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Front page stories from May 21, 2017, ordered by time spent there.

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1. Ask HN: How do I switch from being a passive consumer to an active producer?
699 points by humaninstrument on May 21, 2017 | 270 comments
2. A prototype watch, raising hope for Parkinson’s (microsoft.com)
278 points by wglb on May 21, 2017 | 101 comments
3. Q – Initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computers (ibm.com)
212 points by davidyapdy on May 21, 2017 | 63 comments
4. A way to make water potable using carbon dioxide (economist.com)
181 points by spatulan on May 21, 2017 | 38 comments
5. Brazilian city uses tilapia fish skin to treat burn victims (pbs.org)
144 points by curtis on May 21, 2017 | 71 comments
6. 300 miles of secret UK cycle paths have been discovered [audio] (bbc.co.uk)
173 points by DanBC on May 21, 2017 | 70 comments
7. People Don’t Buy Products, They Buy Better Versions of Themselves (2016) (bufferapp.com)
292 points by allenleein on May 21, 2017 | 92 comments
8. Google scored points with its community by supporting Kotlin (backchannel.com)
347 points by steven on May 21, 2017 | 218 comments
9. How the Beatles Wrote ‘A Day in the Life’ (theatlantic.com)
141 points by tintinnabula on May 21, 2017 | 41 comments
10. Windows 10 Enterprise ignores various privacy settings (twitter.com)
467 points by tmkbry on May 21, 2017 | 255 comments
11. Baby boomers are making it harder for millennials to buy homes (sfgate.com)
186 points by MilnerRoute on May 21, 2017 | 137 comments
12. How to Build a Non-Volatile Memory DBMS (cmu.edu)
96 points by blopeur on May 21, 2017 | 36 comments
13. The Energy Expansions of Evolution (nature.com)
53 points by hunglee2 on May 21, 2017 | 6 comments
14. Building a legacy search engine for a legacy protocol (benjojo.co.uk)
137 points by benjojo12 on May 21, 2017 | 23 comments
15. FDA Approves Radicava, First New ALS1 Therapy in 22 Years (alsnewstoday.com)
53 points by alexee on May 21, 2017 | 29 comments
16. C++ Code for Quantum Many Body Solutions with Artificial Neural Networks (github.com)
48 points by HaoZeke on May 21, 2017 | 2 comments
17. Apple Monitoring Blood Glucose (mondaynote.com)
201 points by zdw on May 22, 2017 | 139 comments
18. Medieval and Early Modern Coinage and Its Problems (ssrn.com)
68 points by gwern on May 21, 2017 | 8 comments
19. Microsoft’s New Patent Identifies Pirated Content: Flags Repeat Offenders (anonymster.com)
117 points by marcolanger on May 21, 2017 | 104 comments
20. Topics in Core Mathematics at Graterford Prison (ams.org)
154 points by tomahunt on May 21, 2017 | 32 comments
21. Vectorized Bloom Filters for Advanced SIMD Processors (2014) [pdf] (semanticscholar.org)
56 points by tjalfi on May 21, 2017 | 3 comments
22. Policymakers around the world are embracing behavioural science (economist.com)
43 points by sohkamyung on May 21, 2017 | 14 comments
23. On the Turing Completeness of MS PowerPoint [pdf] (cmu.edu)
160 points by gwern on May 21, 2017 | 16 comments
24. Ask HN: How did you move from IT/software to something unrelated?
222 points by brailsafe on May 22, 2017 | 176 comments
25. Why UX Design for Machine Learning Matters (fastcodesign.com)
89 points by kawera on May 21, 2017 | 15 comments
26. Myths Over Miami (1997) (miaminewtimes.com)
44 points by Thevet on May 21, 2017 | 5 comments
27. They call it Canaan: How 200K Haitians built a city on their own (vqronline.org)
78 points by hownottowrite on May 21, 2017 | 27 comments
28. Ask HN: What are the Madrid and Barcelona tech scenes like?
244 points by throwaway0110 on May 21, 2017 | 155 comments
29. CUDA and CuBLAS GPU Matrices in Clojure (dragan.rocks)
85 points by tosh on May 21, 2017 | 6 comments
30. Google in, Google out (techcrunch.com)
142 points by imartin2k on May 22, 2017 | 133 comments
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