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1. Mining Bitcoin with pencil and paper: 0.67 hashes per day (2014) (righto.com)
642 points by dvt on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 156 comments
2. Oh shit, git: Getting myself out of bad situations (ohshitgit.com)
1209 points by adishaporwal on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 508 comments
3. What ORMs have taught me: just learn SQL (2014) (woz.posthaven.com)
540 points by ausjke on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 348 comments
4. Design of a silicon quantum computer chip (unsw.edu.au)
248 points by breck on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 145 comments
5. Volvo is reportedly scaling back its self-driving car experiment (theverge.com)
148 points by sundaeofshock on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 139 comments
6. Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied to Faulty Brain Rhythms in Sleep (npr.org)
334 points by jaytaylor on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 113 comments
7. Abandoned rape kits identify over 800 serial rapists in one Michigan county (freep.com)
380 points by MilnerRoute on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 198 comments
8. Groups funded by the Koch brothers are campaigning against municipal broadband (wired.com)
346 points by xbmcuser on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 206 comments
9. Update: Looking Glass Add-On (blog.mozilla.org)
393 points by runesoerensen on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 383 comments
10. More than half of all private wealth has been inherited in most of Europe (twitter.com)
213 points by doener on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 212 comments
11. Artwork Personalization at Netflix (medium.com)
127 points by dingdongding on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 68 comments
12. Elixir multiple processes: Basics (whatdidilearn.info)
131 points by ck3g on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 27 comments
13. Can People Choose to Change Their Personality Traits? (2015) [pdf] (illinois.edu)
256 points by kierkegaard7 on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 115 comments
14. Why you can’t cash out part 1: Bitcoin’s “price” is largely fictional (davidgerard.co.uk)
349 points by davidgerard on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 257 comments
15. A plan to rescue the Web from the Internet (staltz.com)
279 points by staltz on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 210 comments
16. Hackers shut down plant by targeting its safety system (engadget.com)
102 points by jbuzbee on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 26 comments
17. How do Ruby and Python profilers work? (jvns.ca)
163 points by ingve on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
18. XMR mining app, built with Vue.js, D3 and CoinHive (github.com)
133 points by bradoyler on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 70 comments
19. A Look at the Internals of 'Tiered JIT Compilation' in .NET Core (mattwarren.org)
84 points by matthewwarren on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 52 comments
20. Bundle Phobia: find the cost of adding an npm package to your bundle (bundlephobia.com)
100 points by orf on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 69 comments
21. Dynamic Tracing a Pony and Python Program with DTrace (wallaroolabs.com)
102 points by scottlf on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 2 comments
22. Kernel debugging for newbies (alexlambert.com)
117 points by alambert on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
23. At the Solstice, in Praise of Darkness (nytimes.com)
50 points by prismatic on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 18 comments
24. Overture JS – A powerful basis for building web applications (overturejs.com)
147 points by fanf2 on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 51 comments
25. Exploiting Windows 10 in a Local Network with WPAD/PAC and JScript (googleprojectzero.blogspot.com)
121 points by runesoerensen on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 17 comments
26. Hybridizer: High-Performance C# on GPUs (nvidia.com)
169 points by benaadams on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
27. We need internet that isn't owned by big telecom (vice.com)
253 points by BravoCo on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 101 comments
28. Show HN: Darkwire.io – instant encrypted web chat (Socket.io and Web Crypto API) (darkwire.io)
118 points by alanfriedman on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 47 comments
29. Inside the Home of Instant Pot (nytimes.com)
151 points by greeneggs on Dec 17, 2017 | hide | 197 comments
30. Kubernetes 1.9: Apps Workloads GA and Expanded Ecosystem (kubernetes.io)
151 points by el_duderino on Dec 18, 2017 | hide | 58 comments

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