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1. Living Near Trees, Not Just Green Space, Improves Wellbeing (citylab.com)
664 points by Osiris30 74 days ago | hide | 202 comments
2. Standard Ebooks: Free public-domain ebooks, carefully produced (standardebooks.org)
820 points by BerislavLopac 74 days ago | hide | 129 comments
3. Knuth on Huang's Sensitivity Proof: “I've got the proof down to one page” [pdf] (scottaaronson.com)
462 points by espeed 75 days ago | hide | 98 comments
4. A practical guide to CSS transitions and animations (prototypr.io)
267 points by tellmewhyfirst 74 days ago | hide | 43 comments
5. John Carmack on Parallel Implementations (2018) (sevangelatos.com)
271 points by drawkbox 75 days ago | hide | 44 comments
6. The Art of Warez [video] (vimeo.com)
349 points by fcambus 74 days ago | hide | 95 comments
7. 35 Over 35 (theamericanscholar.org)
358 points by danso 75 days ago | hide | 118 comments
8. KIP-500: Replace ZooKeeper with a Self-Managed Metadata Quorum (apache.org)
139 points by telekid 74 days ago | hide | 62 comments
9. Medieval people bathed regularly (going-medieval.com)
298 points by fanf2 74 days ago | hide | 193 comments
10. Building a Programming Language Pt. 3 – Interpreting (drew.ltd)
129 points by drew-y 74 days ago | hide | 10 comments
11. Contributing to the Mozilla code base (developer.mozilla.org)
342 points by new_here 74 days ago | hide | 150 comments
12. California farmers are planting solar panels as water supplies dry up (latimes.com)
199 points by prostoalex 75 days ago | hide | 149 comments
13. Alphabet overtakes Apple to become most cash-rich company (theverge.com)
284 points by espeed 75 days ago | hide | 224 comments
14. Big O Notation – Using not-boring math to measure code’s efficiency (interviewcake.com)
178 points by rspivak 75 days ago | hide | 95 comments
15. Kept alive with tubes for nearly 17 years (latimes.com)
168 points by elliekelly 75 days ago | hide | 108 comments
16. Network Effects That Don’t Look Like Network Effects (a16z.com)
117 points by imartin2k 74 days ago | hide | 23 comments
17. SpaCy PyTorch Transformers (explosion.ai)
106 points by syllogism 74 days ago | hide | 11 comments
18. Goldman Sachs is spending $100M to shave milliseconds off stock trades (cnbc.com)
195 points by gscott 75 days ago | hide | 314 comments
19. Vickrey–Clarke–Groves Auction (wikipedia.org)
82 points by dedalus 76 days ago | hide | 34 comments
20. Ray tracing with uLisp (ulisp.com)
102 points by lispm 77 days ago | hide | 10 comments
21. “I would like to maintain the floppy driver” (kernel.org)
361 points by doener 74 days ago | hide | 224 comments
22. How to Write a Lisp Interpreter In Python (2010) (norvig.com)
132 points by KibbutzDalia 74 days ago | hide | 29 comments
23. Insured price $2,758, cash price $521 (latimes.com)
305 points by prostoalex 74 days ago | hide | 333 comments
24. Apple suspends Siri response grading in response to privacy concerns (techcrunch.com)
210 points by Doubleguitars 74 days ago | hide | 215 comments
25. Programmers: Before you turn 40, get a plan B (2009) (improvingsoftware.com)
452 points by derwiki 74 days ago | hide | 430 comments
26. Amazon will pull the plug on dash buttons (marketwatch.com)
95 points by blumomo 74 days ago | hide | 107 comments
27. Typed Properties in PHP 7.4 (stitcher.io)
205 points by brendt_gd 74 days ago | hide | 157 comments
28. An Ancient Egypt-to-Black Sea Route? Adventurers to Test Theory (phys.org)
57 points by dnetesn 76 days ago | hide | 5 comments
29. The “Terrascope”: On the Possibility of Using the Earth as an Atmospheric Lens (arxiv.org)
93 points by sohkamyung 74 days ago | hide | 14 comments
30. Secretly Public Domain: Most books published in the US before 1964 (crummy.com)
286 points by BerislavLopac 74 days ago | hide | 62 comments

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