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1. Magic Lantern (magiclantern.fm)
707 points by chris_overseas on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 234 comments
2. I took 50k images of the night sky to make an 81 Megapixel image of the moon (reddit.com)
873 points by sohkamyung on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 113 comments
3. A faster, more efficient cryptocurrency (news.mit.edu)
584 points by salvadormon on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 815 comments
4. Harder programming questions do a worse job of predicting outcomes (triplebyte.com)
507 points by Harj on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 511 comments
5. LD_PRELOAD: The Hero We Need and Deserve (jessfraz.com)
352 points by ingve on Feb 17, 2019 | hide | 139 comments
6. Muscle memory discovery ends 'use it or lose it' dogma (sciencedaily.com)
236 points by prostoalex on Feb 17, 2019 | hide | 125 comments
7. Cache Eviction: When Are Randomized Algorithms Better Than LRU? (2014) (danluu.com)
235 points by zwliew on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 42 comments
8. Drug Combo Creates New Neurons from Neighboring Cells (technologynetworks.com)
226 points by lettergram on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 52 comments
9. Hexagonal Grids (2013) (redblobgames.com)
337 points by skilled on Feb 17, 2019 | hide | 46 comments
10. Explaining Code Using ASCII Art (regehr.org)
209 points by dmit on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 47 comments
11. Kodak's Discovery of A-Bomb Testing (2016) (popularmechanics.com)
186 points by howard941 on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 47 comments
12. Advent of Code 2018, in Coq (github.com/lysxia)
149 points by szemet on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 43 comments
13. Reinforcement Learning: An Introduction (2018) [pdf] (incompleteideas.net)
205 points by atomroflbomber on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 23 comments
14. Japanese government will access home devices in security survey (nhk.or.jp)
186 points by sprague on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 94 comments
15. BlazingSQL – GPU SQL Engine Now Runs Over 20X Faster Than Apache Spark (blazingdb.com)
192 points by felipe_aramburu on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 76 comments
16. National Sword (99percentinvisible.org)
189 points by danso on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 70 comments
17. Home-built 737 cockpit (flightdeck737.be)
157 points by ycombonator on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
18. The shady economics of ‘buy one, get one free’ deals (thehustle.co)
295 points by zzaner on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 239 comments
19. WorldWideWeb (adactio.com)
96 points by aaronbrethorst on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 30 comments
20. How the US has hidden its empire (theguardian.com)
224 points by unmole on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 97 comments
21. The Single Rotation rule: simple and rich reversible cellular automaton (2013) (dmishin.blogspot.com)
112 points by bemmu on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 19 comments
22. JPL Institutional Coding Standard for the C Programming Language (2009) [pdf] (nasa.gov)
135 points by Alupis on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 79 comments
23. AWS Nitro System (mvdirona.com)
161 points by ingve on Feb 17, 2019 | hide | 8 comments
24. When India Kicked Out Coca-Cola, Local Sodas Thrived (atlasobscura.com)
237 points by samdung on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 210 comments
25. Implementing End-To-End Encryption in Matrix Clients (matrix.org)
122 points by Sami_Lehtinen on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 22 comments
26. Warning: Debian stable kernel upgrade breaks most ARM SBC (debian.org)
132 points by geppetto on Feb 17, 2019 | hide | 37 comments
27. How Badly Is Google Books Search Broken, and Why? (sappingattention.blogspot.com)
134 points by longdefeat on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 98 comments
28. Space Based ADS-B (radarbox24.com)
79 points by zeristor on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 15 comments
29. JavaScript-Based Spreadsheet-Like Formulas in Google Docs (chrome.google.com)
74 points by MikaelMayer on Feb 18, 2019 | hide | 23 comments
30. A Man Who Questioned Everything (nybooks.com)
73 points by Elof on Feb 17, 2019 | hide | 16 comments

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