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Stories from August 9, 2017, ordered by time on the front page
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1. uBlock Origin Maintainer on Chrome vs. Firefox WebExtensions (discourse.mozilla.org)
776 points by nachtigall on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 324 comments
2. DeepMind and Blizzard Open StarCraft II as an AI Research Environment (deepmind.com)
603 points by nijynot on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 270 comments
3. Why GitHub Can't Host the Linux Kernel Community (ffwll.ch)
395 points by okket on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 236 comments
4. The New Copycats: How Facebook Squashes Competition From Startups (morningstar.com)
212 points by petethomas on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 96 comments
5. Principles of Sharding for Relational Databases (citusdata.com)
292 points by tikhon on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 47 comments
6. Lazarus – A Delphi-compatible cross-platform IDE (lazarus-ide.org)
236 points by Jack4E4B on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 181 comments
7. Swift 5: start your engines (swift.org)
274 points by mpweiher on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 176 comments
8. Designing Zachtronics' TIS-100 (2015) (gamasutra.com)
126 points by bantunes on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 33 comments
9. Netlify Raises $12M from A16Z (netlify.com)
185 points by gk1 on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 94 comments
10. Why We Said “No” to a $40M Round (parse.ly)
192 points by pixelmonkey on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
11. Why I’m dumping Firebase for Web (lugassy.net)
246 points by mluggy on Aug 8, 2017 | hide | 118 comments
12. Why does Sattolo's algorithm produce a permutation with exactly one cycle? (danluu.com)
156 points by darwhy on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 18 comments
13. PcapPlusPlus: a multiplatform C++ network sniffing and packet crafting library (seladb.github.io)
61 points by seladb on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 4 comments
14. Kovri – A secure, private, untraceable C++ implementation of the I2P network (github.com)
118 points by kim0 on Aug 8, 2017 | hide | 51 comments
15. Website load and speed analyzer (varvy.com)
226 points by warrenm on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 68 comments
16. How to confirm a Google user’s specific email address (tomanthony.co.uk)
227 points by TomAnthony on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 68 comments
17. Implementing Backup (cockroachlabs.com)
112 points by benesch on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 19 comments
18. The incentives of academia naturally select for less reliable results (2016) (theatlantic.com)
106 points by dom0 on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 51 comments
19. Music Fandom Maps (nytimes.com)
116 points by pmcpinto on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 51 comments
20. Cal State will no longer require math and English placement exams (latimes.com)
150 points by mbgaxyz on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 263 comments
21. JavaScript for People Who Hate JavaScript (zachholman.com)
429 points by ingve on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 331 comments
22. New York Subway X-Ray Area Maps (projectsubwaynyc.com)
216 points by citrin_ru on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 45 comments
23. Chrome's geolocation fails daily due to API limit (chromium.org)
117 points by zspitzer on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 25 comments
24. Monsanto Was Its Own Ghostwriter for Some Safety Reviews (bloomberg.com)
300 points by Red_Tarsius on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 42 comments
25. The Kolmogorov option (scottaaronson.com)
537 points by apsec112 on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 464 comments
26. Children work in Congolese mines where cobalt is extracted for smartphones (sky.com)
175 points by guscost on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 106 comments
27. WebAssembly: A New Hope (pspdfkit.com)
199 points by steipete on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 109 comments
28. Benefits of a Lifestyle Business (bugfender.com)
406 points by adchsm on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 266 comments
29. Americans don’t need fast home Internet service, FCC suggests (arstechnica.com)
277 points by JacksonGariety on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 188 comments
30. Petition for Smarter Infrastructure (samaltman.com)
64 points by khuey on Aug 9, 2017 | hide | 74 comments

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