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1. Amazon Sends 1,700 Alexa Voice Recordings to a Random Person (threatpost.com)
498 points by 0xmohit on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 412 comments
2. John Giannandrea named to Apple’s executive team (apple.com)
196 points by Nuance on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 235 comments
3. Jack Parsons and the Occult Roots of JPL (spacesafetymagazine.com)
168 points by JetSpiegel on Dec 19, 2018 | hide | 63 comments
4. FBI kicks some of the worst ‘DDoS for hire’ sites off the internet (techcrunch.com)
201 points by tareqak on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 90 comments
5. Nevergrad: A Python library for performing derivative-free ML optimization (fb.com)
134 points by jimarcey on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 26 comments
6. Kong gateway reaches 1.0 GA, now supports service mesh (konghq.com)
150 points by hisham_hm on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 49 comments
7. The Itsy-Bitsy, Teenie-Weenie, Very Litigious Bikini (nytimes.com)
225 points by danso on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 111 comments
8. Apple to pull some iPhones in Germany as Qualcomm extends global wins (reuters.com)
165 points by wyldfire on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 78 comments
9. Facts about smell (2014) (alicebartlett.co.uk)
141 points by Tomte on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 42 comments
10. 3D airplane visualization (mdbootstrap.com)
103 points by filipkappa on Dec 19, 2018 | hide | 22 comments
11. Show HN: Analysis of 2018 Hacker News “Who Is Hiring” Job Posts (letstalkalgorithms.com)
301 points by vthallam on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 186 comments
12. China hacked HPE, IBM and then attacked clients (reuters.com)
370 points by petethomas on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 176 comments
13. Slack closes account of an Iranian user living in Canada (twitter.com)
902 points by jwildeboer on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 608 comments
14. Alphabet spinoff Malta raises $26M for technology to store power in molten salt (bloomberg.com)
244 points by lawrenceyan on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 130 comments
15. MagicaVoxel: A free voxel art editor and path tracing renderer (ephtracy.github.io)
293 points by Tideflat on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 64 comments
16. Rising Waters Are Drowning Amtrak's Northeast Corridor (bloomberg.com)
211 points by koops on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 176 comments
17. NHS.UK frontend (github.com)
244 points by DanBC on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 109 comments
18. Clearing Up a Few Things About Facebook’s Partners (fb.com)
167 points by pg_bot on Dec 19, 2018 | hide | 145 comments
19. The Future of ZFS in FreeBSD (freebsd.org)
258 points by vermaden on Dec 19, 2018 | hide | 101 comments
20. We should replace Facebook with personal websites (vice.com)
614 points by jbegley on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 307 comments
21. MiSTer: Run Amiga, SNES, NES and Genesis on an FPGA (github.com)
161 points by alexyoung on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 30 comments
22. Corel confirms it has acquired virtualization specialist Parallels (techcrunch.com)
170 points by ljoshua on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 148 comments
23. Manhole Covers Serve as Antennas Expanding Wireless Network Coverage (ieee.org)
125 points by Varcht on Dec 19, 2018 | hide | 53 comments
24. What We Learned About the Hemisphere Program After Suing the DEA (eff.org)
195 points by DiabloD3 on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 39 comments
25. Knowledge from small number of debates outperforms wisdom of large crowds (2017) (arxiv.org)
235 points by Dowwie on Dec 19, 2018 | hide | 116 comments
26. Nihon Noir (tomblachford.com)
236 points by curtis on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 46 comments
27. WireGuard for iOS (zx2c4.com)
338 points by bonyt on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 89 comments
28. On VBScript (googleprojectzero.blogspot.com)
124 points by wglb on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 88 comments
29. Grab is messing up OpenStreetMap data in Southeast Asia (techcrunch.com)
188 points by danso on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 38 comments
30. 8bitworkshop IDE: Designing Hardware with Verilog (8bitworkshop.com)
96 points by matt_d on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 6 comments

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