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1. Why can’t a bot tick the 'I'm not a robot' box? (quora.com)
1002 points by grzm on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 618 comments
2. Nasa’s Mars Rover Opportunity Concludes a 15-Year Mission (nytimes.com)
728 points by jimktrains2 on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 221 comments
3. Whitespace killed an enterprise app (uxdesign.cc)
708 points by kirkbackus on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 435 comments
4. The Tech Behind SpaceX’s New Engine (hackaday.com)
443 points by _JamesA_ on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 123 comments
5. FCC threatens carriers with 'regulatory intervention' over robocalls (thehill.com)
382 points by jmsflknr on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 254 comments
6. SQL: One of the most valuable skills (craigkerstiens.com)
821 points by duck on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 379 comments
7. This person does not exist (thispersondoesnotexist.com)
872 points by bpierre on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 236 comments
8. Activision-Blizzard layoffs after reporting record results (arstechnica.com)
365 points by tolien on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 335 comments
9. Linux Reverse Engineering CTFs for Beginners (osandamalith.com)
286 points by 1nvalid on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
10. The text of Article 13 and the EU Copyright Directive has been finalised (juliareda.eu)
354 points by TimWolla on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 215 comments
11. Earnest Capital is live (earnestcapital.com)
368 points by tylertringas on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 144 comments
12. Show HN: DeskGap – Like Electron, but uses the system webview (deskgap.com)
318 points by patr0nus on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 260 comments
13. Show HN: I implemented Pong as a cellular automaton (ericu.github.io)
225 points by uranium on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
14. Fyre Festival Was a Huge Scam. Is Netflix’s Fyre Documentary a Scam, Too? (newrepublic.com)
314 points by danso on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 151 comments
15. Terrapattern – A visual search tool for satellite imagery (terrapattern.com)
128 points by matthberg on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 19 comments
16. Lessons from Google's Geographical GDPR Goof (dmnews.com)
143 points by CrankyBear on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 64 comments
17. Cloud Programming Simplified: A Berkeley View on Serverless Computing (berkeley.edu)
166 points by adjohn on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 42 comments
18. Reflecting on the Soul of a New Machine (dtrace.org)
185 points by janvdberg on Feb 11, 2019 | hide | 48 comments
19. Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian: sources (reuters.com)
109 points by Element_ on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 94 comments
20. What Is Differentiable Programming? (fluxml.ai)
133 points by one-more-minute on Feb 11, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
21. Scientists Are Rethinking Animal Cognition (theatlantic.com)
159 points by jdnier on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 116 comments
22. Reddit Transparency Report 2018 (redditinc.com)
116 points by chatmasta on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 78 comments
23. NIST Reveals 26 Algorithms Advancing to the Post-Quantum Crypto ‘Semifinals’ (nist.gov)
116 points by pseudolus on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 55 comments
24. Fast Perfect Hashing (jandrewrogers.com)
138 points by dmit on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
25. Microbiome interactions shape host fitness (nextjournal.com)
69 points by tosh on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 25 comments
26. Skype contact lists may have been exposed (2017) (steverrobbins.com)
266 points by QUFB on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 129 comments
27. The Free and Open Internet (avc.com)
75 points by mooreds on Feb 13, 2019 | hide | 51 comments
28. Notes on Computational Group Theory (2010) [pdf] (colostate.edu)
64 points by lainon on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 5 comments
29. The State of Python Packaging (bernat.tech)
133 points by BerislavLopac on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 42 comments
30. Dreaming Is the Inverse of Anxious Mind-Wandering (psyarxiv.com)
140 points by FailMore on Feb 12, 2019 | hide | 50 comments

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