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1. China lands Chang'e-4 on far side of Moon (planetary.org)
1040 points by docbrown on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 226 comments
2. Show HN: HN.Academy – Top online courses recommended by Hacker News users (hn.academy)
773 points by yaj54 on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 85 comments
3. How Space and Time Could Be a Quantum Error-Correcting Code (quantamagazine.org)
509 points by _Microft on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 132 comments
4. Ethereum Plans to Cut Its Energy Consumption by 99 Percent (ieee.org)
626 points by sohkamyung on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 339 comments
5. Coconut: Pythonic functional programming (coconut-lang.org)
428 points by andybak on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 169 comments
6. Birding Like It’s 1899: Inside a Blockbuster American West Video Game (audubon.org)
263 points by alexlrobertson on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 83 comments
7. PyPy for low-latency systems (morepypy.blogspot.com)
226 points by shocks on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 50 comments
8. How to Eliminate the Dreaded “Blind Spot” (wisc.edu)
242 points by harshulpandav on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 308 comments
9. Linux md maintainer, Shaohua Li, has died (spinics.net)
320 points by cmurf on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 42 comments
10. The Looking Glass – Holographic Display (lookingglassfactory.com)
223 points by kgwxd on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 62 comments
11. Monorepos: Please don’t (medium.com/mattklein123)
332 points by louis-paul on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 391 comments
12. AI Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease Six Years Before a Diagnosis (ucsf.edu)
259 points by laurex on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 101 comments
13. By growing cells in unrealistic liquids, scientists may have skewed results (theatlantic.com)
148 points by lnguyen on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 59 comments
14. Hurricane Electric 3D network map (he.net)
122 points by throwaway2048 on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 35 comments
15. Show HN: Learn and practice modern JavaScript (learnjavascript.online)
305 points by jadjoubran on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 105 comments
16. A Survey of the First 20 Years of Research on Semantic Web and Linked Data [pdf] (inria.fr)
149 points by kkdw on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 48 comments
17. Adding a Trackpoint to an Inexpensive Mechanical Keyboard (geekhack.org)
162 points by DanBC on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 71 comments
18. Show HN: Jetpack – Webpack made more convenient (github.com/kidkarolis)
116 points by kn8 on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 76 comments
19. Pamir Highway: An epic drive on the roof of the world (bbc.com)
120 points by MiriamWeiner on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 45 comments
20. Doom 3 in WebAssembly (continuation-labs.com)
231 points by jsheard on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 146 comments
21. The relentless honesty of Ludwig Wittgenstein (2017) (the-tls.co.uk)
152 points by neonate on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 77 comments
22. Apple knows 5G is about infrastructure, not mobile phones (2018) (cringely.com)
112 points by evo_9 on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 95 comments
23. Chicago’s Deep Tunnel: The solution to urban flooding, or a cautionary tale? (slate.com)
103 points by lisper on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
24. Geoff Hinton Wants Computers to Think More Like Brains (wired.com)
126 points by Osiris30 on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 95 comments
25. What Isaac Asimov Taught Us About Predicting the Future (nytimes.com)
91 points by tomerbd on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 18 comments
26. Exploiting the Math.expm1 typing bug in V8 (abiondo.me)
155 points by gok on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 45 comments
27. Ask HN: How old were the most talented software engineers you've met?
195 points by diehunde on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 180 comments
28. The Firecracker virtual machine monitor (lwn.net)
96 points by yankcrime on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 16 comments
29. Texas has enough sun and wind to quit coal, Rice researchers say (houstonchronicle.com)
212 points by benryon on Jan 3, 2019 | hide | 79 comments
30. Real-time readouts of thinking in rats (news.mit.edu)
66 points by rbanffy on Jan 2, 2019 | hide | 2 comments

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