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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.

To Break Google’s Monopoly on Search, Make Its Index Public (www.bloomberg.com) 575 Comments 2 days 838+575=1413
Why did we wait so long for the bicycle? (rootsofprogress.org) 481 Comments 2 days 681+481=1162
Epic Games Supports Blender Foundation with $1.2M (www.blender.org) 243 Comments 2 days 711+243=954
Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note (www.bbc.co.uk) 273 Comments 2 days 633+273=906
DuckDuckGo Expands Use of Apple Maps (spreadprivacy.com) 274 Comments 38 hours 598+274=872
YouTube video has its own URL in it (www.youtube.com) 144 Comments 37 hours 660+144=804
Declined Proposal: A built-in Go error check function, “try” (github.com) 345 Comments 30 hours 458+345=803
The PGP Problem (latacora.micro.blog) 341 Comments 28 hours 457+341=798
Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day (www.bbc.co.uk) 365 Comments 2 days 416+365=781
Cracking My Windshield and Earning $10k on the Tesla Bug Bounty Program (samcurry.net) 181 Comments 2 days 568+181=749
The Raspberry Pi 4 needs a fan (www.jeffgeerling.com) 243 Comments 16 hours 487+243=730
Notre-Dame came closer to collapsing than people knew (www.nytimes.com) 229 Comments 21 hours 464+229=693
What every computer science major should know (2011) (matt.might.net) 174 Comments 34 hours 514+174=688
Google Protest Leader Leaves (www.bloomberg.com) 386 Comments 41 hours 255+386=641
Neuralink Live Stream [video] (www.youtube.com) 271 Comments 28 hours 370+271=641
How to Find Hidden Cameras in Your Airbnb (isc.sans.edu) 296 Comments 22 hours 336+296=632
How can phone companies detect tethering? (android.stackexchange.com) 200 Comments 15 hours 405+200=605
Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ (www.nytimes.com) 399 Comments 17 hours 198+399=597
self ask Ask HN: How to deal with constantly getting cut off in work discussions? 286 Comments 34 hours 310+286=596
How many kinds of USB-C to USB-C cables are there? (people.kernel.org) 197 Comments 2 days 393+197=590
'My son spent £3,160 in one game' (www.bbc.co.uk) 318 Comments 2 days 213+318=531
Your nines are not my nines (rachelbythebay.com) 123 Comments 37 hours 403+123=526
Google's Project Dragonfly 'Terminated' in China (www.bbc.com) 255 Comments 17 hours 256+255=511
Cities: Skylines Is Turing Complete (medium.com) 120 Comments 2 days 387+120=507
Don't donate canned goods to food banks (2017) (nationalpost.com) 309 Comments 2 days 170+309=479
Google Search is routinely gamed by private blog networks (unlikekinds.com) 144 Comments 19 hours 333+144=477
Sia – Decentralized cloud storage network (blog.sia.tech) 189 Comments 35 hours 270+189=459
New 2019 MacBook Air features a slower SSD than 2018 model (www.imore.com) 182 Comments 2 days 257+182=439
Zelda Screen Transitions Are Undefined Behaviour (gridbugs.org) 95 Comments 18 hours 342+95=437
Cobol Still Powers the Global Economy (www.tpr.org) 187 Comments 32 hours 247+187=434
Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change (www.theguardian.com) 172 Comments 2 days 241+172=413
Let's Build a Compiler (generalproblem.net) 47 Comments 2 days 353+47=400
Firefox to Warn When Saved Logins Are Found in Data Breaches (www.bleepingcomputer.com) 106 Comments 15 hours 289+106=395
Ownership and Borrowing in D (dlang.org) 111 Comments 2 days 283+111=394
Inaccurate chart led to unwarranted fears of 5G wireless technology (www.nytimes.com) 200 Comments 32 hours 175+200=375
The helicopter team that films the Tour de France (arstechnica.com) 119 Comments 41 hours 255+119=374
show Show HN: OctoSQL – Query and join multiple databases and files, written in Go (github.com) 68 Comments 41 hours 305+68=373
Going Quiet: More States Are Hiding 911 Recordings (www.propublica.org) 129 Comments 43 hours 243+129=372
Cargill: The Worst Company in the World (stories.mightyearth.org) 75 Comments 2 days 294+75=369
China's rising tech scene threatens US brain drain as ‘sea turtles’ return home (www.nbcnews.com) 226 Comments 2 days 142+226=368
Not So Fast: Analyzing the Performance of WebAssembly vs. Native Code (www.usenix.org) 193 Comments 19 hours 165+193=358
King – Man + Woman = King? (medium.com) 100 Comments 46 hours 245+100=345
SpaceX says Crew Dragon capsule exploded due to exotic titanium fire (www.teslarati.com) 103 Comments 2 days 233+103=336
EU's GPS satellites have been down for four days in mysterious outage (www.zdnet.com) 117 Comments 2 days 213+117=330
Apple Plans to Bankroll Original Podcasts to Fend Off Rivals (www.bloomberg.com) 167 Comments 35 hours 159+167=326
EU opens Amazon antitrust investigation (www.theverge.com) 76 Comments 17 hours 238+76=314
Tesla employees say they took shortcuts, worked through harsh conditions (www.cnbc.com) 175 Comments 42 hours 137+175=312
Operating a large distributed system in a reliable way: practices I learned (blog.pragmaticengineer.com) 44 Comments 12 hours 265+44=309
German state of Hesse bans cloud services from schools due to privacy risks (thenextweb.com) 110 Comments 2 days 188+110=298
BPF Performance Tools: Linux System and Application Observability (www.brendangregg.com) 37 Comments 2 days 257+37=294

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