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1. Robinhood launches 3% checking account (techcrunch.com)
972 points by ccwilson10 on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 661 comments
2. Virgin Galactic successfully reaches space (bbc.com)
592 points by adzicg on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 215 comments
3. Exploring the .NET Core Runtime (mattwarren.org)
251 points by matthewwarren on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 58 comments
4. Archive.org donations are currently matched by a generous supporter 2-to-1 (archive.org)
494 points by aw3c2 on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 74 comments
5. Puzzle-solving 'doesn't slow down mental decline in older people' (nhs.uk)
303 points by open-source-ux on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 107 comments
6. 50 CVEs in 50 Days: Fuzzing Adobe Reader (checkpoint.com)
344 points by benryon on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 166 comments
7. The Titanic Was on Fire for Days Before the Iceberg Hit (medium.com)
334 points by Osiris30 on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 195 comments
8. Mail Loop From Hell (2012) (dbrgn.ch)
288 points by dbrgn on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 87 comments
9. Why should I have written ZeroMQ in C, not C++ (2012) (250bpm.com)
289 points by sytelus on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 251 comments
10. The Waterfall methodology was a historic accident and they knew it (tuxen.de)
196 points by janvdberg on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 165 comments
11. Etsy’s experiment with immutable documentation (codeascraft.com)
187 points by telotortium on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 62 comments
12. Make photomosaics, GIFs, and murals from pictures in Python with ML/OpenCV (github.com)
126 points by muzakthings on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 21 comments
13. A newly discovered tea plant is caffeine-free (economist.com)
180 points by bookofjoe on Dec 11, 2018 | hide | 119 comments
14. Instacart and Amazon-owned Whole Foods are parting ways (techcrunch.com)
150 points by acdanger on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 154 comments
15. Why Do React Hooks Rely on Call Order? (overreacted.io)
135 points by stablemap on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 109 comments
16. Stablecoin Basis is closing down (cryptonews.com)
138 points by leppr on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 112 comments
17. A ‘Self-Aware’ Fish Raises Doubts About a Cognitive Test (quantamagazine.org)
162 points by toufiqbarhamov on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 156 comments
18. Machine Learning Trick of the Day: Instrumental Thinking (shakirm.com)
125 points by ghosthamlet on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 10 comments
19. Creating Windows XP Icons (2001) (microsoft.com)
178 points by richev on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 85 comments
20. Firefighting foam heats up coal fire debate (2010) (earthmagazine.org)
69 points by cjg on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 51 comments
21. Comprehensive and biased comparison of OpenBSD and FreeBSD (2017) [pdf] (bsdfrog.org)
86 points by j0e1 on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 7 comments
22. BOOM Open Source RISC-V Core Runs on Amazon EC2 F1 Instances (cnx-software.com)
122 points by ingve on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 52 comments
23. Instead of Writing a Thousand Words, Part One: Ideas (laphamsquarterly.org)
81 points by prismatic on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 6 comments
24. Don't Post Evergreen Content on Medium (nomadgate.com)
271 points by tkrunning on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 136 comments
25. Page Views on Black Friday and Cyber Monday (cloudflare.com)
89 points by jgrahamc on Dec 11, 2018 | hide | 34 comments
26. In what sense is quantum computing a science? (cognitivemedium.com)
83 points by Osiris30 on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 65 comments
27. Evelyn Berezin, 93, Dies; Built the First True Word Processor (nytimes.com)
170 points by NaOH on Dec 10, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
28. Why Use F#? (fsharpforfunandprofit.com)
223 points by adgasf on Dec 12, 2018 | hide | 205 comments
29. Apple to build campus in Austin and sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City (apple.com)
191 points by chillaxtian on Dec 13, 2018 | hide | 177 comments
30. How AI could help us with ancient languages like Sumerian (bbc.com)
123 points by nkurz on Dec 11, 2018 | hide | 44 comments

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