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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. A working, transistor-scale replica of the MOS 6502 microprocessor (monster6502.com)
335 points by cmod on May 21, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
4. Q – Initiative to build commercially available universal quantum computers (ibm.com)
212 points by davidyapdy on May 21, 2017 | hide | 63 comments
5. Google scored points with its community by supporting Kotlin (backchannel.com)
347 points by steven on May 21, 2017 | hide | 218 comments
6. A way to make water potable using carbon dioxide (economist.com)
181 points by spatulan on May 21, 2017 | hide | 38 comments
7. Windows 10 Enterprise ignores various privacy settings (twitter.com/m8urnett)
467 points by tmkbry on May 21, 2017 | hide | 255 comments
8. Brazilian city uses tilapia fish skin to treat burn victims (pbs.org)
144 points by curtis on May 21, 2017 | hide | 71 comments
9. We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment (nytimes.com)
303 points by rrherr on May 21, 2017 | hide | 133 comments
10. The Making of Freeciv WebGL 3D (freeciv.org)
182 points by roschdal on May 20, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
11. TFS: A file system built for performance, space efficiency, and scalability (github.com/redox-os)
281 points by vog on May 21, 2017 | hide | 116 comments
12. 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
13. Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations (nytimes.com)
254 points by georgecmu on May 21, 2017 | hide | 168 comments
14. Baby boomers are making it harder for millennials to buy homes (sfgate.com)
186 points by MilnerRoute on May 21, 2017 | hide | 137 comments
15. Up and Down the Ladder of Abstraction (2011) (worrydream.com)
142 points by semanser on May 20, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
16. 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
17. Tisp: Time is space programming language (github.com/raviqqe)
106 points by davidyapdy on May 20, 2017 | hide | 34 comments
18. 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
19. Washington Post launches a Reddit public profile (washingtonpost.com)
131 points by waqasaday on May 21, 2017 | hide | 138 comments
20. Ask HN: What are the Madrid and Barcelona tech scenes like?
244 points by throwaway0110 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 155 comments
21. Building a legacy search engine for a legacy protocol (benjojo.co.uk)
137 points by benjojo12 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 23 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. 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
25. The Energy Expansions of Evolution (nature.com)
53 points by hunglee2 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 6 comments
26. JavaScript Concurrency Model and Event Loop (developer.mozilla.org)
139 points by abhikandoi2000 on May 21, 2017 | hide | 49 comments
27. Experiments with prepledge (tedunangst.com)
52 points by ingve on May 20, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
28. 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
29. The Ruby Module Builder Pattern (dejimata.com)
94 points by shioyama on May 21, 2017 | hide | 20 comments
30. Poisoning Daddy (1996) (texasmonthly.com)
58 points by samclemens on May 20, 2017 | hide | 15 comments

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