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Front page stories from June 4, 2017, ordered by time spent there.

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1. Jean Sammet, co-creator of COBOL, has died (nytimes.com)
429 points by andrewbinstock on June 4, 2017 | 105 comments
2. Identifying the dimensions used by the primate brain to decode faces (nytimes.com)
197 points by pk2200 on June 4, 2017 | 39 comments
3. The Wonderful WiFi232: BBSing Has Never Been Easier (bytecellar.com)
195 points by ingve on June 4, 2017 | 23 comments
4. A list of practical projects that anyone can solve in any programming language (github.com)
483 points by emersonrsantos on June 4, 2017 | 57 comments
5. SecureLogin Authentication Protocol 1.0 (medium.com)
243 points by digitalnalogika on June 4, 2017 | 186 comments
6. On average, skipping college and investing tuition costs nets a higher return (erikrood.com)
739 points by qwerty2020 on June 4, 2017 | 640 comments
7. Cryptoeconomics 101 (thecontrol.co)
264 points by ntomaino on June 4, 2017 | 112 comments
8. A Practical Intro to Macros in Rust (danielkeep.github.io)
188 points by jxub on June 4, 2017 | 24 comments
9. Using select(2) the right way (aivarsk.github.io)
181 points by aivarsk on June 4, 2017 | 37 comments
10. Convert a markdown manuscript to pdf/epub/mobi e-books (chrisanthropic.github.io)
118 points by accordionclown on June 4, 2017 | 27 comments
11. IBM 5110 PALM (Put All Logic in Microcode) CPU from 1978 (rugged-portable.com)
67 points by peter_d_sherman on June 4, 2017 | 40 comments
12. PG-Strom: SSD-To-GPU Direct SQL Execution (github.com)
124 points by blopeur on June 4, 2017 | 37 comments
13. UK PM wants to ban crypto: here's what it would cost, and why it won't work anyway (boingboing.net)
407 points by ColinWright on June 4, 2017 | 221 comments
14. Rory Sutherland on The Psychology of Advertising and more [audio] (libsyn.com)
52 points by da02 on June 4, 2017 | 5 comments
15. Rosette – A solver-aided programming language that extends Racket (emina.github.io)
142 points by tosh on June 4, 2017 | 11 comments
16. FlexBox Cheatsheet (vudav.github.io)
227 points by mozillas on June 4, 2017 | 32 comments
17. Netflix Leaving Battle for Net Neutrality Shows Why We Need It (inverse.com)
267 points by prawn on June 5, 2017 | 84 comments
18. Alexander Grothendieck: A Country Known Only by Name (inference-review.com)
87 points by saturnian on June 4, 2017 | 31 comments
19. Why we should love null results (the100.ci)
83 points by DanBC on June 4, 2017 | 26 comments
20. Building a website using AsciiDoc (2010) (gslsrc.net)
44 points by blacksqr on June 5, 2017 | 10 comments
21. Ask HN: Why does visual programming suck?
212 points by dvdhsu on June 4, 2017 | 315 comments
22. The IBM PC, Part 1 (2012) (filfre.net)
116 points by Stratoscope on June 5, 2017 | 43 comments
23. Differences between Tmux vs Screen (2015) (wtanaka.com)
186 points by 0x54MUR41 on June 4, 2017 | 88 comments
24. China's new submarine engine (popsci.com)
129 points by smacktoward on June 4, 2017 | 70 comments
25. Estimating a nuclear blast with bits of paper (dannen.com)
79 points by secretsinger on June 4, 2017 | 31 comments
26. You can probably use deep learning even if you don't have a lot of data (beamandrew.github.io)
417 points by deepnotderp on June 5, 2017 | 78 comments
27. Tesla owners should pay more for insurance, AAA says (autonews.com)
134 points by mudil on June 4, 2017 | 141 comments
28. Show HN: Search engine for lectures (findlectures.com)
200 points by garysieling on June 5, 2017 | 38 comments
29. Gold coins found in Netherlands from last days of Roman Empire (thehistoryblog.com)
97 points by petethomas on June 4, 2017 | 21 comments
30. The great self-esteem con (theguardian.com)
210 points by oska on June 5, 2017 | 194 comments
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