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Stories from December 23, 2017
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1. How I went from programming to consulting (2012) (kalzumeus.com)
780 points by putnam on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 472 comments
2. I got locked out of my Google account for a month (techcrunch.com)
257 points by rbanffy on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 196 comments
3. Four DB2 Code Bases? (mvdirona.com)
157 points by fanf2 on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 97 comments
4. 'Alien Alloys' in The New York Times' UFO Story (scientificamerican.com)
129 points by JJLongusa on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 146 comments
5. Analog For The People: Synth Master Tatsuya Takahashi On Engineering Fun (npr.org)
144 points by jcrabtr on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 30 comments
6. NumPy Tricks and Pitfalls (jupyter.org)
262 points by vladf on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 26 comments
7. Learn: Ancient troff sources vs. modern-day groff (virtuallyfun.com)
39 points by beefhash on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
8. In Final Holiday Push, UPS Grabs Its Accountants to Deliver Packages (wsj.com)
185 points by jseliger on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 107 comments
9. Writing a personal automation API (dev.to)
182 points by rbanffy on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 81 comments
10. Keras Tutorial – Traffic Sign Recognition (chsasank.github.io)
186 points by sytelus on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 9 comments
11. GitPlex – browse code in Git repository like in IDE (gitplex.com)
105 points by robinshen on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 42 comments
12. Victory on “The Price Is Right” Made Them Change Their System (urbo.com)
168 points by yitchelle on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 76 comments
13. Google hires a key Apple chip designer (engadget.com)
122 points by jrwan on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 73 comments
14. Blackbird: Bitcoin arbitrage (github.com)
298 points by vega_empire on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 117 comments
15. Ask HN: Is it too late to find a mentor after 30 for a software developer?
118 points by akaralar on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 61 comments
16. Jsonb: Stories about performance (erthalion.info)
132 points by erthalion on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 55 comments
17. By ditching usernames, OKCupid is removing a crucial protective barrier (theverge.com)
171 points by rbanffy on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 106 comments
18. HQ Trivia App Puts On-Demand Generation on a Strict Schedule (wsj.com)
42 points by mudil on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 28 comments
19. Busting myths about BigQuery (cloud.google.com)
108 points by tzury on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 42 comments
20. Jakarta Is Sinking So Fast, It Could End Up Underwater (nytimes.com)
159 points by prostoalex on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 123 comments
21. Direct-to-consumer companies bypass traditional retailers via online stores (economist.com)
77 points by prostoalex on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 38 comments
22. The LION Way: Machine Learning and Intelligent Optimization [pdf] (intelligent-optimization.org)
92 points by simon_acca on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 9 comments
23. Ask HN: Has working remotely harmed your career growth?
214 points by curiousgeek on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 138 comments
24. The strange story of “Extended Random” (cryptographyengineering.com)
180 points by dankohn1 on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 32 comments
25. Game Off 2017 winners (github.com)
70 points by indescions_2017 on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 9 comments
26. DBCLI – Modern Suite of Database CLIs (dbcli.com)
95 points by amjith on Dec 22, 2017 | hide | 25 comments
27. At Vice, Cutting-Edge Media and Allegations of Old-School Sexual Harassment (nytimes.com)
143 points by mrjaeger on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 100 comments
28. Computer Vision by Andrew Ng – Lessons Learned (kdnuggets.com)
109 points by jonbaer on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 11 comments
29. A Sex Pistols Concert Film Languished for Four Decades (nytimes.com)
53 points by SirLJ on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 16 comments
30. Tiananmen Square 1989 death toll was at least 10,000 according to UK documents (bbc.co.uk)
362 points by ComputerGuru on Dec 23, 2017 | hide | 222 comments

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