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1. Netflix stops paying the ‘Apple tax’ on its $853M in annual iOS revenue (techcrunch.com)
594 points by pseudolus on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 383 comments
2. An Idiot’s guide to Support vector machines (2003) [pdf] (web.mit.edu)
312 points by bladecatcher on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 62 comments
3. Federal judge finds state law governing who is an engineer violates free speech (oregonlive.com)
374 points by danso on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 296 comments
4. When Too Cute Is Too Much, the Brain Can Get Aggressive (npr.org)
277 points by daegloe on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 149 comments
5. Long Life Vehicle (si.edu)
247 points by keeganjw on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 196 comments
6. The Elements of UI Engineering (overreacted.io)
468 points by danabramov on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 79 comments
7. Ask HN: Engineers from non-CS background, how did you pivot into ML/AI?
390 points by ultrasounder on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 132 comments
8. AdGuard DNS: A Privacy-Oriented DNS Server (adguard.com)
196 points by FabianBeiner on Dec 30, 2018 | hide | 107 comments
9. Surprise DNA Results Are Turning Customer-Service Reps into Therapists (bloomberg.com)
100 points by laurex on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 51 comments
10. The Uncharity of College: The Big Business Nobody Understands (conradbastable.com)
292 points by cjmb on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 140 comments
11. Abusing Amazon‘s Look Inside feature to leak unreleased content (justmaku.org)
139 points by justMaku on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 29 comments
12. Living paycheck to paycheck is disturbingly common (washingtonpost.com)
325 points by petethomas on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 362 comments
13. FizzBuzz in ten languages (iolivia.me)
115 points by pplonski86 on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 91 comments
14. People with Depression Use Language Differently (theconversation.com)
269 points by toufiqbarhamov on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 135 comments
15. A month of Flutter: a look back (bendyworks.com)
107 points by abraham on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 35 comments
16. Wielding Rocks and Knives, Arizonans Attack Self-Driving Cars (nytimes.com)
191 points by guard0g on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 291 comments
17. Nasa's New Horizons: Final flyby commands given to distant probe (bbc.com)
152 points by gpvos on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 72 comments
18. Button offers instant gratification for those plagued by airplane noise (washingtonpost.com)
148 points by wallflower on Dec 30, 2018 | hide | 202 comments
19. Six Degrees of YC Separation (medium.com/kyle_mack)
94 points by kmack on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 37 comments
20. Don’t use JPEG-XR on the Web (perfplanet.com)
134 points by robin_reala on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 88 comments
21. A deep dive into the world of DOS viruses [video] (ccc.de)
122 points by pjmlp on Dec 30, 2018 | hide | 13 comments
22. Potholes to avoid when migrating to IPv6 (rachelbythebay.com)
146 points by deafcalculus on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 102 comments
23. They paid $100k to ride on Xcor's space plane. Now they want their money back (latimes.com)
78 points by dsr12 on Dec 30, 2018 | hide | 85 comments
24. Comparing Pythagorean triples in C++, D, and Rust (atilanevesoncode.wordpress.com)
135 points by atilaneves on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 116 comments
25. Chinese Crankshafts (2012) (flycorvair.net)
130 points by beerlord on Dec 30, 2018 | hide | 61 comments
26. Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died (npr.org)
178 points by DoreenMichele on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 10 comments
27. HAKMEM (1972) [pdf] (dspace.mit.edu)
101 points by mrdavidmoses on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 29 comments
28. The Year in Math and Computer Science (quantamagazine.org)
145 points by chmaynard on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 4 comments
29. Fuzzing Like It’s 1989 (trailofbits.com)
131 points by ploggingdev on Dec 31, 2018 | hide | 16 comments
30. Not-o-matic Differentiation (ajknapp.github.io)
50 points by jxub on Dec 30, 2018 | hide | 17 comments

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