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Stories from August 23, 2017, ordered by time on the front page
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1. Introducing Network Service Tiers (googleblog.com)
346 points by ropiku on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 204 comments
2. 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
3. The Interface font family (rsms.me)
410 points by glhaynes on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 86 comments
4. 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
5. Moving The New York Times Games Platform to Google App Engine (nytimes.com)
297 points by spyspy on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 143 comments
6. ThoughtWorks has been sold to private equity (martinfowler.com)
319 points by phosphate on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 185 comments
7. Ex-lottery worker who rigged winnings gets 25 years in prison (cnn.com)
158 points by WestCoastJustin on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 242 comments
8. Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car (nytimes.com)
272 points by fmihaila on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 419 comments
9. 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
10. The Beauty of Bresenham's Algorithm (members.chello.at)
218 points by jacquesm on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 41 comments
11. New and improved bike routing, with low stress options (mapzen.com)
204 points by mxfh on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 111 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. ScienceBeam – using computer vision to extract PDF data (elifesciences.org)
103 points by kaplun on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 15 comments
14. Offline-Friendly Forms (mxb.at)
236 points by mxbck on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 63 comments
15. Beta Family: 50k Users to Test Your App (betafamily.com)
150 points by mcone on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 40 comments
16. Whalesong: a Racket to JavaScript compiler (hashcollision.org)
81 points by Tomte on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 10 comments
17. Rethinking the D-Bus Message Bus (dvdhrm.github.io)
253 points by kragniz on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 138 comments
18. A history of branch prediction (danluu.com)
300 points by darwhy on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 65 comments
19. FTC Approves of Amazon and Whole Foods Deal (ftc.gov)
152 points by janober on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 65 comments
20. Companies from Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Demo Day (Day 2) (techcrunch.com)
141 points by stenlix on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 76 comments
21. Mathematicians Tame Rogue Waves, Illuminating Future of LED Lighting (quantamagazine.org)
136 points by digital55 on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
22. iOS 11 Safari will automatically strip AMP links from shared URLs (twitter.com)
534 points by OberstKrueger on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 420 comments
23. The Enduring Legacy of Zork (technologyreview.com)
145 points by tellarin on Aug 22, 2017 | hide | 48 comments
24. Neural Network at Warp Speed (1988) (cmu.edu)
62 points by jcbeard on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 8 comments
25. Dangers of Sitting (bloomberg.com)
184 points by petethomas on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 158 comments
26. Swift Local Refactoring (swift.org)
70 points by beltex on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 4 comments
27. Show HN: Spongedown (ivanceras.github.io)
64 points by ivanceras on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 28 comments
28. A Striking Rise in Serious Allergy Cases (wsj.com)
59 points by jpelecanos on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
29. A ship that flips 90 degrees for precise scientific measurements (atlasobscura.com)
257 points by sohkamyung on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 75 comments
30. Disconnect. Offline only (bolin.co)
601 points by danmeade on Aug 23, 2017 | hide | 199 comments

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