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1. Facebook Field Guide to Machine Learning – video series (fb.com)
552 points by tosh on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 63 comments
2. Power Worth Less Than Zero Spreads as Green Energy Floods the Grid (bloomberg.com)
537 points by bumholio on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 407 comments
3. Engineers teach a drone to herd birds away from airports autonomously (techxplore.com)
264 points by dnetesn on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 105 comments
4. Startup School 2018 – Curriculum (ycombinator.com)
339 points by katm on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 61 comments
5. Facebook Wanted Gizmodo to Kill Investigative Tool (gizmodo.com)
580 points by uptown on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 167 comments
6. Seaweed could be scrubbing more carbon from the atmosphere than expected (2017) (oceana.org)
338 points by propman on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 159 comments
7. The Structure of Stand-Up Comedy (pudding.cool)
444 points by nniroclax on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 93 comments
8. Study Finds Increased Incarceration Has Marginal-To-Zero Impact on Crime (eji.org)
325 points by mpweiher on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 182 comments
9. Where Vim Came From (twobithistory.org)
420 points by janvdberg on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 259 comments
10. Plan to replicate 50 high-impact cancer papers shrinks to just 18 (sciencemag.org)
253 points by nonbel on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 191 comments
11. Pi-Hole: Why You Need a Network-Wide Ad-Blocker (cryptoaustralia.org.au)
337 points by gszathmari on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 288 comments
12. Dungeons Tome – Tool for generating dungeons for RPGs (dungeonstome.com)
289 points by _Zoran_ on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 102 comments
13. Speech-to-Text Benchmark: Framework for benchmarking speech-to-text engines (github.com)
195 points by kenarsa on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 64 comments
14. Announcing Dart 2 Stable and the Dart Web Platform (medium.com)
246 points by ScottWRobinson on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 253 comments
15. The Byzantine Generals Problem (1982) [pdf] (lamport.azurewebsites.net)
127 points by xkgt on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 21 comments
16. EPA is allowing asbestos back into manufacturing (archpaper.com)
560 points by okket on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 338 comments
17. What can defend against off-the-shelf drone weapons? (dw.com)
141 points by pmoriarty on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 187 comments
18. Voting system to be used in West Virginia elections is vulnerable (twitter.com)
277 points by grey-area on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 154 comments
19. Show HN: Dancemusic.wtf – Quiz Game for Learning Electronic Dance Music Styles (dancemusic.wtf)
152 points by Tjorvens on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 55 comments
20. The Foundry at the Heart of DARPA’s Plan to Let Old Fabs Beat New Ones (ieee.org)
74 points by rbanffy on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 21 comments
21. Very few owners of Alexa-powered devices use them for shopping (techcrunch.com)
201 points by confiscate on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 183 comments
22. Nim partners with Status.im (nim-lang.org)
174 points by dom96 on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 55 comments
23. Balloon Pirate Radio (2007) (idlewords.com)
66 points by rfreytag on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 15 comments
24. Shortage of charging stations to become a bottleneck to mass adoption of EVs? (fresnobee.com)
83 points by prostoalex on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 210 comments
25. Horrors of Using Azure Kubernetes Service in Production (movingfulcrum.com)
371 points by pdeva1 on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 134 comments
26. An incomplete history of the QED Text Editor (2004) (bell-labs.com)
60 points by shawndumas on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 3 comments
27. In Praise of Defensive Football (popula.com)
99 points by Thevet on Aug 6, 2018 | hide | 18 comments
28. Android Pie SDK is now more Kotlin-friendly (googleblog.com)
121 points by ingve on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 73 comments
29. Leaked white paper proposes U.S. Congressional regulation of social media (cjr.org)
189 points by walterbell on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 152 comments
30. Business writers, please stop comparing market value to GDP (cjr.org)
130 points by shubhamjain on Aug 7, 2018 | hide | 69 comments

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