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1. How DOOM fire was done (fabiensanglard.net)
637 points by ingve on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 115 comments
2. Windows file access performance compared to Linux (github.com/microsoft)
518 points by eatonphil on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 278 comments
3. Things I Don’t Know as of 2018 (overreacted.io)
753 points by nhebb on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 211 comments
4. Teachers Quit Jobs at Highest Rate on Record (wsj.com)
396 points by dpflan on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 398 comments
5. Why I’m so “against” Ethereum (threadreaderapp.com)
308 points by DyslexicAtheist on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 256 comments
6. A free clone of the Age of Empires II engine (openage.sft.mx)
232 points by doener on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 49 comments
7. How Facebook Keeps Messenger from Crashing on New Year's Eve (ieee.org)
275 points by victorvation on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 113 comments
8. How AlphaZero Mastered Its Games (newyorker.com)
247 points by jsomers on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 78 comments
9. Rules of Spycraft (2009) [pdf] (oss.net)
170 points by Tomte on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 62 comments
10. Gravitee: Open-Source API Gateway (gravitee.io)
165 points by ausjke on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 46 comments
11. A Perspective on C++ Standardization in 2018 (thephd.github.io)
76 points by ingve on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 29 comments
12. Cerberus – Semantic models for C (cam.ac.uk)
108 points by pplonski86 on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 8 comments
13. Why Are Printed Circuit Boards Usually Green? (2017) (seeedstudio.com)
203 points by cimnine on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 68 comments
14. Tying Allowance to Chores Could Kill Kids’ Motivation to Help Out (theatlantic.com)
171 points by laurex on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 114 comments
15. VW Solves Quantum Chemistry Problems on a D-Wave Machine (ieee.org)
88 points by saligne on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 45 comments
16. Adding Up the Cost of Tax Breaks for Big Tech’s Data Centers (2016) (nextcity.org)
91 points by dontreact on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 67 comments
17. Libpostal: A C library for parsing/normalizing street addresses around the world (github.com/openvenues)
117 points by polm23 on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 25 comments
18. Open Source IDE for FPGAs as QtCreator Learns Verilog (hackaday.com)
81 points by kungfudoi on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 20 comments
19. An Introduction to Spacecraft Operations [video] (ccc.de)
104 points by febin on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 12 comments
20. An introduction to Georg Cantor’s transfinite paradise (medium.com/cantors-paradise)
98 points by pleko on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 40 comments
21. A tilt of the head facilitates social engagement (medicalxpress.com)
83 points by dnetesn on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 32 comments
22. The Best History Books 2018 (historytoday.com)
119 points by benbreen on Dec 27, 2018 | hide | 28 comments
23. Applied Cryptography Engineering (2013) (sockpuppet.org)
79 points by sethev on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 9 comments
24. How to dump 3000 pounds of confetti on Times Square (nytimes.com)
68 points by celias on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 64 comments
25. Looking Back on Tech, Startups, and VC in 2018 (haystack.vc)
67 points by semilshah on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 8 comments
26. Lenny's history and why he isn't Creative Commons (2017) (reddit.com)
76 points by Tomte on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 21 comments
27. Explaining Online US Political Advertising [video] (ccc.de)
32 points by DyslexicAtheist on Dec 28, 2018 | hide | 12 comments
28. Acoustic Location and Sound Mirrors (2004) (douglas-self.com)
43 points by spking on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 4 comments
29. Attacking end-to-end email encryption [video] (ccc.de)
70 points by DyslexicAtheist on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 3 comments
30. Image scanner built using a Lego Mindstorms EV3 set (github.com/javiercordero)
41 points by javicorper on Dec 29, 2018 | hide | 5 comments

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