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1. Ask a Female Engineer: Thoughts on the Google Memo (ycombinator.com)
1080 points by cbcowans on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 1501 comments
2. Show HN: A stop-motion video of an engine (howacarworks.com)
845 points by AlexMuir on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 188 comments
3. Gates Makes Largest Donation Since 2000 with $4.6B Pledge (bloomberg.com)
447 points by adventured on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 285 comments
4. I Bought a Book About the Internet from 1994 and None of the Links Worked (vice.com)
460 points by slyall on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 318 comments
5. APIs as infrastructure: future-proofing Stripe with versioning (stripe.com)
498 points by darwhy on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 50 comments
6. Selection bias is the most powerful force in education (fredrikdeboer.com)
385 points by gfredtech on Aug 14, 2017 | hide | 178 comments
7. Rustgo: Calling Rust from Go with near-zero overhead (filippo.io)
282 points by FiloSottile on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 68 comments
8. Dung Beetles Navigate via the Milky Way (nationalgeographic.org)
192 points by komuW on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 53 comments
9. Ask HN: Is Georgia Tech's Online Master in CS Worth It?
489 points by soneca on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 210 comments
10. Feeling bad about feeling bad can make you feel worse (news.berkeley.edu)
263 points by RKoutnik on Aug 14, 2017 | hide | 133 comments
11. Bezos should put his billions in public libraries (wired.com)
247 points by steven on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 235 comments
12. Researchers unravel the biosynthesis of psilocybin (acs.org)
277 points by robin_reala on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 88 comments
13. The HDFS Juggernaut (shodan.io)
144 points by josephscott on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 59 comments
14. Rust for the Web (thefullsnack.com)
244 points by huydotnet on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 95 comments
15. MongoDB has filed confidentially for IPO (techcrunch.com)
206 points by abhi3 on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 104 comments
16. Plans for partitioning in PostgreSQL v11 (rhaas.blogspot.com)
241 points by anarazel on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
17. Learnings from One Year of Building an Open Source Elixir Application (achariam.com)
197 points by achariam on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 23 comments
18. Text Messages Between Travis Kalanick and Anthony Levandowski (ieee.org)
164 points by edshiro on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 119 comments
19. Writing parsers like it is 2017 (acolyer.org)
259 points by ingve on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 110 comments
20. DJI adds an offline mode to its drones for clients with ‘sensitive operations’ (techcrunch.com)
114 points by janober on Aug 14, 2017 | hide | 73 comments
21. Native Encryption for ZFS on Linux (github.com/zfsonlinux)
169 points by funkaster on Aug 14, 2017 | hide | 92 comments
22. The Rising Return to Non-Cognitive Skill [pdf] (iza.org)
135 points by luu on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 60 comments
23. FTC says Uber took a wrong turn with misleading privacy, security promises (ftc.gov)
102 points by artsandsci on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 28 comments
24. Teaching an AI to play a simple game using Q-learning (practicalai.io)
118 points by ml-student on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 8 comments
25. On Melissa O’Neill’s PCG random number generator (lemire.me)
104 points by ozanonay on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 83 comments
26. Real-time 3D visualization of geospatial data with Blender (github.com/ptabriz)
116 points by based2 on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 24 comments
27. High-process-count support added to master (dragonflybsd.org)
84 points by tiffanyh on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 26 comments
28. Hand powered drilling tools and machines (lowtechmagazine.com)
91 points by sea6ear on Aug 14, 2017 | hide | 71 comments
29. The dwarfs of our vocabulary (oup.com)
60 points by Petiver on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 16 comments
30. Dao Programming Language (daoscript.org)
99 points by copx on Aug 15, 2017 | hide | 26 comments

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