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1. A mathematician's way of converting miles to kilometers (twitter.com)
558 points by allthebest 41 days ago | hide | 199 comments
2. What Does a Coder Do If They Can't Type? (nsaphra.github.io)
986 points by panic 41 days ago | hide | 385 comments
3. The Door Problem of Combat Design (gamasutra.com)
281 points by danso 43 days ago | hide | 120 comments
4. Creeping normality (wikipedia.org)
218 points by Ismair 41 days ago | hide | 73 comments
5. Companies Use Borrowed Billions to Buy Back Stock, Not to Invest (bloomberg.com)
322 points by JumpCrisscross 41 days ago | hide | 331 comments
6. Parallelism in PostgreSQL (percona.com)
173 points by fanf2 41 days ago | hide | 26 comments
7. How Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun punished the computers of the day [video] (arstechnica.com)
202 points by Tomte 42 days ago | hide | 167 comments
8. The Problem at Yale Is Not Free Speech (palladiummag.com)
332 points by jseliger 41 days ago | hide | 167 comments
9. Ted Chiang: Realist of a Larger Reality (publicbooks.org)
167 points by apollinaire 42 days ago | hide | 36 comments
10. Analyzing the Facebook ads placed by the US presidential candidates (medium.com)
139 points by davidfoster 41 days ago | hide | 35 comments
11. 42 Hours of Buckminster Fuller might be just the vision we need (cdm.link)
112 points by evolve2k 42 days ago | hide | 16 comments
12. Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally (github.com)
138 points by chovy 42 days ago | hide | 25 comments
13. Our Brains Tell Stories So We Can Live (2013) (nautil.us)
113 points by dnetesn 41 days ago | hide | 7 comments
14. Energy Storage Investments Boom as Battery Costs Halve in the Next Decade (bnef.com)
127 points by zeristor 41 days ago | hide | 132 comments
15. New research on PTSD in elephants and other animals (cbc.ca)
73 points by pseudolus 42 days ago | hide | 34 comments
16. IBM Stops Buybacks to Pay for Red Hat (investorplace.com)
173 points by mathattack 41 days ago | hide | 187 comments
17. Telegram introduces feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group (techcrunch.com)
170 points by jmsflknr 41 days ago | hide | 198 comments
18. DEF CON and Stack Overflow: What Our Traffic Says About Cybersecurity (stackoverflow.blog)
147 points by susam 41 days ago | hide | 32 comments
19. Show HN: Historical order book reconstruction API for crypto markets (tardis.dev)
78 points by tardis_thad 41 days ago | hide | 31 comments
20. Cisco is making it more difficult to use used hardware (ifixit.com)
178 points by turtlegrids 41 days ago | hide | 92 comments
21. Five new Real-Time detections of fast radio bursts with UTMOST (oup.com)
71 points by howard941 41 days ago | hide | 12 comments
22. Escape rooms are big business (vox.com)
166 points by axiomdata316 42 days ago | hide | 136 comments
23. Electric motor design claims remarkable improvements (newatlas.com)
164 points by bmh 41 days ago | hide | 139 comments
24. I am a horse in the land of booleans (iloveponies.github.io)
87 points by tosh 41 days ago | hide | 85 comments
25. The Rule of 2 (googlesource.com)
146 points by akendo 42 days ago | hide | 54 comments
26. Roman Sacrifice, Inside and Out (2016) (cambridge.org)
27 points by diodorus 42 days ago | hide | 10 comments
27. LucidScience – Electronic Projects and Tutorials (lucidscience.com)
71 points by phodo 41 days ago | hide | 3 comments
28. Show HN: Quark-IDE and a JavaScript runtime to build cross-platform desktop apps (quarkjs.io)
48 points by nishkalkashyap 41 days ago | hide | 21 comments
29. FBI tells lawmakers it can't access Dayton gunman's phone (thehill.com)
175 points by miles 42 days ago | hide | 395 comments
30. Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment [pdf] (psyarxiv.com)
91 points by ascertain 41 days ago | hide | 12 comments

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