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1. AT&T will put a fake 5G logo on its 4G LTE phones (fiercewireless.com)
521 points by devy on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 308 comments
2. Facebook open-sources a speech-recognition system and a machine learning library (fb.com)
498 points by runesoerensen on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 143 comments
3. Discord raises $150M, surpassing $2B valuation (techcrunch.com)
416 points by sahin-boydas on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 251 comments
4. Raspberry Pi Pet Detector Camera Using Python, TensorFlow, and Twilio [video] (youtube.com)
277 points by viniciosbarros on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 79 comments
5. Can you use a magnifying glass and moonlight to light a fire? (2016) (xkcd.com)
340 points by btrask on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 269 comments
6. An Amoeba-Based Computer Found Solutions to 8-City Traveling Salesman Problem (vice.com)
239 points by n0pe_p0pe on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 76 comments
7. Star Citizen: The Road to Release, Financials and New Partners (cloudimperiumgames.com)
181 points by doener on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 232 comments
8. Changes to U.S. federal authorities relating to production and marketing of hemp (fda.gov)
536 points by sahin-boydas on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 164 comments
9. Evaluation of five password managers (medium.com)
247 points by jik on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 212 comments
10. Video of Glitter Bomb for Package Thieves Exposed as Partial Fake (gizmodo.com)
265 points by mbrubeck on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 148 comments
11. Machine Learning for .NET (github.com)
202 points by melenaos on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 47 comments
12. Star Control II (filfre.net)
148 points by doppp on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 63 comments
13. Experiment: Recoil vs. Muzzle Velocity (ammolytics.com)
134 points by wizdumb on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 61 comments
14. Indian government to intercept, monitor, and decrypt citizens’ computers (venturebeat.com)
371 points by Down_n_Out on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 163 comments
15. Gluten Free Antarctica (idlewords.com)
282 points by kawera on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 144 comments
16. How ‘Baldur’s Gate’ Saved the Computer RPG (theringer.com)
331 points by bpierre on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 196 comments
17. Ask HN: How to shadow a CEO?
231 points by realrali on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 85 comments
18. Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures Using Python (interactivepython.org)
294 points by samrohn on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 30 comments
19. Transparency Report: Government requests for customer data globally (apple.com)
123 points by zachguo on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 32 comments
20. At Blind, a security lapse revealed private complaints from tech employees (techcrunch.com)
236 points by Eschatologist on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 129 comments
21. Advocating for privacy in Australia (fastmail.blog)
229 points by hspak on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 109 comments
22. Great Pacific garbage patch cleanup fails to collect plastic (theguardian.com)
193 points by mlthoughts2018 on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 187 comments
23. Porting Alpine Linux to RISC-V (drewdevault.com)
245 points by kristianp on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 79 comments
24. OUC coal plants linked to east Orange County cancer spike, lawsuit claims (orlandosentinel.com)
187 points by wonderwonder on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 76 comments
25. Neurons That Tell Time (newyorker.com)
73 points by digital55 on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 5 comments
26. The rise of the internet and a new age of authoritarianism (harpers.org)
102 points by empath75 on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 133 comments
27. Two Intricate Calligraphy Pages from a 16-Century Manuscript Have Been Decoded (getty.edu)
70 points by ohjeez on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 9 comments
28. FCC fines Swarm $900K for unauthorized satellite launch (reuters.com)
223 points by daegloe on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 222 comments
29. Visualizing the History of Fugazi (carniklirs.com)
99 points by damontal on Dec 20, 2018 | hide | 25 comments
30. Facebook Is Developing a Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp Transfers, Sources Say (bloomberg.com)
133 points by tareqak on Dec 21, 2018 | hide | 124 comments

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