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1. Glitter bomb tricks parcel thieves (bbc.com)
952 points by tartoran on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 886 comments
2. SpaceX Is Raising $500M at a $30.5B Valuation (wsj.com)
565 points by dcgudeman on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 338 comments
3. Google’s Secret China Project “Effectively Ended” After Internal Confrontation (theintercept.com)
592 points by uptown on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 356 comments
4. Show HN: Fully-automatic image background removal tool (remove.bg)
640 points by groe on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 108 comments
5. I need to copy 2000+ DVDs in 3 days. What are my options? (reddit.com)
393 points by huhtenberg on Dec 15, 2018 | hide | 191 comments
6. Dotsies (2012) (dotsies.org)
460 points by severine on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 194 comments
7. Reasons Python Sucks (hackerfactor.com)
405 points by BerislavLopac on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 535 comments
8. What a Newfound Kingdom Means for the Tree of Life (quantamagazine.org)
262 points by dnetesn on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 69 comments
9. How Alexa knows “peanut butter” is one shopping-list item, not two (amazon.com)
246 points by georgecarlyle76 on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 140 comments
10. Stop Learning Frameworks (sizovs.net)
515 points by ingve on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 294 comments
11. Why we should care about the Nate Silver vs. Nassim Taleb Twitter war (towardsdatascience.com)
318 points by oska on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 200 comments
12. NAACP returns Facebook donation, calls for boycott on Tuesday (axios.com)
188 points by tareqak on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 145 comments
13. Analyzing Hacker News book suggestions in Python (towardsdatascience.com)
264 points by MLpractitioner on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 60 comments
14. Why you should learn F# (dusted.codes)
272 points by aloisdg on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 174 comments
15. Freenet: A Distributed Anonymous Information Storage and Retrieval System (2000) [pdf] (stanford.edu)
152 points by rayvy on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 71 comments
16. Show HN: DPAGE – build and publish webpages on the decentralized internet (dpage.io)
161 points by brisky on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 30 comments
17. Show HN: Bubblin – Bandcamp for books (bubblin.io)
138 points by marvindanig on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 88 comments
18. Show HN: Goldpinger – Visualize Kubernetes cluster connectivity (github.com/bloomberg)
158 points by seeker89 on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 20 comments
19. How the hell have you done it? (1961) (lettersofnote.com)
118 points by merrier on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 13 comments
20. Ambient Cruelty (reallifemag.com)
145 points by kawera on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 70 comments
21. Implementing VisiCalc (2015) (rmf.vc)
90 points by franzb on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 18 comments
22. Dependent Haskell (serokell.io)
137 points by Serokell on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 88 comments
23. Advent of Code Python Solutions, Explained (michaelfogleman.com)
134 points by fogleman on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 17 comments
24. The Spacing Effect: How to Improve Learning and Maximize Retention (fs.blog)
136 points by yarapavan on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 34 comments
25. Bastard Tetris (fph.altervista.org)
146 points by geocar on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 35 comments
26. Firing Frankness (mondaynote.com)
183 points by shawndumas on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 168 comments
27. Blue Apron becomes a penny stock, trading under $1 for the first time (businessinsider.com)
192 points by pseudolus on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 327 comments
28. A Dictionary of Gestures (spectator.us)
63 points by secondary on Dec 17, 2018 | hide | 4 comments
29. On Ghost Users and Messaging Backdoors (cryptographyengineering.com)
97 points by kandarpck on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 55 comments
30. V8 release v7.2 (v8.dev)
159 points by stablemap on Dec 18, 2018 | hide | 134 comments

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