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1. A Thorium-Salt Reactor Has Fired Up for the First Time in Four Decades (thoriumenergyworld.com)
475 points by jseliger on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 161 comments
2. Universities are broke – let’s cut the pointless admin and get back to teaching (theguardian.com)
427 points by ryan_j_naughton on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 288 comments
3. iOS 11 Safari will automatically strip AMP links from shared URLs (twitter.com/viticci)
534 points by OberstKrueger on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 420 comments
4. The Interface font family (rsms.me)
410 points by glhaynes on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 86 comments
5. Introducing Network Service Tiers (googleblog.com)
346 points by ropiku on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 204 comments
6. Disconnect. Offline only (bolin.co)
601 points by danmeade on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 199 comments
7. Moving The New York Times Games Platform to Google App Engine (nytimes.com)
297 points by spyspy on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 143 comments
8. ThoughtWorks has been sold to private equity (martinfowler.com)
319 points by phosphate on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 185 comments
9. Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car (nytimes.com)
272 points by fmihaila on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 419 comments
10. Why I haven't jumped ship from Common Lisp to Racket just yet (fare.livejournal.com)
270 points by networked on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 99 comments
11. A history of branch prediction (danluu.com)
300 points by darwhy on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 65 comments
12. Billionaires and big ag are joining venture investors to fund lab-grown meat (techcrunch.com)
214 points by sethbannon on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 149 comments
13. Rethinking the D-Bus Message Bus (dvdhrm.github.io)
253 points by kragniz on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 138 comments
14. The Beauty of Bresenham's Algorithm (members.chello.at)
218 points by jacquesm on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 41 comments
15. Offline-Friendly Forms (mxb.at)
236 points by mxbck on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 63 comments
16. Ex-lottery worker who rigged winnings gets 25 years in prison (cnn.com)
158 points by WestCoastJustin on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 242 comments
17. HackerNews Grid (hackernewsgrid.com)
359 points by kubopaper on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 115 comments
18. New and improved bike routing, with low stress options (mapzen.com)
204 points by mxfh on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 111 comments
19. Sonos: users must accept new privacy policy or devices may “cease to function” (zdnet.com)
271 points by ralphm on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 248 comments
20. A ship that flips 90 degrees for precise scientific measurements (atlasobscura.com)
257 points by sohkamyung on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 75 comments
21. FTC Approves of Amazon and Whole Foods Deal (ftc.gov)
152 points by janober on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 65 comments
22. Beta Family: 50k Users to Test Your App (betafamily.com)
150 points by mcone on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 40 comments
23. Companies from Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Demo Day (Day 2) (techcrunch.com)
141 points by stenlix on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 76 comments
24. Dangers of Sitting (bloomberg.com)
184 points by petethomas on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 158 comments
25. Mathematicians Tame Rogue Waves, Illuminating Future of LED Lighting (quantamagazine.org)
136 points by digital55 on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
26. Wall Street Banks Warn Downturn Is Coming (bloomberg.com)
332 points by champagnepapi on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 385 comments
27. The Enduring Legacy of Zork (technologyreview.com)
145 points by tellarin on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
28. D as a Better C (dlang.org)
242 points by ingve on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 184 comments
29. ScienceBeam – using computer vision to extract PDF data (elifesciences.org)
103 points by kaplun on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 15 comments
30. Stencil – A reusable web component generator (stenciljs.com)
182 points by reimertz on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 103 comments

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