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1. Conversations with a six-year-old on functional programming (byorgey.wordpress.com)
2074 points by weatherlight on May 7, 2018 | hide | 310 comments
2. The Economics of Writing a Technical Book (medium.com/p)
519 points by JustinGarrison on May 7, 2018 | hide | 149 comments
3. Cutting Edge Deep Learning for Coders, Part 2 (fast.ai)
425 points by mlboss on May 7, 2018 | hide | 75 comments
4. Tech watchdogs call on Facebook, Google for transparency around censored content (techcrunch.com)
305 points by cfadvan on May 7, 2018 | hide | 237 comments
5. Show HN: How to Tune a Guitar (mathisonian.github.io)
338 points by mathisonian on May 7, 2018 | hide | 119 comments
6. Walmart Beats Amazon in $15B Flipkart Battle (bloomberg.com)
277 points by dsr12 on May 4, 2018 | hide | 166 comments
7. Uber vehicle reportedly saw but ignored woman it struck (techcrunch.com)
337 points by runesoerensen on May 7, 2018 | hide | 426 comments
8. Thermal Paper Polaroid (mitxela.com)
340 points by Ivoah on May 6, 2018 | hide | 57 comments
9. The path that the decimal number system took from India to medieval Europe (thonyc.wordpress.com)
173 points by cossatot on May 6, 2018 | hide | 60 comments
10. 96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2M (nytimes.com)
402 points by dsr12 on May 6, 2018 | hide | 319 comments
11. The Various Kinds of IO – Blocking, Non-Blocking, Multiplexed and Async (rubberducking.com)
370 points by didibus on May 7, 2018 | hide | 64 comments
12. Concorde ‘B’ (heritageconcorde.com)
288 points by robin_reala on May 7, 2018 | hide | 324 comments
13. Core Erlang by Example (erlang.org)
241 points by okket on May 7, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
14. As Kubernetes grows, a startup ecosystem develops in its wake (techcrunch.com)
184 points by banderon on May 7, 2018 | hide | 155 comments
15. That New Memory Smell: Tech Can Tell If Your Flash Is New or Recycled (ieee.org)
122 points by jonbaer on May 7, 2018 | hide | 39 comments
16. Using Prediction Markets to Track Information Flows: Evidence from Google [pdf] (stat.berkeley.edu)
139 points by amasad on May 7, 2018 | hide | 19 comments
17. Volvo to Use Google Assistant, Play Store and Maps in Next-Gen Infotainment (volvocars.com)
121 points by codeka on May 7, 2018 | hide | 126 comments
18. Reinforcement Learning – Bandit Problems (oneraynyday.github.io)
218 points by oneraynyday on May 7, 2018 | hide | 40 comments
19. Brain cells that track location in space appear to also count beats in time (quantamagazine.org)
212 points by jacobwg on May 6, 2018 | hide | 85 comments
20. Virtlet: run VMs as Kubernetes pods (mirantis.com)
179 points by ivan4th on May 7, 2018 | hide | 23 comments
21. Self-Awareness for Introverts [pdf] (cliffc.org)
256 points by mpweiher on May 7, 2018 | hide | 102 comments
22. Operation Ivy Bells (wikipedia.org)
98 points by montrose on May 7, 2018 | hide | 31 comments
23. Cilium 1.0: Bringing the BPF Revolution to Kubernetes Networking and Security (cilium.io)
151 points by eatonphil on May 7, 2018 | hide | 32 comments
24. Limiting breakage with a software deployment checklist (gojekengineering.com)
98 points by plinkplonk on May 6, 2018 | hide | 17 comments
25. Three Decades Later, Mystery Numbers Explained (quantamagazine.org)
71 points by cfadvan on May 7, 2018 | hide | 5 comments
26. Russian ALFA Class interceptor submarine (hisutton.com)
124 points by dyyni on May 7, 2018 | hide | 58 comments
27. A giant 360 LED clock (mathieupassenaud.fr)
114 points by mathieupassenau on May 7, 2018 | hide | 28 comments
28. SkyKnit: When knitters teamed up with a neural network (aiweirdness.com)
84 points by camtarn on May 7, 2018 | hide | 7 comments
29. Who Are These Economists, Anyway? (2009) [pdf] (levyinstitute.org)
97 points by wormold on May 6, 2018 | hide | 96 comments
30. Show HN: Stadia Maps, reasonably priced map tiles, static maps, and routing (stadiamaps.com)
105 points by lukeqsee on May 6, 2018 | hide | 53 comments

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