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1. NULL license plate not such a bright idea (iheart.com)
999 points by dublin on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 467 comments
2. Verizon to Sell Tumblr to Automattic (wsj.com)
879 points by minimaxir on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 449 comments
3. Python Is Eating the World (zdnet.com)
879 points by gilad on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 957 comments
4. The Horror of Microsoft Teams (medium.com/joshuamkite)
544 points by rekoros on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 332 comments
5. Why has examine.com disappeared from search results? (examine.com)
750 points by cyrusshepard on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 353 comments
6. Google Chrome Incognito Mode Can Still Be Detected (bleepingcomputer.com)
440 points by nradov on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 193 comments
7. Await in Rust (docs.rs)
368 points by luu on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 243 comments
8. Metal shards from Boeing 787 taking off over Rome rain down on people below (independent.co.uk)
253 points by remote_phone on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 122 comments
9. A Bloomberg reporter’s account of trying to get back his name and credit rating (bloomberg.com)
261 points by pseudolus on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 199 comments
10. Home 3D metal printing: first results (incoherency.co.uk)
187 points by jstanley on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 31 comments
11. Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots into Bee Farms (2018) (huffingtonpost.com)
160 points by rmason on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 107 comments
12. The worst sales promotion in history: Hoover's free flight fiasco (thehustle.co)
281 points by occamschainsaw on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 169 comments
13. Xfce 4.14 (xfce.org)
380 points by severine on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 128 comments
14. Rotten Apple: Right to Repair Roundup (nakedcapitalism.com)
177 points by Cbasedlifeform on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 162 comments
15. Where will ‘garage orphans’ charge electric cars? (theglobeandmail.com)
151 points by throw0101a on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 526 comments
16. Social exclusion fuels extremism in young men (neurosciencenews.com)
302 points by jseliger on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 326 comments
17. Finding Amelia Earhart’s Plane Seemed Impossible – Then Came a Startling Clue (nytimes.com)
119 points by tlb on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 51 comments
18. P++ idea: FAQ (php.net)
167 points by tnorthcutt on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 91 comments
19. Why Does Infrastructure Cost So Much? (strongtowns.org)
189 points by jseliger on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 221 comments
20. Which Categories of Seed Startups Are Thriving? Which Aren't? (tomtunguz.com)
126 points by rmason on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 55 comments
21. SEC Investigating Data Leak at First American Financial Corp (krebsonsecurity.com)
89 points by feross on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 14 comments
22. Economist Raj Chetty has found a surprising tool to fight housing segregation (vox.com)
137 points by MaysonL on Aug 11, 2019 | hide | 115 comments
23. Spying on HTTPS (textslashplain.com)
257 points by rom1v on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 115 comments
24. Poetry: Dependency Management for Python (eustace.io)
236 points by jtanderson on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 75 comments
25. Monads as a Programming Pattern (samgrayson.me)
233 points by charmonium on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 80 comments
26. Extended Validation Certificates Are Really Dead (troyhunt.com)
162 points by dyates on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 149 comments
27. Teen Hacker Finds Bugs in School Software That Exposed Millions of Records (wired.com)
174 points by nreece on Aug 10, 2019 | hide | 65 comments
28. Ear Speakers – Research, Design, and Evolution (valvesoftware.com)
96 points by mxfh on Aug 9, 2019 | hide | 44 comments
29. Tourism Is Overwhelming the World's Top Destinations (bloomberg.com)
267 points by pseudolus on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 450 comments
30. OpenCensus Web: A tool to trace and monitor user-perceived performance (googleblog.com)
123 points by crdgonzalezca on Aug 12, 2019 | hide | 26 comments

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