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Stories from May 18, 2016, ordered by time on the front page
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1. Fast.com: Netflix internet connection speed test (fast.com)
631 points by protomyth on May 18, 2016 | hide | 360 comments
2. Google supercharges machine learning tasks with TPU custom chip (googleblog.com)
823 points by hurrycane on May 18, 2016 | hide | 276 comments
3. Google Home (home.google.com)
577 points by stuartmemo on May 18, 2016 | hide | 457 comments
4. Firebase expands to become a unified app platform (googleblog.com)
530 points by Nemant on May 18, 2016 | hide | 204 comments
5. Open Whisper Systems Partners with Google on End-To-end Encryption for Allo (whispersystems.org)
330 points by ThatGeoGuy on May 18, 2016 | hide | 212 comments
6. Tesla Announces $2B Public Offering to Accelerate Model 3 Ramp Up (bloomberg.com)
401 points by dismal2 on May 18, 2016 | hide | 184 comments
7. Daydream Is Google’s Android-Powered VR Platform (theverge.com)
183 points by T-A on May 18, 2016 | hide | 108 comments
8. Fitbit Acquires Coin (engadget.com)
117 points by daddy_drank on May 18, 2016 | hide | 109 comments
9. This Biology Book Blew Me Away (gatesnotes.com)
246 points by Tomte on May 18, 2016 | hide | 103 comments
10. Bots Are Hot (1996) (wired.com)
121 points by vincvinc on May 18, 2016 | hide | 47 comments
11. I Satisfied My Passion for Software Dev and Open-Source by Doing a Part-Time PhD (omerio.com)
140 points by izzym on May 18, 2016 | hide | 63 comments
12. Ethereum Contracts Are Going to Be Candy for Hackers (vessenes.com)
193 points by vessenes on May 18, 2016 | hide | 81 comments
13. New Evidence for the Necessity of Loneliness (quantamagazine.org)
93 points by jonbaer on May 18, 2016 | hide | 29 comments
14. Governor Brown's housing proposal could mean sweeping Bay Area changes (bizjournals.com)
155 points by apsec112 on May 18, 2016 | hide | 117 comments
15. Academics Make Theoretical Breakthrough in Random Number Generation (threatpost.com)
389 points by oolong_decaf on May 18, 2016 | hide | 157 comments
16. Nebraska's civil forfeiture reform (journalstar.com)
153 points by mrb on May 18, 2016 | hide | 54 comments
17. SSRN sold to Elsevier (professorbainbridge.com)
212 points by kristianc on May 18, 2016 | hide | 47 comments
18. Improving Docker with Unikernels: Introducing HyperKit, VPNKit and DataKit (docker.com)
292 points by samber on May 18, 2016 | hide | 37 comments
19. A Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon and Worst Nightmare (wired.com)
228 points by subpar on May 17, 2016 | hide | 50 comments
20. Apple Sent Two Men to My House (vellumatlanta.com)
254 points by glhaynes on May 18, 2016 | hide | 101 comments
21. Karma-Duped: A Cautionary Tale About the Murky World of Venture Lending (huffingtonpost.com)
80 points by ascertain on May 18, 2016 | hide | 45 comments
22. Shuffleboard at McMurdo (idlewords.com)
184 points by aaronbrethorst on May 16, 2016 | hide | 22 comments
23. Qanat (wikipedia.org)
186 points by baghali on May 18, 2016 | hide | 69 comments
24. The Day the Moon Blew Up (gatesnotes.com)
173 points by JacobJans on May 18, 2016 | hide | 113 comments
25. The Lingering Legacy of Psychedelia (newyorker.com)
51 points by samclemens on May 18, 2016 | hide | 11 comments
26. In-Ear Device That Translates Foreign Languages in Real Time (boredpanda.com)
195 points by maxoliver on May 17, 2016 | hide | 94 comments
27. How Typography Can Save Your Life (propublica.org)
102 points by Tomte on May 17, 2016 | hide | 31 comments
28. Ask HN: Oldest code you have written that is still in use?
233 points by _mc on May 17, 2016 | hide | 352 comments
29. Why I don't spend time with Modern C++ anymore (linkedin.com)
276 points by nkurz on May 18, 2016 | hide | 255 comments
30. AWS X1 instances – 1.9 TB of memory (amazon.com)
340 points by spullara on May 18, 2016 | hide | 180 comments

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