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1. Paul Allen has died (cnbc.com)
2901 points by coloneltcb on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 277 comments
2. What I loved about Paul Allen (gatesnotes.com)
964 points by uknownuser on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 114 comments
3. GitHub launches Actions, its workflow automation tool (techcrunch.com)
642 points by moritzplassnig on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 145 comments
4. China May Have $5.8T in Hidden Debt with ‘Titanic’ Risks (bloomberg.com)
482 points by aswaedr on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 241 comments
5. The lost art of concentration: being distracted in a digital world (theguardian.com)
429 points by DanielBMarkham on Oct 14, 2018 | hide | 96 comments
6. How Lisp Became God's Own Programming Language (twobithistory.org)
614 points by chwolfe on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 307 comments
7. Lessons learned from creating a real-time collaborative rich-text editor (ckeditor.com)
426 points by Reinmar on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 88 comments
8. Do We Worship Complexity? (innoq.com)
260 points by ScottWRobinson on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 256 comments
9. How Exercise Might “Clean” the Alzheimer's Brain (scientificamerican.com)
390 points by extraterra on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 209 comments
10. Ask HN: What discontinued company/product do you wish was still around?
393 points by cellml on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 1052 comments
11. How to Write a Technical Paper [pdf] (semanticscholar.org)
362 points by boricensis on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 25 comments
12. MongoDB switches up its open source license (techcrunch.com)
306 points by zhuxuefeng1994 on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 467 comments
13. Does being bored make us more creative? (2014) (fermatslibrary.com)
113 points by mgdo on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 44 comments
14. How Employers Track Their Workers (theatlantic.com)
170 points by crunchiebones on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 81 comments
15. Show HN: Polar – an offline web browser with annotations and tagging (getpolarized.io)
382 points by burtonator on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 69 comments
16. Messenger systems compared by security, privacy, compatibility, and features (docs.google.com)
300 points by lrvick on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 236 comments
17. The History of Sears Predicts Nearly Everything Amazon Is Doing (2017) (theatlantic.com)
219 points by kimsk112 on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 116 comments
18. The extra­ordinary influence of the Iliad and Odyssey (the-tls.co.uk)
136 points by pepys on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 80 comments
19. Priority Queue on Ethereum with a 15 ETH Bug Bounty (github.com)
127 points by HugoMelo on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 107 comments
20. Where Oil Rigs Go to Die (2017) (theguardian.com)
114 points by fredley on Oct 14, 2018 | hide | 30 comments
21. Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019 (techcrunch.com)
110 points by RobertSmith on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 23 comments
22. GitHub's game jam returns next month (blog.github.com)
109 points by lee337 on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 18 comments
23. The high-risk, high-reward world of selling random stuff on Amazon (cnn.com)
126 points by prostoalex on Oct 14, 2018 | hide | 82 comments
24. Hijacking HTML canvas and PNG images to store arbitrary text data (igorkromin.net)
70 points by ikromin on Oct 15, 2018 | hide | 41 comments
25. The Wonder from Down Under: The Fairlight CMI Digital Sampling Synthesiser (paleotronic.com)
59 points by empressplay on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 27 comments
26. The Bredesen protocol for treating Alzheimer’s (scienceblog.com)
93 points by sjcsjc on Oct 14, 2018 | hide | 22 comments
27. Making Windows Slower Part 2: Process Creation (randomascii.wordpress.com)
179 points by nikbackm on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 32 comments
28. To become a software consultant, avoid letting clients pay you for code (2017) (daedtech.com)
332 points by fagnerbrack on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 132 comments
29. Uber Proposals Value It at $120B in Possible 2019 IPO (wsj.com)
120 points by bko on Oct 16, 2018 | hide | 96 comments
30. Stop cherry-picking, start merging, Part 1: The merge conflict (microsoft.com)
87 points by kiyanwang on Oct 14, 2018 | hide | 76 comments

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