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1. I/O Is Faster Than CPU – Let’s Partition Resources and Eliminate OS Abstractions [pdf] (penberg.org)
817 points by ingve on May 3, 2019 | hide | 277 comments
2. Common mistakes in PostgreSQL (postgresql.org)
1084 points by kawera on May 3, 2019 | hide | 253 comments
3. Amazon S3 will no longer support path-style API requests (amazon.com)
652 points by cyanbane on May 3, 2019 | hide | 268 comments
4. Guardian records first operating profit since 1998 (bbc.co.uk)
460 points by laurex on May 1, 2019 | hide | 314 comments
5. Local-first software: You own your data, in spite of the cloud (inkandswitch.com)
566 points by c-cube on May 2, 2019 | hide | 190 comments
6. How to Calm a Crying Baby Like a Mesopotamian (atlasobscura.com)
175 points by diodorus on May 2, 2019 | hide | 116 comments
7. America’s Oldest Gun Maker Went Bankrupt: A Financial Engineering Mystery (nytimes.com)
298 points by Deinos on May 3, 2019 | hide | 295 comments
8. JetBlue explains to a passenger how it got a photo of her face (boingboing.net)
409 points by wizeman on May 2, 2019 | hide | 229 comments
9. Unraveling the JPEG (parametric.press)
399 points by catacombs on May 1, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
10. Android App Reverse Engineering 101 (maddiestone.github.io)
380 points by conductor on May 2, 2019 | hide | 32 comments
11. A New Way of Voting That Makes Zealotry Expensive (bloomberg.com)
329 points by imartin2k on May 3, 2019 | hide | 328 comments
12. Huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission (theguardian.com)
339 points by ahakki on May 3, 2019 | hide | 132 comments
13. Gitlab's Journey from Azure to GCP (about.gitlab.com)
310 points by soheilpro on May 2, 2019 | hide | 128 comments
14. A World Run with Code (stephenwolfram.com)
194 points by dustinupdyke on May 3, 2019 | hide | 109 comments
15. You can’t judge housing affordability without knowing transportation costs (cityobservatory.org)
230 points by oftenwrong on May 3, 2019 | hide | 241 comments
16. Twisted graphene has become the big thing in physics (quantamagazine.org)
261 points by furcyd on April 30, 2019 | hide | 102 comments
17. Paying for Open Source Contributions (formidable.com)
316 points by jevakallio on May 3, 2019 | hide | 132 comments
18. Microsoft launches a drag-and-drop machine learning tool (techcrunch.com)
197 points by Anon84 on May 3, 2019 | hide | 62 comments
19. Playing with model trains and calling it graph theory (11011110.github.io)
145 points by zdw on May 3, 2019 | hide | 29 comments
20. PDF Is the World's Most Important File Format (vice.com)
201 points by jbegley on May 3, 2019 | hide | 212 comments
21. What to Know Before Debating Type Systems (2008) (cdsmith.wordpress.com)
190 points by furcyd on May 3, 2019 | hide | 131 comments
22. Demystifying Database Systems: An Introduction to Transaction Isolation Levels (fauna.com)
202 points by freels on May 3, 2019 | hide | 22 comments
23. Bored Lonely Angry Stupid (vox.com)
218 points by laurex on May 2, 2019 | hide | 126 comments
24. Phone and laptop searches at US border 'quadruple' (bbc.com)
277 points by pseudolus on May 2, 2019 | hide | 119 comments
25. Pornhub wants to buy Tumblr (arstechnica.com)
385 points by AdmiralAsshat on May 3, 2019 | hide | 188 comments
26. Remote, in-memory key-value stores: An idea whose time has come and gone? [pdf] (wisc.edu)
146 points by Terretta on May 3, 2019 | hide | 72 comments
27. The Emergence of a Fovea While Learning to Attend (2017) (bair.berkeley.edu)
88 points by cracker_jacks on May 3, 2019 | hide | 8 comments
28. Verizon reportedly seeking to sell Tumblr (techcrunch.com)
190 points by doppp on May 3, 2019 | hide | 152 comments
29. Typing in Yiddish (tabletmag.com)
73 points by gruseom on May 3, 2019 | hide | 32 comments
30. GCC 9.1 Released (gnu.org)
219 points by edelsohn on May 3, 2019 | hide | 44 comments

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