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Stories from January 1, 2018, ordered by time on the front page
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1. The mysterious case of the Linux Page Table Isolation patches (pythonsweetness.tumblr.com)
988 points by KirinDave on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 254 comments
2. Zero-Width Characters: Invisibly fingerprinting text (zachaysan.com)
572 points by based2 on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 146 comments
3. IOHIDeous OS X Local Kernel Vulnerability (siguza.github.io)
497 points by tptacek on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 112 comments
4. Pen Plotter Art and Algorithms (mattdesl.svbtle.com)
127 points by ingve on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 12 comments
5. OpenTracing: A vendor-neutral open standard for distributed network tracing (opentracing.io)
141 points by based2 on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 24 comments
6. You are listening to San Francisco (youarelistening.to)
247 points by sndean on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 61 comments
7. Wav2letter: Automatic Speech Recognition Toolkit from Facebook AI Research (github.com)
116 points by stablemap on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
8. Chemists provide theoretical interpretation to understand chemical reactions (phys.org)
65 points by dnetesn on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 29 comments
9. A Real-Time Mario Kart AI Using CNNs, Offline Search, and Dagger (github.com)
152 points by lainon on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 9 comments
10. What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2018 (duke.edu)
286 points by aw3c2 on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 133 comments
11. How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Job Hunt (stephanbehnke.com)
295 points by rbanffy on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 227 comments
12. Copy-on-write friendly Python garbage collection (engineering.instagram.com)
196 points by happy-go-lucky on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 52 comments
13. Why is writing mathematical proofs more fault-proof than writing code? (2011) (stackexchange.com)
238 points by dgellow on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 132 comments
14. Show your work: The new terms for trust in journalism (pressthink.org)
111 points by smacktoward on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 73 comments
15. Generating inspirational quotes with Markov chains (ramtin.xyz)
160 points by ramtinalami on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 32 comments
16. RAM-less Buffers (emsea.github.io)
123 points by emily-c on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 38 comments
17. Engineers Create Stable Plasma Ring in Open Air (caltech.edu)
145 points by starpilot on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 44 comments
18. Atari Video Music Teardown [video] (youtube.com)
45 points by bane on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 2 comments
19. Former Google and Facebook execs are sounding alarms about the power of tech (theguardian.com)
250 points by DrNuke on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 189 comments
20. ToySMT – simple SMT solver under 1500 SLOC of pure C (github.com)
91 points by dennis714 on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 7 comments
21. How Do You Vote? 50M Google Images Give a Clue (nytimes.com)
82 points by dsr12 on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 53 comments
22. Alibaba’s UC Browser is dominating in Asian markets with lower-end smartphones (wsj.com)
130 points by olivermarks on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 125 comments
23. When volcanic ash stopped a Jumbo at 37000 feet (2010) (bbc.co.uk)
78 points by andrewshadura on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 34 comments
24. Tiny, weird online communities made a comeback in 2017 (theverge.com)
268 points by prostoalex on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 84 comments
25. Testing techniques in Go (segment.com)
124 points by astdb on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 9 comments
26. A basic income experiment in Kenya (businessinsider.com)
130 points by SQL2219 on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 148 comments
27. Testing Microservices the sane way (medium.com)
160 points by alfiedotwtf on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 45 comments
28. The CIA’s Insectothopter (ieee.org)
107 points by jonbaer on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 51 comments
29. Scan technique reveals secret writing in mummy cases (bbc.co.uk)
49 points by bauc on Dec 31, 2017 | hide | 5 comments
30. Spotting Field Sabotage in Meetings (2011) (whatsthepont.com)
104 points by signa11 on Jan 1, 2018 | hide | 36 comments

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