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Articles written in 2019 that Hacker News still talks about.
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2019I Sell Onions on the Internet (deepsouthventures.com)
3248 points across 2 posts | 6 annotations | 2 months ago with 89 comments
2019The Lonely Work of Moderating Hacker News (newyorker.com)
2569 points across 3 posts | 25 annotations | 7 months ago with 243 comments
2019Cloudflare stood up to a patent troll and won (blog.cloudflare.com)
2043 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 1 month ago with 239 comments
2019Absolute truths I unlearned as junior developer (monicalent.com)
1986 points across 2 posts | 10 annotations | 3 months ago with 257 comments
2019This page is a truly naked, brutalist HTML quine (secretgeek.github.io)
1895 points across 3 posts | 3 annotations | 1 week ago with 44 comments
2019Why isn't the internet more fun and weird? (jarredsumner.com)
1840 points across 3 posts | 12 annotations | 2 months ago with 269 comments
2019Fast (patrickcollison.com)
1528 points across 4 posts | 6 months ago with 97 comments
2019This page is designed to last (jeffhuang.com)
1450 points across 2 posts | 13 annotations | 9 months ago with 43 comments
2019“DigitalOcean Killed Our Company” (twitter.com)
1398 points across 2 posts | 4 months ago with 24 comments
2019The decline of the family has unleashed an epidemic of loneliness (city-journal.org)
1346 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 3 months ago with 8 comments
2019My mouse driver is asking for a firewall exemption (twitter.com)
1137 points | 1 year ago with 556 comments
2019Local-First Software (inkandswitch.com)
1119 points across 6 posts | 1 annotation | 4 months ago with 28 comments
2019Going Critical (meltingasphalt.com)
1052 points across 2 posts | 3 months ago with 11 comments
2019Seriously, Stop Using RSA (blog.trailofbits.com)
1036 points across 3 posts | 6 months ago with 101 comments
2019Everything I googled in a week as a professional software engineer (localghost.dev)
1003 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 9 months ago with 97 comments
2019Protocols, not platforms: A technological approach to free speech (knightcolumbia.org)
976 points across 3 posts | 14 annotations | 3 months ago with 37 comments
2019Alzheimer’s amyloid hypothesis ‘cabal’ thwarted progress toward a cure (statnews.com)
976 points across 2 posts | 9 annotations | 3 months ago with 300 comments
2019Time-lapse of a single cell transforming into a salamander (nationalgeographic.com)
911 points | 1 year ago with 292 comments
2019I draw figures for my mathematical lecture notes using Inkscape (castel.dev)
851 points across 2 posts | 5 months ago with 76 comments
2019National Park Typeface (nationalparktypeface.com)
824 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 9 months ago with 31 comments
2019TurboTax’s 20-Year Fight to Stop Americans from Filing Taxes for Free (propublica.org)
807 points | 2 annotations | 1 year ago with 199 comments
2019Do-nothing scripting: the key to gradual automation (blog.danslimmon.com)
804 points | 1 annotation | 10 months ago with 230 comments
2019Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (arstechnica.com)
797 points | 6 annotations | 1 year ago with 424 comments
2019The curious case of the Raspberry Pi in the network closet (blog.haschek.at)
795 points | 3 annotations | 8 months ago with 261 comments
2019Intel's “Cripple AMD” Function (agner.org)
794 points across 2 posts | 3 annotations | 5 months ago with 107 comments
2019Qualcomm shook down the cell phone industry for almost 20 years (arstechnica.com)
780 points across 2 posts | 4 months ago with 128 comments
2019History and effective use of Vim (begriffs.com)
763 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 2 months ago with 95 comments
2019Death by PowerPoint: the slide that killed seven people (mcdreeamiemusings.com)
753 points across 2 posts | 6 months ago with 196 comments
2019Google's PageRank patent has expired (patents.google.com)
749 points across 2 posts | 4 months ago with 167 comments
2019Software Architecture Is Overrated, Clear and Simple Design Is Underrated (blog.pragmaticengineer.com)
744 points across 2 posts | 10 annotations | 1 month ago with 31 comments
2019How the Boeing 737 Max disaster looks to a software developer (spectrum.ieee.org)
719 points across 3 posts | 7 months ago with 136 comments
2019A free introduction to quantum computing with spaced repetition (quantum.country)
716 points across 6 posts | 7 months ago with 15 comments
2019The most copied StackOverflow snippet of all time is flawed (programming.guide)
706 points | 7 annotations | 1 year ago with 334 comments
2019No More Medium – Build Your Own Site (nomedium.dev)
694 points | 1 year ago with 242 comments
2019I assure you, medieval people bathed (going-medieval.com)
661 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 1 month ago with 340 comments
2019Opera, Brave, Vivaldi to ignore Chrome's anti-ad-blocker changes (zdnet.com)
622 points across 2 posts | 3 months ago with 46 comments
2019Hertz paid Accenture $32M for a website that never went live (henricodolfing.com)
608 points | 5 annotations | 2 months ago with 402 comments
2019Petition to open source Flash (github.com)
607 points across 3 posts | 8 months ago with 2 comments
2019AWS costs every programmer should know (david-codes.hatanian.com)
598 points across 2 posts | 3 months ago with 156 comments
2019Timsort (skerritt.blog)
595 points across 2 posts | 1 annotation | 2 months ago with 60 comments
2019Google Blocking Web Privacy Proposals at W3C (cpomagazine.com)
592 points | 3 annotations | 1 year ago with 173 comments
2019Python built-ins worth learning (treyhunner.com)
571 points across 2 posts | 2 annotations | 6 months ago with 112 comments
2019If you’re not using SSH certificates you’re doing SSH wrong (smallstep.com)
555 points across 2 posts | 7 annotations | 6 months ago with 332 comments
2019Storing UTC is not a silver bullet (codeblog.jonskeet.uk)
547 points across 2 posts | 6 months ago with 184 comments
2019There is no reason to cross the U.S. by train but I did it anyway (nytimes.com)
529 points across 2 posts | 6 annotations | 4 months ago with 125 comments
2019Decoded: GNU coreutils (maizure.org)
528 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 38 comments
2019JMAP: It’s Like IMAP but Not Really (unencumberedbyfacts.com)
509 points across 2 posts | 4 annotations | 6 days ago with 131 comments
2019Unraveling the JPEG (parametric.press)
506 points across 2 posts | 6 months ago with 4 comments
2019I Miss the Old Internet (sffworld.com)
500 points | 1 year ago with 424 comments
2019I grew up gifted, but my life didn’t turn out the way I expected (cbc.ca)
500 points across 2 posts | 5 annotations | 4 months ago with 53 comments
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