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1. Insect 'apocalypse' in U.S. driven by 50x increase in toxic pesticides: study (nationalgeographic.com)
797 points by whatami on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 323 comments
2. US Navy will replace touchscreen with mechanical controls on its destroyers (theverge.com)
822 points by Grazester on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 441 comments
3. Speaking to yourself in the third person makes you wiser (aeon.co)
589 points by prostoalex on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 204 comments
4. Paged Out – a new experimental magazine about programming (pagedout.institute)
583 points by krzkaczor on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 82 comments
5. Uber, losing billions, freezes engineering hires (arstechnica.com)
335 points by 0xffff2 on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 262 comments
6. Get your work recognized: write a brag document (jvns.ca)
347 points by yesenadam on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 78 comments
7. Open Startups List (open-startups.xyz)
215 points by ferminrp on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 35 comments
8. Theories of Error Back-Propagation in the Brain (cell.com)
160 points by nopinsight on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 33 comments
9. When to Shut Down a Startup [video] (ycombinator.com)
150 points by vinnyglennon on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 77 comments
10. Black Hat Talk About ‘Time AI’ Causes Uproar, Is Deleted by Conference (vice.com)
237 points by lnguyen on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 190 comments
11. What I Do as a DevOps Consultant (ilhicas.com)
211 points by ilhicas on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 78 comments
12. Math in Data Science (dataquest.io)
153 points by Anon84 on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 21 comments
13. How shrinkflation is playing havoc with economists’ models (economist.com)
178 points by pseudolus on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 162 comments
14. Ask HN: Configuration Management for Personal Computer?
198 points by jacquesm on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 139 comments
15. Vibration-minimizing motion retargeting for robotic characters (disneyresearch.com)
155 points by guiambros on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 29 comments
16. MoviePass reportedly changed passwords to prevent users from seeing films (theverge.com)
142 points by nwrk on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
17. A new book asserts that rich countries grow with lighter environmental impacts (technologyreview.com)
94 points by quickfox on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 65 comments
18. Denial of H1-B visas to India’s largest IT services exporters at all-time high (indiatimes.com)
233 points by howard941 on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 343 comments
19. 100 Years Ago, a Telephone Tower in Stockholm Connected 5000 Phone Lines (2014) (twistedsifter.com)
104 points by lelf on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 19 comments
20. Amazon's Plan to Conquer the World of Publishing (theatlantic.com)
120 points by ekovarski on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 63 comments
21. Don't forget randomness is still just a hypothesis (2006) (nature.com)
152 points by tosh on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 129 comments
22. Tiny Toy TOTP Generator in 18 Lines of Python (github.com/susam)
142 points by susam on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 44 comments
23. Paul Dirac: The Mozart of Science (2008) (ias.edu)
79 points by Anon84 on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 6 comments
24. Daniel Radcliffe and the Art of the Fact-Check (2018) (newyorker.com)
177 points by Tomte on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 12 comments
25. 2019 Hyundai Kona EV Explodes When Parked (thedrive.com)
94 points by tomohawk on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 70 comments
26. Don't Say “Homoiconic” (2018) (expressionsofchange.org)
88 points by dmux on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 68 comments
27. J-Core Open Processor (j-core.org)
103 points by ingve on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
28. Commodore 900 (floodgap.com)
102 points by derriz on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 41 comments
29. Show HN: Cordless, a Discord terminal client written in Go (github.com/bios-marcel)
105 points by guessmyname on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 62 comments
30. The Dipole Drive: A New Concept in Space Propulsion (aiaa.org)
84 points by cl42 on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 67 comments

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