91 Comments 15 hours 352+91=443
MVC is dead, it's time to MOVE on (2012) (cirw.in) 177 Comments 2 days 259+177=436
JWT is Awesome (thehftguy.com) 162 Comments 2 days 248+162=410
BlurHash: Algorithm to generate compact representation of an image placeholder (blurha.sh) 101 Comments 15 hours 307+101=408
7k-year-old well is the oldest wooden structure ever discovered (www.ctvnews.ca) 126 Comments 2 days 279+126=405
Trump administration backs Oracle in Google fight (www.axios.com) 191 Comments 12 hours 209+191=400
Google Fonts Analytics (fonts.google.com) 178 Comments 34 hours 219+178=397
Telecoms say they have a First Amendment right to sell private data (www.vice.com) 140 Comments 14 hours 254+140=394
Programmer's critique of missing structure of operating systems (blog.rfox.eu) 162 Comments 2 days 208+162=370
How Saudi Arabia Infiltrated Twitter (www.buzzfeednews.com) 85 Comments 17 hours 284+85=369
Materialize: A Streaming Data Warehouse (materialize.io) 97 Comments 2 days 259+97=356
Should Facebook, Google be liable for user posts? asks U.S. Attorney General (www.reuters.com) 238 Comments 12 hours 118+238=356
How Spotify ran a large Google Dataflow job for Wrapped 2019 (labs.spotify.com) 89 Comments 2 days 266+89=355
Create a First-Person Shooter In Godot (godottutorials.pro) 68 Comments 23 hours 278+68=346
500 Byte Images: The Haiku Vector Icon Format (2016) (blog.leahhanson.us) 88 Comments 21 hours 249+88=337
Learn Authentication the Hard Way: Part Three (www.andrew-best.com) 14 Comments 2 days 318+14=332
Setting up a Raspberry Pi 4 home server (smalldata.tech) 109 Comments 18 hours 223+109=332
New COVID-19 cases reported across Japan (www.japantimes.co.jp) 186 Comments 2 days 141+186=327
Home Office tells man, 101, his parents must confirm ID (www.theguardian.com) 73 Comments 2 days 245+73=318
How to Collaborate with People You Don’t Like (2018) (hbr.org) 84 Comments 46 hours 230+84=314

Score explanation: [HN score] + [number of comments] = [total score]