Hacker News Confidence

Less annoying hacker news. (What is this?)

This site scrapes Hacker News once every 30 minutes, then sorts according to this formula, with upvotes as positive signals and comments as negative ones. In my experience, the best articles to read on HN are the ones with a high upvote-to-discussion ratio. Mostly because controversial pieces tend to produce a disproportionate number of comments compared to upvotes.


  1. Foundations of Databases 33 upvotes, 1 comments
  2. Show HN: Lofi.cafe 612 upvotes, 148 comments
  3. Yamauchi No.10 Family Office 622 upvotes, 178 comments
  4. TTS: Text-to-Speech for All 44 upvotes, 7 comments
  5. Logica: Modern Logic Programming 235 upvotes, 63 comments
  6. YouTube suspends account for linking to a PhD research on WPA2 vulnerability 593 upvotes, 188 comments
  7. SelfHosted 52 upvotes, 11 comments
  8. My simple GitHub project went Viral 281 upvotes, 94 comments
  9. Europe seeks to limit use of high-risk AI in society 13 upvotes, 1 comments
  10. Show HN: Encore – Go framework for building distributed systems 108 upvotes, 37 comments
  11. The first 18 months of a startup 81 upvotes, 27 comments
  12. Our plans for PeerTube v4 107 upvotes, 40 comments
  13. Reducing code size with LLVM Machine Outliner on 32-bit Arm targets 39 upvotes, 11 comments
  14. Teenage engineering – ten years of OP-1 17 upvotes, 4 comments
  15. Man found to have defamed Singapore prime minister by sharing news article 156 upvotes, 89 comments
  16. Azimuth unlocked iPhone at center of legal battle between the FBI and Apple 78 upvotes, 40 comments
  17. Great Vowel Shift 51 upvotes, 24 comments
  18. Is WebAssembly magic performance pixie dust? 286 upvotes, 192 comments
  19. DeepONet: A deep NN-based model to approximate linear and nonlinear operators 4 upvotes, 0 comments
  20. How a WhatsApp status loophole is aiding cyberstalkers 3 upvotes, 0 comments
  21. Space Junk Removal Is Not Going Smoothly 96 upvotes, 101 comments
  22. The Wolfram Physics Project: A One-Year Update 16 upvotes, 12 comments
  23. One Letter Programming Languages 12 upvotes, 8 comments
  24. Coinbase from YC to IPO 93 upvotes, 115 comments
  25. Bernie Madoff has died 183 upvotes, 258 comments
  26. EU Commission to end AstraZeneca and J&J vaccine contracts at expiry 78 upvotes, 118 comments
  27. Once on the Brink of Eradication, Syphilis Is Raging Again 130 upvotes, 237 comments
  28. Write tasks not user stories – Linear Method 10 upvotes, 13 comments
  29. Latino Programming Language 65 upvotes, 154 comments
  30. ReadMe (YC W15) Is Hiring a UI Engineer 0 upvotes, 0 comments