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1. Nvidia announces RTX 2000 GPU series with ‘6x more performance’ and ray-tracing (theverge.com)
445 points by albertzeyer on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 376 comments
2. Insurance copays are higher than the cost of the drug about 25% of the time (pbs.org)
488 points by jabo on Aug 19, 2018 | hide | 291 comments
3. Tiny Plastic Is Everywhere (npr.org)
466 points by francisofascii on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 301 comments
4. Um – Create your own man pages so you can remember how to do stuff (github.com/sinclairtarget)
647 points by quickthrower2 on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 165 comments
5. Minecraft Global Warming (github.com/nsporillo)
524 points by nsporillo on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 125 comments
6. Telling the Truth About Defects in Technology Should Never Be Illegal (eff.org)
432 points by severine on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 90 comments
7. Introduction to Augur, an open-source, decentralized betting marketplace (litepaper.com)
373 points by ilanhz on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 171 comments
8. What Did Ada Lovelace’s Program Actually Do? (twobithistory.org)
410 points by weebst on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 52 comments
9. Backyourstack: discover and sponsor your open-source dependencies (backyourstack.com)
277 points by vvoyer on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 61 comments
10. More Americans report near-constant cannabis use (theatlantic.com)
315 points by TheBeardKing on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 374 comments
11. New evidence challenges the story of the Stanford Prison Experiment (bps.org.uk)
305 points by hecubus on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 144 comments
12. OpenAI Five: Goals and Progress (openai.com)
195 points by gdb on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 75 comments
13. SEC Charges Rothenberg Ventures in Fraudulent Scheme (sec.gov)
176 points by ciscoriordan on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 87 comments
14. Bing.com now runs on .NET Core (microsoft.com)
375 points by sebazzz on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 152 comments
15. Archaeologists explore a rural field in Kansas, and a lost city emerges (latimes.com)
116 points by Jerry2 on Aug 19, 2018 | hide | 38 comments
16. Parallel Programming with Python (chryswoods.com)
218 points by uaaa on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 141 comments
17. Why HP Fell (mondaynote.com)
182 points by robin_reala on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 155 comments
18. Whiteboards used after Gatwick flight information screens fail (bbc.com)
154 points by gpresot on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 111 comments
19. OpenStreetMap for the dyslexic (osm4dys.org)
146 points by thinkingemote on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 64 comments
20. Cisco Said to Be Cited for Bias Against U.S. Workers (bloomberglaw.com)
219 points by altoidaltoid on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 266 comments
21. LI2: Lego Institute for Lego Investigation (norvig.com)
104 points by tosh on Aug 19, 2018 | hide | 19 comments
22. Clover: 4-Bit Quantized Linear Algebra (astojanov.github.io)
94 points by ArtWomb on Aug 18, 2018 | hide | 18 comments
23. The Billionaires and The Guru: How an Indian Family Burned Through $2B (bloomberg.com)
168 points by dragonsh on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 108 comments
24. Fast Multiplication with Slow Additions (loup-vaillant.fr)
80 points by loup-vaillant on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 9 comments
25. Pop Songs Written by Native Speakers of Swedish (theparisreview.org)
135 points by prostoalex on Aug 19, 2018 | hide | 148 comments
26. Design errors Satoshi made (twitter.com/deadalnix)
128 points by myth_drannon on Aug 18, 2018 | hide | 53 comments
27. Making ASDF more magic by making it less magic (fare.livejournal.com)
43 points by ghosthamlet on Aug 19, 2018 | hide | 11 comments
28. Go Memory Management (povilasv.me)
165 points by ngaut on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 18 comments
29. Flatpak 1.0 Released, Ready for Prime Time (flatpak.org)
254 points by alexlarsson on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 204 comments
30. Liftoff: a new baseline compiler for WebAssembly in V8 (v8project.blogspot.com)
150 points by titzer on Aug 20, 2018 | hide | 20 comments

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