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1. Medical error is third biggest cause of death in the US, experts say (theguardian.com)
636 points by lemming on May 4, 2016 | hide | 502 comments
2. New Record Bid Set for World's Cheapest Solar, Undercutting Coal (bloomberg.com)
367 points by Osiris30 on May 4, 2016 | hide | 205 comments
3. Programming by poking: why MIT stopped teaching SICP (posteriorscience.net)
478 points by brunoc on May 4, 2016 | hide | 232 comments
4. 78% of Reddit Threads with 1,000+ Comments Mention Nazis (curiousgnu.com)
303 points by gk1 on May 4, 2016 | hide | 201 comments
5. Simplevisor: Intel x64 Windows-specific hypervisor (ionescu007.github.io)
178 points by transpute on May 4, 2016 | hide | 24 comments
6. The Startup Zeitgeist (ycombinator.com)
469 points by loyalelectron on May 4, 2016 | hide | 153 comments
7. Why most mobile development projects fail (clean-swift.com)
154 points by bontoJR on May 4, 2016 | hide | 103 comments
8. The curious case of slow downloads (cloudflare.com)
207 points by jgrahamc on May 4, 2016 | hide | 55 comments
9. Uvloop: Fast Python networking (magic.io)
456 points by c17r on May 4, 2016 | hide | 130 comments
10. Our Brain Uses Statistics to Calculate Confidence, Make Decisions (neuroscientistnews.com)
172 points by brahmwg on May 4, 2016 | hide | 107 comments
11. Refined Twitter (github.com)
179 points by mofle on May 4, 2016 | hide | 108 comments
12. Serializable, Lockless, Distributed: Isolation in CockroachDB (cockroachlabs.com)
130 points by orangechairs on May 4, 2016 | hide | 52 comments
13. Triplebyte Engineer Genome Project (triplebyte.com)
94 points by kwi on May 4, 2016 | hide | 38 comments
14. I wrote a small piece on planned death (hintjens.com)
405 points by okket on May 4, 2016 | hide | 104 comments
15. IBM Wants Everyone to Try a Quantum Computer (nytimes.com)
203 points by jonbaer on May 4, 2016 | hide | 59 comments
16. Select a document and have it certified in the Bitcoin blockchain (proofofexistence.com)
130 points by ptr on May 4, 2016 | hide | 62 comments
17. Life Lessons from a Lifestyle Business: Interview with founder of Metafilter (medium.com)
159 points by tim_sw on May 4, 2016 | hide | 54 comments
18. Introducing docs.microsoft.com (microsoft.com)
249 points by yread on May 4, 2016 | hide | 187 comments
19. We asked 15,000 people how they're learning to program (freecodecamp.com)
123 points by quincyla on May 4, 2016 | hide | 91 comments
20. Google Deactivates Web Search API (googleapis.com)
199 points by woodruffw on May 4, 2016 | hide | 129 comments
21. Lead Water Pipes in 1900 Caused Higher Crime Rates in 1920? (motherjones.com)
147 points by curtis on May 3, 2016 | hide | 67 comments
22. Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence (whitehouse.gov)
174 points by apsec112 on May 3, 2016 | hide | 90 comments
23. Ruby Bug: SecureRandom should try /dev/urandom first (ruby-lang.org)
161 points by JBiserkov on May 3, 2016 | hide | 135 comments
24. Google: End of the Online Advertising Bubble (kalkis-research.com)
295 points by skuas on May 4, 2016 | hide | 188 comments
25. Nine years of censorship (nature.com)
302 points by michaelmachine on May 4, 2016 | hide | 125 comments
26. Two Tesla Production Chiefs to Leave Ahead of Model 3 Ramp-Up (bloomberg.com)
76 points by mgevans on May 4, 2016 | hide | 48 comments
27. PieMessage: iMessage on Android (github.com)
83 points by mikeflynn on May 3, 2016 | hide | 31 comments
28. Python manylinux (github.com)
59 points by awinter-py on May 4, 2016 | hide | 9 comments
29. Target=”_blank” is an underestimated vulnerability (medium.com)
183 points by SimplyUseless on May 4, 2016 | hide | 53 comments
30. Show HN: Curabase – Curate a list of links for yourself, your team, or the world (curabase.com)
51 points by sheraz on May 4, 2016 | hide | 40 comments

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