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1. SpaceX Is Raising $500M at a $30.5B Valuation (wsj.com)
565 points by dcgudeman 6 months ago | hide | 338 comments
2. Google’s Secret China Project “Effectively Ended” After Internal Confrontation (theintercept.com)
592 points by uptown 6 months ago | hide | 356 comments
3. NAACP returns Facebook donation, calls for boycott on Tuesday (axios.com)
188 points by tareqak 6 months ago | hide | 145 comments
4. How Alexa knows “peanut butter” is one shopping-list item, not two (amazon.com)
246 points by georgecarlyle76 6 months ago | hide | 140 comments
5. Dotsies (2012) (dotsies.org)
460 points by severine 6 months ago | hide | 194 comments
6. Freenet: A Distributed Anonymous Information Storage and Retrieval System (2000) [pdf] (stanford.edu)
152 points by rayvy 6 months ago | hide | 71 comments
7. What a Newfound Kingdom Means for the Tree of Life (quantamagazine.org)
262 points by dnetesn 6 months ago | hide | 69 comments
8. Show HN: Fully-automatic image background removal tool (remove.bg)
640 points by groe 6 months ago | hide | 108 comments
9. Implementing VisiCalc (2015) (rmf.vc)
90 points by franzb 6 months ago | hide | 18 comments
10. Show HN: Bubblin – Bandcamp for books (bubblin.io)
138 points by marvindanig 6 months ago | hide | 88 comments
11. Show HN: DPAGE – build and publish webpages on the decentralized internet (dpage.io)
161 points by brisky 6 months ago | hide | 30 comments
12. I need to copy 2000+ DVDs in 3 days. What are my options? (reddit.com)
393 points by huhtenberg 6 months ago | hide | 191 comments
13. Show HN: Goldpinger – Visualize Kubernetes cluster connectivity (github.com)
158 points by seeker89 6 months ago | hide | 20 comments
14. How the hell have you done it? (1961) (lettersofnote.com)
118 points by merrier 6 months ago | hide | 13 comments
15. Analyzing Hacker News book suggestions in Python (towardsdatascience.com)
264 points by MLpractitioner 6 months ago | hide | 60 comments
16. Advent of Code Python Solutions, Explained (michaelfogleman.com)
134 points by fogleman 6 months ago | hide | 17 comments
17. Ambient Cruelty (reallifemag.com)
145 points by kawera 6 months ago | hide | 70 comments
18. Dependent Haskell (serokell.io)
137 points by Serokell 6 months ago | hide | 88 comments
19. Glitter bomb tricks parcel thieves (bbc.com)
952 points by tartoran 6 months ago | hide | 886 comments
20. Reasons Python Sucks (hackerfactor.com)
405 points by BerislavLopac 6 months ago | hide | 535 comments
21. A Dictionary of Gestures (spectator.us)
63 points by secondary 6 months ago | hide | 4 comments
22. The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention (fs.blog)
136 points by yarapavan 6 months ago | hide | 34 comments
23. Bastard Tetris (altervista.org)
146 points by geocar 6 months ago | hide | 35 comments
24. On Ghost Users and Messaging Backdoors (cryptographyengineering.com)
97 points by kandarpck 6 months ago | hide | 55 comments
25. Spiking attractor networks (jackterwilliger.com)
54 points by jterwill 6 months ago | hide | 2 comments
26. Why you should learn F# (dusted.codes)
272 points by aloisdg 6 months ago | hide | 174 comments
27. Why we should care about the Nate Silver vs. Nassim Taleb Twitter war (towardsdatascience.com)
318 points by oska 6 months ago | hide | 200 comments
28. The usefulness of useless knowledge (1939) [pdf] (ias.edu)
92 points by bookofjoe 6 months ago | hide | 12 comments
29. Wolkenkit 3.0 – a CQRS and event-sourcing framework for JavaScript (thenativeweb.io)
83 points by goloroden 6 months ago | hide | 66 comments
30. The Practical Guide to Hacking Bluetooth Low Energy (attify.com)
94 points by pentestercrab 6 months ago | hide | 7 comments

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