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Stories from January 4, 2018, ordered by time on the front page
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1. iMac Pro's T2 chip (macworld.com)
538 points by lumisota on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 279 comments
2. Intel Issues Updates to Protect Systems from Security Exploits (intel.com)
502 points by runesoerensen on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 389 comments
3. Mitigations landing for new class of timing attack (blog.mozilla.org)
483 points by Nrbelex on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 110 comments
4. Xerox Alto zero-day: cracking disk password protection on a 45 year old system (righto.com)
240 points by jjwiseman on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 64 comments
5. Productivity in 2017: analyzing 225 million hours of work time (rescuetime.com)
271 points by jorymackay on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 150 comments
6. HDR Photography in Microsoft Excel (2017) [video] (youtube.com)
339 points by rayshan on Jan 3, 2018 | hide | 26 comments
7. Ink/stitch: an Inkscape extension for machine embroidery design (inkstitch.org)
155 points by buovjaga on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 20 comments
8. Show HN: PAST, a secure alternative to JWT (github.com)
362 points by CiPHPerCoder on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 138 comments
9. More details about mitigations for the CPU Speculative Execution issue (googleblog.com)
327 points by el_duderino on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 90 comments
10. Announcing the OpenWrt/LEDE merge (lede-project.org)
312 points by kylegordon on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 111 comments
11. How and why we teach non-engineers to use GitHub at Thread (thread.engineering)
168 points by danpalmer on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 86 comments
12. Algorithm efficiency comes from problem information (stochasticlifestyle.com)
109 points by ChrisRackauckas on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 28 comments
13. Introducing Preemptible GPUs (googleblog.com)
240 points by boulos on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 80 comments
14. Why things might have taken so long (meteuphoric.wordpress.com)
424 points by blonky on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 190 comments
15. Open source modular synth software lets you create 70s & 80s electronic music (openculture.com)
182 points by lnguyen on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 78 comments
16. Techniques for Factoring Numbers in Your Head (exupero.org)
218 points by exupero on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 36 comments
17. Show HN: HNCute, a pretty pink Hacker News theme (chrome.google.com)
208 points by caroherm on Jan 3, 2018 | hide | 80 comments
18. Observable Universe contains 10x more galaxies than previously thought (2016) (spacetelescope.org)
178 points by mkempe on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 153 comments
19. GitHub acquires AppCanary (appcanary.com)
160 points by marcc on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 28 comments
20. Wi-Fi startup Eero lays off 30 employees (techcrunch.com)
99 points by nickmain on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 125 comments
21. How an A.I. ‘Cat-And-Mouse Game’ Generates Believable Fake Photos (nytimes.com)
197 points by gk1 on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 81 comments
22. Substrate VM – A framework that allows AOT compilation of Java applications (github.com)
164 points by ianopolous on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 56 comments
23. Vulnerability of Speculative Processors to Cache Timing Side-Channel Mechanism (arm.com)
193 points by subbu88 on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 60 comments
24. Don't Be Evil: Utopias, Frontiers, and Brogrammers (logicmag.io)
137 points by imartin2k on Jan 3, 2018 | hide | 31 comments
25. Microprocessor Design (2017) (wikibooks.org)
184 points by kercker on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 54 comments
26. You’re Descended from Royalty and So Is Everybody Else (nautil.us)
183 points by dnetesn on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 109 comments
27. Alan Turing’s “Can Computers Think?” Radio Broadcasts Re-Recorded (aperiodical.com)
136 points by sohkamyung on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 33 comments
28. Intel was aware of the chip vulnerability when its CEO sold off company stock (businessinsider.com)
468 points by MollyR on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 85 comments
29. Frontmacs (github.com)
157 points by jimyl on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 96 comments
30. LLVM patch to fix half of Spectre attack (llvm.org)
433 points by Kristine1975 on Jan 4, 2018 | hide | 242 comments

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