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1. Yale physicists find signs of a time crystal (yale.edu)
426 points by anigbrowl on May 3, 2018 | hide | 102 comments
2. NSA collected 500M U.S. call records in 2017, a sharp rise: official report (reuters.com)
633 points by Jerry2 on May 4, 2018 | hide | 339 comments
3. Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design (2003) (umd.edu)
558 points by teeray on May 4, 2018 | hide | 157 comments
4. What happens before main() is executed in C and why is it important? (mymicrocontroller.com)
440 points by arash9k on May 4, 2018 | hide | 103 comments
5. Never Write Your Own Database (2017) (medium.com)
445 points by ahiknsr on May 4, 2018 | hide | 154 comments
6. Moving Fast and Securing Things (slack.engineering)
375 points by Chris911 on May 4, 2018 | hide | 59 comments
7. AT&T explains why it blocked Cloudflare DNS: It was just an accident (arstechnica.com)
248 points by jgrahamc on May 4, 2018 | hide | 116 comments
8. The rise of the pointless job (theguardian.com)
560 points by kawera on May 4, 2018 | hide | 472 comments
9. Canada facing ‘brain drain’ as tech talent leaves for Silicon Valley (theglobeandmail.com)
419 points by paulashbourne on May 4, 2018 | hide | 693 comments
10. China smartphone market suffers hard-landing, shipments decline 21% in Q1 2018 (canalys.com)
154 points by igravious on May 4, 2018 | hide | 183 comments
11. First impressions about Graal VM (frankel.ch)
124 points by nfrankel on May 4, 2018 | hide | 40 comments
12. Say yes to the progressive web (hpe.com)
198 points by ohjeez on May 4, 2018 | hide | 176 comments
13. Programming Language Theory in Agda (wenkokke.github.io)
116 points by ingve on May 4, 2018 | hide | 13 comments
14. How to Train and Build a Conversational News Chatbot (github.com)
108 points by tzano on May 4, 2018 | hide | 8 comments
15. How the Manhattan Project’s Nuclear Suburb Stayed Secret (atlasobscura.com)
95 points by Petiver on May 3, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
16. Things I’ve learned using serverless (acloud.guru)
163 points by rmason on May 4, 2018 | hide | 129 comments
17. De-Googling my phone (piware.de)
481 points by JetSpiegel on May 3, 2018 | hide | 188 comments
18. How a Medieval Society Withstood Nearly 60 Years of Drought (theatlantic.com)
72 points by mcone on May 4, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
19. A 1970s Teenager's Bedroom (1998) (rocketroberts.com)
369 points by smacktoward on May 4, 2018 | hide | 135 comments
20. The Problem with Threads (2006) [pdf] (berkeley.edu)
80 points by DonbunEf7 on May 4, 2018 | hide | 55 comments
21. The Question of Quantum Supremacy (googleblog.com)
93 points by lainon on May 4, 2018 | hide | 11 comments
22. FoundationDB community highlights, two weeks in (foundationdb.org)
137 points by wwilson on May 4, 2018 | hide | 49 comments
23. Extracting Structured Data from Recipes Using Conditional Random Fields (2015) (open.blogs.nytimes.com)
167 points by yoloswagins on May 4, 2018 | hide | 20 comments
24. The hell that is filename encoding (2016) (beets.io)
155 points by kristjansson on May 4, 2018 | hide | 118 comments
25. The Kruskal Count Card Trick (uml.edu)
201 points by jessup on May 4, 2018 | hide | 41 comments
26. Eltoo: A Simplified Update Mechanism for Lightning and Off-Chain Contracts (blockstream.com)
66 points by tlrobinson on May 2, 2018 | hide | 3 comments
27. Ask HN: Building a game for AI Research
121 points by keerthiko on May 4, 2018 | hide | 36 comments
28. Mecanum wheel (wikipedia.org)
169 points by curtis on May 4, 2018 | hide | 50 comments
29. C Primer (enlightenment.org)
353 points by chauhankiran on May 4, 2018 | hide | 84 comments
30. Bonobo and chimpanzee gestures overlap extensively in meaning (plos.org)
77 points by pvaldes on May 2, 2018 | hide | 30 comments

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