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1. Alan Kay's answer to ‘what are some forgotten books programmers should read?’ (quora.com)
1181 points by enkiv2 on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 260 comments
2. Home Chip Fab (zeloof.xyz)
566 points by JabavuAdams on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 131 comments
3. Who Owns Huawei? (ssrn.com)
547 points by smacktoward on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 312 comments
4. Berlin’s Popular Shopping Streets Will Go Car-Free (citylab.com)
415 points by jseliger on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 182 comments
5. 9th Circuit says users can sue Facebook over unlawful use of facial recognition (aclu-il.org)
373 points by datapolitical on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 104 comments
6. Google to Offer a Best Price Guarantee on Certain Flights (blog.google)
424 points by momentmaker on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 211 comments
7. Black Hat: GDPR privacy law exploited to reveal personal data (bbc.co.uk)
397 points by jfk13 on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 232 comments
8. Coinbase: Responding to Firefox 0-days in the wild (coinbase.com)
288 points by hi on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 93 comments
9. Group sex app leaks locations, pics and personal details (pentestpartners.com)
362 points by chovy on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 138 comments
10. The Erlang Rationale (rvirding.blogspot.com)
211 points by lelf on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 38 comments
11. Hundreds of exposed Amazon cloud backups found leaking sensitive data (techcrunch.com)
181 points by ewood on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 61 comments
12. Eat less meat: UN climate change report calls for change to human diet (nature.com)
457 points by sanxiyn on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 547 comments
13. Big Pharma is using faux generics to keep drug prices high, critics say (arstechnica.com)
260 points by airstrike on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 134 comments
14. Huntington Park’s “RoboCop” stores pedestrians’ faces, scans license plates (muckrock.com)
125 points by danso on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 88 comments
15. Rice University researchers propose a way to boost solar efficiency (polyarch.co)
283 points by shry4ns on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 120 comments
16. Kubernetes Security Assessment [pdf] (github.com/kubernetes)
255 points by Tomte on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 63 comments
17. Solar Powered Raspberry Pi Camera (kaspars.net)
143 points by ingve on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 68 comments
18. ‘No One Saw a Thing’: When a Midwest Town Banded Together to Kill the Town Bully (thedailybeast.com)
207 points by BobbyVsTheDevil on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 251 comments
19. What’s the difference between statistics and machine learning? (thestatsgeek.com)
202 points by jwb133 on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 93 comments
20. Open-source firmware (mullvad.net)
247 points by ericdanielski on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 47 comments
21. Holidays are good for workers and companies alike (economist.com)
92 points by edward on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 73 comments
22. Swap, swap, swap, and bad places to work (rachelbythebay.com)
213 points by r4um on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 119 comments
23. Show HN: Tailwind.run – An Online Playground for Tailwind CSS (tailwind.run)
181 points by utkarshkukreti on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 95 comments
24. Tech backlash has come to Stanford (slate.com)
173 points by ForHackernews on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 210 comments
25. 'It's crazy': Chase forgiving all debt owed by its Canada credit card customers (cbc.ca)
184 points by electriclove on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 118 comments
26. The World’s Smartest Chimp Has Died (nytimes.com)
67 points by uptown on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 23 comments
27. History of the broken vertical bar, being the ¦ form of | (reddit.com)
152 points by lelf on Aug 6, 2019 | hide | 61 comments
28. Personal Website for Programmers (github.com/naresh1318)
169 points by naresh1318 on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 109 comments
29. Climate change: Marine heatwaves kill coral instantly (bbc.com)
146 points by pseudolus on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 64 comments
30. US Air Force pauses flights for over a hundred C-130s over ‘atypical’ cracking (defensenews.com)
88 points by Jerry2 on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 16 comments

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