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1. 24/192 Music Downloads Are Very Silly Indeed (2012) (xiph.org)
647 points by Ivoah on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 428 comments
2. FizzleFade (fabiensanglard.net)
604 points by pietrofmaggi on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 176 comments
3. ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale (blog.google)
393 points by transcranial on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 317 comments
4. FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy designation to MDMA for treatment of PTSD (maps.org)
428 points by anythingnonidin on Aug 28, 2017 | hide | 113 comments
5. Houston is experiencing its third ‘500-year’ flood in 3 years (washingtonpost.com)
349 points by Mz on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 209 comments
6. Maybe today’s Navy is just not very good at driving ships (militarytimes.com)
287 points by smacktoward on Aug 28, 2017 | hide | 342 comments
7. When it comes to internet privacy, be afraid, analyst suggests (news.harvard.edu)
500 points by petethomas on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 255 comments
8. The Marketing Behind MongoDB (nemil.com)
322 points by nemild on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 221 comments
9. Python Data Science Handbook (jakevdp.github.io)
455 points by type0 on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
10. React-map-gl – React components for Mapbox GL JS (uber.github.io)
148 points by polskibus on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
11. My Institutional Review Board Nightmare (slatestarcodex.com)
304 points by apsec112 on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 214 comments
12. Backblaze's Hard Drive Stats for Q2 2017 (backblaze.com)
307 points by LaSombra on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 143 comments
13. Don’t Fall for Babylonian Trigonometry Hype (scientificamerican.com)
216 points by robinhouston on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 94 comments
14. Coreboot and Skylake, Part 2: A Beautiful Game (puri.sm)
171 points by JoshTriplett on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 42 comments
15. No One Fails Anymore – Everybody ‘Pivots’ (nytimes.com)
203 points by mcone on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 97 comments
16. When an experiment with existing technology does a “good enough” job (medium.com/taitems)
223 points by xelfer on Aug 28, 2017 | hide | 92 comments
17. An adventure in trying to optimize math.Atan2 with Go assembly (agniva.me)
185 points by tetraodonpuffer on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 73 comments
18. Sharding data models (citusdata.com)
136 points by pedrobelo on Aug 28, 2017 | hide | 19 comments
19. The Lost Pleasure of Reading Aloud (spectator.co.uk)
121 points by benbreen on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 73 comments
20. Google to Comply with EU Search Demands to Avoid More Fines (bloomberg.com)
152 points by tareqak on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 155 comments
21. Treating performance as a product: The technical story of Asana’s rewrite (asana.com)
135 points by pspeter3 on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 119 comments
22. DeepL Translator – AI Assistance for Language (deepl.com)
217 points by floqqi on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 53 comments
23. How Differential Steering Works (1937) [video] (youtube.com)
145 points by Phithagoras on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 41 comments
24. Honey SQL – SQL as Clojure data structures (github.com/jkk)
118 points by tosh on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 30 comments
25. Optimizing latency of an Arduino MIDI controller (jonnor.com)
93 points by unkown-unknowns on Aug 28, 2017 | hide | 21 comments
26. Uber's New CEO (stratechery.com)
214 points by agandy on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 78 comments
27. How to Make Python Run as Fast as Julia (2015) (ibm.com)
203 points by aaronchall on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 120 comments
28. Show HN: Getting started with Puppeteer and Chrome Headless for Web Scraping (github.com/emadehsan)
142 points by emadehsan on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 37 comments
29. Show HN: Make Medium Readable Again (github.com/thebaer)
193 points by thebaer on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 153 comments
30. Burger King launches WhopperCoin crypto-cash in Russia (bbc.com)
225 points by colinscape on Aug 29, 2017 | hide | 154 comments

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