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1. Turning a MacBook into a Touchscreen with $1 of Hardware (2018) (anishathalye.com)
1724 points by soegaard on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 215 comments
2. Yelp Is Replacing Restaurants’ Phone Numbers So Grubhub Can Take a Cut (vice.com)
953 points by pulisse on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 448 comments
3. Europe is edging towards making post-car cities a reality (economist.com)
684 points by tosh on Aug 5, 2019 | hide | 605 comments
4. New York City Neighbors Build Cheaper Way to Connect to Web (wsj.com)
683 points by psim1 on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 202 comments
5. The Linux kernel's inability to gracefully handle low memory pressure (lkml.org)
647 points by emkemp on Aug 5, 2019 | hide | 455 comments
6. Supercentenarians are concentrated into regions with no birth certificates (biorxiv.org)
462 points by lordnacho on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 227 comments
7. A Guide to Recording 660FPS Video on a $6 Raspberry Pi Camera (robertelder.org)
445 points by robertelder on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 100 comments
8. Toni Morrison Has Died (wsj.com)
414 points by mises on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 93 comments
9. AT&T employees were bribed to install phone unlocking malware on company network (geekwire.com)
332 points by starpilot on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 151 comments
10. Roblox hits 100M monthly active users, bigger than Minecraft (techcrunch.com)
324 points by bookofjoe on Aug 5, 2019 | hide | 229 comments
11. Show HN: I trained a deep learning model to build sites for me (zecoda.com)
397 points by johndamaia on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 124 comments
12. Toshiba Introduces New Tiny NVMe SSD Form Factor (anandtech.com)
271 points by discreditable on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 96 comments
13. FFmpeg 4.2 (ffmpeg.org)
327 points by _Gyan_ on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 79 comments
14. How to get your first ten customers (2013) (danshipper.com)
314 points by max0563 on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 26 comments
15. Nutrient deficiencies in rice grown under higher carbon dioxide (phys.org)
165 points by pizza on Aug 5, 2019 | hide | 93 comments
16. Swiss Post Suspends Drone Delivery Service After Second Crash (ieee.org)
155 points by sytelus on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 150 comments
17. A Quarter of Humanity Faces Looming Water Crises (nytimes.com)
190 points by johnny313 on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 123 comments
18. How I finally won my name from domain resellers after nine years of waiting (jerryalex.com)
176 points by jerryalex on Aug 5, 2019 | hide | 123 comments
19. Unison File Synchronizer (upenn.edu)
201 points by _o-O-o_ on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 99 comments
20. Seashells – Pipe output from command-line programs to the web in real time (seashells.io)
212 points by pcr910303 on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 42 comments
21. Hospital checklists are meant to save lives, so why do they often fail? (nature.com)
158 points by areoform on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 148 comments
22. 10 Years SeL4: Still the Best, Still Getting Better (microkerneldude.wordpress.com)
150 points by ingve on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 56 comments
23. Casting Glass from 3D Printed Molds (amosdudley.com)
147 points by dezork on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 25 comments
24. A Commercial Path to Fusion (physicsworld.com)
142 points by _bpgl on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 105 comments
25. Social share buttons that don't allow the social sites to track your users (github.com/panzi)
166 points by mpweiher on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 64 comments
26. Unshaky – Tries to address double key press issue on Apple's butterfly keyboard (github.com/aahung)
115 points by tmlee on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 124 comments
27. Focus on the high-expectation customer (uxdesign.cc)
231 points by skilled on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 55 comments
28. Launch HN: Lang (YC S19) – Internationalization Built for Devs
128 points by cyrieu on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 46 comments
29. Scale (YC S16) Raises $100M from Accel and Founders Fund at $1B Valuation (bloomberg.com)
125 points by cristinacordova on Aug 5, 2019 | hide | 60 comments
30. US Appeals Court Voids Google Cookie Privacy Settlement That Paid Users Nothing (reuters.com)
165 points by infodocket on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 22 comments

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