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1. If Software Is Funded from a Public Source, Its Code Should Be Open Source (linuxjournal.com)
1138 points by jrepinc on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 261 comments
2. Firefox 66 to block automatically playing audible video and audio (hacks.mozilla.org)
1415 points by mfsch on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 368 comments
3. “Lambda and serverless is one of the worst forms of proprietary lock-in” (2017) (theregister.co.uk)
746 points by peter_d_sherman on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 395 comments
4. MIT Hacker Tools: a lecture series on programmer tools (hacker-tools.github.io)
1028 points by anishathalye on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 79 comments
5. Slack Says It's Filed to Go Public (bloomberg.com)
500 points by chollida1 on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 322 comments
6. Event Sourcing is Hard (chriskiehl.com)
485 points by goostavos on Feb 3, 2019 | hide | 157 comments
7. A Humility Training Exercise for Technical Interviewers (triplebyte.com)
349 points by ammon on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 132 comments
8. MyBrandNewLogo – A 3-step Logo Generator (mybrandnewlogo.com)
365 points by andy_adams on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 104 comments
9. Cheap Chinese electric cars are coming to the US and Europe (qz.com)
291 points by prostoalex on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 230 comments
10. Matrix at FOSDEM 2019 (matrix.org)
259 points by Arathorn on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 95 comments
11. Learning Rust via Advent of Code (forrestthewoods.com)
286 points by forrestthewoods on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 83 comments
12. Tesla to Buy Energy Storage Firm Maxwell Tech at $4.75 a Share (bloomberg.com)
253 points by joshe on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 148 comments
13. Z.lua – A new cd command that navigates faster by learning your habits (github.com/skywind3000)
163 points by skywind3000 on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
14. Is China’s corruption-busting AI being turned off for being too efficient? (scmp.com)
202 points by rakkhi on Feb 3, 2019 | hide | 96 comments
15. Interactive 3D ASCII scenes (yeahpython.github.io)
341 points by aqi on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
16. Stylelint – A modern linter for CSS (stylelint.io)
213 points by tilt on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 102 comments
17. TensorFlow.js: Machine Learning for the Web and Beyond (arxiv.org)
192 points by lainon on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 51 comments
18. Philippines tops world internet usage index with an average 10 hours a day (theguardian.com)
179 points by pseudolus on Feb 2, 2019 | hide | 93 comments
19. Bye, Bye, Google (defn.io)
539 points by Bogdanp on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 287 comments
20. GreatFire is tracking Apple iOS applications for instances of censorship (applecensorship.com)
223 points by feross on Feb 3, 2019 | hide | 70 comments
21. Hatari: An Atari ST/STE/TT/Falcon Emulator (tuxfamily.org)
110 points by njn on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 42 comments
22. The Art of PNG Glitch (2015) (ucnv.github.io)
267 points by skilled on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 16 comments
23. SAT/SMT by Example [pdf] (yurichev.com)
145 points by dennis714 on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 10 comments
24. Unusual sugar from cyanobacteria acts as natural herbicide (phys.org)
77 points by jelliclesfarm on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 18 comments
25. JD Salinger's unseen writings to be published, family confirms (theguardian.com)
74 points by pseudolus on Feb 2, 2019 | hide | 43 comments
26. Alphabet Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Results (abc.xyz)
154 points by throwaway5752 on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 105 comments
27. Trust-Busting as the Unsexy Answer to Google and Facebook (lareviewofbooks.org)
313 points by prostoalex on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 180 comments
28. Studies Shoot Down Tech’s Harmful Effects on Kids – So Now What? (nautil.us)
119 points by mhalle on Feb 3, 2019 | hide | 79 comments
29. Ford Stole Tech for Best-Selling Trucks from MIT, Professors Say (bloomberg.com)
162 points by sndean on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 70 comments
30. If You're Often Angry or Irritable, You May Be Depressed (npr.org)
405 points by tuxguy on Feb 4, 2019 | hide | 291 comments

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