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1. YouTube videos that have almost zero previous views (astronaut.io)
1362 points by monort on July 14, 2019 | hide | 232 comments
2. To Break Google’s Monopoly on Search, Make Its Index Public (bloomberg.com)
859 points by JumpCrisscross on July 15, 2019 | hide | 597 comments
3. Why did we wait so long for the bicycle? (rootsofprogress.org)
691 points by exolymph on July 15, 2019 | hide | 492 comments
4. Epic Games Supports Blender Foundation with $1.2M (blender.org)
736 points by brachi on July 15, 2019 | hide | 250 comments
5. Landfill is underrated and recycling overrated (medium.com/robertwiblin)
561 points by robertwiblin on July 14, 2019 | hide | 336 comments
6. Florida DMV sells personal info to private companies, marketing firms (abcactionnews.com)
466 points by green-eclipse on July 15, 2019 | hide | 142 comments
7. Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day (bbc.co.uk)
432 points by pmoriarty on July 15, 2019 | hide | 396 comments
8. How many kinds of USB-C to USB-C cables are there? (kernel.org)
407 points by zdw on July 15, 2019 | hide | 204 comments
9. Cities: Skylines Is Turing Complete (medium.com/balidani)
399 points by 0xdada on July 15, 2019 | hide | 120 comments
10. Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note (bbc.co.uk)
664 points by hanoz on July 15, 2019 | hide | 298 comments
11. BPF Performance Tools: Linux System and Application Observability (brendangregg.com)
261 points by brendangregg on July 15, 2019 | hide | 38 comments
12. After Car2Go eased its background checks, 75 vehicles were stolen in one day (bloomberg.com)
339 points by throwaway3627 on July 14, 2019 | hide | 226 comments
13. Jony Ive’s Mistakes: When Beautiful Design Is Bad Design (onezero.medium.com)
362 points by mnm1 on July 14, 2019 | hide | 292 comments
14. Elements of Programming (2009) (elementsofprogramming.com)
274 points by signa11 on July 15, 2019 | hide | 24 comments
15. Mac Open Web (macopenweb.com)
186 points by mrzool on July 15, 2019 | hide | 100 comments
16. New 2019 MacBook Air features a slower SSD than 2018 model (imore.com)
264 points by gbaygon on July 15, 2019 | hide | 187 comments
17. 'My son spent £3,160 in one game' (bbc.co.uk)
221 points by open-source-ux on July 15, 2019 | hide | 330 comments
18. Defunctionalize the Continuation (pathsensitive.com)
236 points by Darmani on July 15, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
19. From Laptop to Lambda: Outsourcing Everyday Jobs to Thousands of Containers [pdf] (stanford.edu)
185 points by ingve on July 14, 2019 | hide | 18 comments
20. Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software (wsj.com)
204 points by psim1 on July 15, 2019 | hide | 57 comments
21. Avoid Artificial Stupidity (mapflat.com)
166 points by henrik_w on July 15, 2019 | hide | 63 comments
22. Show HN: ImportDoc – Use the content from a Google Doc in any web page (importdoc.com)
118 points by aev3O on July 15, 2019 | hide | 34 comments
23. The Lyttle Lytton Contest (adamcadre.ac)
87 points by plibither8 on July 15, 2019 | hide | 53 comments
24. Launch HN: Dataform (YC W18) – Build Reliable SQL Data Pipelines as a Team
110 points by G2H on July 15, 2019 | hide | 36 comments
25. Artificial “muscles” achieve powerful pulling force (news.mit.edu)
107 points by xVedun on July 15, 2019 | hide | 24 comments
26. Show HN: Osgood – A secure, fast, and simple JavaScript server platform (github.com/intrinsiclabs)
106 points by tlhunter on July 15, 2019 | hide | 22 comments
27. I analyzed the history of “Who is Hiring?” threads (floydhub.com)
195 points by philipkiely on July 15, 2019 | hide | 74 comments
28. Alice and Bob: A History of the World’s Most Famous Cryptographic Couple (2017) (cryptocouple.com)
104 points by nkurz on July 13, 2019 | hide | 18 comments
29. How much money can you make on Mechanical Turk? (thehustle.co)
151 points by Steven-Clarke on July 14, 2019 | hide | 141 comments
30. Explaining a Novel to Pakistani Intelligence (cjr.org)
166 points by hooboy on July 14, 2019 | hide | 54 comments

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