Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit | 2018-08-09 login
Stories from August 9, 2018
Go back a day, month, or year. Go forward a day, month, or year.
1. Chemists discover how blue light speeds blindness (phys.org)
851 points by maxwell on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 332 comments
2. Julia 1.0 (julialang.org)
915 points by montalbano on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 434 comments
3. A Dutch first: Ingenious BMW theft attempt (mrooding.me)
537 points by rapnie on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 309 comments
4. Show HN: Retool – build internal tools faster (tryretool.com)
592 points by dvdhsu on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 109 comments
5. Gerald M. Weinberg has died (facebook.com)
374 points by pbowyer on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 66 comments
6. I don't trust Signal (drewdevault.com)
523 points by Bl4ckb0ne on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 455 comments
7. Utah expands public transportation with rapid bus transit, free until 2021 (rideuta.com)
316 points by ngngngng on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 180 comments
8. America's first big offshore wind farm sets record low price (reneweconomy.com.au)
224 points by Osiris30 on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 124 comments
9. A $250 Biohack That’s Revolutionizing Life with Diabetes (bloomberg.com)
317 points by rbanffy on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 157 comments
10. New York Times Co. Reports $24M Profit, Thanks to Digital Subscribers (nytimes.com)
361 points by aaronbrethorst on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 329 comments
11. A Comcast Security Flaw Exposed Millions of Customers’ Personal Information (buzzfeednews.com)
256 points by minimaxir on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 74 comments
12. IPOs are expensive and cumbersome – Try a direct listing, like we did at Spotify (ft.com)
206 points by rayhano on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 109 comments
13. Problem Solving and Clojure 1.9 with Rich Hickey (case-podcast.org)
231 points by tosh on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 91 comments
14. Discovery of nitrogen-fixing corn variety could reduce need for added fertilizer (ucdavis.edu)
272 points by selimthegrim on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 105 comments
15. A Guide to Python's Magic Methods (2012) (rszalski.github.io)
194 points by apsec112 on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 45 comments
16. Show HN: NES Party – Online Multiplayer NES Emulator Using WebRTC (nes.party)
237 points by hauxir on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 60 comments
17. WireGuarding the mainline (lwn.net)
206 points by thinxer on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 95 comments
18. First drug to prevent chronic migraines approved by EU (theguardian.com)
113 points by al_ramich on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 61 comments
19. Engineering whiteboard interviews: yay or nay? (keyvalues.com)
196 points by lynnetye on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 359 comments
20. The terrible 'what if': how OCD makes every day a matter of life or death (theguardian.com)
262 points by pmcpinto on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 134 comments
21. Microsoft threatens to stop hosting Gab unless posts are removed (thehill.com)
266 points by anigbrowl on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 524 comments
22. Getting Alexa to Respond to Sign Language Using Your Webcam and TensorFlow.js (medium.com/tensorflow)
213 points by hardmaru on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 27 comments
23. How Globalization Has Broken the Chain of Responsibility (sapiens.org)
159 points by JoachimOfFiore on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 102 comments
24. Librem 5 general development report (puri.sm)
116 points by Nelkins on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 58 comments
25. Understanding Simpson’s Paradox (2013) [pdf] (ucla.edu)
81 points by stevewilhelm on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 15 comments
26. A PhD should be about improving society, not chasing academic kudos (theguardian.com)
301 points by lingz on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 210 comments
27. Blogging with Emacs org-mode (sadiqpk.org)
109 points by pksadiq on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 33 comments
28. The pfSense Book (netgate.com)
121 points by ingve on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 43 comments
29. Unknown Unknowns: The Problem of Hypocognition (scientificamerican.com)
95 points by draenei on Aug 9, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
30. Causal Models (stanford.edu)
112 points by zerealshadowban on Aug 8, 2018 | hide | 19 comments

Guidelines | FAQ | Lists | API | Security | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: