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1. I Miss Microsoft Encarta (hanselman.com)
1198 points by zdw 86 days ago | hide | 406 comments
2. OpenDrop: An Open Source AirDrop Implementation (github.com)
813 points by vsurabhi 87 days ago | hide | 222 comments
3. Information operations directed at Hong Kong (blog.twitter.com)
1116 points by whatok 86 days ago | hide | 440 comments
4. How to Build Good Software (csc.gov.sg)
1016 points by jingwen 87 days ago | hide | 239 comments
5. Every productivity thought I've ever had, as concisely as possible (guzey.com)
634 points by less_penguiny 86 days ago | hide | 158 comments
6. We Have Ruined Childhood (nytimes.com)
571 points by daegloe 87 days ago | hide | 484 comments
7. Kerbal Space Program 2 (kerbalspaceprogram.com)
661 points by xucheng 86 days ago | hide | 227 comments
8. How Rust optimizes async/await (tmandry.gitlab.io)
351 points by tmandry 86 days ago | hide | 123 comments
9. Performance Matters (hillelwayne.com)
401 points by MattGrommes 89 days ago | hide | 136 comments
10. Rules for Intuitive UX (learnui.design)
440 points by stanislavb 88 days ago | hide | 113 comments
11. Why Const Doesn't Make C Code Faster (theartofmachinery.com)
291 points by mnem 86 days ago | hide | 190 comments
12. Cerebras Systems unveils a 1.2T transistor chip for AI (venturebeat.com)
227 points by modeless 86 days ago | hide | 263 comments
13. Removing Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior from China (fb.com)
396 points by lawrenceyan 86 days ago | hide | 117 comments
14. Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation (businessroundtable.org)
258 points by neolander 86 days ago | hide | 199 comments
15. Open letter from an Android developer to the Google Play team (medium.com)
357 points by Sujan 87 days ago | hide | 231 comments
16. Wireless Carrier Throttling of Online Video Is Pervasive: Study (bloomberg.com)
197 points by pseudolus 87 days ago | hide | 170 comments
17. Show HN: Chart.xkcd – Xkcd-styled chart library (github.com)
435 points by timqian 87 days ago | hide | 41 comments
18. The answer to “Will you mentor me?” is no (2010) (pindancing.blogspot.com)
294 points by brudgers 89 days ago | hide | 81 comments
19. Rendering on the Web (developers.google.com)
138 points by kaycebasques 86 days ago | hide | 98 comments
20. Nigerian Teens Are Making Sci-Fi Shorts with Slick Visual Effects (kottke.org)
343 points by kwindla 87 days ago | hide | 54 comments
21. Fearing data privacy issues, Google cuts some Android phone data for carriers (reuters.com)
83 points by jmsflknr 87 days ago | hide | 24 comments
22. Using the Golden Research Engine to Query the Y Combinator S19 Batch (golden.com)
63 points by judegomila 87 days ago | hide | 12 comments
23. Early Years of Computer Gaming: Steve Russell and Nolan Bushnell (2002) [video] (youtube.com)
44 points by masswerk 86 days ago | hide | 7 comments
24. A look back: The Bloomberg Keyboard (2017) (bloomberg.com)
112 points by bookofjoe 86 days ago | hide | 55 comments
25. The D-Day rehearsal that cost 800 lives (2014) (bbc.com)
103 points by smacktoward 87 days ago | hide | 52 comments
26. Handler beliefs affect scent detection dog outcomes (2011) (springer.com)
110 points by ColanR 87 days ago | hide | 55 comments
27. The quest to conquer Earth’s space junk problem (2018) (nature.com)
43 points by primodemus 87 days ago | hide | 6 comments
28. Richard Sorge: The Soviet Union’s Master Spy (spectator.co.uk)
91 points by benbreen 87 days ago | hide | 8 comments
29. SoftBank plans to lend $20B to its CEO and employees amid volatile markets (mazech.com)
109 points by lettergram 87 days ago | hide | 77 comments
30. Why Did China Just Devalue the Yuan? How Trade Works with Free-Floating Currency (cassandracapital.net)
311 points by joshuafkon 87 days ago | hide | 166 comments

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