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1. Source code for Zork, Hitchhiker’s Guide, and other Infocom games (github.com/historicalsource)
705 points by laurent123456 on April 16, 2019 | hide | 238 comments
2. 5G Is Likely to Put Weather Forecasting at Risk (hackaday.com)
668 points by szczys on April 16, 2019 | hide | 471 comments
3. Microsimulation of Traffic Flow (traffic-simulation.de)
752 points by social_quotient on April 16, 2019 | hide | 159 comments
4. Qualcomm and Apple agree to drop all litigation (apple.com)
471 points by saeedjabbar on April 16, 2019 | hide | 126 comments
5. Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model (erikbern.com)
700 points by mzl on April 16, 2019 | hide | 317 comments
6. Amazon ‘flooded by fake five-star reviews’ – report (bbc.com)
579 points by drugme on April 15, 2019 | hide | 360 comments
7. EU gives 'high-level' protection to whistleblowers (bbc.co.uk)
437 points by toyg on April 16, 2019 | hide | 120 comments
8. “I worked at Boeing for about 1.5 years in the 2008-9 time period” (reddit.com)
640 points by thereare5lights on April 16, 2019 | hide | 295 comments
9. Pyodide: Bringing the scientific Python stack to the browser (hacks.mozilla.org)
390 points by barryvan on April 16, 2019 | hide | 112 comments
10. Ripgrep 11 Released (github.com/burntsushi)
410 points by burntsushi on April 15, 2019 | hide | 88 comments
11. A Gentle Introduction to Text Summarization in Machine Learning (floydhub.com)
325 points by ReDeiPirati on April 16, 2019 | hide | 28 comments
12. Facebook documents show plans to sell access to user data discussed for years (nbcnews.com)
402 points by uptown on April 16, 2019 | hide | 109 comments
13. Why was it so hard to take a picture of a black hole? (askamathematician.com)
363 points by ColinWright on April 15, 2019 | hide | 110 comments
14. The Notre Dame fire and the future of history (wired.com)
299 points by pricklyPaper on April 16, 2019 | hide | 325 comments
15. Mass Production of iPhones to Start in India (bloomberg.com)
245 points by sarthakjain on April 15, 2019 | hide | 99 comments
16. Rust: Beyond the Typechecker (merigoux.ovh)
273 points by UkiahSmith on April 16, 2019 | hide | 129 comments
17. Jack Dorsey says it’s time to rethink the fundamental dynamics of Twitter (techcrunch.com)
213 points by pseudolus on April 16, 2019 | hide | 346 comments
18. Land of Lisp (2010) (landoflisp.com)
247 points by tosh on April 16, 2019 | hide | 80 comments
19. Time protection: the missing OS abstraction (acolyer.org)
168 points by walterbell on April 15, 2019 | hide | 51 comments
20. CuPy – NumPy-compatible matrix library accelerated by CUDA (chainer.org)
147 points by rahimnathwani on April 16, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
21. Tech Industry-Funded Think Tanks Work to Overturn California Privacy Law (theintercept.com)
249 points by aburd on April 16, 2019 | hide | 63 comments
22. GNU Awk 5.0 (gnu.org)
229 points by Aissen on April 16, 2019 | hide | 49 comments
23. Wasmer: A Python library for executing WebAssembly binaries (github.com/wasmerio)
167 points by pplonski86 on April 16, 2019 | hide | 21 comments
24. From Theory to Systems: A Grounded Approach to Programming Language Education (arxiv.org)
130 points by furcyd on April 16, 2019 | hide | 14 comments
25. Engineering Uncertainty Estimation in Neural Networks (uber.com)
106 points by dsr12 on April 15, 2019 | hide | 8 comments
26. Google Fiber to pay nearly $4M to Louisville in exit deal (wdrb.com)
119 points by OrgNet on April 15, 2019 | hide | 108 comments
27. The Tragedy of Given-When-Then (theitriskmanager.com)
119 points by wheresvic1 on April 16, 2019 | hide | 61 comments
28. The Case for Formal Methods (futureofcoding.org)
117 points by stevekrouse on April 15, 2019 | hide | 17 comments
29. Show HN: Sortraits, Portraits of Sorting Algorithms (wtracy.gitlab.io)
132 points by wtracy on April 16, 2019 | hide | 4 comments
30. How long do neutrons live? Physicists close in on decades-old puzzle (nature.com)
84 points by okket on April 16, 2019 | hide | 64 comments

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