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1. Monarch butterfly populations in U.S. west are down an order of magnitude (qz.com)
382 points by prostoalex on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 173 comments
2. How Google Code Search Worked: Regex Matching with a Trigram Index (2012) (swtch.com)
434 points by kbumsik on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 70 comments
3. I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me happier (cnbc.com)
574 points by prostoalex on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 312 comments
4. What makes BeOS and Haiku unique (osvoyager.wordpress.com)
303 points by valeg on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 219 comments
5. Amazon FBA Experiment (fbaexperiment.com)
319 points by testimoni on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 161 comments
6. The Octopus Is Smart as Heck, But Why? (nytimes.com)
280 points by dnetesn on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | 146 comments
7. Receiving NOAA Weather Satellite Images with $10 USB SDR Device (2014) [video] (youtube.com)
195 points by peter_d_sherman on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 33 comments
8. Madrid bans polluting vehicles from city centre (theguardian.com)
250 points by purple_ducks on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 165 comments
9. Dark web dealers voluntarily ban deadly fentanyl (theguardian.com)
164 points by cribbles on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | 160 comments
10. New Metal-Air Transistor Replaces Semiconductors (ieee.org)
216 points by joak on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 101 comments
11. Mozilla hit with takedown request for anti-paywall addons (github.com/nextgens)
311 points by AndrewDucker on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 387 comments
12. Amazon's cloud business is competing with its own customers (cnbc.com)
212 points by NicoJuicy on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 177 comments
13. Moving to GitLab (haskell.org)
189 points by sahin on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 58 comments
14. How we built the largest database of police use of force in N.J. history (nj.com)
160 points by danso on Nov 29, 2018 | hide | 72 comments
15. Valve creates new revenue sharing tiers to give big sellers a break (gamasutra.com)
156 points by 2calazm on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 184 comments
16. Guessing the pressed keyboard keys by analyzing the audio from the microphone (github.com/ggerganov)
194 points by Osiris30 on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 33 comments
17. Ansel Adams’ pictures of LA recall an era of war factories and 10-cent hot dogs (californiasun.co)
167 points by prismatic on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 127 comments
18. Researchers have significantly increased the scope of the Rowhammer threat (wired.com)
157 points by rayascott on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | 50 comments
19. Paleotronic's 12 Years of Retro-Christmas Year One: 1980 (paleotronic.com)
104 points by empressplay on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 23 comments
20. Distributed Erlang: From Datacenter to Planetary Scale Applications [video] (youtube.com)
120 points by cmeiklejohn on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 2 comments
21. Facebook's Open-Source Reinforcement Learning Platform – A Deep Dive (xaviergeerinck.com)
118 points by thebillkidy on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 10 comments
22. Why Don’t We Forget How to Ride a Bike? (scientificamerican.com)
141 points by Deinos on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | 136 comments
23. Designing cities to counter loneliness? Let's explore the possibilities (theconversation.com)
156 points by wallflower on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 158 comments
24. Boden cross-platform framework: Native C++11, native widgets, no JavaScript (github.com/ashampoosystems)
143 points by gitoby on Nov 30, 2018 | hide | 96 comments
25. What are you waiting for? (science.sciencemag.org)
141 points by lemoncurd on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
26. YugaByteDB – A Transactional Database with Cassandra, Redis and PostgreSQL APIs (github.com/yugabyte)
115 points by mountainview on Dec 1, 2018 | hide | 31 comments
27. Mjs – An interpreter for ECMAScript 1st edition written in C++17 (github.com/mras0)
82 points by eatonphil on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 25 comments
28. BladeRF 2.0 micro (nuand.com)
92 points by peter_d_sherman on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 41 comments
29. Spectre Mitigations Part 2 (wasmjit.org)
71 points by cejetvole on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 27 comments
30. German cartel office investigates Amazon’s treatment of small sellers (handelsblatt.com)
104 points by howard941 on Dec 2, 2018 | hide | 27 comments

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