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1. What Does a Coder Do If They Can't Type? (nsaphra.github.io)
986 points by panic on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 385 comments
2. A mathematician's way of converting miles to kilometers (twitter.com/tamasgorbe)
558 points by allthebest on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 200 comments
3. Companies Use Borrowed Billions to Buy Back Stock, Not to Invest (bloomberg.com)
322 points by JumpCrisscross on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 331 comments
4. The Door Problem of Combat Design (gamasutra.com)
281 points by danso on Aug 8, 2019 | hide | 120 comments
5. Creeping normality (wikipedia.org)
218 points by Ismair on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 73 comments
6. How Command and Conquer: Tiberian Sun punished the computers of the day [video] (arstechnica.com)
202 points by Tomte on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 167 comments
7. The Problem at Yale Is Not Free Speech (palladiummag.com)
332 points by jseliger on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 167 comments
8. Parallelism in PostgreSQL (percona.com)
173 points by fanf2 on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 26 comments
9. IBM Stops Buybacks to Pay for Red Hat (investorplace.com)
173 points by mathattack on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 187 comments
10. Analyzing the Facebook ads placed by the US presidential candidates (medium.com/applied-data-science)
139 points by datashrimp on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 35 comments
11. Ted Chiang: Realist of a Larger Reality (publicbooks.org)
167 points by apollinaire on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 36 comments
12. Energy Storage Investments Boom as Battery Costs Halve in the Next Decade (bnef.com)
127 points by zeristor on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 132 comments
13. Telegram introduces feature to prevent users from texting too often in a group (techcrunch.com)
170 points by jmsflknr on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 198 comments
14. Cisco is making it more difficult to use used hardware (ifixit.com)
178 points by turtlegrids on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 92 comments
15. Electric motor design claims remarkable improvements (newatlas.com)
164 points by bmh on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 139 comments
16. Free Software network services and web applications which can be hosted locally (github.com/kickball)
138 points by chovy on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 25 comments
17. Our Brains Tell Stories So We Can Live (2013) (nautil.us)
113 points by dnetesn on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 7 comments
18. 42 Hours of Buckminster Fuller might be just the vision we need (cdm.link)
112 points by evolve2k on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 16 comments
19. Escape rooms are big business (vox.com)
166 points by axiomdata316 on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 136 comments
20. DEF CON and Stack Overflow: What Our Traffic Says About Cybersecurity (stackoverflow.blog)
147 points by susam on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 32 comments
21. The Rule of 2 (googlesource.com)
146 points by akendo on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 54 comments
22. Patterns on goods designed to trigger Automated License Plate Readers (adversarialfashion.com)
171 points by vanderburgt on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 58 comments
23. New research on PTSD in elephants and other animals (cbc.ca)
73 points by pseudolus on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 34 comments
24. FBI tells lawmakers it can't access Dayton gunman's phone (thehill.com)
175 points by miles on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 395 comments
25. Show HN: Historical order book reconstruction API for crypto markets (tardis.dev)
78 points by tardis_thad on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 30 comments
26. Five new Real-Time detections of fast radio bursts with UTMOST (oup.com)
71 points by howard941 on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 12 comments
27. I am a horse in the land of booleans (iloveponies.github.io)
87 points by tosh on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 85 comments
28. Debunking the Stanford Prison Experiment [pdf] (psyarxiv.com)
91 points by ascertain on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 12 comments
29. LucidScience – Electronic Projects and Tutorials (lucidscience.com)
71 points by phodo on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 3 comments
30. Show HN: Bashfs – Run commands as your filesystem (github.com/pcgrosen)
97 points by __init on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 34 comments

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