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Stories from May 21, 2017, ordered by time on the front page
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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 | hide | 270 comments
2. A prototype watch, raising hope for Parkinson’s (microsoft.com)
278 points by wglb on May 21, 2017 | hide | 101 comments
3. Q – Initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computers (ibm.com)
212 points by davidyapdy on May 21, 2017 | hide | 63 comments
4. A way to make water potable using carbon dioxide (economist.com)
181 points by spatulan on May 21, 2017 | hide | 38 comments
5. A working, transistor-scale replica of the MOS 6502 microprocessor (monster6502.com)
335 points by cmod on May 21, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
6. Brazilian city uses tilapia fish skin to treat burn victims (pbs.org)
144 points by curtis on May 21, 2017 | hide | 71 comments
7. The Making of Freeciv WebGL 3D (freeciv.org)
182 points by roschdal on May 20, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
8. 300 miles of secret UK cycle paths have been discovered [audio] (bbc.co.uk)
173 points by DanBC on May 21, 2017 | hide | 70 comments
9. Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction (2011) (worrydream.com)
142 points by semanser on May 20, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
10. Google scored points with its community by supporting Kotlin (backchannel.com)
347 points by steven on May 21, 2017 | hide | 218 comments
11. Tisp: Time is space programming language (github.com)
106 points by davidyapdy on May 20, 2017 | hide | 34 comments
12. Windows 10 Enterprise ignores various privacy settings (twitter.com)
467 points by tmkbry on May 21, 2017 | hide | 255 comments
13. Baby boomers are making it harder for millennials to buy homes (sfgate.com)
186 points by MilnerRoute on May 21, 2017 | hide | 137 comments
14. TFS: A file system built for performance, space efficiency, and scalability (github.com)
281 points by vog on May 21, 2017 | hide | 116 comments
15. The Energy Expansions of Evolution (nature.com)
53 points by hunglee2 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 6 comments
16. Building a legacy search engine for a legacy protocol (benjojo.co.uk)
137 points by benjojo12 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 23 comments
17. Poisoning Daddy (1996) (texasmonthly.com)
58 points by samclemens on May 20, 2017 | hide | 15 comments
18. Experiments with prepledge (tedunangst.com)
52 points by ingve on May 20, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
19. We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment (nytimes.com)
303 points by rrherr on May 21, 2017 | hide | 133 comments
20. New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools, whilst WannaCry Used Just Two (bleepingcomputer.com)
167 points by rbanffy on May 21, 2017 | hide | 59 comments
21. Washington Post launches a Reddit public profile (washingtonpost.com)
131 points by waqasaday on May 21, 2017 | hide | 138 comments
22. On the Turing Completeness of MS PowerPoint [pdf] (cmu.edu)
160 points by gwern on May 21, 2017 | hide | 16 comments
23. Ask HN: How do you close your side projects?
98 points by andrewgrossi on May 21, 2017 | hide | 31 comments
24. Myths Over Miami (1997) (miaminewtimes.com)
44 points by Thevet on May 21, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
25. Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations (nytimes.com)
254 points by georgecmu on May 21, 2017 | hide | 168 comments
26. They call it Canaan: How 200K Haitians built a city on their own (vqronline.org)
78 points by hownottowrite on May 21, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
27. Ask HN: What are the Madrid and Barcelona tech scenes like?
244 points by throwaway0110 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 155 comments
28. Introduction to Topological Quantum Computation (arxiv.org)
66 points by blopeur on May 21, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
29. Nasa revives 'weird life forms' trapped inside crystals for 60,000 years (telegraph.co.uk)
175 points by robteix on May 21, 2017 | hide | 68 comments
30. The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire but Reject Creative Ideas (2010) [pdf] (cornell.edu)
105 points by tjalfi on May 21, 2017 | hide | 41 comments

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