Stats related to the Hacker News reference

This is mainly for Discourse admins/moderators and others who visit the site wanting to learn why this site’s page views are higher than expected.

Here is a case in point.

On 11/27/2021 the topic, Why in 2020 should I learn Prolog?, was noted on Hacker News (

Here are the related numbers.

Normally is the top ranking traffic source. Seeing another site higher than is rare.

When I first took notice of this the page view count was showing 5.0 K. This is a snapshot at the time this is being written.


Reports as of 11/29/2021 12:43 PM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)