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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.

self ask Ask HN: Gmail account security
722 comments 2 days 1456+722=2178
I got pwned by my cloud costs (www.troyhunt.com)
626 comments 2 days 1364+626=1990
Google Drive flags file only containing “1” for copyright infringement (twitter.com)
428 comments 41 hours 1056+428=1484
Google Is Forcing Me to Dump a Perfectly Good Phone (www.vice.com)
604 comments 17 hours 779+604=1383
Bolt founder on Stripe/YC (twitter.com)
296 comments 32 hours 1085+296=1381
Charm – Tools to make the command line glamorous (charm.sh)
210 comments 2 days 1161+210=1371
IBM’s Watson Health is sold off in parts (www.statnews.com)
677 comments 2 days 669+677=1346
Nvidia prepares to abandon $40B Arm bid (www.bloomberg.com)
423 comments 23 hours 752+423=1175
James Webb telescope reaches its final destination in space, million miles away (www.npr.org)
323 comments 23 hours 721+323=1044
self Last Windows 11 update changed all default browser settings to Edge
408 comments 2 days 561+408=969
The Curse of NixOS (blog.wesleyac.com)
346 comments 45 hours 569+346=915
PRQL – A proposal for a better SQL (github.com)
282 comments 41 hours 633+282=915
How big was the Tonga eruption? (graphics.reuters.com)
253 comments 41 hours 659+253=912
The Great Resignation? More Like the Great Renegotiation (www.npr.org)
472 comments 20 hours 383+472=855
Doing too much work on one's own before looping in others (thezbook.com)
319 comments 16 hours 513+319=832
We're migrating many of our servers from Linux to FreeBSD (it-notes.dragas.net)
390 comments 44 hours 436+390=826
We purchased a machine from China and it came with malware preinstalled (www.rmcybernetics.com)
289 comments 21 hours 512+289=801
The old internet shows signs of quietly coming back (cheapskatesguide.org)
280 comments 12 hours 458+280=738
717 Gigapixel Image of Rembrandt's Nightwatch (hyper-resolution.org)
133 comments 34 hours 546+133=679
Nintendo Switch game cartridges taste offensively bad (2017) (www.polygon.com)
247 comments 15 hours 401+247=648
I’m porting the TypeScript type checker tsc to Go (kdy1.dev)
207 comments 17 hours 402+207=609
Nova by Panic (nova.app)
255 comments 33 hours 352+255=607
Militarized Dolphins Protect Almost a Quarter of the US Nuclear Stockpile (www.military.com)
205 comments 31 hours 378+205=583
Around one-in-three children globally suffer from lead poisoning (ourworldindata.org)
207 comments 22 hours 346+207=553
In defense of complicated programming languages (viralinstruction.com)
339 comments 2 days 203+339=542
I accidentally used YAML.parse instead of JSON.parse and it worked (rohitpaulk.com)
198 comments 2 days 338+198=536
Alabama farmer sues John Deere for ‘right to repair’ (www.al.com)
159 comments 2 days 369+159=528
An Experience with Modafinil (erowid.org)
328 comments 31 hours 196+328=524
Saving on egress switching from AWS to Hetzner (blog.fleetdm.com)
195 comments 35 hours 310+195=505
A “Sideways” supply response in California winegrapes (thewhyaxis.substack.com)
227 comments 31 hours 264+227=491
Foobar2000 (www.foobar2000.org)
196 comments 2 days 292+196=488
GitHub Actions by Example (www.actionsbyexample.com)
68 comments 41 hours 418+68=486
Systemd by Example (systemd-by-example.com)
51 comments 21 hours 420+51=471
Faster CPython (2021) [pdf] (github.com)
219 comments 2 days 242+219=461
A surprisingly hard CS problem: sums of square roots (2018) (shlegeris.com)
172 comments 44 hours 286+172=458
self ask Ask HN: Who has moved from the U.S. to Europe?
313 comments 18 hours 145+313=458
The history of the end of poverty has just begun (ourworldindata.org)
305 comments 14 hours 131+305=436
Web3 and crypto skepticism is growing and people are finally starting to listen (www.coywolf.news)
219 comments 43 hours 191+219=410
I moved this blog from Medium, here (giuliomagnifico.blog)
176 comments 2 days 218+176=394
LogJ4 Security Inquiry – Response Required (daniel.haxx.se)
111 comments 42 hours 280+111=391
Are popular toxicity models simply profanity detectors? (www.surgehq.ai)
197 comments 33 hours 180+197=377
Hacking the Apple Webcam (Again) (www.ryanpickren.com)
56 comments 15 hours 316+56=372
Why our team cancelled our move to microservices (steven-lemon182.medium.com)
208 comments 13 hours 162+208=370
Buy things, not experiences (write.as)
181 comments 45 hours 185+181=366
You Don't Need the Cloud (80daystartup.com)
168 comments 43 hours 188+168=356
WebAssembly techniques to speed up matrix multiplication (jott.live)
120 comments 18 hours 236+120=356
self ask Ask HN: Am I being instructed to do something illegal? (DEI hiring practices)
160 comments 2 days 194+160=354
Solving Wordle in 3.64 guesses on average, 99.4% of the time (lockwood.dev)
165 comments 2 days 188+165=353
$130B wiped off crypto markets in 24 hours (www.cnbc.com)
201 comments 44 hours 139+201=340
Meta Unveils New AI Supercomputer (www.wsj.com)
188 comments 39 hours 149+188=337

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