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1. They Used To Last 50 Years (recraigslist.com)
1359 points by teslacar on Mar 19, 2017 | hide | 860 comments
2. Distill: a modern machine learning journal (distill.pub)
930 points by jasikpark on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 105 comments
3. The last patent on AC-3 (Dolby Digital) expires at midnight (ac3freedomday.org)
578 points by robbiet480 on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 222 comments
4. The Document Which Used to Be Called the MIT Lockpicking Guide (1992) (blurofinsanity.com)
355 points by Tomte on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 114 comments
5. SHA-1 Collision Detection on GitHub.com (github.com)
374 points by samlambert on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 90 comments
6. Tears (meltingasphalt.com)
417 points by urs on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 115 comments
7. I've decided to move on to Distill (colah.github.io)
353 points by apsec112 on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 46 comments
8. Show HN: How to write a recursive descent parser (craftinginterpreters.com)
347 points by munificent on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 148 comments
9. A hot bath has benefits similar to exercise (theconversation.com)
298 points by walterbell on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 226 comments
10. Two Executives to Leave Uber, Adding to Departures (nytimes.com)
354 points by flyingramen on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 250 comments
11. It's Better To Animate a Film Alone, Even If It Takes Years (vice.com)
227 points by curtis on Mar 19, 2017 | hide | 104 comments
12. How to Learn New Things as an Adult (theatlantic.com)
296 points by pmcpinto on Mar 19, 2017 | hide | 113 comments
13. Bloaty McBloatface: a size profiler for binaries (reverberate.org)
202 points by haberman on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 43 comments
14. What makes gambling wrong but insurance right? (bbc.com)
294 points by sohkamyung on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 255 comments
15. The Antidesktop (2002) (archive.org)
196 points by yankcrime on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 121 comments
16. Comprehensive and biased comparison of OpenBSD and FreeBSD [pdf] (bsdfrog.org)
170 points by oherrala on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 74 comments
17. Hash indexes are faster than btree indexes? (amitkapila16.blogspot.com)
200 points by dhd415 on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 54 comments
18. Whiteboard problems in pure Lambda Calculus (jtolds.com)
200 points by jtolds on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 41 comments
19. DeepMind in “very early stage” talks with National Grid to reduce UK energy use (arstechnica.co.uk)
254 points by rbanffy on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 110 comments
20. Has Li-battery genius John Goodenough done it again? Colleagues are skeptical (qz.com)
170 points by M_Grey on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 154 comments
21. Ask HN: Competitor is successful with black hat SEO
255 points by throwmesomeseo on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 102 comments
22. YC W17 Launch: Wifi.com.ng – Uncapped ISP for Africa (ycombinator.com)
143 points by craigcannon on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 75 comments
23. Most Electronics Being Banned on Certain US-Bound Flights (bloomberg.com)
249 points by BWStearns on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 450 comments
24. TreeMaker: Origami Design Software (langorigami.com)
155 points by poppingtonic on Mar 19, 2017 | hide | 12 comments
25. The D Garbage Collector (dlang.org)
139 points by sconxu on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 87 comments
26. Why I Dissented (medium.com)
129 points by Mz on Mar 19, 2017 | hide | 61 comments
27. The Intel Edison: Linux Maker Machine in a Matchbox (linux.com)
87 points by JoshTriplett on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 53 comments
28. Overcoming Catastrophic Forgetting in Neural Networks (rylanschaeffer.github.io)
123 points by RSchaeffer on Mar 19, 2017 | hide | 11 comments
29. Epoll is broken – part 2/2 (popcount.org)
108 points by protomyth on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 39 comments
30. SimplCommerce: Simple, cross-platform, modularized ecommerce system on .NET Core (github.com)
86 points by maherjend on Mar 20, 2017 | hide | 20 comments

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