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1. Spamnesty – A Bot to waste spammers' time (mnesty.com)
738 points by dgellow on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 157 comments
2. LAPD arrests man on suspicion of making deadly swatting call to Wichita police (kansas.com)
446 points by mcone on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 822 comments
3. The Long-Term Stock Exchange Comes to Life (ltse.com)
403 points by kawera on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 183 comments
4. Creating believable crowds in Planet Coaster (gamasutra.com)
239 points by tnolet on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 17 comments
5. Are all BSDs created equally? A survey of BSD kernel vulnerabilities [video] (ccc.de)
147 points by teamhappy on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 75 comments
6. Ask HN: What was the best CS paper you read in 2017?
558 points by avinassh on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 129 comments
7. Your Mother’s Maiden Name Is Not a Secret (nytimes.com)
324 points by QAPereo on Dec 29, 2017 | hide | 266 comments
8. First 100 miles on my E-Bike (yilunzh.com)
246 points by yilunzh on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 243 comments
9. Fakespot – measure the legitimacy of reviews on popular sites (fakespot.com)
143 points by throwaway13337 on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 84 comments
10. Monitoring Home Power Consumption for less than $25 (kroy.io)
409 points by robbiet480 on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 132 comments
11. Brittleness comes from “One Thing” (asmartbear.com)
109 points by gmays on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 32 comments
12. Name to a number (afp.com)
40 points by Tomte on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 4 comments
13. ‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scammer Arrested in Louisiana (theroot.com)
209 points by srameshc on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 103 comments
14. Facebook Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the US and Israeli Governments (theintercept.com)
289 points by user982 on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 112 comments
15. Path to a free self-taught education in Computer Science (github.com)
264 points by lainon on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 66 comments
16. A history of S_IFMT (lubutu.com)
94 points by vletrmx on Dec 30, 2017 | hide
17. The Internet I Knew (2014) (flowerhack.dreamwidth.org)
200 points by luu on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 115 comments
18. Gridcoin: Rewarding Scientific Distributed Computing (gridcoin.us)
134 points by trueduke on Dec 29, 2017 | hide | 55 comments
19. Bluetooth Low Energy WarDriving 101 (davidsopas.com)
95 points by infosecrf on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 25 comments
20. People Walked Differently in Medieval Times (mentalfloss.com)
187 points by kawera on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 123 comments
21. IKEA Effect (wikipedia.org)
256 points by 0x54MUR41 on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 118 comments
22. Cleanup at the slaughterhouse (bloomberg.com)
76 points by SQL2219 on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 64 comments
23. WHO to recognize gaming disorder as mental health condition (cnn.io)
117 points by emacsgifs on Dec 28, 2017 | hide | 90 comments
24. The Worst Job in Technology: Staring at Human Depravity to Keep It Off Facebook (wsj.com)
138 points by mef on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 65 comments
25. Not Explicit (boats.gitlab.io)
147 points by kawera on Dec 29, 2017 | hide | 32 comments
26. Fixie tries (cipht.net)
81 points by luu on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
27. Reductio ad absurdum – writing a single-instruction C compiler [video] (youtube.com)
59 points by icebraining on Dec 29, 2017 | hide | 14 comments
28. Adderall Risks: Much More Than You Wanted to Know (slatestarcodex.com)
270 points by pavel_lishin on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 177 comments
29. Kodi for the Xbox One (kodi.tv)
67 points by fraqed on Dec 29, 2017 | hide | 29 comments
30. How to test a random number generator (2010) (johndcook.com)
68 points by Cieplak on Dec 30, 2017 | hide | 42 comments

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