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Front page stories from January 1, 2018, ordered by time spent there.

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1. The mysterious case of the Linux Page Table Isolation patches (pythonsweetness.tumblr.com)
988 points by KirinDave 10 months ago | 254 comments
2. Zero-Width Characters: Invisibly fingerprinting text (zachaysan.com)
572 points by based2 10 months ago | 146 comments
3. Clang runs in the browser and compiles C++ to WebAssembly (tbfleming.github.io)
427 points by lifthrasiir 10 months ago | 307 comments
4. Questions to ask yourself when writing tests (charemza.name)
203 points by michalc 10 months ago | 97 comments
5. SQL Keys in Depth (begriffs.com)
435 points by chmaynard 10 months ago | 170 comments
6. Pen Plotter Art and Algorithms (mattdesl.svbtle.com)
127 points by ingve 10 months ago | 12 comments
7. Common Gotchas in Go (deadbeef.me)
229 points by omn1 10 months ago | 72 comments
8. OpenTracing: A vendor-neutral open standard for distributed network tracing (opentracing.io)
141 points by based2 10 months ago | 24 comments
9. You are listening to San Francisco (youarelistening.to)
247 points by sndean 10 months ago | 61 comments
10. Chemists provide theoretical interpretation to understand chemical reactions (phys.org)
65 points by dnetesn 10 months ago | 29 comments
11. A Real-Time Mario Kart AI Using CNNs, Offline Search, and Dagger (github.com)
152 points by lainon 10 months ago | 9 comments
12. Design of a low-level C++ template SIMD library [pdf] (uni-bielefeld.de)
96 points by lainon 10 months ago | 29 comments
13. What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2018 (duke.edu)
286 points by aw3c2 10 months ago | 133 comments
14. Lensless camera creates detailed 3-D images without scanning (phys.org)
242 points by sgk284 10 months ago | 58 comments
15. Copy-on-write friendly Python garbage collection (engineering.instagram.com)
196 points by happy-go-lucky 10 months ago | 52 comments
16. Why is writing mathematical proofs more fault-proof than writing code? (2011) (stackexchange.com)
238 points by dgellow 10 months ago | 132 comments
17. Show your work: The new terms for trust in journalism (pressthink.org)
111 points by smacktoward 10 months ago | 73 comments
18. Generating inspirational quotes with Markov chains (ramtin.xyz)
160 points by ramtinalami 10 months ago | 32 comments
19. How to Know Everything About Everything: Laura Riding’s Letters to an 8-Year-Old (brainpickings.org)
81 points by fern12 10 months ago | 12 comments
20. Practical Examples in Data Oriented Design (2013) [pdf] (gamedevs.org)
95 points by Tomte 10 months ago | 9 comments
21. A Third of Antidepressants Are Prescribed for Something Else (digg.com)
98 points by kristianp 10 months ago | 70 comments
22. Former Google and Facebook execs are sounding alarms about the power of tech (theguardian.com)
250 points by DrNuke 10 months ago | 189 comments
23. ToySMT – simple SMT solver under 1500 SLOC of pure C (github.com)
91 points by dennis714 10 months ago | 7 comments
24. How Do You Vote? 50M Google Images Give a Clue (nytimes.com)
82 points by dsr12 10 months ago | 53 comments
25. What's hidden in the hidden layers? (1989) [pdf] (cmu.edu)
124 points by sonabinu 10 months ago | 20 comments
26. Playing with Lasp and CRDTs (marianoguerra.org)
104 points by cmeiklejohn 10 months ago | 9 comments
27. Alibaba’s UC Browser is dominating in Asian markets with lower-end smartphones (wsj.com)
130 points by olivermarks 10 months ago | 125 comments
28. 2018 Is the Last Year of America's Public Domain Drought (vice.com)
180 points by sohkamyung 10 months ago | 131 comments
29. Voice interfaces beginning to find their way into business (techcrunch.com)
37 points by camurban 10 months ago | 10 comments
30. Show HN: A game my 12-year-old daughter wrote (mind-circus.org)
341 points by david927 10 months ago | 98 comments
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